When Peter displays a talent for copying art, crooked museum guards Duke and Chuche force him to copy Frans Hals' 'The Laughing Cavalier' and switch it with the real one. The Monkees mount Mission: Ridiculous to put the actual artwork back and take on the code names 'Manchester Marauder' (Davy), Conneticut Counterspy (Peter), Towering Texan (Mike) and the Los Angeles Leopard (Micky). Written by
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
In the scene where Liberace is smashing up the piano, Mike can be seen falling over laughing in the background. See more
In the first scene following the opening credits, when Duce stops Chuche from hitting Peter, a piece of camera equipment pop into frame from below. Also, in the background two chalk marks are visible on the floor to indicate the places for the next piece of dialog between Duce and Chuche, who immediately move on to these marks. See more
[Davy accidentally knocks over a statue in a museum
That thing was over a thousand years old!
Oh, well, thank goodness it wasn't new.
Edited into Hey, Hey, It's the Monkees
Papa Gene's Blues
Written and Performed (partially) by Michael Nesmith See more