Monk tries to get reinstated but a committee member, Captain Willis is dead set against reinstating Monk. Monk joins Stollemeyer and Discher who are investigating a robbery. But Monk can't help but brood about Willis' resistance. Discher then reveals that he is going camping with some children one of whom is Willis' son. Monk decides to join hoping it could help him get on Willis' good side. But Monk doesn't exactly adapt to the outdoors. And some men are following them.
Did You Know?
Wilhelm Scream: (at approx. 26:40) Monk's scream when he sees the bear enter their campsite. See more
Monk says they are going camping in the middle of nowhere. The map that Natalie shows Monk is Lake Folsom, which is just outside Sacramento and bordered by several cities. See more
It's a Jungle Out There
Written by Randy Newman
Performed by Randy Newman See more