The Monkees (TV Series 1966–1968) Poster



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Followed by 

Head (1968)
33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee (1969) (TV Movie)
New Monkees (1987) (TV Series)
Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees (1997) (TV Movie)

Referenced in 

The Bob Hope Show: "15 of My Leading Ladies" or "Richard Burton Eat Your Heart Out". (1966) (TV Episode)
Hope mentions the series in his opening monologue.
Ezek a fiatalok (1967)
a boy mentions the The Monkees as "the new band" and their "film"
I Dream of Jeannie: Jeannie, the Hip Hippie (1967) (TV Episode)
Bobby Hart is holding The Monkees debut record album when blinked into Major Nelson's home
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In: Episode #2.19 (1969) (TV Episode)
mentioned by the Artie Johnson's German, amongst others
L'insegnante balla... con tutta la classe (1979)
One girl at school wheres Monkees T-shirt
XTC at the Manor (1980) (TV Special)
Real Genius (1985)
After Hours (1985)
Julie is an avid fan, even playing one of their records
Heart and Soul (1988) (Short)
there is ample talk of the old tv series
Growing Pains: Mandingo (1989) (TV Episode)
Mike sings the theme song.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Humanoid Woman (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel: "'The Monkees' TV show - they had those dream sequences."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fugitive Alien (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel (singing): "Hey, hey, we're the Monkees!"
The Wonder Years: Hiroshima, Mon Frere (1989) (TV Episode)
A poster can be seen behind the door at Kevin's room.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1989) (TV Episode)
when the apes are first seen
Collision Course (1989)
Costas sings the theme song when he first sees Natsuo in the hotel room.
The Wonder Years: Whose Woods Are These? (1989) (TV Episode)
A poster can be seen at Kevin's room.
On the Waterfront: Episode #2.11 (1989) (TV Episode)
Mr. Backingtrack has a Monkees poster on his wall
On the Waterfront: Episode #3.8 (1989) (TV Episode)
Poster visible on wall during Mr. Backingtrack sketch
DuckTales: Attack of the Fifty-Foot Webby (1989) (TV Episode)
Burger: "Hey hey, we're the monkeys!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Crawling Eye (1989) (TV Episode)
Joel: He got that hat from Mike Nesmith.
Charles Manson Superstar (1989) (Video)
The TV show "The Monkees" is mentioned.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Robot Holocaust (1990) (TV Episode)
"I knew that's what happened to Peter Tork after the Monkees broke up!'
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Women of the Prehistoric Planet (1990) (TV Episode)
referenced as part of Joel & the Bots' comments
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Hellcats (1990) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Davy Jones before the Monkees!"
Growing Pains: Viva Las Vegas (1991) (TV Episode)
Tina: "One of the Monkees was married here."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) (TV Episode)
Man: Here they come. Joel: Walking down the street, get the funniest looks from everyone they meet.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Stranded in Space (1991) (TV Episode)
"but I know Davy Jones"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Time of the Apes (1991) (TV Episode)
"It's Mike Nesmith... he was a Monkee!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Amazing Colossal Man (1991) (TV Episode)
"Who's your favorite Monkee?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Saga of the Viking Women and Their Voyage to the Waters of the Great Sea Serpent (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow, Joel, and Tom (singing): "Here we come, walkin' down the street."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Teenage Caveman (1991) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Another Pleasant Valley Sunday"
Married... with Children: My Dinner with Anthrax (1992) (TV Episode)
Marcy tells Anthrax that she used to chase the Monkees around.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Being from Another Planet (1992) (TV Episode)
Crow and Tom (singing): "Hey, hey, we're the mummies."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Killer Shrews (1992) (TV Episode)
"Here they come. . . ." Crow, Joel, and Tom (singing): ". . . walking down the street, get funniest . . ."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Indestructible Man (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Looks like a set the Monkees would end up on"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Hercules Against the Moon Men (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel, Crow, and Tom sing "The Monkees" theme song.
What's Up Doc?: Episode #1.14 (1992) (TV Episode)
Theme from the Monkees referenced by Cassandra.
What's Up Doc?: Episode #1.27 (1993) (TV Episode)
Picture of Davy Jones shown as the Monkees' theme plays.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Magic Voyage of Sinbad (1993) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Everyone dresses like Michael Nesmith in this town."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Wild World of Batwoman (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "You know a movie is bad, bad, bad when it makes 'The Monkees' look good."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Beginning of the End (1993) (TV Episode)
A character in the film says, "Here they come, coming down the street," after which Tom adds, "Get the funniest looks from everyone they meet."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Creeping Terror (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike, Crow, and Servo: Here we come...
Friends: The One Where Underdog Gets Away (1994) (TV Episode)
Ross Geller sings the theme song to his unborn baby.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Red Zone Cuba (1994) (TV Episode)
"Theme Song Sung"
The Simpsons: Fear of Flying (1994) (TV Episode)
In the flashback to Marge's childhood, she takes a Monkees lunchbox with her to school.
The Brady Bunch Movie (1995)
Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz, and Davy Jones are Search for the Stars Contest judges.
Pinky and the Brain: Das Mouse (1995) (TV Episode)
Pinky says, "Didn't he sing lead for the Monkees?"
Boy Meets World: Rave On (1995) (TV Episode)
Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork and Davey Jones appear on stage together.
William Shatner's Star Trek Memories (1995) (Video)
Mentioned by Walter Koenig several times
Muppets Tonight: Cindy Crawford (1996) (TV Episode)
Bobo and Mickey Dolenz sing "I'm a Believer"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The She-Creature (1997) (TV Episode)
"Hey Hey I'm a Monkee"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Space Children (1998) (TV Episode)
"Hey Hey we're the Children, people say we children around"
Paranoia (1998)
Tork is a Monkees fan.
South Park: Spontaneous Combustion (1999) (TV Episode)
During the finale, it keeps cutting to a band performed by Kyle, Stan and Randy. The same thing would happen in The Monkees. The finale would play during music intercut with footage of them performing
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Merlin's Shop of Mystical Wonders (1999) (TV Episode)
"It's the Monkees' audition tape."
The Simpsons: Beyond Blunderdome (1999) (TV Episode)
The Monkee Mobile is at the Hollywood Auto Museum.
Easy Rider: Shaking the Cage (1999) (Video)
mentioned once
Circus (2000)
Showbiz Today: Episode dated 26 June 2000 (2000) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the segment on Daydream Believers the Monkees story
Bring It On (2000)
Bamboozled (2000)
The Beatles Revolution (2000) (TV Movie)
The West Wing: The Drop In (2001) (TV Episode)
C.J. and Josh discuss Davy Jones after Josh compares him with Lord John Marbury.
Gilmore Girls: Run Away, Little Boy (2001) (TV Episode)
Louise sings part of "The Monkees" theme.
The Monkees: Live Summer Tour (2002) (Video)
Referenced during several song introductions
Saturday Night Live: Jeff Gordon/Avril Lavigne (2003) (TV Episode)
Theme tune sung by Terrye Funck as 'Hey, Hey we're the Yorkies' during the Terrye Funck Hour.
Gilmore Girls: Say Goodnight, Gracie (2003) (TV Episode)
Jess says, "What's next? A stay at home and dance around in your underwear to the Monkees' greatest hits night?"
The Simpsons: The Bart of War (2003) (TV Episode)
Chief Wiggum mistakenly references "Last Train to Clarksville" as a Beatles song.
Mayor of the Sunset Strip (2003)
Rodney mentions that he auditioned for the show
George of the Jungle 2 (2003) (Video)
Ape sings a retooled version of the Monkees theme song.
Sons of Provo (2004)
Prof. Tufnel has a picture of the Monkees on his wall.
Robot Chicken: Federated Resources (2006) (TV Episode)
The Swedish Chef looks at a Monkees poster and says, "Tork!"
Gilmore Girls: Partings (2006) (TV Episode)
Kirk claims that Neil Young is "one of the Monkees."
Star Stories: The Wife's Life (2006) (TV Episode)
Madonna says The Beatles ripped off The Monkees
Gilmore Girls: Will You Be My Lorelai Gilmore? (2007) (TV Episode)
They discuss whether or not the Monkees pushed a bed through the streets in the opening credits of their show.
30 Rock: Corporate Crush (2007) (TV Episode)
Liz copies Davy Jones' dance move from 'Daydream Believer'
The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: The Suite Life Goes Hollywood: Part 1 (2007) (TV Episode)
Zack, Cody, London, and Maddie walking on the beach holding hands ala the Monkees opening.
Rifftrax: The Star Wars Holiday Special (2007)
"Tork." Mike: "Dolenz." Kevin: "Nesmith."
Cinematic Titanic: Legacy of Blood (2008) (Video)
Joel: He turns into a Monkees episode
The Six Degrees of Helter Skelter (2009)
Host, Scott Michaels, debunks myth that Charles Manson ever auditioned for "The Monkees."
SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob SquarePants vs. The Big One (2009) (TV Episode)
Davy Jones appears in Davy Jones' Jocker with the Flying Dutchman, singing "Daydream Believer"
Bring Back... Star Trek (2009) (TV Movie)
Mentioned by Walter Koenig
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel (2009)
Alvin sings part of Daydream Believer
Rifftrax Shorts: Three Magic Words (2009) (TV Episode)
Kevin: "They're running out of rhymes, so they'll have to go with Peter Tork!"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #18.116 (2010) (TV Episode)
Jay says that in 1972, he auditioned for a revival of the series
American Pickers: Too Hot to Handle (2011) (TV Episode)
Frank Fritz mentions the band from this television show
The Decoy Bride (2011)
Iseabail says, "I don't trust that monk," and Katie adds, "People say they monkey around."
Dancing with the Stars: Episode #11.5 (2011) (TV Episode)
Damien Leith and Melanie Hooper dance their Jive to the theme from The Monkees.
RiffTrax: Curse of Bigfoot (2012)
Bill: "His hat also endangers him. It's open season on Michael Nesmiths."
By George (2012) (Short)
The neighbour talks about Monkeefest.
Comic Relief Zero (2013) (Video)
theme song sung
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 December 2013 (2013) (TV Episode)
opening of theme song heard
The Simpsons: The Man Who Grew Too Much (2014) (TV Episode)
A sign at the monkey research facility says that it is "funded by Mike Nesmith and Mickey Dolenz."
Studio C: Episode #5.8 (2014) (TV Episode)
The Monkees appear in "The Adventures of Abraham Lincoln."
Galavant: Completely Mad... Alena (2015) (TV Episode)
The song "Hey Hey We're the Monks" references the Monkees' theme song lyrics: "Hey hey, we're the Monkees."
Bagboy (2015) (TV Movie)
The show's name is mentioned when Micky Dolenz appears.
Monkey Kingdom (2015)
theme song on soundtrack
Minions (2015)
The Minions sing "The Monkees" theme song.
The Cinema Snob: Blast-Off Girls (2015) (TV Episode)
"Worst episode of The Monkees ever!"
Modern Family: The Closet Case (2015) (TV Episode)
When the performers show up at Cam and Mitchell's house they say "Hey'" Hey" "We're the monkeys", which is a lyric from the TV show theme
Jeopardy!: Episode #33.91 (2017) (TV Episode)
correct response in "The Emmys 1967" category
Difficult People: Fuzz Buddies (2017) (TV Episode)
The series is referenced, and Micky Dolenz appears as himself
Robot Chicken: 3 2 1 2 333, 222, 3... 66? (2018) (TV Episode)
Band mentioned by Paul McCartney
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Gray Star Mutual (2018) (TV Episode)
Jake: "He named every member of the Monkees."
Robot Chicken: No Wait, He Has a Cane (2018) (TV Episode)
Ringo thinks he wrote a song called "Hey Hey We're the Beatles".
The Casagrandes: Stress Test/How to Train Your Carl (2020) (TV Episode)
The Monkeys at the zoo are named after the members of the band and are caricatures of them.

Featured in 

Hey, Hey We're the Monkees (1997) (TV Movie)
Many Clips from the tv series are used in this documentary
America's Teenagers Growing Up on Television (1998) (TV Movie)
clips from the show are used here
Vincent and Doug: The Movie (1999)
Shown On TV
NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
Svengoolie: Svengoolie's TV Graveyard: Planet of the Monkees (2002) (TV Episode)
Episodes from this tv show were featured.
ABC's 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) (TV Special)
Showing Musical Shows
The Wrecking Crew! (2008)
Clips shown.
20 to 1: All Time Favourite TV Themes (2010) (TV Episode)
Clips shown in a segment on its theme.
Jeremy Vine: Episode #2.39 (2019) (TV Episode)
Clip shown and discussed.
Jeremy Vine: Episode #2.44 (2019) (TV Episode)
Clip shown and discussed.

Spoofed in 

The Ben Stiller Show: With Rob Morrow (1992) (TV Episode)
"The Grungies," a grunge-era parody of "The Monkees" with Micky Dolenz as a record executive
Plump Fiction (1997)
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Dante's Inferno (1997) (TV Episode)
Davy Jones teaches Zelda, Hilda, and Sabrina the dance from the opening titles of The Monkees.
Shrek (2001)
Blue Crush (2002)
Family Guy: McStroke (2008) (TV Episode)
When Peter, Brian and the cow are being chased by the security guards, and it's intercut with scenes of them playing as a band while The Monkees song "Pleasant Valley Sunday" plays.

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