The Monkees travel to England when Davy inherits the estate of Young Lord Malcolm Kibee on the condition that he lives there for the next five years. Davy has no intention of staying, but does not want the Lord's nephew, Lance Kibee, to sell it to a land developer either. So, the Monkees put on a medieval fair to raise enough money for the local villagers to buy the manor.
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
directed this episode (credited under his real name, Peter H. Thorkelson), as part of a deal worked out with series producers Bob Rafelson
and Bert Schneider
, who refused to let the Monkees direct themselves in their movie Head
(1968). (Micky Dolenz
also agreed to this deal, directing "Mijacogeo".) Tork was the only Monkee to show up on the set, the first shooting day of "Head"; the other members staged a one-day walkout against Rafelson and Schneider. See more
Mickey's mouth is uncovered, then bandaged, and back to uncovered while the custom's man talks to Davy. See more
Davy me lad, I've been asking for you up and down the beach. What's a long haired weirdo?
It's a local fish. You catch it with a sharp stick.
Romeo and Juliet
Composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Arranged by Stu Phillips See more