While Monk is immobilized by a participation of dog poo during a crime scene, untidy in isolation eye Marty Eels stairs in, regulating a dog poo (and a dog) as clues in a attempted murder of a confidence guard, a spoliation of a valuables store, and a disappearance of a store owner, Harold Gumbal. With Monk tailing helplessly behind, muttering He’s intrigue and That’s impossible, Eels locates robbers’ ski masks, Gumbal’s car, and Gumbal’s body. Using a passed man’s watch as a clue, he determines a temperament of a single of a killers, who is afterwards arrested and interrogated. Just as Eels is apropos a internal celebrity, with Monk as yesterday’s news, Monk total out Eels’ tip and confronts him. Eels hurdles him to infer it, though moments later, he runs after Monk vagrant for his help: a torpedo who’s still during vast wants a wealth behind and is land Eels’ mom hostage. The shoe is upon a alternative foot, and Monk contingency figure out where Mrs. Eels is and because she contingency be discovered prior to 8:20.