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Knightmare theme tune on BBC1

Post by HobGoblin » Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:32 pm

Fantastic to hear the KM theme tune on prime time BBC1 on a Saturday night!
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Re: Knightmare references

Post by Canadanne » Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:39 pm

HobGoblin wrote:Fantastic to hear the KM theme tune on prime time BBC1 on a Saturday night!
Huh? Where?

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Re: Knightmare references

Post by HobGoblin » Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:22 pm

I Love My Country (don't normally watch this but visiting the folks) - one of the rounds involved the house band playing TV theme tunes for the contestants to guess - and one of them was KM! I did an aural double take.

Sadly, none of the contestants knew it and neither did anyone in the audience :(

Still, high profile reference!
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Re: Knightmare references

Post by Canadanne » Sat Sep 14, 2013 8:46 pm

Wow! Just looked it up on iPlayer (it's about 8½ minutes in). How incredibly random. Disappointing that no-one recognised the tune, though at least one guy remembered Knightmare when told what the answer was!

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Re: Knightmare references

Post by wombstar » Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:01 pm

ugh what is this country coming to, not one person knew it.
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Re: Knightmare references

Post by pjmlfc05 » Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:25 pm

Cool to hear the theme tune in a jazzy style on a prime time show! Yeah shame it didn't get recognised. If the original theme tune was played I think it would have been known by more people!
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Re: Knightmare theme tune on BBC1

Post by Drassil » Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:05 pm

So, we now have two TV shows that have featured a question about Colchester, repetition of the phrase "pity me" and a pie of questionable purpose.

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Re: Knightmare theme tune on BBC1

Post by Canadanne » Sun Sep 15, 2013 2:18 pm

I bet whoever chose the tunes for that question is a massive Knightmare fan who's been watching the various repeats this year. And I bet they were gutted when nobody else knew it!

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Re: Knightmare theme tune on BBC1

Post by GranitasIsCute » Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:19 pm

I Love My Country was filmed in December (I went to see an episode being filmed, but sadly not this one!), so it was before most of Knightmare's recent exposure.

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Re: Knightmare theme tune on BBC1

Post by Canadanne » Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:05 pm

It's even more random than I thought, then! Only people of a certain age could be expected to recognise it, and even then they would have to be pretty big fans to remember the tune after not hearing it anywhere recently. The other two theme songs were far more obvious, with one being a current show and the other practically spelling out the title in the lyrics.

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