- SEASON 1
- SEASON 5
- SEASON 7
- SEASON 8
Summary of Season 1 (2002) - 4 discs
This hilarious detective series stars Tony Shalhoub (in an Emmy-winning role) as Adrian Monk, a brilliant cop who's deemed unfit for duty when he develops OCD and a variety of phobias following his wife's murder. Now working as a police consultant, Monk still tries to convince his boss (Ted Levin), who has trouble dealing with Monk's eccentricities, to let him return to the force. Bitty Schram co-stars as Monk's friend and practical nurse.
Summary of Season 5 (2005) - 4 discs
An actor who wants to play him in a movie and a garbage strike push obsessive-compulsive detective Adrian Monk's (Emmy winner Tony Shalhoub) buttons in the fifth season of the quirky mystery series. Accompanied by his loyal but beleaguered assistant (Traylor Howard), Monk continues to outwit the boldest of criminals even as he continues to be handicapped by his fear of just about everything. Guest stars include Stanley Tucci (with an Emmy nod) and Alice Cooper.
Summary of Season 7 (2008) - 4 discs
Emmy winner Tony Shalhoub returns for a seventh season of this hit mystery-comedy series, reprising his role as Adrian Monk, a brilliant San Francisco detective who cracks the toughest cases, despite struggling with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Helping Monk are his trusted assistant, Natalie (Traylor Howard), and police Capt. Stottlemeyer (Ted Levine). Hector Elizondo joins the cast as Monk's new -- and desperately needed -- therapist.
Summary of Season 8 (2009) - 4 discs
Adrian Monk (Tony Shalhoub) was a stellar police detective until the death of his wife left him an obsessive-compulsive wreck. The eighth season of the mystery-comedy follows Monk as he puts his brain to work as a private consultant -- albeit one with a few quirks. The series also stars Ted Levine as Capt. Stottlemeyer, Jason Gray-Stanford as absent-minded Lt. Disher, and Traylor Howard as Natalie, Monk's long-suffering assistant.