After Peter fails a job interview at a toy factory conducted by a computer, Mike makes the same machine short circuit and is promptly hired. Soon all four Monkees take a stand against the technology minded Mr Daggart (Stan Freberg) in favor of old fashioned, hand made toys. Written by
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Did You Know?
This episode featured a number of Mattel toys: on the shelf in the main office is an American Girl Barbie, a Francie doll, and Barbie fashions, and gold statute of Barbie on the desk; in the toy testing room, Mike is playing with the Blackbird Pie (the 1966 model), the kids are asked to build a bridge with Hot Wheels tracks, and there is a See-N-Say displayed with other toys on a table. See more
When DJ-61, the interview machine, spits a stack of forms out at Mike, he brushes them off onto the floor, but after Daggart enters the room they are again in a neat stack on the machine. See more
My mother was a duplicating machine.
References Knock on Any Door
Written by David Gates
Performed by The Monkees
Produced by Tommy Boyce
and Bobby Hart See more