Monk : Mr. Monk Meets His Dad (2006)

Genres - Comedy Drama, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Detective Show [TV], Police Detective Film, Procedural Show [TV]  |   Run Time - 45 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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At Christmastime, Monk (Tony Shalhoub) is reunited with his long-lost father Jack (Dan Hedaya), an itinerant truck driver--and as if this wasn't enough of a jolt to his senses, our hero discovers that he has a half-brother named Junior. In the spirit of bonding, Monk accompanies Jack, who has been hired to deliver free toys on behalf of his otherwise Scrooge-like boss, on a road trip throughout the American Southwest. It soon develops that Jack is palming off some very shoddy merchandise to a lot of extremely disappointed youngsters--and a subsequent murder proves beyond doubt that there are even more unsavory aspects to his current assignment.