The Monkees’ Show Inspired This Hit Sitcom

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The Monkees’ songs live on through the radio and their show lives on by its influence. For example, The Monkees Show inspired a popular sitcom from the 2000s and 2010s. Interestingly, one of the stars of the sitcom said that one of the gags from the show was taken directly from The Monkees.

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A prominent television producer reveals that The Monkees’ show inspired him

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Monkey is a show about four musicians with a family-friendly image. It features bubblegum pop music, wacky humor, and more than a few tributes to the Beatles. A show from 2000 and 2010 all had similar qualities: huge crowd.

similarities between Monkey And huge crowd There are no coincidences. Scott Fellowes is a children’s television producer and writer best known for working on shows such as The Fairly OddParentshandjob neds declassified school survival guidehandjob And johnny test. According to The Angles Times, Fellows Said The Monkees Influenced huge crowd. Big Times Rush It was about the band of the same name, which was present outside the show.


The Monkees’ Mickey Dolenz stated that he was the first to use the instrument on a pop/rock record.

Big Time Rush members discuss how The Monkees influenced them

during an interview with Columbus DispatchIn this, Big Time Rush member Logan Henderson discusses how the band members saw the Prefab Four before filming a second. huge crowd. “Before we filmed, Scott Fellowes said: ‘Let’s watch some episodes of Monkey,'” he said. “Even looking back on it now, it’s such a good show. There are many similarities. We like to pay tribute to shows that were great.”

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During an interview with,’s Deborah Wagner Tells Big Time Rush’s James Maslow He Was Too Young to Watch Monkey. “I’m Definitely Not Too Young for YouTube Monkey!” she replied, laughing. “But of course, when we first started, his whole concept was like Monkey fulfills circle. circle One of my favorite shows, so that kind of sold me. Monkey There was one show that my dad really liked, which sold him, so the whole family was on board. “

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Maslow described how one of the gags huge crowd There was a reference to Davy Jones & Co. “We’ve even paid tribute to The Monkees in some scenes, like in an episode we did a ten second bit where we push Carlos into the bathtub and we’re wearing hard hats and pajamas,” he revealed. “I know it’s straight from Monkey

Big Time Rush’s show produced many hit songs

Like the Prefab Four before them, Big Time Rush also produced some hit songs. Four Big Time Rush song reached billboard hot 100: “Boyfriend,” “Big Night,” “Windows Down,” and “Halfway There.” Similarly, four of his albums/EPs became hits. billboard 200: btrhandjob improvementhandjob 24/seven, And Big Time Movie Soundtrack. Big Time Rich proved that The Monkees’ influence extended beyond the 1960s.

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