Daydream Believers: The Monkees Story is a biopic about the creation of the popular band The Monkees in the late 1960s. Following the success of the Beatles' movies A Hard Day's Night and Help!, the idea is sparked to create a television series about a band that has wild and strange adventures. Auditions begin to find the perfect band members.
Eventually the auditions bring together Mike, Micky, Peter, and Davy. The television series begins and the band battles with Don Kirshner over being allowed to play their own music instead of others'. They also deal with creative differences among themselves.