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This seems to spark a reconciliation between Natalie and the rest of her family, as she and Monk are seen later having lunch with Natalie's parents during their next on-screen appearance, in the season five episode "Mr. Mitch was a Navy fighter pilot who was killed in Kosovo in 1998 ("Mr. They have a daughter named Julie, a teenager (she is 11 when she is introduced in "Mr. Julie has been taught to believe that her father died heroically, though in reality, the details of his death are very murky and unclear, and he may have been trying to desert when he was killed, as Natalie mentions in the season three episode "Mr. Henry," which Natalie has secretly replaced each year (as that is the lifespan of the fish, a crimson marble) so that Julie does not realize that the original fish died.
She renews her friendship with Mitch's old friend and comrade, Lieutenant Steven Albright (Casper Van Dien) in the season seven episode "Mr.
To further keep herself from the rest of her family, Natalie retained Mitch's surname as her own after his death. Monk Goes to a Wedding", Monk, Stottlemeyer and Disher are surprised to learn about Natalie's family.
Natalie has a brother, Jonathan, whom she and Monk rescue from his murderous new wife, Theresa, who married him to get at the family fortune, in "Mr.
Certain elements of her backstory are revealed in a number of different novels and episodes: Natalie has held several jobs, including bartending, which she quit to become Monk's assistant.
The exact number of jobs Natalie held before meeting Monk (17 in all) is mentioned in "Mr.
Monk and the Class Reunion", when Dianne Brooks (Cynthia Stevenson) first spots Monk and Natalie together, Dianne asks "Ahhh, oh, so you two aren't..." and points between them as if to indicate "dating"; Natalie grins and firmly replies "No! Monk Gets Lotto Fever," when Natalie (as a lottery hostess) is signing autographs and Monk grabs some wipes from her, one of Natalie's fans asks her if Monk is her boyfriend, only for Natalie to correct her. Monk Goes to the Bank," when Monk goes undercover as a guard at his bank to determine which employee might be an inside man, Natalie is impressed enough that she spends several minutes complimenting Monk on his appearance while wearing the uniform.
She asks if he will be allowed to keep it after he ends his assignment, mentioning she loved the way her husband looked in his military uniform.
The first man pretends to be a water meter inspector, but she catches him snooping in the living room.Monk Goes to a Wedding", after they prove that Theresa also tried running down Lieutenant Disher in the parking lot because Randy would have recognized her as Darlene Coolidge, a black widow bride who Randy investigated when he was a sergeant in Philadelphia.Natalie subdues Theresa at the wedding, saving her brother's life. Before he died, Mitch gave Julie a pet fish named "Mr.Natalie Jane Teeger (née Davenport) is a fictional character on the American crime drama/comedy Monk.She becomes Adrian Monk's personal assistant midway through season three and is portrayed by Traylor Howard.
The episode also establishes that she has picked up some basic legal knowledge working with Monk, as evidenced in a scene where Natalie tries to withhold Roderick's name from Captain Stottlemeyer on the grounds of client confidentiality.