On today’s episode of StoryWonk Daily, Lani and I shared our experiences revisiting Cheers, twenty years after it went off the air. Despite talking for the better part of forty-five minutes — and adoring the show in general — we somehow neglected to mention one of the worst title sequences in television history.
First, let’s take a look at the song itself. It’s undeniably famous, but… well, there’s no way to be tactful about it. It’s bad. From the trite opening flourish to the breathy way the singer pronounces the word “got”, it’s bad; from the rhymes — “got” with “lot”, “same” with “came” and “name” — to the dreary, depressed tone, it...Read More