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Remembering David Jones (1945-2012)
DEDICATED IN FOND, RESPECTFUL MEMORY TO
DAVID THOMAS JONES (DEC. 30, 1945—FEB. 29, 2012)

Hey, Hey! Welcome to

The Monkees Film & TV Vault

THIS WEEK IN MONKEES FILM & TV HISTORY

The Monkees was preempted on November 25, 1972 on ABC by College Football Pre-Game Show.

Episode 4762, "Hitting The High Seas", first aired on November 27, 1967, at 7:30 PM (EDT) on NBC.

Episode 4719, “Dance, Monkee, Dance”, was repeated on November 27, 1971, at Noon (EDT) on CBS.

Episode 4718, “I've Got A Little Song Here”, first aired on November 28, 1966, at 7:30 PM (EDT) on NBC.

Episode 4747, "The Monkees Blow Their Minds", was repeated on November 28, 1970, at 12:30 PM (EDT) on CBS.

Episode 4710, “The Success Story”, was repeated on November 8, 1969, at Noon (EDT) on CBS.


FEATURED MONKEES EPISODE OF THE WEEK:
(Updated every Monkee Monday)

Episode No. 4

“Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers”

(prod. #4703, aired on NBC October 3, 1966 and May 15, 1967)
Originally Sponsored by Slicker and Black Label by Yardley Of London™

To win a contest, the shady manager of a rival band sells
The Monkees on a publicity stunt: a phony kidnapping.


THE MONKEES TV SHOW IS ON CABLE & SATELLITE!

Tune in and turn on to The Monkees TV series every Pleasant Valley Sunday morning on Antenna TV!

Here's the schedule for upcoming Monkees shows this weekend on Antenna TV. All times Central and subject to change.

Date Time Channel Episode
Sun Nov 30 11:00 AM (CST) Antenna TV "Mijacogeo" (a.k.a. "The Frodis Caper")
Sun Nov 30 11:30 AM (CST) Antenna TV “Here Come The Monkees”
(Original Pilot Film)


THE MONKEES TV SHOW HAS RETURNED TO DVD!

Eagle Rock Entertainment has reissued both seasons of The Monkees TV series on DVD!
Click on either one of the box art to glance at what is exactly included on each set!



Description Of Site Contents
HERE COME THE MONKEES: The Original 1965 Pilot Episode

All you need to know about the original, unaired pilot for The Monkees television series, filmed in 1965 by Screen Gems as a means to sell the product to both TV networks and sponsors.

VITAL STATISTICS & CREDITS

A complete network and syndication history, Nielsen ratings, commercial sponsors, castmembers, Emmy awards and nominations, AND, included for the first time anywhere, a compleet and full slate of production credits, which covers both seasons!!!

THE FIRST SEASON
(Sept. 12, 1966 to Sept. 4, 1967)

A chart listing all 32 shows from The Monkees television series' sensational Emmy-winning first season on NBC! Each episode is linked to a corresponding individual page, which includes a HQ screenshot of a pivotal scene from the episode (captured from DVDs), original airdates, writers, directors and production crew, guest stars, episode songs, a listing of every home video release it ever had (on VHS, laserdisc and DVD), compleet and detailed synopses, production and trivia notes, filming locations and dates, original commercials which aired, coinciding Colgems album/single release dates, A.C. Nielsen ratings/share, and wherever applicable, production numbers and copyright registration numbers! Included is a list of all the preemptions and repeats and links to episode interview transcripts! (All of the synopses have now been enhanced for further detail, thanks to help from the I Luv The Monkees! Monkees episode guide.)

THE SECOND SEASON
(Sept. 11, 1967 to Sept. 9, 1968)

Much of the same, this time the 26 episodes from the surrealistic second season on The Peacock Network!

HEAD (COLUMBIA, 1968)

The entire dope on The Monkees' sole motion picture outing! Includes a complete slate of cast & crewmembers, shooting and premiere dates, a compleet synopsis of the whole movie, and trivia and production notes!

THE TV SPECIALS

Incudes everything on both of The Monkees' television specials: 1969's 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee and 1997's Hey Hey It's The Monkees!

MONKEE VIDEOS

A detailed history of The Monkees film & TV releases on home video, on VHS, laserdisc and digital video disc (DVD), from 1986 to current!

THE COMMERCIALS

Transcripts of original broadcast commercial sponsor tags of The Monkees hawking Kellogg's Rice Krispies Cereal, Kool-Aid Soft Drink Mix, and Yardley Black Label Aftershave! Includes a link to a page bearing lyrics to all of the jingles and WAV files to the commercials and jingles, and also a transcript of the 1995 Pizza Hut Commercial featuring Ringo Starr!

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY / ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

A number of literary Monkees sources employed by the author in crafting this very webpage. Also included is a list bearing thanks to those who assisted me in making said page the page it is today.

SATURDAY AFTERNOON REPEATS

A compleet chronological listing of all 58 Monkees shows as originally seen on CBS and ABC Saturday Afternoons!

MONKEES LINKS

A listing of links to other Monkee pages, divided in 3 columns (offical, film/TV and music/group-oriented Monkees pages).

MONKEES WEB RINGS

A listing of webrings in which this site is featured...and for you to join, too!

AWARDS BESTOWED UPON THE MF&TVV The awards of which The Monkees Film & TV Vault is a proud recipient.
ORIGIN OF THE MF&TVV

My personal account on how The Monkees Film & TV Vault came to be.

ONSCREEN CAPTIONS

A guide listing all of the humorous captions which flashed on screen in several episodes of The Monkees.

DREAM SEQUENCES, DISGUISES & QUICKCHANGE COSTUME PLAY

A guide listing who did what, what they wore, and what happened in the many hilarious fanstasy sequences in various Monkees segments.

THE MONKEES GO APE FOR BATMAN

Varous cross references to the 1966-68 ABC-TV Batman series (and beyond) on The Monkees.

MONKEES THEMES & PROMOS

Includes WAV files of themes, original promos and trailers, and commercials for The Monkees' film & TV projects.

THE MONKEES ON UK TV

A listing of episodes of The Monkees TV series as shown in The United Kingdom on BBC1 and BBC2 from December 1966 to June 1968.

MONKEES EPISODE PRODUCTION NUMBERS

An appendix (partially in text) of all 58 episodes of The Monkees TV series arranged in chronological production numerical order. (NOW COMPLEET!!!!!!!!!!)

MONKEES EPISODE INTERVIEWS

A listing of transcripts of all 12 original interview segments as seen on The Monkees' TV show, as well as transcripts of David, Michael and Micky's guests from March 1968. (Adapted from Monkees Pad)

THE MF&TVV BLOG

For the latest Monkees news and MF&TVV updates, be sure to check it out!

Click HERE And HERE To Check For Annual Updates!


SPECIAL FEATURE!

A direct hookup with links to the lyrics of ALL the featured songs on the following webpages:

my brother site!

MONKEES SONG LYRICS (The Monkees Homepage!)
Jackie L. Wilson's List Of Lyrics to Songs in 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee (Internet Archives)
Sunny Girlfriend's lyrics page


When Patrick Henry was in Virginia,
He made a speech we all recall.
He said to the people of the Charlotte town:


UNITED WE STAND! DIVIDED WE FALL!

Click on the flag to hear this song sung by The Monkees in Episode No. 10, “Here Come The Monkees” (Original Pilot Film).


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This page was established Friday, October 24, 1997, and last Tuesday, November 25, 2014.


Concieved, edited, researched, cross-checked and written by Aaron Handy III.
Vintage TV Guide magazine covers courtesy of TV Guide, © 1967 by Triangle Publications, Inc., Pandor, PA.


Many pictures used within The Monkees Film & TV Vault originally appeared on eBay.

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The Monkees is a registered trademark of and copyrighted by The Rhino Entertainment Company. No copyright infringement is intended by their use on this page. I and this page are in no way affiliated with, approved of or endorsed by The Rhino Entertainment Company. This page is created by a Monkeefan for other Monkeefans out of love and respect, and is strictly a non-profit endeavor intended for entertainment and TV research only; the images and sounds used on this website are believed to be in the public domain or fall within the boundaries of the US Supreme Court's Fair Use Act (US Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 107).


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