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
[as young Mendrek
I came all this way to find The High Llama! Where is he?
[as The Regular Llama
Well, I'm afraid you're out of luck. He's out back, sleepin' it off.
You don't MEAN...?
Yes, what I mean, that's how he got his name!