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THE FIRST SEASON

September 12, 1966 to September 4, 1967
32 Episodes (16 rerun - 16 not rerun)

THE MONKEES - Season 1 (1966-1967)


This represents the Central Time zone.

Followed By:

8:00-8:30 PMI Dream Of Jeannie
8:30-9:00 PMThe Roger Miller Show (9/12/-12/26/66)
Captain Nice (1/9/-8/28/67)
9:00-10:00 PMThe Road West
10:00-11:00 PMRun For Your Life

Other Networks:

ABC:The Iron Horse (first half)7:30-8:00 PM
CBS:Gilligan's Island7:30-8:00 PM


1966-67 NBC MONDAY NIGHT PROMO AD/TV GUIDE DESCRIPTION 
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Monday Night On NBC

TV Guide Description
for The Monkees


*Aired once on NBC-TV.

Episode # Episode Title Production # Airdate Rating/Share
1. “The Royal Flush” 4701 (9-12-66) 15.4/28.5

The Monkees are hip to an evil archduke's plot endangering the life of his niece The Princess Bettina, Duchess of Harmonica.

2. “Monkee See, Monkee Die” 4705 (9-19-66) 16.9/30.5

The Monkees head for a creepy manor on a fog-shrouded island to learn about their inheritance from an eccentric millionaire.

3. “Monkee Versus Machine” 4700 (9-26-66) 15.7/27.4

In a computerized toy factory, The Monkees foil an efficiency expert who wants to replace an old toymaker with automation.

4. “Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers” 4703 (10-3-66) 17.9/31.7

To win a contest, the shady manager of a rival band sells The Monkees on a publicity stunt: a phony kidnapping.

5. “The Spy Who Came In From The Cool” 4702 (10-10-66) 15.8/28.1

Foreign agents mistake The Monkees for spy contacts when David buys microfilm-containing maracas at a music store.

6. “The Success Story” 4710 (10-17-66) 16.1/28.1

David's grandfather is coming to America for a visit, so the boys conspire to make David appear rich and successful.

7. “The Monkees In A Ghost Town” 4704 (10-24-66) 17.1/29.2

Stranded in a ghost town after The Monkeemobile runs out of gas, The Monkees are held prisoner by bank robbers.

8. “Don't Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth”* 4708 (10-31-66) 16.5/30.5

The Monkees have a horse in their pad, no hay to feed it, and no explanation for their landlord!

9. “The Chaperone”* 4711 (11-7-66) 17.8/28.8

David can't date a retired general's daughter unless a chaperone is present, so Micky suits up like a lady.

10. “Here Come The Monkees”
(Original Pilot Film)
4091 (11-14-66) 18.5/30.5

The boys, renowned quick-change artists, use their Monkee magic to give a cram course in history to a young girl.

11. “Monkees A La Carte”* 4718 (11-21-66) 19.9/33.1

A gangster has taken over the boys' favourite Italian restaurant, so they disguise themselves as The Purple Flower Gang.

12. “I've Got A Little Song Here” 4707 (11-28-66) 18.8/30.1

Monkee madness begins when Michael is conned out of $99.95 by a phony music publisher.

13. “One Man Shy”
(a.k.a. "Peter And The Debutante")
4722 (12-5-66) 18.3/31.2

Bashful Peter gets help from his fellow Monkees when he tries to win the heart of a pretty debutante.

14. “Dance, Monkee, Dance”* 4719 (12-12-66) 18.6/31.3

The Monkees use disguises, snappy patter, and fancy footwork to weasel out of a lifetime contract for dancing lessons.

15. “Too Many Girls”
(a.k.a. "Davy And Fern")
*
4729 (12-19-66) N/A

An ambitious stage mother is determined to use love struck David to promote her daughter's career.

16. “The Son Of A Gypsy” 4724 (12-26-66) 16.1/30.1

A band of gypsies kidnap Peter and force The Monkees to steal a priceless statuette in order to ransom him.

17. “The Case Of The Missing Monkee” 4731 (1-9-67) 19.6/30.7

At a rest home, kidnapped Peter and an esteemed nuclear scientist face a mad scientist's insidious brain drain.

18. “I Was A Teenage Monster”* 4725 (1-16-67) 19.9/30.0

A mad scientist hires The Monkees to teach his monster music - and then transplants their musical talent into the monster!

19. “Find The Monkees!”
(a.k.a. "The Audition")
*
4721 (1-23-67) 19.2/30.0

A TV producer searches for The Monkees, who haven't been invited to audition, unaware that they can't get to see him.

20. “The Monkees In The Ring”* 4734 (1-30-67) 21.0/31.6

A crooked fight promoter prepares to cash in on a big bet—by making David a chump in a bout with the champ.

21. “The Prince And The Paupers”* 4733 (2-6-67) 21.8/32.9

David doubles for a lookalike Peruvian Prince, who must find a bride or forfeit his Throne to an evil Count.

22. “The Monkees At The Circus”* 4706 (2-13-67) 22.0/33.3

To save a bankrupt circus, The Monkees pose as a troupe of dazzling, supreme high-wire artists from France.

23. “Captain Crocodile” 4730 (2-20-67) 21.0/32.5

The star of a local kiddie TV show, fearing competition from The Monkees, plans to scuttle them before they get started.

24. “Monkees A La Mode”* 4736 (2-27-67) 21.7/33.3

A highfalutin, ultra-chic magazine features The Monkees as cultured, sophisticated and impeccably dressed young men.

25. “Alias Micky Dolenz”* 4726 (3-6-67) 20.7/32.3

The police cash in on Micky's striking resemblance to an imprisoned hood in an attempt to locate robbery loot.

26. “Monkee Chow Mein” 4735 (3-13-67) 21.0/34.1

The Monkees tangle with a Red Chinese spy ring when Peter takes the wrong fortune cookie.

27. “Monkee Mother” 4709 (3-20-67) 19.3/30.5

When The Monkees fall behind in their rent the landlord moves in another tenant who takes over the pad and The Monkees.

28. “The Monkees On The Line”* 4739 (3-27-67) 21.6/35.9

The Monkees commandeer a telephone answering service and are soon plunged into mix-ups, hang-ups and crossed wires!

29. “The Monkees Get Out More Dirt”* 4738 (4-3-67) 19.1/34.0

The Monkees' friendship is threatened when they all fall for the same girl: a luscious proprietress of the local laundromat.

30. “The Monkees In Manhattan”
(a.k.a “The Monkees Manhattan Style”)
*
4728 (4-10-67) 18.7/31.4

In New York, The Monkees fend off an irate hotel manager as they help a producer get backing for a Broadway musical.

31. “The Monkees At The Movies”* 4727 (4-17-67) N/A

The Monkees have a run-in with a snobbish movie idol on the set as extras in a beach movie.

32. “The Monkees On Tour” 4753 (4-24-67) 21.2/37.3

A mini-documentary chronicling a Monkees concert gig in Phoenix, Arizona during their first public appearance tour.

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