Season 2 Episodes

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Mr. Monk Goes to Jail

Season 2, Episode 16 - Air Date: 3/5/2004
Who would murder a death-row inmate forty-five minutes before his execution--and why? That's the question Captain Stottlemeyer asks Monk--but Monk's response is to ask why it matters.
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Mr. Monk Gets Married

Season 2, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/27/2004
After a phone call from Lt. Disher, Monk and Sharona find him in Captain Stottlemeyer's office, drinking Scotch to console himself because his 58-year-old mother has married a 37-year-old antique dealer he's sure is up to no good.
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Mr. Monk and the Captain's Wife

Season 2, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/13/2004
On her way to film a documentary (apparently about a union dispute), Captain Stottlemeyer's wife, Karen, is badly injured when her car is struck by a tow truck whose nonunion driver has been killed by a sniper.
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Mr. Monk and the Missing Granny

Season 2, Episode 13 - Air Date: 2/6/2004
Unable to pay for Monk's services as a private detective, middle-aged law student Julie Parlo offers him a trade--she'll help Monk become reinstated as a policeman with the SFPD if he'll help her find her missing grandmother.
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Mr. Monk and the T.V. Star

Season 2, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/30/2004
After visiting the set of the hit TV series Crime Lab S.F. during a celebration of its one hundredth episode, Monk suspects the show's star, Brad Terry, of murdering his ex-wife so he won't have to share his huge new paychecks with her.
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Mr. Monk and the Three Pies

Season 2, Episode 11 - Air Date: 1/23/2004
When Monk's older brother Ambrose calls him about a ""life-or-death matter,"" Monk accepts the call grudgingly and agrees to meet the brother from whom he's been estranged since Ambrose refused to attend Trudy's funeral seven years before.
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Mr. Monk and the Paperboy

Season 2, Episode 10 - Air Date: 1/16/2004
When his paperboy, Nestor Alverez, is murdered on his front doorstep by a newspaper thief, Monk searches the newspaper for clues, all the while assuming that the murderer is really after him.
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Mr. Monk and the 12th Man

Season 2, Episode 9 - Air Date: 8/22/2003
Faced with a string of nine brutal murders, all with different MOs and no apparent similarities among the victims, Captain Stottlemeyer calls in Monk to help him investigate.
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Mr. Monk Meets the Playboy

Season 2, Episode 8 - Air Date: 8/15/2003
Suspecting that her boss, Elliott D'Souza, has been murdered by playboy/publisher Dexter Larsen after withdrawing his financial backing for Larsen's Sapphire magazine, D'Souza's secretary hires Monk to investigate.
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Mr. Monk and the Sleeping Suspect

Season 2, Episode 7 - Air Date: 8/8/2003
In a new twist on the ""how could he (or she) possibly have done it"" theme that we saw first in ""Dale the Whale,"" Monk suspects that the man responsible for the mail bombing murder of rich and beautiful Amanda Babbage is the victim's brother, Brian--who has been in a coma for four months after attempting to lure Stottlemeyer and Disher into a car chase and crashing into two cars.
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Mr. Monk Goes to the Theater

Season 2, Episode 6 - Air Date: 8/1/2003
Sharona's actress sister, Gail, is suspected of murdering Hal Duncan, a fellow actor who dies onstage after Gail stabs him with what she insists is a retractable knife.
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Mr. Monk and the Very, Very Old Man

Season 2, Episode 5 - Air Date: 7/25/2003
In an attempt to stabilize his shaky marriage, Captain Stottlemeyer redecorates his office with the New Age artifacts that his ""hippie wife,"" Karen, has given him, but he can't bring himself to watch the documentary that she spent forty-five thousand dollars to film.
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Mr. Monk Goes to the Circus

Season 2, Episode 4 - Air Date: 7/18/2003
When a sarcastic and unpopular ringmaster is murdered by an acrobat wearing a face mask and a Ninja-like costume, Stottlemeyer suspects an animal trainer who not only has a motive (he's the former lover of the ringmaster's dinner date) but also owns the murder weapon.
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Mr. Monk Goes to the Ballgame

Season 2, Episode 3 - Air Date: 7/11/2003
When tyrannical CEO Lawrence Hammond and his pretty young wife are murdered at night in a deserted parking lot, Stottlemeyer suspects the CEO's many enemies, but Monk notes that the wife was shot four times and the husband only once, meaning that she was the primary target and the husband ""an afterthought.
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Mr. Monk Goes to Mexico

Season 2, Episode 2 - Air Date: 6/28/2003
When a friend's college-age son dies mysteriously in Mexico, the mayor sends Monk to investigate. Doubting the coroner's report that the young man ""drowned"" in mid-air, Monk nevertheless has difficulty concentrating on the case.
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Mr. Monk Goes Back to School

Season 2, Episode 1 - Air Date: 6/20/2003
When English teacher Beth Landow falls from the clock tower at Trudy's former high school, the assistant principal doubts the police department's conclusion that the death was a suicide and invites Monk to investigate.