Sharona's big payday is in jeopardy when Monk believes her uncle was murdered, rather than killed by an accidental fall, and the investigation will test everyone's tempers as Natalie and Sharona mark their territories.
In an attempt to woo the lone holdout on the reinstatement committee, Monk accompanies the man's troublesome son and Randy's camping group - where they soon find themselves running afoul of some dangerous armored car robbers.
When a drunken and depressed Lassiter confesses to Shawn that he has doubts about the death by "natural causes" of an astronomer, Shawn sets out to secretly prove the detective right in order to boost his morale.
When a bouquet from her shop is found at the murder scene of a professor and former courtroom adversary of Abby Knight, a former attorney-turned-small-town-florist, she finds herself as the main suspect. Stars Brooke Shields.
Abby Knight, ex-lawyer and crime buff, and the owner of Bloomers Flower Shop, is having a week to be reckoned with. A bridesmaid at her drama queen cousin's wedding, Abby ends having to find out who murdered a wedding crasher.