The Monkees

Season 2 Episode 3

Everywhere a Sheik, Sheik

Aired Monday 7:30 PM Sep 25, 1967 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • In the opening scene, Micky watches Davy get weighed with the others. Then, after Mike is given the wedding invitation, he and Peter come over and he is wearing sunglasses. Then he's seen looking over Peter's shoulder reading the invite without sunglasses, but they are back on when they cut back to all three.

    • The "Cuddly Toy" lady is Anita Mann,who latered choreographed the dancers on the TV series,"Solid Gold".

    • The song "Cuddly Toy" has the unique distinction of being the only Monkee song with two music videos. The first one as seen here and the other being in the "Monkees On The Wheel " episode. While both have the guys on the same stage in the same outfits, this one has Davy dancing with a girl as the others are goofing around. The other has Davy dancing solo with the others playing their respective instruments.

  • Quotes

    • Davy: Why does she want to marry me?
      Shazer: Why does the camel sleep with one eye facing the desert moon?
      Davy: To keep his pants up?

  • Notes

    • Two of Davy's reaction shots in the bedroom are used in the title sequence used in the second season as well as later in syndicated versions of the show. Also, different reaction shots of Peter in a sheik's outfit and Micky in an admiral's outfit are used in the title sequence.

    • Tag: Clad in Vaudevillian gear, The Monkees sing "Cuddly Toy", which features Davy dancing with a lady, and, flaunting new psychedelic-'60s duds, are interviewed about their summer activities.

    • Features the songs: "Love is Only Sleeping" and "Cuddly Toy."

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