Here we are, then, at the end of our seven day odyssey into the world of the theme tune. We've smiled in recognition, smiled in recognition some more and finally had a little smile at something we've recognised. Yes, it's been week chock full of much variety. So I guess you're wondering to yourselves, "Well, who has he picked for the grand finale?" (unless, of course, that you're wondering "Did I remember to set the Sky+ for Lost?" or "How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?" *)
I'll tell you then. It's...
Yes, I was hardly going to let the week go by without this man getting a mention. He started out in TV, doing quite a few tunes for Irwin Allen shows such as this one:-
But it's his film themes that he's most famous for and it's these four in particular. Love them or loathe them (and if you loathe them, you might well be at the wrong blog), you can't deny that they are the very definition of iconic themes. So, without any further ado, here are the judge's final selection:-
That was the theme week that was and thus concludes our motif for the week. Next week, your normal service of random witterings with little or no coherence or cohesion will resume.
* The answer to that one being, of course, that a woodchuck would chuck all the wood he could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood.