Micky and Peter: Can’t do a thing with it.
Micky: Back three hundred years, to another time, another place.
Peter: Another time, another place.
Micky: Peter H. Thorkelson is going to perform for you now—
Peter: A gentler time, and yet more brutal.
Micky: A brutal gentle time, an ugly clean pretty time.
Peter: A happier time, yet more tragic.
Micky: A sad time. Mr. Peter H. Thorkelson will now perform for you the two part invention number eight in F, by a great pop songwriter of his time, Mr. Johann Sebastian Bach. Otherwise known to his friends and contemporaries as Puff Bach, Daddy Sea, Puff, Bach-o, Bach-o, Daddy Bach-o.
Peter: He does make it difficult to maintain a precious, serious moment like this… Hey! You with the spotlight? I need—thank you, I need to be able to.
Micky: Yeaaah! Woo!
- The Monkees: The Day-by-Day Story of the ’60s TV Pop Sensation (2005), Andrew Sandoval, p. 301.