The Monkees

Biography

American television producers for NBC created the Monkees as an antidote for the Beatle-mania that had flooded the nation with records, live concerts, and a very successful feature film, Hard Days Night! (1964). They were designed to star in a free-form (one might dub it surrealism lite) weekly comedy that featured the fabricated four trying to extricate themselves from a variety of wacky...