In hi-jinks reminiscent of an old Marx Bros. routine (Room Service [RKO, 1938]), The Monkees arrive in The Big Apple via The Blimline (""It's Such a Pleasure to Take Blim and Leave the Driving to Them"") for a new rock ‘n' roll musical. The boys book in at The Compton Plaza Hotel and, in room 304, find their producer, Mackinley Baker, being evicted by Weatherwax, the hotel manager, for non-payment of rent. Weatherwax informs Buntz, his desk clerk, which, in an hour, a big shot from a rabbit breeder's convention will be given Baker's room. The conventioneer, inebriated and holding two rabbits, waits in the hotel bar, drinking and chatting with barmaids. Trying to hold the room until noon, when Baker returns with money from his backer, Micky, Mike and Peter stall the manager and the house doctor by claiming that Peter has the plague. Weatherwax tries to starve them out, but the boys get the staff on their side by promising them parts in their show. Weatherwax and Buntz summon the house det
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