A psychotic man pours a blinding chemical into the Harts' pool. Seconds after Jonathan dives in for his morning swim, he surfaces, screaming in pain. After Jonathan is rushed to the hospital, the unexplained attacks continue.
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.
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.
When a young girl is rushed into the hospital in need of immediate treatment, but dies due to a HMO's negligence, Dr. Travis and Community General are sued for negligence. Dr. Sloan must choose between his ethical convictions and the hospital.
Dr. Sloan, et al, are peripheral characters in this, the disappointing second half of a two parter. In the first hour, airing on Promised Land the Matthews family is reunited after years apart. Here, Ryan and Tess Matthews come to LA to help Kate when she's in trouble with a con man.
Attorney Claire Darrow defends an old colleague of her mother's for murder. Things get complex when Claire's romantic interest, Miles, is named as prosecuting attorney on the case. Starring Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Tom Cavanagh.