Peter browses through a pawn shop owned by a mysterious man known as S. Zero. He meets Zero and the two chat about the varied instruments he is selling, Zero talking cryptically about the previous owners of the instruments. Peter then notices a harp and falls in love with the instrument even though he has never played the instrument before. When Peter says he would give anything for the harp, Zero makes a deal - Peter will sign a contract to own the harp and pay for it later. Peter happily signs and carries the harp home, and does not see when Zero makes a phone call to inform his home office that he - in reality The Prince Of Darkness - has purchased Peter's soul. Zero later appears at The Monkees' beach house and tells Peter he can play the harp; when the initially disbelieving Peter begins playing and finds he has great dexterity in doing so, Zero disappears and Micky, Mike, and Davy are left surprised at Peter's ability. The Monkees integrate the harp into their touring act and ... Written by
Did You Know?
could not, in fact, play the harp. His performance was faked, with Tork imitating Harpo Marx
's performing style. (In the DVD commentary for the series, Tork estimated that with "a couple hours" to practice, he probably could have played some simple tunes on camera.) See more
[picks up the hot line
This is himself. Make a reservation for one. I've just purchased the soul of a Mr. Peter Tork.
Spoofs The Cisco Kid
Written by Hank Cicalo
Performed by The Monkees
Produced by Chip Douglas
(as Douglas Farthing Hatlelid) See more