Sunday, September 30, 2012

Punny Track Titles of Michael Giacchino

Whether you hate them or love them, Michael Giacchino’s albums have had some great track titles.  There are tons of puns and wordplay on characters and scenes.  Giacchino said they started on Alias with music editor Stephen Davis and assistant Alex Levy passing time and having fun.   There have been some I've enjoyed over the years, so here’s a list of some favorites.  

I'm So Promoted (Alias - Season 2)
I'm So Screwed (Alias - Season 2)
I'm So Demoted  (Alias - Season 2)
Booneral (Lost - Season 1)
Shannonigans (Lost - Season 1)
Monsters Are Such Innnteresting People (Lost - Season 1)
Leggo My Eko (Lost - Season 3)
End Creditouilles (Ratatouille)
Sawyer Jones and the Temple of Boom (Lost - Season 5)
SS Lost-tanic (Lost - Season 6)
A Little Horse (s'il vous) Play (Monte Carlo)
Flying Into a Trphlthdl (Star Trek)
I've Fallen and I Can't Beam Up! (Star Trek)
Does It Still McFly? (Star Trek)
Pterodactyl Ptemper Ptantrum (Land of the Lost)
End Credits Can Suck It! (Land of the Lost)
Aftermath Class (Alias, Super 8)
Give Her My Budapest (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol)
In Russia, Phone Dials You (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol)
From Russia With Shove (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol)
Moreau Trouble Than She's Worth (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol)
Thark Side of Barsoom (John Carter)
Carter They Come, Carter They Fall (John Carter)

Brigadoom (Star Trek Into Darkness)
The Kronos Wartet (Star Trek Into Darkness)
Close Encounters of the Furred Kind (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes)
Monkey See, Monkey Coup (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes)
Mutiny on the Bounty Hunter (Jupiter Ascending)
Dinosaur To New Heights (Jupiter Ascending)
Edge of Tomorrowland (Tomorrowland)
Sphere and Loathing (Tomorrowland)
Does This Dino Make Jurassic Look Big (Jurassic World)
Pavane for a Dead Apatosaurus (Jurassic World)
Work Slowly And Carry A Big Shtick (Zootopia)


And in their own category....

Dash
100 Mile Dash (The Incredibles)
100 Rat Dash (Ratatouille)
Three Dog Dash (Up)

Someone must love a certain soap opera...
As the World Burns (Tomorrowland)
As the Jurassic World Turns (Jurassic World)

World's Worst....
World's Worst Beach Party (Lost - Season 1)
World's Worst Landscaping (Lost - Season 2)
World's Worst Car Wash (Lost -Season 6)
World's Worst Last 4 Minutes to Live (Mission Impossible 3)
World's Best Autopia (Speed Racer)
World's Worst Road Rage (Speed Racer)
World's Worst Field Trip (Super 8)
Galaxy's Worst Sushi Bar (Star Trek)
World's Worst Parking Valet (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol)

World’s Worst Curtain Call (Toy Story of Terror!)
World's Worst Shop Keepers (Tomorrowland)
World’s Worst Animal Shelter (Zootopia)
Astral Worlds Worst Killer (Doctor Strange)

3 comments:

  1. My favourite is his "Dash" series. 100 Mile Dash (The Incredibles), 100 Rat Dash (Ratatouille), and Three Dog Dash (UP). I was expecting "100 Car Dash" in Cars 2, but I guess he forgot.

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    1. Actually, I was really bummed I didn't think of "A Dash of Lemons" at the time...

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