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Gangster films are one of the writers’ favorite genres to parody, enjoying giving Micky Dolenz a chance to do his Jimmy Cagney impression three times in the first season. This happened in “Monkees in a Ghost Town”, which also parodied John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, and in “Monkees ala Carte”, which was rife with Italian-American clichés from meatballs to machine guns.
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Why The Monkees Matter: Teenagers, Television and American Pop Culture
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