The Monkees and their Muppet Spoofs

The Monkees are a pop rock band, who were formed in 1966 for a television series of the same name, which aired from 1966 to 1968. Members of the band were Americans Peter Tork, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith, and Englishman Davy Jones. The band was created to capitalize on the popularity of The Beatles' film A Hard Day's Night, and the television series would follow the adventures of the fictitious band.



  • Ruth Buzzi played Mrs. Weatherspoon in "A Coffin Too Frequent" (1967)
  • James Frawley directed 28 episodes of the series, often played bit parts, and voiced the dummy Mr. Schneider in multiple episodes
  • Stan Freberg played Daggart in "Monkee vs. Machine" (1966)
  • Anita Mann played a dancer in "Everywhere a Sheik, Sheik" (1967)
  • Pat Paulsen played the Secretary for the Department of UFO Information in "Monkees Watch Their Feet" (1968)
  • Olan Soule played a waiter in "Monkees Manhattan Style" (1967)

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