The Monkees (1966–1968)
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Monkees Watch Their Feet 

The Secretary for the Department of UFO Information presents a film about impending dangers from outer space. In it, Micky is abducted by aliens from the planet Zlotnick and replaced by a ... See full summary »

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Alexander Singer (as Alex Singer)
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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Davy Jones ... Davy (as David Jones)
Micky Dolenz ... Micky / Robot Micky
Michael Nesmith ... Mike
Peter Tork ... Peter
Stuart Margolin ... Captain
Clarke Gordon Clarke Gordon ... Chief
Pat Paulsen ... The Secretary
Nita Talbot ... Assistant
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Storyline

The Secretary for the Department of UFO Information presents a film about impending dangers from outer space. In it, Micky is abducted by aliens from the planet Zlotnick and replaced by a robot duplicate. Despite the robot's feet being on backwards, at first Davy and Peter do not suspect a thing. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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Comedy | Music

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Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1968 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Makes reference and partially parodies Plan 9 From Outer space See more »

Goofs

Robot Mickey has backward feet; yet when he leads Davy and Mickey through the beach sand to the spaceship, his feet are normal. See more »

Quotes

Peter: Hey, wo- wouldn't you like to come with us?
Davy: That's a good idea!
Duplicate Micky: Thanks guys, I'd like to, but I have a little blender waiting for me on Zlotnick.
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Connections

Edited from The Monkees: A Nice Place to Visit (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Battle Hymn of the Republic
(uncredited)
Composed by Julia Ward Howe
Arranged by Stu Phillips
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Pat Paulsen and Nita Talbot
14 January 2014 | by kevinolzakSee all my reviews

Broadcast no. 49 (Jan 15 1968), "Monkees Watch Their Feet" was actually 40th in production, filmed May 24-26 1967, while Michael Nesmith was recovering from his May 23 tonsillectomy. Nes does appear to introduce the marvelously deadpan Pat Paulsen, a sensation in '68 running for President on the STAG (Straight Talking American Government) ticket, his slogan, "if elected, I will win!" (he died in 1997). Paulsen's Secretary for the Department of UFO Information shows us a film depicting the alien abduction of Micky Dolenz, replaced by a lookalike robot that rusts easily and has feet pointing backwards. Micky has a field day, and the invaders are played by Stuart Margolin (THE ROCKFORD FILES) and sexy Nita Talbot, but overall the stop-start chaotic presentation is just a mess. The lone track featured is "Star Collector," making its third go-round. Next in production- "A Nice Place to Visit," which became the debut telecast of the second season.


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