Fight that hangover. Ignore the blues. And come on a kaleidoscopic, food-coloured, candy-coated, cereal fun pack, nostalgia trip with PARALLEL MADNESS. Here’s a rundown of the very best kids TV show intros. The inclusions are mainly based on how damn catchy the tunes are. ENJOY.
I AM WEASEL
Possibly performed by the most legit artist on the list – April March. Another song of hers, Chick Habit, features on Quentin Tarantino’s Death Proof, and on PARALLEL MADNESS’ ultimate film score and soundtrack compilation playlist –CULT FICTION.
ROUND THE TWIST
Here’s ten interesting facts you may not know about Round The Twist.
Get the sheet music of this theme tune. Get Clint Mansell (or Hans Zimmer, if you really have to). Get an orchestra. And you’ve got an iconic theme tune for the movies right there.
Learn a little about the real Tasmanian Devil here.
THE REN & STIMPY SHOW
Adventure Time owes a lot to this show – although it doesn’t really venture to the darkest nether-regions that this temperamental chihuahua and dumb cat do. The Ren & Stimpy creator, John Kricfalusi, has also directed Tenacious D’s Fuck Her Gently video.
A perfect introduction to surrealism for kids and a possible gateway drug to Twin Peaks if you didn’t have the cojones to get your hands on a decent eighth and successfully conceal it from your parents.
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