In their latest addition to their "Saturday Morning A Capella" playlist, YouTube channel Triforcefilms has unveiled an a capella version of the Aaahh!!! Real Monsters opening theme tune, which you can watch in the totally monsteriffic music video below!
In the video clip, Mr. Dooves records himself singing and humming different parts (which you can see individually), while the theme song's familiar opening titles play in the centre of the screen. It's another of those videos you can watch multiple times, yet continue to notice new things!:
Aaahh!!! Real Monsters was created by Gabor Csupo (Rugrats) and Peter Gaffney, the second Nicktoon developed by Klasky Csupo, Inc. and the 5th official Nicktoon. It premiered on October 29, 1994 and ran for 52 episodes over 4 seasons, and was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Animation. The main characters - Ickis, Krumm and Oblina - also appeared in the 1999 Rugrats crossover episode, "Ghost Story." Aaahh!!! Real Monsters featured the voices of Charlie Adler (Rocko's Modern Life, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius) as Ickis, the late Christine Cavanaugh (Rugrats, Babe, The Brothers Flub) as Oblina, David Eccles as Krumm and The Snorch, Gregg Berger (The Angry Beavers, Duckman, Police Academy: Mission to Moscow) as The Gromble, Tim Curry as Zimbo, Tim Curry (The Wild Thornberrys, Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, The Rocky Horror Picture Show), and Jim Belushi (Hey Arnold!, Hey Arnold!: The Jungle Movie, Trading Places, Saturday Night Live), the brother of late comedian John Belushi, as Simon the Monster Hunter.
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Here's the original Aaahh!!! Real Monsters theme song, composed by Drew Neumann, in all its glory!:
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