Desperate to save the parking lot where Trudy was killed from demolition, Monk enlists the help of a sympathetic councilwoman. But when she goes missing, Monk may be forced to deal with her hapless and incapable assistant.
Mark's old friend, singer Danielle Marsh, visits and begins exhibiting erratic behavior while dodging attempts on her life. Mark attempts to fight through Marsh's defensive barriers to help his friend.
When a cop is brought in wounded, Jesse patches her up and dates her, but as Amanda finds and brings her out, she sets him up for a staged scary ride. Alex reunites with an old flame, who had connections to a well-known call girl.
After Stottlemeyer, Disher and Monk are shredded on the stand in a murder case, causing the accused to go free, Monk loses his confidence. Meanwhile, Disher tries to help a boy he used to mentor who is accused of another murder.
Web entrepreneur Abby hides her Texas roots to convince a backer she's from New England, a task complicated by a trip home and an unexpected reunion with Ryan, her high school sweetheart. Stars Jonna Walsh, Nathan Parsons.
A struggling country singer meets a Nashville songwriter in need of inspiration. Combining their musical talent to write a song for the fall festival may end in more than singing a duet together. Stars Jessy Schram, Niall Matter.