Davy meets his double, the shy Prince Ludlow of Peruvia and soon learns the vertically challenged highness has to marry before his 18th birthday in order to ascend to the Peruvian throne. The other three Monkees convince Davy to swap places with the Prince and woo young socialite Wendy Forsythe in his stead. However, the evil Count Myron has his eye on the throne as well. Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
The Courtier and Michael are seen wearing exactly the same blue robes. In Star Trek: The Squire of Gothos
(1967), William Campbell
, can also be seen wearing the same coat as Trelane. 'The Squire of Gothos was filmed in October/November of 1966, "The Prince and the Paupers" in December of the same year. See more
At 10:00 when Mike is talking to Davy while he is on the throne, the curtain behind the throne moves during a sound effect yet no one is there and neither Mike or Davy have touched it. See more
Hey, that Ludlow is doing alright. You know I can tell who's gonna wear the pants in that family.
With a figure like Wendy's I hope it's gonna be her.
References Fine Feathers
Written and Produced by Michael Nesmith
Performed by The Monkees See more