The Monkees

Season 2 Episode 16

Fairy Tale

Aired Monday 7:30 PM Jan 08, 1968 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Harold: Heave ho!
      Richard: I'm heaving!
      Harold: Then ho a little!
      Richard: All right, I'm hoing!

    • Peter: May I carry you across the mud?
      Princess: What? You carry me across the mud? Ha ha! I'm a princess! You're nothing but a lowly little peasant! A wayward serf! The lowest of the low!
      Peter: So you've heard of me!

  • Notes

    • This is the only episode of the series in which Mike plays a dual role. Davy played dual roles in this as well, along with The Prince and the Paupers. Peter briefly played a dual role in The Card-Carrying Red Shoes, and Micky played dual roles in this episode, as well as Alias Micky Dolenz and The Monkees Watch Their Feet.

    • Tag: Mike is interviewed about his role as the princess, and Micky, with Moog synthesizer, sings "Daily Nightly" while Mike, Peter and Davy look on.

    • Features the song: "Daily Nightly."

  • Allusions