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.
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I knew you resented me, but I never knew you'd go this far. Ruining the film and my beautiful million dollar image!
Frankie, you're overwrought.
Oh yeah? Well, I don't have to put up with it. I'm walking out of my contract! I can do a mystery at Mammoth studios
Mamoth Studios has been out of business for years!
That must be the mystery.
Edited into Hey, Hey We're the Monkees
Written and produced by Tommy Boyce
and Bobby Hart
Performed by The Monkees See more