This series comes back again and again through a wide range of exciting events that speak of a world of strong drama. Season 5 begins with his events. Monk and Natalie go to Berkeley to join the 25th Monk School, but they stray when StutleMer shows up to help with the recent murder of a retired clinic nurse. On the other hand, Dr. Kruger wonders about his abilities after he becomes the main suspect patient in murder. He decides to retire but the stubborn monk convinces another person of responsibility.