Lee Goldberg started on Diagnosis Murder in 1994 as a freelance writer. He moved up in the ranks, becoming a supervising, and later executive producer of the series.
Lee Goldberg's Monk novel, Mr. Monk Goes to the Firehouse was loosely adapted into the episode "Mr. Monk Can't See a Thing."
After writing for both Diagnosis Murder and Monk, Lee Goldberg wrote series of novels based on both series.
Along with his writing partner, William Rabkin, Lee Goldberg has been nominated for two Edgar Allan Poe awards for Best Television Episode (2002, Nero Wolfe, "Prisoner's Base, Pt. 2" and 1993, Likely Suspects, "Smells Like Teen Spirit").
He was worked on Diagnos Murder,Monk, & Missing.