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." The only clues are the CEO's last words, obsessively repeated: "Girls can't eat fifteen pizzas"--and a computerized navigation system that apparently malfunctioned. A talk with the housekeeper and an examination of the wife's separate bedroom lead Monk to an art studio, where he reluctantly interviews a nude male art instructor and discovers that the wife was having an affair with Major League superstar Scott Gregorio, who was attending the same classes. Gregorio, whose on-field performance has deteriorated since an earlier attack by an assailant with a baseball bat, is clearly devastated by Mrs. Hammond's death and is more a victim himself than a suspect. Seeing his own loss of ...
Did You Know?
The Hammond housekeeper is supposed to be British (judging by her British accent), however if that were so, she wouldn't use the term "horseback riding", that's an American expression. The British expression for equestrianism is "horse riding" and it is a base for many jokes about Americans (that they need to specify the area of the horse, which to ride). See more
[Monk is compulsively trying to fix the game up
Adrian! Adrian, it's okay. It's clean enough.
[Monk goes back to cleaning. The players look rather frustrated, but Stottlemeyer is smiling to himself
Captain Leland Stottlemeyer
OK guys, we're going to be here awhile, so if anybody's got any homework they need to do, they might as well get it out now.
[the catcher cleanly catches the ball right past the batter
[the catcher throws it back
Strike one! Ball! Ball one! That was a ball. That was ball one. Ball ...
It's a Jungle Out There
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Randy Newman See more