Post by writerwriting on Jun 25, 2020 15:09:19 GMT -8
This easily became one of my all-time favorite shows.
The character of Monk is so lovable, funny, and inspiring. He struggles with so many OCD issues and phobias, and he has trouble with interpersonal relationships. Yet, he keeps pressing through. In fact, one could argue that his weaknesses are really his strength in how he is able to notice the details. I love that his desire to solve the homicides is more than the love of a good mystery or a job unlike a lot of characters you see in these types of shows. It's really a desire to see justice done (especially in the case of his murdered wife, the one case he couldn't seem to solve) and bring order to a chaotic world. It's a life's calling to him more than anything else. And by the end of the series, he realizes he has more friends than he thinks.
This show really had a lot of humor and a lot of heart. The supporting characters are also strong as you would expect in a show that ran for 8 years. The theme song from season 2 onward is one of my favorite ever. So many great episodes it's hard to name the ones I enjoyed the most.
And then as icing on the cake, I found out they did a sketch of Monk this year in quarantine with the original actors. I highly recommend it. You can only imagine how a germophobe like Monk would react during this panademic. So hilarious. I watched it on Peacock's At-Home Variety Show hosted by Seth MacFarlane but also available on Youtube I'm sure.
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I keep seeing the trailers for this on the Heroes & Icons channel, but it's always on when I'm working, LOL. Nonetheless, I will probably watch it at some point. Sounds like a great show, otherwise it wouldn't have lasted 8 seasons.
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