The Monkees are asked to appear as extras in Luther Kramm's new beach movie, but soon take offense to the film's star, Frankie Catalina. After upstaging him during the production, Catalina walks off the movie and the Monkees push Davy into the limelight as the new teen idol. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
"Teen sensation" Frankie Catalina's name refers to Frankie Avalon
, a real teen idol at the time the episode was made. "Avalon" is the largest city on the island of Catalina, 22 miles from Los Angeles. See more
Kramm picks up Davy's album and reads the title as "Davy Jones Sings" when the album is actually titled "David Jones". See more
[posing as newspaper men
I'm Tork, hanger-on.
Edited into Hey, Hey We're the Monkees
I Really Love You
(aka Teardrops in the Playground, aka These Boots are made for Kicking, aka It's been lonesome in the Saddle since my Horse died)
Written by Stu Phillips
Performed by Davy Jones See more