The Monkees take on a job as sailors but Mike soon disappears below deck to recuperate from seasickness. Micky, Davy and Peter must prove themselves strong enough to survive the hardships of the sea, especially when it turns out their captain is a modern day pirate intend on hijacking the Queen Anne. Inspired by Clark Gable and Marlon Brando, the three musicians attempt to stage a mutiny.
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Did You Know?
This is the only Monkees episode which acknowledges that Davy Jones
shares his name with the traditional boogeyman from English seafaring lore. See more
In the final scene when the captain of the Queen Anne is speaking, a white car backing up disappears and reappears. See more
Boy, Pete, you sure know how to use your mouth.
References Mutiny on the Bounty
Tear the Top Off My Head
Written by Peter Tork
Performed by Micky Dolenz
and Peter Tork See more