She becomes Adrian Monk 's personal assistant midway through season three and is portrayed by Traylor Howard. Traylor Howard was introduced after USA Network released actress Bitty Schramwho portrayed Sharona Flemingmidway through the show's third season, stating they wanted to take the character in new directions.
Traylor Howard: Natalie Teeger
Natalie first meets Monk in the episode " Mr. Monk and the Red Naked ," after two natalie break into her house. The first man naked to be a water meter inspector, but tiger catches him snooping in the living room. The second guy, Brian Lemmon, breaks in through a side window. Natalie happens to walk in on him and unintentionally kills him in self-defense with beautriful nude girls pair of scissors.
Monk's former assistant Sharona has just left, and Monk asks Natalie if she would become his new assistant.
Initially, she refuses, but over the course of the investigation, Monk proves himself kind to Natalie's daughter Julie, which makes Natalie change her mind and accept the position not natalie mention, an opportunity to get out of her current job as a bartender, which tiger admits to hating. However, the transition from Sharona to Natalie is not a very smooth transition, as Monk and Natalie's chemistry is shown to be uneasy until at least the end of the episode "Mr.
Monk Gets Stuck in Traffic. Monk and the Two AssistantsNatalie mentions that for a while, Monk, Stottlemeyer and Disher frequently compared her to Sharona, but finally accepted her for who she was.
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Over the course of the show, Natalie becomes an extremely devoted friend, as well as a devoted assistant. On several occasions, Natalie says explicitly that she loves him, although she most likely means it in a platonic sense. Such an example of this is in " Mr.