Jerry Seinfeld Is Trying to Bring Back the Theme Song

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June 19 2014 4:25 PM

Jerry Seinfeld Is Trying to Bring Back the Theme Song

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People have been lamenting the disappearance of the original TV theme song—the sort that lays out, in detail, the premise of the show—for years. But Jerry Seinfeld, whose own popular sitcom of course lacked such a song, is doing his part to bring this kind of tune back, by adding one to his Web series, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. He even sings it himself!

Granted, this may not kickstart a renaissance:

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You can watch the new episode, with guest Sarah Jessica Parker, at the show’s website.

David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.

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