Banedon wrote:The Office, P&R, and Unbreakably Kimmy Schmidt are all ones that I'd never skip the intro song on cuz they were so damn catchy. It helps that they were short too.
Yeah, and with the former two (and a show like 30 Rock
), I prefer it when shows (especially sitcoms) lean into a whole, "YEAH, THIS A THEME SONG" thing. Like, don't try to shoehorn in an actual pop song (I'm looking at you Friends
, The New Girl
, horsefeathering BBT, Scrubs
, Malcolm in the Middle
Exceptions for Cheers
, because it horsefeathering rules, and any theme song from a 70's or 60's show where they were very helpfully/cheesily explaining what the show was all about. NOBODY HAD TO GUESS WHAT MR. ED
WAS ABOUT, DAMMIT.