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Detectives are obsessive by nature. They have to be attentive to the myriad clues at a crime scene. For eight seasons on USA, Adrian Monk — a.k.a. the ”defective detective” — has pushed that mentality to a pathological extreme. A germaphobe, an agoraphobe, a lactophobe, and more, Monk’s mania is also his genius: he sees the microscopic details we all miss.
Image Credit: Carin Baer/USA Network
January 27 2015 — 4:05 PM EST
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