Karen Stottlemeyer has decided to film a "cinema verite" documentary about her husband's work, but her timing couldn't be worse. The police commissioner shouts at the captain (on camera) for focusing on a routine arson fire in a wig factory and relying on Monk to solve a more newsworthy case involving a female victim whose body was cut up with a chainsaw. Monk is in even worse trouble. After presenting some useful leads involving the chainsaw victim's age and nationality, he accidentally erases several years' worth of crucial computer files, and the enraged commissioner revokes Monk's private practice license despite Stottlemeyer's protests that doing so will destroy him. With Sharona forced to return to her old job as a nurse, the devastated Monk sits in the hospital hallway all day waiting for her until, at her exasperated insistence, he finds a job with a magazine as a fact checker. Meanwhile, having identified the victim based on Monk's information, the captain and Disher zero in ...
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Molly Hagan and Saverio Guerra both made appearances on Becker. Ms. Hagan made 3 appearances between 2000 and 2001 while Mr. Guerra was a series regular for seasons 2-5 (1998-2003). See more
The police commissioner tells the press, "I'll see to it this creep gets taken off the street forever". Sentencing isn't the commissioner's decision to make, the judge decides that upon conviction. See more
[to the commisioner
So, you would let a murderer, a man who killed two people in cold blood, walk, because you refuse to admit that you're *wearing a piece*?
References Herman's Head