The Monkees/The Christmas Show

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The Christmas Show
Season 2, Episode 15
Airdate December 25, 1967
Writer(s) Neil Burstyn (teleplay & story)
Dave Evans (story)
Director(s) Jon Andersen
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The MonkeesSeason Two

Guest Stars: Butch Patrick (Melvin), Burt Mustin (Butler), Jeanne Sorel (Mrs. Vandersnoot), Rege Cordic (Doctor), Larry Gelman (Salesman), Jill Chandler (Salesgirl)


Plot Overview

The band helps a boy celebrate Christmas who doesn't believe in it.


The crew shows up during the closing credits.


"Ríu Ríu Chíu" (a traditional Spanish Christmas carol, centered around the Immaculate Conception and the nativity of Christ; this was performed a cappella in a live version by the Monkees in this episode and later done in a studio version for subsequent album releases)