The Monkees First Season Episode Index


September 12, 1966 to September 4, 1967
32 Episodes (16 rerun - 16 not rerun)

THE MONKEES - Season 1 (1966-1967)



Followed By:

This represents the Central Time zone.

8:00-8:30 PM I Dream Of Jeannie
8:30-9:00 PM The Roger Miller Show (9/12/-12/26/66)
Captain Nice (1/9/-8/28/67)
9:00-10:00 PM The Road West
10:00-11:00 PM Run For Your Life

Other Networks:

ABC: The Iron Horse (first half)7:30-8:00 PM
CBS: Gilligan's Island7:30-8:00 PM


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for The Monkees*

(*Thanks large to Steve M. Russo for the upgraded image of TV Guide Description!)

1966-67 Monkees Episode List

*Aired once on NBC-TV.

Episode # Episode Title Production # Original NBC Airdate Rating/Share
1 “The Royal Flush” 4701 September 12, 1966 15.4/28.5
The Monkees are hip to an evil archduke's plot endangering the life of his niece The Princess Bettina, Duchess of Harmonica.
2 “Monkee See, Monkee Die” 4705 September 19, 1966 16.9/30.5
The Monkees head for a creepy manor on a fog-shrouded island to learn about their inheritance from an eccentric millionaire.
3 “Monkee Versus Machine” 4700 September 26, 1966 15.7/27.4
In a computerized toy factory, The Monkees foil an efficiency expert who wants to replace an old toymaker with automation.
4 “Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers” 4703 October 3, 1966 17.9/31.7
To win a contest, the shady manager of a rival band sells The Monkees on a publicity stunt: a phony kidnapping.
5 “The Spy Who Came In From The Cool” 4702 October 10, 1966 15.8/28.1
Foreign agents mistake The Monkees for spy contacts when David buys microfilm-containing maracas at a music store.
6 “The Success Story” 4710 October 17, 1966 16.1/28.1
David's grandfather is coming to America for a visit, so the boys conspire to make David appear rich and successful.
7 “The Monkees In A Ghost Town” 4704 October 24, 1966 17.1/29.2
Stranded in a ghost town after The Monkeemobile runs out of gas, The Monkees are held prisoner by bank robbers.
8 “Don't Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth”* 4708 October 31, 1966 16.5/30.5
The Monkees have a black stallion in their pad, no hay to feed it, and no explanation for their landlord!
9 “The Chaperone”* 4711 November 7, 1966 17.8/28.8
David can't date a retired general's daughter unless a chaperone is present, so Micky suits up like a lady.
10 “Here Come The Monkees”
(Original Pilot Film)
4091 November 14, 1966 18.5/30.5
The boys, renowned quick-change artists, use their Monkee magic to give a cram course in history to a young girl.
11 “The Monkees A La Carte”* 4718 November 21, 1966 19.9/33.1
A gangster has taken over the boys' favourite Italian restaurant, so they disguise themselves as The Purple Flower Gang.
12 “I've Got A Little Song Here” 4707 November 28, 1966 18.8/30.1
Monkee madness begins when Michael is conned out of $99.95 by a phony music publisher.
13 “One Man Shy”
(a.k.a. "Peter And The Debutante")
4722 December 5, 1966 18.3/31.2
Bashful Peter gets help from his fellow Monkees when he tries to win the heart of a pretty debutante.
14 “Dance, Monkee, Dance”* 4719 December 12, 1966 18.6/31.3
The Monkees use disguises, snappy patter, and fancy footwork to weasel out of a lifetime contract for dancing lessons.
15 “Too Many Girls”
(a.k.a. "Davy And Fern")
4729 December 19, 1966 N/A
An ambitious stage mother is determined to use love struck David to promote her daughter's career.
16 “The Son Of A Gypsy” 4724 December 26, 1966 16.1/30.1
A band of gypsies kidnap Peter and force The Monkees to steal a priceless statuette in order to ransom him.
17 “The Case Of The Missing Monkee” 4731 January 9, 1967 19.6/30.7
At a rest home, kidnapped Peter and an esteemed nuclear scientist face a mad scientist's insidious brain drain.
18 “I Was A Teenage Monster”* 4725 January 16, 1967 19.9/30.0
A mad scientist hires The Monkees to teach his monster music - and then transplants their musical talent into the monster!
19 “Find The Monkees!”
(a.k.a. "The Audition")
4721 January 23, 1967 19.2/30.0
A TV producer searches for The Monkees, who haven't been invited to audition, unaware that they can't get to see him.
20 “The Monkees In The Ring”* 4734 January 30, 1967 21.0/31.6
A crooked fight promoter prepares to cash in on a big bet—by making David a chump in a bout with the champ.
21 “The Prince And The Paupers”* 4733 February 6, 1967 21.8/32.9
David doubles for a lookalike Peruvian Prince, who must find a bride or forfeit his Throne to an evil Count.
22 “The Monkees At The Circus”* 4706 February 13, 1967 22.0/33.3
To save a bankrupt circus, The Monkees pose as a troupe of dazzling, supreme high-wire artists from France.
23 “Captain Crocodile” 4730 February 20, 1967 21.0/32.5
The star of a local kiddie TV show, fearing competition from The Monkees, plans to scuttle them before they get started.
24 “The Monkees A La Mode”* 4736 February 27, 1967 21.7/33.3
A highfalutin, ultra-chic magazine features The Monkees as cultured, sophisticated and impeccably dressed young men.
25 “Alias Micky Dolenz”* 4726 March 6, 1967 20.7/32.3
The police cash in on Micky's striking resemblance to an imprisoned hood in an attempt to locate his mob and loot.
26 “Monkee Chow Mein” 4735 March 13, 1967 21.0/34.1
The Monkees tangle with a Red Chinese spy ring when Peter takes the wrong fortune cookie.
27 “Monkee Mother” 4709 March 20, 1967 19.3/30.5
When The Monkees fall behind in their rent the landlord moves in another tenant who takes over the pad and The Monkees.
28 “The Monkees On The Line”* 4739 March 27, 1967 21.6/35.9
The Monkees commandeer a telephone answering service and are soon plunged into mix-ups, hang-ups and crossed wires!
29 “The Monkees Get Out More Dirt”* 4738 April 3, 1967 19.1/34.0
The Monkees' friendship is threatened when they all fall for the same girl: a luscious proprietress of the local laundromat.
30 “The Monkees In Manhattan”
(a.k.a “The Monkees Manhattan Style”)
4728 April 10, 1967 18.7/31.4
In New York, The Monkees fend off an irate hotel manager as they help a producer get backing for a Broadway musical.
31 “The Monkees At The Movies”* 4727 April 17, 1967 N/A
The Monkees have a run-in with a snobbish movie idol on the set as extras in a beach movie.
32 “The Monkees On Tour” 4753 April 24, 1967 21.2/37.3
A mini-documentary chronicling a Monkees concert gig in Phoenix, Arizona during their first public appearance tour.

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