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Mr. Monk and the Daredevil

‘Mr. Monk and the Daredevil’

Season 6, Episode 7 -  Aired August 24, 2007

Monk can't make sense of the world when Harold Krenshaw is unmasked as a skyscraper-scaling daredevil called the Frisco Fly.

Quote from Adrian Monk

Natalie: Where are you going?
Adrian Monk: Bathroom.
Captain Stottlemeyer: Why? [Monk is silent] I'll go with you.
Adrian Monk: I don't think so.
Captain Stottlemeyer: No, let me go with you.
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.

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Quote from Lieutenant Disher

Captain Stottlemeyer: Vehicle Identification Universal tracking program. Come on, come on, come on. Okay, shoot.
Lieutenant Disher: First letter "t," as in tsunami.
Captain Stottlemeyer: Tsunami.
Lieutenant Disher: Silent "t."
Captain Stottlemeyer: Why not "T" as in "Tom"? Just say "Tom."
Lieutenant Disher: What's the difference?
Captain Stottlemeyer: It doesn't- The "t" is silent.
Lieutenant Disher: It's not completely silent. T- sunami.
Captain Stottlemeyer: All right, all right. Let's go.
Lieutenant Disher: Uh, second letter, "P" as in...
Captain Stottlemeyer: "P" as in "Paul."
Lieutenant Disher: No.
Captain Stottlemeyer: Too late. I typed it. "P."
Lieutenant Disher: Yeah, but the person reading the letters gets to say the word. That's how we do it.
Captain Stottlemeyer: That's how who does it?
Lieutenant Disher: Society. We live in a society.
Captain Stottlemeyer: Yes, we do Randy. Meanwhile the p's been sitting on my screen for ten minutes.
Lieutenant Disher: Fine. "P" for pan. No. Panavision. Tsunami, panavision. The next letter, "L" as in...
Captain Stottlemeyer: Uh...
Lieutenant Disher: No, we can come back to that one.
Captain Stottlemeyer: No, we can't come back to it, Randy. We- [phone rings] Whoever this is, thank you very much for calling.

Quote from Adrian Monk

Natalie: Okay, so we're just going to take this really slow. Mr. Monk? Okay, now, you're afraid of a lot of things.
Adrian Monk: 312.
Natalie: Right, 312. But all we want to do today is beat one of them. Wouldn't that be great if we just crossed one of those right off your list?
Julie Teeger: Okay, here are four things that you're scared of, but don't worry, you don't have to do all of them. You can just pick one. You can drink the milk, or you could play the harmonica, put the ladybug on your finger, or you can climb the ladder.
Adrian Monk: That's a big ladder.
Julie Teeger: It's only four feet.

Quote from Lieutenant Disher

Lieutenant Disher: [answers phone] Disher.
Man: Lieutenant, I've tracked down the VIN number you gave us. I got a name for you.
Lieutenant Disher: Great. Hold on. Okay. Shoot.
Man: His name is Victor Grajna. "V" as in "Victor." [car skids]
Lieutenant Disher: Sorry. "V" as in what?
Man: "V" as in "Victor." [engine revs]
Lieutenant Disher: Sorry, I still can't hear you. "V" as in "V" as in what? I know it's a "V," but "V" as in what?
Man: If you know it's a "V," what does it matter?
Lieutenant Disher: Well, I just I'd still like to know. "V" as in what?
Man: Why?
Lieutenant Disher: Because that's how we do it.
Man: Why?
Lieutenant Disher: Just- Just say it. "V" as in what? [car speeds by] That doesn't start with a "V."

Quote from Natalie

Captain Stottlemeyer: I've never actually seen him sleep before.
Natalie: Sometimes I wonder what he dreams about.
Captain Stottlemeyer: Cleaning supplies.
Natalie: No, I think he dreams about a perfect world with no surprises, no emotion. Everything is clean and neat and in groups of ten.
Captain Stottlemeyer: For anybody else, that would be a nightmare.
Natalie: Yeah. Oh, he's smiling.
Captain Stottlemeyer: I'm glad he's happy somewhere.
Natalie: He's probably talking to Trudy.

Quote from Harold Krenshaw

Natalie: I don't understand. What did you think when you woke up? In that costume, twenty-four stories high?
Harold Krenshaw: It was pretty confusing. It was a very confusing few minutes. It was probably the most confusing two or three minutes of my life.
Natalie: Why didn't you tell anyone? Why didn't you say, "Excuse me! Somebody just pushed me off the roof"?
Adrian Monk: Because of me. He was trying to drive me crazy.
Harold Krenshaw: It wasn't you, Adrian. I know this is hard to understand, but not everything is always about you. It's about my family, my little boy. He was so proud of me. Everybody was making such a fuss. I didn't know what had happened or why. I just I knew that it felt pretty good. Plus... It was driving you insane.
Natalie: Harold, he just saved your life.
Harold Krenshaw: Thank you.
Natalie: Mr. Monk.
Adrian Monk: You're welcome. Glad you're... Okay.

Quote from Adrian Monk

Adrian Monk: It doesn't make any sense. Harold Krenshaw is more afraid of heights than I am. He's more afraid of everything.
Natalie: Well, apparently he got over it.
Adrian Monk: How? How did he do it?
Natalie: I don't know.
Adrian Monk: How did he do it?
Natalie: I don't know.
Adrian Monk: Okay. But how did he do it?
Natalie: I don't know.

Quote from Harold Krenshaw

Harold Krenshaw: It's killing you, isn't it?
Adrian Monk: How did you do it, Harold? You've always been afraid of heights. You got vertigo when Dr. Kroger put in thicker carpet, remember?
Harold Krenshaw: I'm cured.
Adrian Monk: How?
Harold Krenshaw: It wasn't easy. I'll be honest with you. I don't think you can do it. You don't have it in you. It takes strength. I'm not talking about physical strength, although I've got plenty of that. I'm talking about... it.
Adrian Monk: It?
Harold Krenshaw: Yeah. The right stuff. Strength of character. I have it. Neil Armstrong has it. Rocky has it.
Adrian Monk: Rocky was just a movie, Harold.
Harold Krenshaw: Excuse me. I'm a little confused. I just fell off Telegraph Tower. How was your day? Here's what I do know. You don't have it, and you never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever will!

Quote from Adrian Monk

Dr. Kroger: A ladybug?
Adrian Monk: It was this big. You could barely see it. But I was the one who was scared. When he flew away, I thought, that little insect... Happier than me. He's happier than I'll ever be.
Dr. Kroger: Adrian, you know when you talk this way, I get a little concerned.

Quote from Adrian Monk

Adrian Monk: How did he do it? The man was a basket case, right?
Dr. Kroger: We're talking about Harold Krenshaw?
Adrian Monk: Harold Krenshaw is climbing buildings. Skyscrapers. And he's parachuting! Whatever it is you did for him, why can't you do it for me?
Dr. Kroger: I didn't do anything.
Adrian Monk: Did you hypnotize him?
Dr. Kroger: No.
Adrian Monk: Some kind of special, new treatment? The 10:00 session, is that it? It's- It's- It's one hour earlier, so you're sharper, you're fresher.
Dr. Kroger: Adrian, I'm really not comfortable talking about other patients.
Adrian Monk: Oh. I'd hate to make you feel uncomfortable. We wouldn't want that. I'm dying over here, but as long as you're comfortable. Are you warm enough? Are you thirsty? Can I get you some water?

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