The Monkees (1966–1968)
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Everywhere a Sheik, Sheik 

Faced with selecting a husband or be married to the evil Vidaru, Princess Colette of Nehudi picks out Davy's picture from a magazine. The Manchester Monkee is then put to the choice: marry ... See full summary »


Alexander Singer (as Alex Singer)


Jack Winter




Episode cast overview:
Davy Jones ... Davy (as David Jones)
Micky Dolenz ... Micky
Michael Nesmith ... Mike
Peter Tork ... Peter
Noam Pitlik ... Shazar
William Bagdad ... Curad
Cherie Latimer Cherie Latimer ... Maiden #1
Anne Randall ... Maiden #2
Lisa Mitchell Lisa Mitchell ... Maiden #3
Monte Landis Monte Landis ... King (as Monty Landis)
Arnold Moss ... Vidaru
Donna Loren ... Colette


Faced with selecting a husband or be married to the evil Vidaru, Princess Colette of Nehudi picks out Davy's picture from a magazine. The Manchester Monkee is then put to the choice: marry a beautiful girl and life a life of luxury or be killed. In case he agrees, the remaining three Monkees will be granted high ranking positions on his staff (not to mention their pick of harem maidens). Of course, Vidaru plans to get rid of the Monkees whether they agree or not. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Did You Know?


Monte Landis makes his Monkees debut as the King. The producers wanted Landis to be in every episode of the second season, always changing characters, but this proved to be impractical. Nevertheless, he managed to appear in seven episodes, still quite an impressive accomplishment. This is the only one where he played a nice man, in all others he played villains. See more »


When The Monkees read the wedding invitation at the start of the show, Micky Dolenz wears sunglasses in wide shots but not in close ups. See more »


King Hassaar Yaduin: The palace has seven hundred bedrooms, twenty-two swimming pools and an indoor polo field!
Micky: Seven hundred bedrooms!
Peter: Yes, but what kind of neighborhood is it in?
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Cuddly Toy
Written by Harry Nilsson (as Harry Nilssen)
Performed by The Monkees
Produced by Chip Douglas (as Douglas Farthing Hatlelid)
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Monty Landis and Arnold Moss
12 January 2014 | by kevinolzakSee all my reviews

Broadcast no. 35 (Sept 25 1967), "Everywhere a Sheik, Sheik" was the third episode in a row for Monty Landis, but the first to be aired (36th in production, filmed Apr 25-27). He plays the King of Nehudi, whose daughter, Princess Colette (Donna Loren), must find a husband or marry the evil Vidaru (Arnold Moss). Davy's photo prominently displayed in an open magazine, The Monkees are quickly targeted by Vidaru's henchman (William Bagdad), finally resorting to explosive goblets when poison, knives, and paperweights prove unsuccessful. Bagdad later appeared in the Monkees movie "Head," while Arnold Moss will be familiar from STAR TREK's "The Conscience of the King." Both songs are from the forthcoming fourth LP, PISCES AQUARIUS CAPRICORN & JONES LTD.- "Love is Only Sleeping," a psychedelic masterwork composed by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, was recorded June 19, sung by Nesmith, who plays guitar, with Tork on organ, Jones on tambourine; and "Cuddly Toy," composed by future hitmaker Harry Nilsson, jointly sung by Davy and Micky, the first track recorded for the album (Apr 26), featuring Nesmith on acoustic guitar, Jones on tambourine, Tork on electric piano, and Dolenz on drums. Nilsson would later contribute the Davy Jones number "Daddy's Song" for the movie "Head" (the blonde actress dancing with Davy is choreographer Anita Mann). Next in production- "The Devil and Peter Tork."

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25 September 1967 (USA) See more »

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