The Monkees (1966–1968)
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The Monkees on Tour 

With the scripted sitcom antics taking a backseat, this episode shows the group on a real concert tour.

Director:

Bob Rafelson (as Robert Rafelson)

Writer:

Bob Rafelson (as Robert Rafelson)
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Davy Jones ... Davy (as David Jones)
Micky Dolenz ... Micky
Michael Nesmith ... Mike
Peter Tork ... Peter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
R.J. Adams R.J. Adams ... Bobby-Poo the D.J.
Bob Shannon Bob Shannon ... Bobby-poo the D.J.
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Storyline

Producer-director Robert Rafelson presents a filmed documentary on The Monkees as they fly to Phoenix, AZ in January 1967 for a concert during the run of their television series. Arriving at Phoenix, the Monkees are greeted with loud enthusiasm by a mostly-young crowd at the local airport. Rafelson's camera then follows the boys as they have breakfast at their hotel and drive to local radio station KRUX and take it over to become guest DJs for the day. Finally comes the night of the concert as the group performs before some ten thousand screaming fans, and amid the din we see individual clips of the boys as each one of them explains in voice-over their experiences as popular performers and their dreams for the future. Written by Michael Daly

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Genres:

Comedy | Music

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 April 1967 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (as color by Pathé)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

In the teaser sequence, when Davy Jones tries to explain how this installment is all about their tour, Micky Dolenz, Peter and Mike all wear fake beards to hide the actual beards they grew during their Headquarters recording sessions. This sequence is shot on 35 mm while the rest of the show was filmed on 16 mm. See more »

Quotes

Davy: [Going to ride a horse] I'd like a nice, rough one.
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Connections

Edited into The Monkees: Monkees Watch Their Feet (1968) See more »

Soundtracks

Cripple Creek
(traditional)
Performed by Peter Tork
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Correction
23 June 2019 | by WaterOfLoveSee all my reviews

In response to Kevin's review, KRUX was actually a Phoenix radio station, in a pitched battle with KRIZ for the hearts and souls of local listeners


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