Emily Kendrick hires Josh to keep her beloved, Harry, from drinking himself to death. Kendrick has matrimony on her mind and with the arrival of Harry's brother for the wedding, she wants to make sure all goes as planned.
When his new neighbor plays his music too loud, Monk decides it's time to move. He takes a huge step and buys a house that turns into a money pit, particularly when he hires the handyman from hell who is determined to rip up the entire house. Brad Garrett guest stars.
Natalie becomes the new lotto girl in California, and Mr. Monk finds himself a little jealous of Natalie's fame. She is embroiled in a scandal when the lotto machine is discovered to be rigged. Malcolm Barrett guest stars.
Sorenson and Sipowicz ask a retired detective for assistance when the skeleton of a young girl is discovered behind a wall. A bullet lodged in a dog’s snout becomes the detectives’ best hope of solving a murder.