The Monkees' manager, Rudy Gunther, sends them to the Riverdale Country Club to audition for a Sweet Sixteen party. The organizer, Charles Russell, happens to be an old Marine buddy of Rudy's. His daughter Vanessa immediately falls for Davy and starts neglecting her homework. Realizing they will surely lose the job if she flunks, the boys decide to help her study for her final.
The TV Archaeologist
Did You Know?
Rudy the Manager (Bing Russell
) and his daughter Jill (Jill Van Ness
) were supposed to be recurring characters on the show, before disastrous ratings of this pilot led to most of their scenes being cut. See more
In the "Hamilton" skit which The Monkees
act out, Aaron Burr declares that Alexander Hamilton has publicly accused him of treason. Noone made such an accusation against Burr until 1807, three years after the death of Hamilton. See more
Monkees, you say? Yes, there is something primitive about them, Vanessa.
Edited into Hey, Hey We're the Monkees
Good Night, Ladies
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