Four teen boys share a giant house and aspirations of pop stardom.
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Complete series cast summary:
Larry Saltis ...
 Larry (5 episodes, 1987)
Konstantinos Kovas ...
 Dino (5 episodes, 1987)
Jared Chandler ...
 Jared (5 episodes, 1987)
Marty Ross ...
 Marty (5 episodes, 1987)
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 Rita the Waitress (5 episodes, 1987)
Lynnie Godfrey ...
 Helen (5 episodes, 1987)
Gordon Oas-Heim ...
 Manford, the Butler (5 episodes, 1987)
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Formulated because of the '80s resurgence of the popular Monkees phenomenon, the New Monkees show saw four teen-ish boys - this time Larry, Jared, Marty, and Dino - sharing a wild & spacious house together as their aspiring band attempted to land a recording deal, and in the meantime kept falling into one crazy situation after another. In keeping with the earlier Monkees format, each episode also featured music videos and silly sketches aimed at its target audience, with material updated appropriately for its decade. Written by Kay-22

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Larry Saltis is actually quite a good musician and vocalist in real life as well. He and his brother played in a band called "Schemes" in and around the Akron, Ohio area, where their father is a physician. See more »

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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja I (1992) See more »

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Corner of My Eye
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WHAT THE HELL WERE THEY THINKING!?
26 March 2003 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Without question, this is probably the worst show in the history of television. Whoever had the bright idea to do a remake of one of the most influential shows on television without the innovation and the good music. The four guys they picked to play the New Monkees have no talent and they don't have the chemistry that Mike, Davey, Mickey and Peter had. Thank God that this show is not being rerun and that the lame songs weren't hits.


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