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
[immitating W.C. Fields
Here we are in the land of make-belief. Look at that rock, it's a phoney rock. Look at that fish, it's a phoney fish. Look at that girl... Oh yeah!
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
Written by Neil Diamond
Performed by The Monkees
Produced by Jack Keller See more