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MONKEES VIDEOS



MUSICVISION/RCA/COLUMBIA PICTURES HOME VIDEO RELEASES
(now unavailable [since rights to The Monkees changed hands in January 1994], and as such are veritable collector's items!!!)


TV Series Releases
($19.95 Each, also available on Beta and laserdisc)

Released 7/15/86:
Volume #1 (VHS #60642; Beta #20642) “Monkee Versus Machine”/ “Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth”
Volume #2 (VHS #60643; Beta #20643) “Dance, Monkee Dance”/ “Hitting The High Seas”

Released 11/86:
Volume #3 (VHS #60714; Beta #20714) “Here Come The Monkees”/ “I Was A Teenage Monster”
Volume #4 (VHS #60715; Beta #20715) “Monkees A La Carte”/ “The Prince And The Paupers”

Released 6/25/87:
Volume #5 (VHS #60810; Beta #20810) “Monkees Get Out More Dirt”/ “Art, For Monkee’s Sake”
Volume #6 (VHS #60811; Beta #20811) “The Monstrous Monkee Mash”/ “The Devil And Peter Tork”


HEAD
(VHS #60702; Beta #20702, $69.95) released 9/18/86


Rhino Entertainment
RHINO HOME VIDEO RELEASES
(Some pictures used here courtesy of Rhino's Monkees Store page and amazon.com.)


The Monkees: Heart And Soul—The Official Monkees Videography
(RNVD 1601, $16.98) Released in 6/87


HEAD
(VHS: R3 2185, $15.95; DVD: R2 4460, $19.95)
VHS tape released 1/25/95; DVD released 6/12/00.

DVD features:

  • 8 minutes of rare theatrical and TV trailers
  • Cameo access
  • Music access


The Monkees: The Collector's Edition
(Columbia House Video), instituted 5/22/95

The Monkees-The Hit ‘60s Televison Series: Deluxe Limited Edition Boxed Set
"The ‘60s Television Series Fully Restored From The Original 35mm Prints”
(R3 2960, 21 videocassettes, $399.95)
Released 10/17/95 (postponed from original 9/12/95 release); now unavailable.

(Note: both the Rhino's Deluxe Limited Edition Boxed Set and the Columbia House Collector's Edition series collected all 58 Monkees episodes as listed below;
the lone exception being the unaired 1965 Monkees pilot, which was available only on Rhino's Video Box Set.)

Tape #1: “Here Come The Monkees”/“Too Many Girls ”/“Hitting The High Seas”
Tape #2: “Monkee See, Monkee Die”/“Alias Micky Dolenz”/“Hillbilly Honeymoon”
Tape #3: “Captain Crocodile”/“The Picture Frame”/“Fairy Tale”
Tape #4: “Success Story”/“Everywhere A Sheik, Sheik”/“The Monkees In Texas”
Tape #5: “The Spy Who Came In From The Cool”/“Monkees At The Circus”/“Monkees Mind Their Manor”
Tape #6: “Royal Flush”/“Monkee Mayor”/“The Christmas Show”
Tape #7: “Monkees A La Carte”/“Monkee Chow Mein”/“Monkees Marooned”
Tape #8: “One Man Shy”/“The Card-Carrying Red Shoes”/“The Wild Monkees”
Tape #9: “Dance, Monkee, Dance”/“Monkee Mother”/“Some Like It Lukewarm”
Tape #10: “Monkee Versus Machine”/“The Case Of The Missing Monkee”/“The Devil & Peter Tork”
Tape #11: “Don’t Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth”/“Monkees In Manhattan”/“The Monstrous Monkee Mash”
Tape #12: “The Chaperone”/“I Was A Teenage Monster”/“Art, For Monkee’s Sake”
Tape #13: “Find The Monkees”/“Monkees A La Mode”/“It’s A Nice Place To Visit”
Tape #14: “The Son Of A Gypsy”/“Monkees In The Ring”/“Monkees On The Wheel”
Tape #15: “I’ve Got A Little Song Here”/“Monkees At The Movies”/”A Coffin Too Frequent”
Tape #16: “The Prince & The Paupers”/“Monkees Race Again”/“Monkees Blow Their Minds”
Tape #17:“Your Friendly Neighborhood Kidnappers”/“Monkees Get Out More Dirt”/“I Was A 99lb. Weakling”
Tape #18: “The Monkees On The Line”/“The Monkee’s Paw”/“The Monkees In Paris”
Tape #19: “Monkees In A Ghost Town”/“The Monkees On Tour”/“The Monkees Watch Their Feet”
Tape #20: “Mijacogeo”/33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee
Tape #21:
Unaired: Here Come The Monkees


Individual TV Series Releases ($12.95 Each)

Released 3/26/96:
“Here Come The Monkees”/“The Picture Frame” (R3 2235)
“Alias Micky Dolenz”/“Hillbilly Honeymoon” (R3 2236)
“Too Many Girls”/“Everywhere A Sheik Sheik” (R3 2237)
“Hitting The High Seas”/“Monkees In Texas” (R3 2238)

Released 6/18/96:
“Success Story”/“Monkees Mind Their Manor” (R3 2239)
“Royal Flush”/“Monkees At The Circus” (R3 2240)
“Monkee See, Monkee Die”/“Monkee Chow Mein” (R3 2241)
“Captain Crocodile”/“Fairytale” (R3 2242)

Released 9/17/96:
“One Man Shy (Peter And The Debutante)”/“Monkees Marooned” (R3 2243)
“The Spy Who Came In From The Cool”/“The Card-Carrying Red Shoes” (R3 2244)
“I Was A Teenage Monster”/“The Monstrous Monkee Mash” (R3 2245)
“Monkee Mother”/“The Christmas Show” (R3 2246)

Released 4/22/97:
“Dance, Monkee, Dance”/“Wild Monkees” (R3 2316)
“Monkees Vs. Machine”/“Some Like It Lukewarm (The Band Contest)” (R3 2317)

Released 4/11/00 (postponed from original 12/8/98 release):
“The Chaperone”/“The Case Of The Missing Monkee” (R3 2318)
“Monkees A La Carte”/“Monkee Mayor” (R3 2319)

Assorted VHS/DVD Releases


33 1/3/ Revolutions Per Monkee

(R3 2284/$19.95) Released 1/28/97

 
The Monkees
: “The Christmas Show”
(R3 2325/$9.95) Released winter 1997


Our Favorite Episodes - The Monkees

(R2 4464/$24.95 [DVD only; previously only available on VHS inside Rhino's Monkees lunchbox]) Released 11/17/98:
“Hitting The High Seas”/“Monkee Versus Machine”/“Mijacogeo”/“Fairytale”



The Monkees - Volumes 1-2

(R2 976025/$19.95 [Rhino RetroVision DVD]) Released 5/22/01:
“Here Come The Monkees”/“The Picture Frame”/“Alias Micky Dolenz”/“Hillbilly Honeymoon”

DVD Season Sets

The Monkees - Season 1
(R2 976076/32 episodes on 6 discs/$89.95 [Rhino RetroVision DVD])
Released 5/13/03 (moved up from 1/28/03 and 4/22/03)
The entire first season (Sept. 12, 1966 - Sept. 4, 1967) of The Monkees television series.

The Monkees - Season 2
(R2 970128/26 episodes and 1969 TV special 33 1/3 Revolutions Per Monkee on 5 discs/$79.98 [Rhino RetroVision DVD])
Released 11/18/03 (moved up from 10/14/03 and 11/11/03)
The entire second season (Sept. 11, 1967 - Sept. 9, 1968) of The Monkees television series.

Here's what you need to know about The Monkees Season Sets On DVD!!!


OTHER VIDEO RELEASES

Live In Austrailia
(Fall 1988 Concert-Dome Press; price unknown), released 6/88

The Monkees
(40 episodes; VAP [Japan]; price unknown; available in VHS and LD), released 10/92

The Monkees - Live Summer Tour
(#01302-31922-9; $24.98; King Biscuit Entertainment), released 11/12/02, a DVD of a Monkees live performance recorded in Anaheim in August 2001.


America Lost And Found: The BBS Story: Head
(Criterion Blu-Ray DVD #CC19458D, November 23, 2010; Criterion DVD #CC19999D, December 14, 2010)

Disc Features:
  • New, restored high-definition digital transfer (with uncompressed monaural soundtrack and newly created,
    optional DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack on the Blu-ray edition)
  • Audio commentary featuring The Monkees
  • New video interview with director Bob Rafelson
  • New documentary about BBS featuring critic David Thomson and historian Douglas Brinkley
  • Screen tests with The Monkees
  • Trailers and TV and radio spots
  • Ephemera, including behind-the-scenes photos by Henry Diltz
  • Rare 1968 television interview with The Monkees


    The Monkees: Season 1
    (Eagle Rock Entertainment DVD EM351359, September 27, 2011)
    The Monkees: Season 2
    (Eagle Rock Entertainment DVD EM351369, September 27, 2011)

    The entire first and second seasons of The Monkees television series; basically, both are carbon copies of Rhino's Monkees DVD season sets from 2003.


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