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  Monkey (television): Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Monkey is the English language version of a Japanese television series based on the novel Journey to the West.
The English-language version, Monkey, was produced by the BBC and debuted on British television screens in November 1979.
Monkey has also been screened in Australia and New Zealand, but not in the United States (for copyright reasons) — although Saiyûki was screened on a local Japanese-language TV station in California during the early 1980s.
www.encyclopedian.com.cob-web.org:8888 /mo/Monkey-(television).html   (288 words)

  
 Monkey (television series)
Monkey is the English language version of a Japanese television series based on the novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en.
Monkey, the title character, "born from an egg on a mountain top", was a brash king of a monkey tribe.
Eventually Monkey is released by the priest Tripitaka, who has been tasked by the Boddhisatva Guan Yin to undertake a pilgrimage to India to fetch holy scriptures.
publicliterature.org /en/wikipedia/m/mo/monkey__television_series_.html   (619 words)

  
 Monkey (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Monkey is the English language version of a Japanese television series, based on the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West by Wu Cheng'en.
The English language version, Monkey, was produced by the BBC and debuted on British and Australian television screens in November 1979.
Monkey (the dubbed version) has not been screened in the United States (for copyright reasons), although Saiyûki was screened on a local Japanese-language TV station in California during the early 1980s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monkey_(television)   (1175 words)

  
 Monkey: Volume 1 (UK - DVD R2) in Reviews > Video Discs at DVDActive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Monkey gets imprisoned under a mountain of rocks, while the other two are transformed into a pig monster (Pigsy) and a water monster (Sandy).
Monkey is one of the shows that you hear people discussing down the pub on a regular basis.
Monkey is choc full of double entendres, with some pretty adult humour in places and many of the jokes centre around Monkey’s Wishing Staff, and it’s ability to grow and shrink at will...
www.dvdactive.com /reviews/dvd/monkey-volume-1.html   (1754 words)

  
 The Scotsman - Making a monkey out of ITV Digital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
This was Monkey, the symbol of the failed broadcaster ITV Digital and, quite possibly, the most sought-after media figure of the moment.
But in the sort of twist relied on by all the best television dramas, Monkey is now at the centre of a bitter custody battle between the administrators and the advertising agency which created him.
Digital television transmits the pictures and sound in the form of computer language which is then decoded by a special box.
thescotsman.scotsman.com /index.cfm?id=474962002   (1385 words)

  
 newweb
Television portrays reality in stereotypes, stereotypes which are then used as a socializing tool, creating perceptions of reality in viewers.
Television reflects the general ideology of the society of which it is a part.
Our television media through the images which they project into our subconscious, has helped along the “war on drugs," which in actuality is a war on the underprivileged and underrepresented of our nation.
newmedia.cgu.edu /nardi/projects/b3   (3164 words)

  
 Monkey (Magic) - Information on the greatest TV series known to mankind!
Monkey's most notable skill is that he is able to summon a pink fluffy cloud (that thing that looks like a sponge on the background to this text) on which to be air-transported with a just quick wave of two fingers in front of his mouth.
This in turn is controlled by Tripitaka who, when Monkey gets a little too cheeky or out of hand, can chant a headache sutra that tightens the ring, causing Monkey to speak in tongues.
Monkey fights using his amazing magic wishing staff, given to him by the Princess of the Western Ocean, which can grow to any size upon his command.
www.monkeymania.co.uk /monkeymagic/characters.htm   (932 words)

  
 Monkey (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "monkey" is used in modern slang to refer to an otherwise capable individual who is tasked with repetitive or simplistic chores.
A "monkey" is a sexual maneuver made by the stimulation of the anus.
A "grease monkey" is a United States slang for a mechanic, usually an auto mechanic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Monkey_(disambiguation)   (595 words)

  
 BBC - Press Office - BBC Worldwide in development deal with Monkey
Monkey have an extremely talented team of producers and writers creating the kind of fun and irreverent product we believe has strong commercial appeal and we are thrilled to be working closely with them on their current slate."
Monkey was founded five years ago by a team including David Granger and Will Macdonald, formerly of Ginger Television.
Monkey has grown steadily in scale and scope, becoming a major supplier of entertainment, factual and factual entertainment, particularly to Channel 4 and five.
www.bbc.co.uk /pressoffice/bbcworldwide/worldwidestories/pressreleases/2006/03_march/monkey.shtml   (468 words)

  
 Monkey Magic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
It was a television magic programme with none of the stigma associated with the genre; in fact part of the MM ethos was to never take itself too seriously.
Of course Monkey Magic was not orchestrated by these four alone, there were other members of the group who although not in front of the camera were instrumental in the programme’s evolution:
The first series of Monkey Magic was directed by Stefan Stuckart, a German visionary with a great sense of humour (it’s true), and the second by Simon Dinsell, an ice cool captain who steered the ship in new directions, always allowing input from the guys but never relinquishing control.
www.monkeymagic.tv   (884 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Monkey! - Episodes 1-3, Monkey Goes Wild About Heaven / Monkey Turns Nursemaid / The Great Journey ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
In 'Monkey Goes Wild About Heaven' King Monkey is summoned to Heaven, 'Monkey Turns Nursemaid' sees Buddha send a holy man from China to India and in 'The Great Journey Begins' Tripitaka and Monkey beginning their perilous journey.
Monkey was a classic from the early 80s, I can remember rushing home from college to watch it.
Monkey was my soul inspiration to take up the martial arts (not Bruce Lee as most martial artists have been), and now 19 years later, I am still training.
www.amazon.co.uk /Monkey-Episodes-Heaven-Nursemaid-Journey/dp/B00004SC9T   (1386 words)

  
 CBC.ca - Arts - Film -Apocalypto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Monkey Warfare director Reginald Harkema worked as an editor on the comedy-drama Childstar, in which Wright had a small role as McKellar’s ex.
Despite the pot haze, Monkey Warfare actually has the upper-popping, wired energy of a film by Jean-Luc Godard, someone Harkema also referenced in his first feature, A Girl Is a Girl.
Monkey Warfare storms the territory of aging when the older woman is poised to be pushed aside by a younger, sexier version of herself.
www.cbc.ca /arts/film/monkey_warfare.html   (2128 words)

  
 'Monkey' magic set for revival. 18/02/2006. ABC News Online
If you know which TV character was 'born from an egg on a mountain top' and the lead line of "in the world before Monkey, primal chaos reigned", you probably have the ABC to blame.
The Japanese series Monkey was a mainstay of ABC afternoon television programing in the 1980s, generating a cult following for its theme music, its fight scenes and dialogue that sometimes lost a little in translation.
The cult television series Monkey, which was shown to a generation of young Australians as afternoon television fare, is being remade in its home country, Japan.
www.abc.net.au /news/newsitems/200602/s1573069.htm   (604 words)

  
 Monkey Climb: Nostalgia
Monkey Climb pitted adorable toy monkeys Wilber, Gramps, Jazoo and Speed against each other in a race to the top of each simian’s own palm tree.
Monkey Climb didn’t catch on as well as Industrial Engineering had hoped, and the machines were gone before too long.
Distraught kids were left without their arcade monkey fix, and the primates wouldn’t get their due until the video age made a great ape named Donkey Kong into an international star.
www.skooldays.com /categories/arcade/ag1247.htm   (305 words)

  
 BBC - Cult Television - More Monkey Magic
Starting on Tuesday 7th September, Channel 4 will screen the 13 "missing" episodes of the cult Japanese TV show Monkey.
The episodes were recently dubbed into English by the original cast, and these broadcasts are the first time they have been shown in the UK.
Monkey can be seen on Tuesday 7th September at 1.45am.
www.bbc.co.uk /cult/news/cult/2004/08/31/14011.shtml   (121 words)

  
 Julie Mallozzi Productions
Monkey Dance is the story of how three kids navigate the confusing landscape of urban adolescence and ultimately start to make good on their parents’ dreams.
Monkey Dance will be broadcast on public television stations across the country in May 2006, via American Public Television.
The subjects of this documentary are equally agile in negotiating between the lures of American youth culture and the expectations of their parents who survived the Khmer Rouge atrocities of the 1970s….
www.juliemallozzi.com /monkey.html   (1813 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Monkey magic casts spell in Asia
Fuji Television's most significant decision was to cast Shingo Katori as the show's hero.
However, Monkey purists may be disappointed by the new version.
The scene where Monkey achieves immortality by gorging himself on 9,000-year-old peaches will also not be included.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/asia-pacific/4715788.stm   (314 words)

  
 Television - News - Monkey lined up for the Brit Awards - Digital Spy
ITV Digital's Monkey has been signed up to conduct star interviews at this year's Brit Awards.
Monkey, who was developed to promote ITV Digital's rebrand from ONdigital last year, will interview pop stars and music players backstage at the ceremony, which is to be broadcast on ITV1 one day later on February 27.
The network is now in negotiations with Monkey's double-act - comedian Johnny Vegas - to assist him on the night.
www.digitalspy.co.uk /article/ds4713.html   (211 words)

  
 Sea Monkey Productions television production
Andrew is launching his latest solo production in the realm of underwater videography, which draws upon the skills and knowledge of the many talented and creative colleagues he has worked with over the years.
With nearly two decades of experience in film and television, Stewart is an accomplished editor, director and more recently, underwater videographer.
Stewart has combined his love of the ocean and his film and television experience to capture some extraordinary images that bring the beauty of Nova Scotia's unsurpassed ocean habitat to the small screen to be enjoyed by all.
www.seamonkeyproductions.com /about.html   (577 words)

  
 Entertainment: Television: Skylights: Monkey Business and King Tut's Curse
Monkey Business packs into one episode more real-life romance, drama and strategic power moves than a week of Shortland Street, and that's only the monkeys involved.
Monkey enthusiasts Jim and Alison founded Europe's largest ape sanctuary, Monkey World, 17 years ago and have fronted Monkey Business for seven years.
Each monkey has been through a unique struggle and as a result has a personality to match.
xtramsn.co.nz /entertainment/0,,12255-4360571,00.html   (659 words)

  
 Nostalgia Time: Tales of the Gold Monkey - The CHUD.COM Message Boards
Well, "Tales of the Gold Monkey" was a name I hadn't thought about in over twenty years.
When it was first broadcast (I was fairly young) it was my favorite show on television, even though many of the plots went over my head.
Tales of the Gold Monkey was, for that brief season, my favorite show on television.
www.chud.com /forums/showthread.php?t=89505   (2256 words)

  
 Television - News - Monkey to host BBC talkshow - Digital Spy
Monkey is to make a TV comeback by fronting a new family entertainment show for BBC One.
According to Broadcast, the programme will be developed as a one-off special for transmission in the new year which, if successful, could be turned into a full series.
Monkey's move to the corporation comes one week after former partner Johnny Vegas was tied down to the BBC on an exclusive comedy contract.
www.digitalspy.co.uk /article/ds12323.html   (206 words)

  
 The Monkey Goes West
The first of these is Monkey (Hua), who was imprisoned within a mountain after he made a nuisance of himself up in heaven.
Luckily, Monkey does indeed repay the Monk's faith in him and chooses to join Tang and travel with him to the West.
The amusing antics of the Monkey and his sidekick Pig always seem to make for a good film and I am happy to report that this one is no exception.
www.dragonsdenuk.com /reviews/monkey_goes_west.htm   (666 words)

  
 Monkey World Ape Rescue Centre - Vets slam treatment of animals at seaside zoo
In the forthcoming series of television's Monkey Business, Southport Zoo bosses Doug and Carol Petrie will be asked to allow Monkey World take over the care of chimps Jackie and Jason.
She added: "They should look to redistribute their cat species, which they are completely unable to manage in the space they have.
"The chimps should be rehoused to Monkey World and the zoo could then concentrate on expanding the enclosures and concentrate on smaller, easier to manage species.
www.monkeyworld.co.uk /press.php?ArticleID=27   (603 words)

  
 AM - Japan remakes popular TV show, Monkey
SHANE MCLEOD: Known in Japan as Saiyuki, or the "journey to the west", the series is based on a classic Chinese tale of a priest and three companions, travelling to India in search of Buddhist scriptures.
The original was a hit, and its star, Masaki Sakai, remains a familiar face on Japanese television.
EXCERPT FROM MONKEY PROMO: The nature of Monkey was irrepressible.
www.abc.net.au /am/content/2006/s1573091.htm   (644 words)

  
 TVRage.Com :: TV Show Summary :: Love Monkey :: Television Series Synopsis (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab1.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
VH1 to air reminder of the 'Monkey,' starting on Tuesday, April 11 by airing the first 3 eps of 'Love Monkey' From 7 P.M. to 10 P.M. 5 more unaired episodes will later appear on VH1 on Tuesday Night at 9 P.M. Beginning April 18th.
CBS renewed several shows recently, and the Variety.com article notes that "Love Monkey" is still technically on the bubble, instead of out-right cancelled.
Variety.com notes that "Love Monkey" was not mentioned in the press release and apparently will stop airing after the Feb. 21st episode.
www.tvrage.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Love_Monkey   (450 words)

  
 "Saiyûki" (1978)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Plot Summary: Monkey is the story by Wu Ch'êng-ên based on the ancient Chinese legend tracing the origins of Buddhism...
Saiyuki (monkey) was the king of the monkeys, loud, rude and aggressive he demands the gods that he be made powerful, because he defeats the demons.
Monkey can rides on his own cloud, make himself small, change into animals, stuff like that.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0078659   (405 words)

  
 I Love Television | I Love Television | The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper
However, since there are more I Love Television™ readers than spunk in my nut sack, it may take a while for us to get around to having coitus.
It may be because monkeys don't possess the critical human element needed to get a TV show on the air (i.e., the ability to bitch and moan like a goddam baby).
Monkeys are being shunted off to the back of the minority line, and that ain't right.
www.thestranger.com /seattle/Content?oid=4039   (488 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Gotta like that 'Monkey' business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
We know how he feels about this sudden downtown in his fortunes, and about everything else in his life, because he tells us through voice-over, a device that is as worn out as an over-played 45 record.
It's all touch and go for a while, but Tom is a good guy, and Monkey appears to be the kind of show where good guys win out.
There are times when the show feels both weightless and way too precious (that title), but those are counterbalanced by the charm and skill of the cast.
www.usatoday.com /life/television/reviews/2006-01-16-love-monkey_x.htm   (499 words)

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