“The Monkees” were a musical group compiled by TV executives to play themselves on a campy show in the 1960’s. They were a group of four young men, playing on the beach, and playing some very popular original songs which still get airtime. Peter was a tall gangly member of the band who often was the fall guy to the other three’s schemes. It has often been rumored that he may have had autism and the question was answered as yes…a mild form. Asperger’s syndrome is a very mild form of autism in which the sufferer has some of the symptoms, but can function perfectly well in society.