You know you’re compulsively obsessed with “Monk” when:
1. You find yourself arranging things, and you wonder when and why you started.
2. You carry either wipes or hand sanitizer around with you, and wash your hands without much of a reason just because you know that Monk wouldn’t approve of your “dirty” hands.
3. You open every door with your sleeve pulled over your hand, your elbow, or wipe the door-handle first, because there’s know telling how many germs are on that thing.
-Adrian Monk: It`s a gift... and a curse.
-Adrian Monk: Unless I`m wrong, which, you know, I`m not...
-Adrian Monk: You`ll thank me later.
-Adrian Monk: Wipe!
-Adrian Monk: I don`t know how he did it. But he did it.
-Adrian Monk: I just solved the case. Natalie: I`m calling the Captain.
-Adrian Monk: He`s the guy. [repeated line - spoken when he solves the case]
-Adrian Monk: Here`s what happened.
Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub) was a rising star with the San Francisco Police Department, until the tragic murder of his beloved wife, Trudy, left him shattered and wracked with phobias, obsessions and compulsions. His extreme case of obsessive-compulsive disorder cost him his job, and for a time rendered him virtually unable to function.
With the help of therapy and the support of his loyal friends and devoted personal assistant, Monk's condition has improved, but his many fears – including germs, heights, crowds, and even milk – pose daily challenges for Monk and the people...