The Monkees take on a job as sailors but Mike soon disappears below deck to recuperate from seasickness. Micky, Davy and Peter must prove themselves strong enough to survive the hardships of the sea, especially when it turns out their captain is a modern day pirate intend on hijacking the Queen Anne. Inspired by Clark Gable and Marlon Brando, the three musicians attempt to stage a mutiny. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
After filming the opening sequence, Michael Nesmith
claimed he became seasick, and sat out the rest of the episode. See more
Towards the end of the show, The Monkees are speaking with the captain of the Queen Anne, the ship that was to be hijacked. Behind the captain's shoulder is a white car backing up. When the camera cuts away and back to the captain, the car is gone. But cutting away and back to the captain again, the car reappears. See more
Here's your swords and your pistols. Oh, and the lyrics to some of the better known pirate songs. I just hope you men are tough enough for this job.
Tough? Hahaha. Peter's so touch his nails get rusty!
Heheheh heh. He's so tough, he loves the sight of blood that he pours ketchup on everything he eats, even cornflakes.
References Mutiny on the Bounty
Written by John Stewart
Performed by The Monkees
Produced by Chip Douglas See more