The Monkees—Davy, Mike, Peter and Micky—are four talented musicians, who open this segment by staging a mock assault on Davy and scaring away Lionel B. Turner, a doctor, during a TV interview. He helps a little old lady across the street and is charged $.15 for his kindness. The Monkees' manager, Rudy Gunther, a 45 year-old ex-Marine Sergeant who owns a record store, Rudy's Record Rack, sends them to the Riverdale Country Club, where his old Marine buddy Charles Russell is auditioning bands for a Sweet Sixteen Party he is giving his daughter, Vanessa. When the boys arrive, Mr. Russell and Vanessa are sedately dancing to the square melodies of Sven Helstrom and his Swedish Rhythm Kings. During The Monkees audition—a rocking version of ""I Wanna Be Free""—Davy's eyes meet Vanessa's and they fall in love, fantasizing about fun in the Kiddieland amusement park. The Monkees are hired, but Vanessa becomes so involved with Davy that she neglects her schoolwork and flunks history. At the beach,
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