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Season Four is the fourth season of Monk and began airing on July 8, 2005 on USA Network. The fourth season concluded after 16 episodes on March 17, 2006.

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The fourth season of Monk begain airing in the United States on USA Network on July 8, 2005. Like the previous seasons, the first half was aired in summer 2005, while the second half begain airing on January 13, 2006. Additonally, a Christmas special was aired on December 2, 2005, inbetween the two sets of episodes.

The fourth season was released on DVD on June 27, 2006. It includes four discs with a total runtime of 686 minutes. The fourth disc includes the special features The Monk Writing Process and Jon Perkins Behind the Scenes.[1]


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Episode in Season Episode Overall Title Directed by Written by Aired U.S. viewers (millions)
1 45 "Mr. Monk and the Other Detective" Eric Laneuville Hy Conrad July 8, 2005 6.38
When fellow detective Marty Eels shows up at a crime scene knowing all the answers, has Monk finally met his match, or is Eels cheating?[2]
2 46 "Mr. Monk Goes Home Again" Randall Zisk Tom Scharpling July 15, 2005 5.0
Monk solves a Halloween murder mystery while he and his brother Ambrose wait for their long-lost father to return home.[2]
3 47 "Mr. Monk Stays in Bed" Philip Casnoff Hy Conrad July 22, 2005 4.51
Natalie puts herself in jeopardy to pursue a case when Monk is sick in bed with the flu.[2]
4 48 "Mr. Monk Goes to the Office" Jerry Levine Nell Scovell July 29, 2005 4.7
When a parking garage attendant is killed and a financial analyst's hand is broken in a mysterious attack, Monk goes undercover in an office to solve the case.[2]
5 49 "Mr. Monk Gets Drunk" Andrei Belgrader Daniel Dratch August 5, 2005 3.82
A relaxing getaway in wine country turns into a crime-filled weekend as Monk and Natalie try to uncover a murder involving a man that doesn't exist.[2]
6 50 "Mr. Monk and Mrs. Monk" Randall Zisk David Breckman August 12, 2005 4.4
Monk must get to the truth when it appears that his late wife Trudy is still alive.[2]
7 51 "Mr. Monk Goes to a Wedding" Anthony R. Palmieri Liz Sagal August 19, 2005 5.5
Monk must prevent a killer from spoiling the party at Natalie's brother's wedding.[2]
8 52 "Mr. Monk and Little Monk" Robert Singer Joe Toplyn August 26, 2005 5.28
When a childhood crush comes to Monk with a mysterious murder, Monk tries to win her heart by solving the case.[2]
9 53 "Mr. Monk and the Secret Santa" Jerry Levine David Breckman December 2, 2005 5.48
When a detective dies at the police department Christmas party after drinking from a poisoned bottle of port intended for Captain Stottlemeyer, can Monk find the killer?[2]
10 54 "Mr. Monk Goes to a Fashion Show" Randall Zisk Jonathan Collier January 13, 2006 5.4
Monk enters the world of high fashion when he believes a young man accused of a model's murder is innocent.[2]
11 55 "Mr. Monk Bumps His Head" Stephen Surjik Andy Breckman January 20, 2006 6.0
When Monk wakes up in an unfamiliar town with amnesia, can he solve a local murder mystery and find his way home?[2]
12 56 "Mr. Monk and the Captain's Marriage" Philip Casnoff Jack Bernstein January 27, 2006 5.35
Captain Stottlemeyer has to go to anger management class when he slugs a cop who claims he's having an affair with the Captain's wife.[2]
13 57 "Mr. Monk and the Big Reward" Randall Zisk Tom Scharpling
Daniel Dratch
February 3, 2006 N/A
Monk and Natalie try to solve a diamond heist that promises a big reward. But in their race for the money, they face three unscrupulous competitors.[2]
14 58 "Mr. Monk and the Astronaut" Randall Zisk David Breckman
Joe Toplyn
March 3, 2006 4.89
Monk tries to prove that an astronaut committed murder despite the suspect's seemingly airtight alibi: he was in space.[2]
15 59 "Mr. Monk Goes to the Dentist" Jefery Levy David Breckman
Tom Scharpling
March 10, 2006 N/A
Lieutenant Disher quits the force when no one believes that he witnessed a murder while under anesthesia at the dentist.[2]
16 60 "Mr. Monk Gets Jury Duty" Andrei Belgrader Peter Wolk March 17, 2006 5.4
While sequestered on jury duty, Monk juggles two cases: proving that the accused is not guilty and figuring out who was killed outside the courthouse.[2]