A voodoo curse seems to be at work when dolls sent to San Francisco residents accurately predict inexplicable deaths, including possibly Natalie's. Meat Loaf guest stars.
Natalie believes a critic who panned her daughter's performance is responsible for a murder at the same time as the show.
After Monk's insurance company refuses to pay for more private therapy sessions, he joins Dr. Bell's therapy group, where it appears that someone is murdering fellow patients. Tim Bagley and Hector Elizondo guest star.