On Halloween, Monk visits his brother Ambrose in his childhood home to await a visit from his long-absent father, but things take a strange turn when a masked trick-or-treater repeatedly tries to steal Halloween candy.
It's Fashion Week in Santa Barbara, and all around town it's models, parties, and ... death by electrocution? Shawn and Gus go undercover as male models to investigate the murder of a prominent designer.
When Natalie finally catches up with the pizza guy who mistakenly left her $50 in change, she finds him dead in his car. She feels compelled to solve the murder but Monk, sick in bed, offers little help.
Librarian and real crime buff Aurora "Roe" Teagarden never liked Detective Sergeant Frederick Burns. She also never wanted to see him dead, but when he winds up murdered, she can't help but get involved.
Aurora Teagarden and her boyfriend Martin are thrilled when they get an unexpected visit from his niece and her new baby. Their excitement is short lived when his niece disappears and the baby is left behind.