Here Come the Monkees (The Pilot)
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Davy feels responsible for Vanessa’s failure on her history exam and wants to help rectify the situation. The rest of the group agrees, and they spend the next day or two using unconventional methods to teach Vanessa American history. At first Mr. Russell can’t understand why his daughter ran away, but when Vanessa’s teacher explains the secret of her pupil’s success, he changes his mind and allows the Monkees to play at Vanessa’s party.

Davy’s attitude is one worth emulating. Whenever we discover that we’ve done something wrong, or think harm might have been caused because of us, we ought always to repent, ask those wronged for forgiveness, and attempt to rectify the situation. "Some things aren’t fixable," as Dr. Laura Schlessinger sometimes points out, but any attempt to make restitution is commendable—and can help avoid worse penalties. Jesus said, "Settle matters quickly with your adversary who is taking you to court. Do it while you are still with him on the way, or he may hand you over to the judge, and the judge may hand you over to the officer, and you may be thrown into prison. I tell you the truth, you will not get out until you have paid the last penny" (Matthew 5:25-26).

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