Micky buys a cursed Monkey's Paw from down on his luck Mendrek the Magician for a quarter and is given three withes, all of them bound to backfire. Meanwhile, Mendrek, finally free of bad luck, becomes a millionaire overnight. On the third wish, Micky loses his voice, leaving the other Monkees without their lead singer. Written by
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is in a very brief uncredited scene (just over one minute). Using his German professor character from his famous "Metaphysics Lecture", he plays a psychiatrist analyzing Mickey. This gives us a clear glimpse of his performance in that routine. See more
You know what, I think it's a mental problem.
You can say that again!
Now, and where do you go when you have a mental problem?
Well, you go to eh, you know, to the mental problem analyst.
Written by Tommy Boyce
and Bobby Hart
Performed by The Monkees
Produced by Chip Douglas See more