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Gunfreak Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2018 11:51 a.m. PST

In a TV show, the theme doesn't have to be bad, just doesn't match what the show is about.

I nominate NCIS, generic synthesizer music, doesn't fit a show about an old school Marine sniper leading a team of navy cops.

Winston Smith06 Sep 2018 1:59 p.m. PST

I've been thinking about strange pairings of movie music with movies lately. You beat me to it.

1. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head

2. Con Air, with How Do I Live Without You

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2018 2:25 p.m. PST

I always thought "Ladyhawk" was a particularly bad match of story and music.

Personal logo Tommy20 Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2018 3:01 p.m. PST

I had forgotten how weird the electric guitar opening to the Sharpe's series sounded. That is, until my 13yo pointed it out during his first viewing…

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP06 Sep 2018 3:30 p.m. PST

Sharpe's electric guitar does match the modern characters in the olde setting.

David Manley06 Sep 2018 9:10 p.m. PST

The theme to Star Trek Enterprise always seemed to jar, for me at least

Winston Smith06 Sep 2018 9:17 p.m. PST

Queen in Flash Gordon is fantastic.
Queen in Highlander, not so much.

Twilight Samurai06 Sep 2018 10:26 p.m. PST

Hey, the problems not with Queen!
I thought the music went very well with the movie, at least I thought so in the eighties.

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP07 Sep 2018 10:04 a.m. PST

We always watched the opening credits of Star Trek Enterprise because the theme and the visuals worked so well together.

We then skipped the rest of the show….

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