31 Still Popular in the 70’s from How the Monkees Changed Television
In the 70s they’re still selling 16
magazine. They’re still front page worthy material right? The show’s been off the
air for a few years. You can buy a Honeycomb cereal and get the record on
the back and you cut the record out and put it on your turntable and it played.
It was a plastic over the cardboard and you could play a record that you know
that was your free gift on your cereal. Sgain in the 70s based on their reruns
Saturday morning. In the 80s MTV ran a marathon and brought them back
in their 20th anniversary. It was a one weekend. It was called Pleasant Valley
weekend and Rachel Maddow interviewed Peter Tork after Davy Jones died and she
said to him “I learned what it was like to be a kid in the 60s from watching
those reruns when I was a kid in the 80s.” and he couldn’t believe that she even
knew who he was. So even in the 80s now they’re coming to a new group.