Davy rescues the Princess Bettina of the Duchy of Harmonica from drowning. When he goes to get his jacket back, the Monkees find out that her uncle, Archduke Otto, is trying to dispose of Bettina so he can become king himself.
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Peter stops the duel between Davy and Otto by phoning for the time, to show that Bettina's birthday had begun, making her queen and ending Otto's claim to her throne. However, it was only midnight in the Pacific time zone. In her native country (presumably in central Europe), Bettina's birthday would have officially begun at least eight hours earlier (or 4 P.M. Pacific Time). See more
[chastising Sigmund for his latest blunder
If you were working for my enemies, I'd rule all of Europe!
The first repeat showing on May 8, 1967 (and most subsequent showings afterward) replaced the song "This Just Doesn't Seem To Be My Day" with "You Told Me" from the Monkees' 'Headquarters' album. See more
Edited into Hey, Hey We're the Monkees
Take a Giant Step
Written by Gerry Goffin
& Carole King
Performed by The Monkees
Produced by Tommy Boyce
and Bobby Hart See more