History Main / MinskyPickup

14th Sep '17 4:09:05 PM JonnyB
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* It can be heard at the beginning of Jacques Brel's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRCBpMmhrgg&feature=related "Madeleine."]]

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* It The long form of the pickup can be heard at the beginning of Jacques Brel's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRCBpMmhrgg&feature=related "Madeleine."]]
8th Sep '17 2:13:44 PM Korodzik
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* The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfscoc6lfwQ Buzzy Bee theme]] from ''VideoGame/ThemePark'' begins with one.
18th Aug '17 9:16:40 PM Discar
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* Used several times with an alternate lead-in in ''Film/TheInformant''.

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* Used several times with an alternate lead-in in ''Film/TheInformant''.''Film/TheInformant2009''.
14th Aug '17 5:37:03 AM gjjones
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14th Aug '17 5:36:44 AM gjjones
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* In ''Manga/DrSlump'', the opening theme "Wai Wai World" has a variation on the Minsky pickup at the beginning of the song.

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* In ''Manga/DrSlump'', the opening theme "Wai Wai World" has a variation on the Minsky pickup at the beginning of the song.
song. This time, there's three note of the same pitch, then up three half-steps, down a half and down a full.



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14th Aug '17 5:35:38 AM gjjones
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* In ''Manga/DrSlump'', the opening theme "Wai Wai World" has a variation on the Minsky pickup at the beginning of the song.

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* In the first ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'' movie, Robin Hood's song starts off like this, as does the "Welcome to Duloc" information booth.
* "Prince Ali" from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' features this in the last line of the introductory verse: "Are you gonna love this guy!"
* The opening credits of ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' begin with a [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong slight variation]].
* "I've Got No Strings" from ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'' also has a [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong slight variation]] that plays before Pinocchio starts singing.
* The bear dance in ''Disney/FunAndFancyFree'' has a similar variant.

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* Music/BillBailey calls it "the Cockney intro" in his [[http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoID=1364660853 Cockney Music]] sketch (40s in), and as such it also opens the theme he composed for East London-set sitcom ''World of Pub''.
** And then there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n2XJWLRzPM this.]] One of the few to actually use "OI!"

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* In ''Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' original radio series ("Fit the Ninth"), the "Share and Enjoy" song starts with an out-of-tune variation - and then gets worse.

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* Music/BillBailey calls it "the Cockney intro" in his [[http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoID=1364660853 Cockney Music]] sketch (40s in), and as such it also opens the theme he composed for East London-set sitcom ''World of Pub''.
** And then there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n2XJWLRzPM this.]] One of the few to actually use "OI!"

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* In ''Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' original radio series ("Fit the Ninth"), the "Share and Enjoy" song starts with an out-of-tune variation - and then gets worse.

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* Music/BillBailey calls it "the Cockney intro" in his [[http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoID=1364660853 Cockney Music]] sketch (40s in), and as such it also opens the theme he composed for East London-set sitcom ''World of Pub''.
** And then there's [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n2XJWLRzPM this.]] One of the few to actually use "OI!"

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* In ''Radio/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'' original radio series ("Fit the Ninth"), the "Share and Enjoy" song starts with an out-of-tune variation - and then gets worse.

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* In the first ''WesternAnimation/{{Shrek}}'' movie, Robin Hood's song starts off like this, as does the "Welcome to Duloc" information booth.
* "Prince Ali" from ''Disney/{{Aladdin}}'' features this in the last line of the introductory verse: "Are you gonna love this guy!"
* The opening credits of ''WesternAnimation/MonstersInc'' begin with a [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong slight variation]].
* "I've Got No Strings" from ''Disney/{{Pinocchio}}'' also has a [[SuspiciouslySimilarSong slight variation]] that plays before Pinocchio starts singing.
* The bear dance in ''Disney/FunAndFancyFree'' has a similar variant.


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6th Jul '17 5:02:41 PM FalconPain
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* This kicks off the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRO9Osqq6fM title theme]] of ''VideoGame/KirbysAdventure'' (and ''[[VideoGameRemake Nightmare in Dream Land]]'').

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* This kicks off the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRO9Osqq6fM title theme]] of ''VideoGame/KirbysAdventure'' (and ''[[VideoGameRemake Nightmare in Dream Land]]''). The pickup is also used as the menu music for ''VideoGame/KirbysBlowoutBlast''.
2nd Jul '17 12:10:49 PM nombretomado
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** (FWIW that particular episode used to have it's own page on TheOtherWiki.[[labelnote:*]]That page has since been deleted, with its contents moved into the table of summaries on the show's main page, making that episode's entry much longer than the couple of sentences most of the others have.[[/labelnote]])

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** (FWIW that particular episode used to have it's own page on TheOtherWiki.Wiki/TheOtherWiki.[[labelnote:*]]That page has since been deleted, with its contents moved into the table of summaries on the show's main page, making that episode's entry much longer than the couple of sentences most of the others have.[[/labelnote]])
5th Jun '17 8:00:06 PM Gideoncrawle
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->"''Dada, da dump dump dump! I am your singing telegram!''" [[KilledMidSentence <BANG!>]]

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->"''Dada, da dump dump dump! I am your singing telegram!''" [[KilledMidSentence <BANG!>]]<BANG!>
5th Mar '17 5:21:50 PM nombretomado
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* Whenever Fred, Ethel or Lucy would do a song on the ''ILoveLucy'' show they almost always started by singing a Minsky Pickup.

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* Whenever Fred, Ethel or Lucy would do a song on the ''ILoveLucy'' ''Series/ILoveLucy'' show they almost always started by singing a Minsky Pickup.
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