History Series / TheMonkees

17th Oct '17 11:57:05 AM MarkLungo
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** The final episode, "The Frodis Caper", begins with Music/TheBeatles song "Good Morning, Good Morning".[[note]]Not a random choice. Micky attended a ''Music/SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand Sgt. Pepper]]'' recording session during his first visit to UsefulNotes/{{London}} and they played him a rough mix of "Good Morning, Good Morning", which he considered a personal CrowningMomentOfAwesome[[/note]]

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** The final episode, "The Frodis Caper", begins with Music/TheBeatles song "Good Morning, Good Morning".[[note]]Not a random choice. Micky attended a ''Music/SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand ''[[Music/SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand Sgt. Pepper]]'' recording session during his first visit to UsefulNotes/{{London}} and they played him a rough mix of "Good Morning, Good Morning", which he considered a personal CrowningMomentOfAwesome[[/note]]
14th Sep '17 1:18:54 AM GrammarNavi
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* SpiritualSuccessor: ''Series/BigTimeRush''. Also ''{{Jonas}}''. (It's been stated in Creator/{{Disney}} press releases that the series is directly inspired by The Monkees' TV concept.)

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* SpiritualSuccessor: ''Series/BigTimeRush''. Also ''{{Jonas}}''.''Series/{{Jonas}}''. (It's been stated in Creator/{{Disney}} press releases that the series is directly inspired by The Monkees' TV concept.)
13th Jun '17 7:34:46 AM Piterpicher
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* GameShowAppearance : In "Captain Crocodile" the boys parody two classic game shows with "[[WhatsMyLine What's My Scene?]]" and "[[ToTellTheTruth To Tell A Fib]]"

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* GameShowAppearance : In "Captain Crocodile" the boys parody two classic game shows with "[[WhatsMyLine What's My Scene?]]" and "[[ToTellTheTruth "[[Series/ToTellTheTruth To Tell A Fib]]"
22nd May '17 11:37:24 AM snichols1973
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** In "Hitting the High Seas", Mike goes down below after getting sick from taking seasickness medicine and is never heard from again in that story. [[note]]Mike's appearance in the video afterwards is unrelated to the storyline.[[/note]]
20th Feb '17 7:33:31 AM TooBah
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* GradeSchoolCEO: In "Captain Crocodile" the owner of the studio is a kid.
13th Jan '17 4:39:08 PM WildeOscar
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* SerialRomeo: Davy.
8th Jan '17 10:24:52 PM Ezclee4050
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* OutOfOrder: The airing order of the episodes is all jumbled up. The first episode, "The Royal Flush" was the third one filmed, while the pilot aired as the tenth episode. "The Monkees Race Again" was the last episode filmed but debuted six weeks before the last aired episode, "Mijacogeo".
12th Nov '16 3:58:57 PM CallingAlameda
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* ExploitingTheFourthWall: In one episode, when the boys are in a seemingly impossible to escape situation, Mickey exits the set and goes to the writers' room where he gets them to write their escape.



* ExploitingTheFourthWall: In "Dance, Monkee, Dance", Micky exits the set and goes to the writers' room and asks them to write a way to escape their current predicament. The trope is [[SubvertedTrope subverted]] when upon returning to the set, Micky reads what they have written and tosses it aside, commenting, "This is terrible! Those guys are really overpaid."



* SoundEffectBleep: Says Micky, "You can't say CUCKOO! on television!"

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* SoundEffectBleep: Says Micky, "You can't say CUCKOO! CUCKOO![[note]]hell[[/note]] on television!"
12th Nov '16 1:41:57 PM MarkLungo
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** The final episode, "The Frodis Caper", begins with Music/TheBeatles song "Good Morning, Good Morning".[[note]]Not a random choice. Micky attended a ''Sgt. Pepper'' recording session during his first visit to London and they played him a rough mix of "Good Morning, Good Morning", which he considered a personal CrowningMomentOfAwesome[[/note]]

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** The final episode, "The Frodis Caper", begins with Music/TheBeatles song "Good Morning, Good Morning".[[note]]Not a random choice. Micky attended a ''Sgt. Pepper'' ''Music/SgtPeppersLonelyHeartsClubBand Sgt. Pepper]]'' recording session during his first visit to London UsefulNotes/{{London}} and they played him a rough mix of "Good Morning, Good Morning", which he considered a personal CrowningMomentOfAwesome[[/note]]



** In one episode there's a joke contrasting Music/BobDylan and [[Series/{{Gunsmoke}} Marshal Matt Dillon]]. This is a little HilariousInHindsight because it's been speculated that Bobby Zimmerman might have taken his stage name in honor of Marshal Dillon but chose Dylan because it was a cooler spelling.[[note]]Dylan has {{Jossed}} this but has confirmed that he only liked the spelling of the name of Dylan Thomas and didn't really consider him an influence[[/note]]

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** In one episode there's a joke contrasting Music/BobDylan and [[Series/{{Gunsmoke}} Marshal Matt Dillon]]. This is a little HilariousInHindsight because it's been speculated that Bobby Zimmerman might have taken his stage name in honor of Marshal Dillon but chose Dylan because it was a cooler spelling.[[note]]Dylan has {{Jossed}} this but has confirmed that he only liked the spelling of the name of Dylan Thomas Creator/DylanThomas and didn't really consider him an influence[[/note]]
12th Nov '16 1:32:31 PM MarkLungo
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* RecursiveCanon: Says Mike in the final episode: "Hey! It's 7:30, 6:30 Central time! Time for The Monkees!"

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* RecursiveCanon: Says Mike in the final episode: "The Frodis Caper": "Hey! It's 7:30, 6:30 Central time! Time for The Monkees!"''The Monkees''!"



* {{Revival}}: The 1987 series/band ''The New Monkees'', which was intended to make the franchise relevant to the {{MTV}} era, was a revival InNameOnly. It featured none of the original band members, and it had only one tenuous connection to the 60s project: the executive producer was Steve Blauner, studio manager of Rafelson and Schneider's Raybert Productions, the company that made the original series and ''Film/{{Head}}''. LoveItOrHateIt, ''The New Monkees'' failed as quickly as the "old" Monkees had succeeded.

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* {{Revival}}: The 1987 series/band ''The New Monkees'', which was intended to make the franchise relevant to the {{MTV}} Creator/{{MTV}} era, was a revival InNameOnly. It featured none of the original band members, and it had only one tenuous connection to the 60s project: the executive producer was Steve Blauner, studio manager of Rafelson and Schneider's Raybert Productions, the company that made the original series and ''Film/{{Head}}''. LoveItOrHateIt, ''The New Monkees'' failed as quickly as the "old" Monkees had succeeded.
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