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Adrian Monk is a former police officer turned private consultant, whose obsessive compulsions took over his life following the death of his wife.

Starring: Tony Shalhoub, Traylor Howard, Bitty Schram, Jason Gray-Stanford, Ted Levine.
Recurring Actors: Stanley Camel, Hector Elizondo, Tim Bagley, Jarrad Paul, John Turturro, Sarah Silverman, Emmy Clarke, Max Morrow / Kane Ritchotte.
Original Run: 2002-2009.

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Quote from Dr. Kroger in Mr. Monk and the Man Who Shot Santa Claus

Adrian Monk: What's with the toys?
Dr. Kroger: Yeah, I've been seeing a lot of children this week ever since...
Adrian Monk: Ever since I went on television and said there is no Santa Claus. How are they doing, the kids?
Dr. Kroger: The kids are fine. Children are very resilient, Adrian. Although I might ask you to leave by the side door today.


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Quote from Adrian Monk in Mr. Monk and the Daredevil

Natalie: We promised Dr. Kroger we wouldn't leave you alone.
Adrian Monk: I am not suicidal. I just wish I was never born. There's a difference.

Quote from Adrian Monk in Mr. Monk Is At Your Service

Natalie: Are you afraid of frogs?
Adrian Monk: I don't know. I've never been this close to one. [A frog lands on Monk's shoe] Yes. The answer is yes. Put frogs on the list. Where's the list?
Natalie: I got it. I got it. Where does it go?
Adrian Monk: Put them between possums and, uh, soccer riots. No, no, no. Uh, after after soccer riots. And before, uh, before hailstones. Yeah, so it goes...
Natalie: I got it, I got it: Soccer riots, frogs, hailstones.
Adrian Monk: At least now we know. Information really is power.

Quote from Captain Stottlemeyer in Mr. Monk and the Election

Captain Stottlemeyer: Disher told me that you put the grenade in the refrigerator.
Adrian Monk: Yeah.
Captain Stottlemeyer: And then he said you went back and opened it again. You just had to straighten something out, didn't you? I'm gonna ask the Mayor to give you a medal for what you did. And then I'm gonna ask the Mayor to take that medal back. Because you just had to open that door, didn't you?
Adrian Monk: So it's a wash?
Captain Stottlemeyer: Yeah, it's a wash.

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Quote from Adrian Monk in Mr. Monk and the Garbage Strike

Union Vice President: We've heard a lot about you, Mr. Monk. You're a great detective and from what we can tell, you're an honest man.
Second Union Official: You're on your own, right? You're not working for the cops?
Adrian Monk: I'm a private consultant.
Union Vice President: Well, good. Then, you'll be an objective voice. We wanna hire you.
Adrian Monk: Hire me?
Union Vice President: We want you to look into what happened to Jimmy Cusack.
Second Union Official: If you say it's a suicide, that'll be good enough for us. We'll go back to the bargaining table.
Adrian Monk: I'm pretty sure it was a suicide.
Union Vice President: How can you tell? Don't you have to, you know, look around? Investigate?
Adrian Monk: Yeah... That's right.

Quote from Lieutenant Disher in Mr. Monk vs. the Cobra

Lieutenant Disher: Sir, I've got a theory on this. This guy John Ricca, he's published a book about Sonny Chow, right?
Captain Stottlemeyer: Right.
Lieutenant Disher: Well, it's a real hatchet job. I mean, it made the Cobra look terrible.
Captain Stottlemeyer: "The Cobra"?
Lieutenant Disher: Sonny Chow. I mean, maybe we should be looking for a Sonny Chow fan. I mean, they all hated the book. And most of them are pretty nuts. I mean, I see them at conventions all the time, and they are real fanatics.

Quote from Lieutenant Disher in Mr. Monk and the Dog

Captain Stottlemeyer: Thank you all once again for coming. You know the situation. We're looking for a woman. Her name is Amanda Castle.
Lieutenant Disher: Although any dead body would be of interest to us.
Captain Stottlemeyer: Thank you, Randy.