Disher Jason Gray-Stanford who is suspected of temporary insanity. Disher complains of a horrible toothache. While Monk picks up clues, Lt. Frustrated at not being taken seriously, Lt. Unfortunately, Monk is still strapped in Dr. While under sedation in a dentist's chair, Disher sees--or thinks he sees--dentist Dr.
But when small-time private eye Marty Eels shows up at the crime scene knowing all the answers, Monk wants to suspect that he is somehow cheating. An ex-cop suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder solves crimes with various and usually exasperated sidekicks in tow in this first-rate mystery with a breakout Emmy-winning star in Tony Shalhoub. The police begin to suspect an individual who tried to shoot Stottlemeyer the previous summer, but Monk quickly has doubts about his involvement in the murder. The man who was found was Denny Jardeen, an ex-cop. He's found a dead body that appears to be one of the hijackers from the armored car robbery. When Stottlemeyer won't believe him, a furious Disher resigns and hires Monk to solve the mystery.
Disher described, but they weren't talking about Barry Bonds, they were talking about the stolen bearer bonds. It turns out, of course, there is a connection. Monk begs for Bloom to wash his hands, and Terri points out the dentist washed his hands in the movie. While under, anesthesia but partially aware of what's going on , he witnesses the dentist getting into a big fight with someone who had just come into the room. The captain is at the scene of a crime where a dead body has been discovered.
Bloom shows up, intending to torture Monk until he reveals information about the police's knowledge about the missing bonds. When Monk wakes up, he finds himself strapped into an examination chair in Dr. Trivia When Bloom is torturing Monk, he makes references to the movie. Disher tries to convince Captain Stottlemeyer that he witnessed a murder while under anesthesia in the dentist's office. After the commercial break, we have Lt. He sends Disher to 's house to deliver a case file and tells Disher to take the day off.
Stottlemeyer, who wavered between admiration for Monk and annoyance at his eccentricities during the first season, is becoming more of a friend to Monk as the series develops, frequently calling him in to help, as much for Monk's benefit as for his own. In the end, the killers are caught, Lt. Disher goes to the office of Dr. Bloom and his assistant kill an intruder after arguing with the intruder about the baseball player Barry Bonds. Meanwhile, the only clue to Jardeen's murder is two pairs of bruises each ten inches apart on the dead man's chest. Unfortunately, no one believes Disher's story, not even his superior Captain Stottlemeyer Ted Levine , and as result the lieutenant quits the force in disgust. Meanwhile, at Monk's house, Terri shows up with a rag soaked with.
Randy Disher having a major toothache and going to the dentist. Bloom is planning to kidnap Monk. Bloom sends his assistant to Monk's house, where she knocks him out with chloroform. Here, a robbery of an armored truck, and the armored guys killed we don't see that. Disher refuses to rejoin the force, and Stottlemeyer leaves. While Disher is sedated, he has brief moments of semi-consciousness.
Bloom places Disher under general so that he can remove the infected tooth. Monk awakens strapped into Bloom's chair. As the armored car investigation continues, Lt. He must have been beaten with the tooth model! The New York Times Company. Jardeen broke his tooth while struggling with the armored car drivers, and went to Bloom to get it fixed.
When Monk goes missing, Natalie goes to the police station where Captain Stottlemeyer, distraught at the situation he has caused with Disher, is working late. Two drivers were killed, and the thieves made off with millions of dollars in negotiable bank certificates. When the hijacker realized the certificates were gone, he figured out what happened, and confronted Dr. Jardeen figured out what happened, and confronted Bloom during Disher's operation. Before they can find anything, they get a call from Capt. She knocks Monk out with the chemical, and kidnaps him to Bloom's office. The character of , Monk's ever-needed psychiatrist, was reprised by in five episodes, a number surpassed only by as , Natalie's daughter, who appeared in seven.