The Monkees are asked to appear as extras in Luther Kramm's new beach movie, but soon take offense to the film's star, Frankie Catalina. After upstaging him during the production, Catalina walks off the movie and the Monkees push Davy into the limelight as the new teen idol.
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Did You Know?
"Teen sensation" Frankie Catalina's name refers to Frankie Avalon
, a real teen idol at the time the episode was made. "Avalon" is the largest city on the island of Catalina, 22 miles from Los Angeles. See more
Kramm picks up Davy's album and reads off the title as "Davy Jones
Sings," but the cover reads simply "David Jones". See more
I knew you resented me, but I never knew you'd go this far. Ruining the film and my beautiful million dollar image!
Frankie, you're overwrought.
Oh yeah? Well, I don't have to put up with it. I'm walking out of my contract! I can do a mystery at Mammoth studios
Mamoth Studios has been out of business for years!
That must be the mystery.
Edited into Hey, Hey We're the Monkees
New Girl in School
Written by Brian Wilson
Performed by Bobby Sherman See more