After Captain Stottlemeyer is shot in a shoulder by an different assailant, a rather rattled and really indignant Disher is left in assign of a investigation. Although Monk is roughly as unsettled as Disher, he provides really small assistance with a investigation, even permitting a think to get away. Feeling vexed and helpless, Monk decides to try a latest remedy which controls his OCD and eliminates his phobias though additionally creates him insufferably egotistical, unempathetic, and preoccupied to a sum which have been so clear to a normal Monk. Meanwhile, a think Disher has been posterior is proven innocent, and a bullet taken from a captain’s shoulder is traced to a gun belonging to a passed woman. Stottlemeyer impatiently checks himself out of a sanatorium with his arm in a rope and arranges to talk a latest think with a assistance of Monk, Sharona, and Disher. Monk arrives late, ready to go in a shrill Hawaiian shirt and articulate similar to a cold cat from a 1950s. The Monk, as he calls himself, contributes zero utilitarian to a talk and discovers zero when he does his Zen slight in a passed woman’s apartment. Undeterred by Sharona’s insistence which a remedy is creation him sicker, he drives off in his latest red Mustang. Only when he’s done a dope of by a little college kids does he comprehend which a Monk is no some-more normal–and a lot reduction efficient and compassionate–than his common self. Returning to a passed woman’s apartment, he total out what was wrong and how to infer a think guilty of some-more than a single crime, and Sharona triumphantly throws a pills in a dumpster.