"So yes, Monk is not noir since it's not from the killer's perspective,
but I could probably rewrite every Monk episode and make it noir."
It wouldn't be hard. You don't even have to switch the perspective to
the murderer. After all, the lead character is a detective who can
solve any case except the one that really matters to him, the murder of
his wife. And he is plagued by so many personal quirks (greatly
exacerbated by his wife's death) that he is barred from returning to the
one job he ever wanted, as a POLICE detective. He can never be happy.
Get rid of all of the comic relief and you're not far from Batman.
Wait, you said Batman's not noir.
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