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September 12, 1966: The Monkees’ first TV episode

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The Monkees made their TV debut 50 years ago today.   The show was called “Royal Flush”.    In this episode, the boys rescued Princess Bettina, Duchess of Harmonica (Katherine Walsh) from her evil uncle Archduke Otto (Theodore Marcuse).  

The show became a smash and the group started selling millions of records.  

As the show made its TV debut, the single “Last train to Clarksville”, as well as their LP were on their # 1:

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Written by scantojr

September 12, 2016 at 2:30 pm

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