art for monkees' sake

A robbery? Ridiculous! There are too many safeguards. During the day, two guards protect the painting, and at night I personally review Art, for Monkees’ Sake.

The In-Which

Peter is tricked into forging a valuable oil painting. 

Because I’m writing these reviews in alphabetical order, Art, for Monkees’ Sake comes right after Alias Micky Dolenz, and everything that I didn’t like about that earlier episode is made right.  All four Monkees are present and heavily involved throughout the plot.  The bad guys’ criminal scheme is high-concept and low-violence, and the band’s solution manages to be clever and wacky at the same time.  The episode sparkles with snappy dialogue, delightful hijinks and sly social commentary. 

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