Laurel is ready to give up the fight and go back to LA, but discovers what Red intends for the internment camps. Meanwhile, Gareth and Laurel's relationship deepens, and Luke realizes that the CIA is lying to him.moreless
While the bugs continue to spread through Washington, Laurel and Gareth find themselves unexpectedly thrown back together. Meanwhile, Luke tries to defeat Red's scheming and refund the CDC.
Laurel Healy reluctantly re-enters the Washington political scene when she's unable to get funding for her new Internet documentary. However, she soon discovers something sinister afoot when a woman claims that husband's personality changed after a sea voyage, and a Smithsonian doctor's head explodes.moreless
Stuart's ex-wife takes his dog, so they guys try to get it back. Meanwhile, Gil's daughter cancels their camping trip, and Carter wishes to date Frank's daughter.
Carter, Frank, Stuart, and Gil have a boys' night out after Carter is left at the altar to try and get him back into the dating scene.
Monk assumes a dead hitman's identity in order to foil an assassination plot.
After the attempted murder of a former child star from Monk's favorite show, Monk accepts the job as her bodyguard.