Special Sub-Topic: Monkee Menagerie III--Television Specials
|Regarding the 1969 television special "33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee"...
Which of these songs do The Monkees NOT perform as a group during the show?|
Can You Dig It. "Can you Dig It" was a song from the movie "HEAD" and was not performed in this television special.
|Which of these songs do The Monkees (as individuals) NOT perform near the beginning of the show?|
I Wanna Be Free. Micky performs "I'm A Believer" with Julie Driscoll, Peter performs "I Prithee (Do Not Ask For Love)", and Mike performs "Naked Persimmon (The Only Thing I Believe is True)". For an extra bonus, Davy performs "Goldilocks Sometime".
The song "I Wanna Be Free" was only used in the television episodes.
|After they are "set free", which of these songs does Davy perform solo?|
String For My Kite. "String For My Kite" was written by Bill Atkins (he also wrote the song "Wind Up Man" that was used in this special).
|After they are "set free", which of these songs does Peter perform solo? |
Solfeggietto. "Solfeggietto", an instrumental, was written by C.P.E. Bach.
|Near the end of the movie, Darwin literally "closes the book" on The Monkees. What was the name of this book? |
The Beginning of the End. You can see this after they perform "Listen to the Band".
|Regarding the 1997 television special "Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees"...
What does Micky create as a gimmick to make the band successful? |
Magic Monkee Dust. The Magic Monkee Dust supposedly makes you throw up confetti and sparkles anytime you drink it.
|Jon Brockman, who plays the lawyer near the beginning of the show, is also famous for 'what' in Monkee-land?|
He was the 'head' in the HEAD posters.. Jon Brockman was also in charge of the promotional campampaign for the Monkees' movie "HEAD".
|What movie does Mike get his famous "Speech on the Beach" from that he recites to the kid to make him feel better? |
The Grapes of Wrath. Mike improvises a talk he got from the closing speech in "The Grapes of Wrath" made by Tom Joad. Here's what Henry Fonda (as Tom Joad) said in the 1940 version of the movie:
"Then it don't matter. I'll be all around in the dark - I'll be everywhere. Wherever you can look - wherever there's a fight, so hungry people can eat, I'll be there. Wherever there's a cop beatin' up a guy, I'll be there. I'll be in the way guys yell when they're mad. I'll be in the way kids laugh when they're hungry and they know supper's ready, and when the people are eatin' the stuff they raise and livin' in the houses they build - I'll be there, too."
|Which Monkee dresses in drag (as Ethel Merman) one final time for this "last episode"?|
Davy Jones. The Monkees (indiviudally) dress in drag a total of 15 times aside from this episode. Watch the series and see if you can find all of them!
|After this "781st" episode, which Monkee has yet to direct an episode of "The Monkees"? |
David Jones. Micky directed "Mijacogeo", Peter directed "The Monkees Mind Their Manor", and Mike directed this television special, "Hey, Hey, It's The Monkees".
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