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Reasons to hate NBC’s Singing Bee

December 28th, 2007 No comments
  • Survey questions like “Which of the following TV themes do you like to listen to after a long day?” (what?!?)

A) Buffy the Vampire Slayer

B) Cheers

C) Friends

D) Gilmore Girls

  • Wannabe rockers who think they’re on American Idol
  • Contestant #30 from 12/28, Scott – possibly the biggest douchebag ever.  That says a lot.
  • Celebrity cameos from people like Welcome Back Kotter’s Robert Hegyes and Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
  • Sony noise-canceling headphones product placement
  • Stylized renditions of the Scooby Doo theme
  • Poll questions like: “Which of the following TV shows has the most hummable theme song?”

A) Jeopardy

B) Andy Griffith

C) I Dream of Jeannie

D) Friends

  • The Honey Bees have a blog and it hasn’t been updated in nearly two months (perhaps no one thought this show would go anywhere?)
  • Contestants sing an octave too high
  • The contestants are pre-selected, but they pretend they’re not
  • Survey questions like “Which of the following TV themes would like you like as your own personal theme?” (what?!?)

    A) The Mary Tyler Moore Show

    B) M*A*S*H

    C) Friends

    D) Gilmore Girls

  • Ray Chew?  The Groove?
  • Joey’s extended end of word shouting “Does anybody want to win some monaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!”
  • Sony product placement a second time in the same show
  • The Groove attempting to sound like the Muppets for the Muppet theme song
  • Joanie and Potsie show up for a cameo
  • Songs where the title of the song is the answer (e.g. Facts of Life)
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