Season 1 Episodes

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Mr. Monk and the Airplane

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 10/18/2002
Thinking that he's just accompanying Sharona to the airport to pick up her aunt, Monk discovers to his dismay that she's the one making the flight.
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Mr. Monk and the Red-Headed Stranger

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 10/11/2002
Country singer Willie Nelson, who portrays himself, becomes the prime suspect when his manager is murdered, but the only witness is a blind woman who claims to have overheard a scuffle and can identify Willie as the murderer by his voice.
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Mr. Monk and the Earthquake

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 10/4/2002
A wealthy businessman is apparently killed in an earthquake, but Monk is sure that he was murdered by his wife.
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Mr. Monk Takes a Vacation

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 9/20/2002
Monk's beach resort vacation with Sharona and Benjy turns into work when Benjy witnesses a murder. But with no body to be found and ""the cleanest crime scene in the history of crime,"" Benjy can't convince anyone except Monk and the hotel's kooky security chief that he's telling the truth.
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Mr. Monk and the Marathon Man

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 9/13/2002
A woman is murdered during the San Francisco marathon and Monk suspects her married lover, Trevor McDowell, even though he was running in the race.
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Mr. Monk and the Other Woman

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/23/2002
When a lawyer and his assistant are murdered, suspicion falls on a disgruntled client whose burnt file is found in the wastebasket.
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Mr. Monk and the Billionaire Mugger

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 8/16/2002
When billionaire software magnate Sidney Teal is shot dead by ex-cop Archie Modine after allegedly turning mugger and another policeman mysteriously flees the scene, Stottlemeyer calls in Monk to investigate.
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Mr. Monk Goes to the Asylum

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 8/9/2002
After attempting to prepare his dead wife's favorite dinner in her old house to celebrate the anniversary of the day they met, Monk is arrested for unlawful entry and is taken to Medford Psychiatric Institute for forty-eight hours of psychiatric observation.
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Mr. Monk Goes to the Carnival

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 8/2/2002
Officer Adam Kirk, an old friend of Stottlemeyer's, steps off a ferris wheel to find the young man he was riding with dead from a knife in his chest.
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Mr. Monk Meets Dale the Whale

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 7/26/2002
A 911 call from a judge identifies the man who is about to murder her as rich and obscenely fat financier Dale Biederbeck.
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Mr. Monk and the Psychic

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 7/19/2002
A panicky woman driver goes off the road thanks to a skid block placed by her husband, former police commissioner Harry Ashcombe.
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Mr. Monk and the Candidate (2)

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 7/12/2002
Three years after losing his job with the San Francisco Police Department because of his obsessive/compulsive disorder, Monk is working as a private consultant investigating the murder of a young woman named Nicole Vasquez.
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Mr. Monk and the Candidate (1)

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 7/12/2002
Three years after losing his job with the San Francisco Police Department because of his obsessive/compulsive disorder, Monk is working as a private consultant investigating the murder of a young woman named Nicole Vasquez.

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