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MR. MONK'S FAVORITE SHOW (#801)
EPISODE PREMIERE: August 7, 2009
Monk is thrilled to serve as a bodyguard for his favorite actress, a former child star whose life is in danger after the publication of her tell-all book.
A tell-all book by actress Christine Rapp has just been published, and Monk is first in line at a local bookstore where she is scheduled to appear. As a child, Christine starred in The Cooper Clan, which was Monk's favorite show when he was growing up. Unfortunately for Monk, Christine won't be showing up for her appearance, as across town, her car has exploded in an apparent attempt on her life.
Monk arrives at the scene of the car bombing to investigate. Monk is thrilled to meet Christine, who is scared to death. Christine's publicist explains that Christine has been receiving threatening letters ever since she started writing her book. Concerned for Christine's life, the publicist asks Monk if he would serve as Christine's bodyguard, and Monk quickly agrees.
Monk goes to Christine's house, where he seems more interested in rehashing old episodes of The Cooper Clan than being a bodyguard. Things get serious, however, when Christine finds another threatening note scrawled in lipstick on her bathroom mirro