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The Monkees Film & TV Vault

FIFTY-FIVE REVOLUTIONS PER MONKEE
(SEPTEMBER 12, 1966—SEPTEMBER 12, 2021)

THIS WEEK IN MONKEES FILM & TV HISTORY

SEPTEMBER 26, 1966 - “Monkee Versus Machine” (prod. #4700) first aired @ 7:30 p.m. (EDT) on NBC as the 3rd episode of The Monkees.

The sponsored was Kellogg's, and the episode's songs (produced by Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart & Jack Keller) were "Saturday's Child" by David Gates and "Last Train To Clarksville" by Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart.

SEPTEMBER 26, 1970 - “The Spy Who Came In From The Cool - Feels The Draft”, Episode No. 5 of The Monkees (prod. #4702, aired on NBC October 10, 1966 and June 19, 1967), was repeated @ 12:30 p.m. (EDT) on CBS, with a new song added: "All Alone In The Dark," written by Soles and Albright.

SEPTEMBER 27, 1969 - "Art, For Monkee's Sake", Episode No. 37 of The Monkees (prod. #4744, aired on NBC October 9, 1967 and April 22, 1968), was repeated @ noon (EDT) on CBS.

SEPTEMBER 30, 1972 - “Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers”, Episode No. 4 of The Monkees (prod. #4703, aired on NBC October 3, 1966 and May 15, 1967), was repeated @ 1:00 p.m. EDT on ABC.

OCTOBER 2, 1967 - "Monkee Mayor" (prod. #4760) first aired @ 7:30 p.m. (EDT) on NBC as the 36th episode of The Monkees.

Sponsor of the week was Yardley Of London™, and the songs featured were "No Time", written by Hank Cicalo, and "Pleasant Valley Sunday", written by Gerry Goffin & Carole King.

OCTOBER 2, 1971 - “Captain Crocodile”, Episode No. 23 of The Monkees (prod. #4731, aired on NBC February 23 and July 10, 1967), was repeated @ noon (EDT) on CBS.

FEATURED MONKEES EPISODE OF THE WEEK:
(Updated every Pleasant Valley Sunday)

Episode No. 2

“MONKEE SEE, MONKEE DIE”

(prod. #4705, aired on NBC September 19, 1966 and May 1, 1967)
Originally Sponsored by Slicker and Black Label by Yardley Of London™

The Monkees head for a creepy manor on a fog-shrouded island
to learn about their inheritance from an eccentric millionaire.

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.

THE MONKEES (NBC, 1966-1968)

Once known as The VITAL STATISTICS & CREDITS Page, the decision has been made to merge it with the links to both The Monkees First and Second Season Episode Indices and convert it into a page dedicated to The Monkees television series itself. It includes 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!!!

As aforementioned, it has links to charts listing all 32 shows from The Monkees television series' sensational Emmy-winning first season and the 26 episodes from the surrealistic second (and final) season. Each episode is linked to a corresponding individual page, which includes a HQ screenshot of a pivotal scene from the episode (captured from DVDs) with extra original episode-specific color/B&W publicity stills sprinkled throughout, original airdates, writers, directors and production crew, guest stars, episode songs, a listing of each and every home video release it has ever had (on Beta, VHS, laserdisc, DVD and Blu-Ray), compleet and detailed synopses, production, trivia and Guest Cast 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.

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 Supporting Cast, 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).

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.

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

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This page was established Friday, October 24, 1997, and last Pleasant Valley Sunday, September 26, 2021.


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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