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Version of 

Remade as 

Galip Dervis (2013) (TV Series)
Turkish version


Little Monk (2009) (TV Series)
Webisode spinoff of Monk's childhood

Referenced in 

Gilmore Girls: The Fundamental Things Apply (2003) (TV Episode)
Lorelai says that Luke is "beyond Monk. You're uber-Monk."
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (2004) (TV Special)
The TV show was referenced during the interview with its star, Tony Shalhoub.
Late Night with Conan O'Brien: Episode #12.151 (2005) (TV Episode)
Referenced during Tony Shalhoub's interview.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.78 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Entertainment Awards" category
The Shaggy Dog (2006)
The show's logo is advertised on the side of a bus.
Veronica Mars: Charlie Don't Surf (2006) (TV Episode)
Keith poses as 'Adrian Monk'.
Veronica Mars: President Evil (2006) (TV Episode)
Keith told the apartment complex manager that his name was Adrian Monk
American Dad!: Lincoln Lover (2006) (TV Episode)
Stan guesses that "the guy from Monk" won a tony and an emmy in the same year.
The Simpsons: Mona Leaves-a (2008) (TV Episode)
The guard tells his other guard even though he watches Monk he still isn't Monk
Scrubs: My Jerks (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference to Dr. Shalhoub winning awards
500 Days of Summer (2009)
DVDs are shown in a video store.
Micmacs (2009)
DVD is shown in a video store.
Saturday Night Live: Megan Fox/U2 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned during Stewardess sketch
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Nacho Sampler (2010) (TV Episode)
Chuck touching the gun barrel of a tank and then the two missile mock-ups when entering Weap-Con is a nod to Monk.
Jeopardy!: Million Dollar Celebrity Invitational Semifinal 2 (2010) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $400 clue in the category "'M' & Emmys"
Seinfeld: A XXX Parody 2 (2010) (Video)
Title mentioned by Elaina
Movie Nights: A Day in the Life of Tommy Wiseau (2010) (TV Episode)
Poster is shown.
30 Rock: Let's Stay Together (2010) (TV Episode)
Liz wants to know where USA Network is because she's been trying to find the show for three months
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.95 (2011) (TV Episode)
Jay says the show is still called "Monk" in Tibet
30 Rock: It's Never Too Late for Now (2011) (TV Episode)
Grizz says Dotcom got him the DVDs
30 Rock: Plan B (2011) (TV Episode)
Of her sleuthing skills, Sue says it is "a gift... and a curse;" what Monk commonly says of his abilities as a detective.
After Lately: The Intervention (2011) (TV Episode)
Sarah mentions having appeared on the show.
American Dad!: Old Stan in the Mountain (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialogue
White Frog (2012)
Cameron likens Nick's condition to Monk.
Raising Hope: I Want My Baby Back, Baby Back, Baby Back (2012) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Nancy Grace
Workaholics: Real Time (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Psych: The Break-Up (2014) (TV Episode)
Juliet alludes that Monk is their quirky consultant when she says that their guy is alphabetizing the crime scene's pantry
Raising Hope: How I Met Your Mullet (2014) (TV Episode)
During his visit with the monks, Burt says, "I thought I was gonna be solving crimes with a germaphobic dude."
Saturday Night Live: Taraji P. Henson/Mumford & Sons (2015) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during Depends Legends fake commercial
Tosh.0: Annie Don't Fall (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tosh
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Susan Sarandon/Alison Brie/Katie Nolan/Jaleel Bunton (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Bad Sponsors segment
BoJack Horseman: lovin that cali lifestyle!! (2017) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lenny.
Saturday Night Live: Bill Hader/Arcade Fire (2018) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned during cold opening.
BoJack Horseman: BoJack the Feminist (2018) (TV Episode)
BoJack refers to other detective shows
The Good Place: A Girl from Arizona Part 2 (2019) (TV Episode)
Jason mentions the show by name.

Featured in 

The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2003) (TV Special)
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV Special)
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV Special)
11th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards (2005) (TV Special)
A small clip was presented as part of some of the nominated series.
Screenwipe: Episode #2.3 (2006) (TV Episode)
Clips shown.
The 64th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2007) (TV Special)
WatchMojo: Top 10 TV Detectives (2013) (TV Episode)
Adrian Monk is #3.
WatchMojo: Top 10 Characters with OCD in Film and TV (2015) (TV Episode)
Adrian Monk is #5.
WatchMojo: Another Top 10 Horribly Awkward TV Cameos (2018) (TV Episode)
Alice Cooper's cameo ranks at #7

Spoofed in 

The Simpsons: Homer and Marge Turn a Couple Play (2006) (TV Episode)
Parody TV show "Hunch"
Robot Chicken: The Munnery (2006) (TV Episode)
a new show from the creators of Monk
Key and Peele: Sex Detective (2014) (TV Episode)
The detective refers to his unique ability as ''some calls it a blessing, some others (call it) a curse.''

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