Enjoying this very much, especially after sampling a few episodes beforehand! One error in the liner notes though, regarding "Shining Image". Edward Andrews plays Suzanne Pleshette's brother, not Edward Albert.
Now that Season 1 of the series is out on DVD it gives me a chance to experience the scores for this set in their proper context and to go back and then appreciate them more as they're presented on the CD set. First little disappointment though is to discover there was no room for Jeff Alexander's score for the Season 1 Christmas episode "Season To Be Jolly" which having just seen for the first time tonight, I can now rate as the finest Christmas episode of a TV series I've ever seen next to the great Dragnet "Christmas Story".
I've been revisiting select scores on this FSM set and concluding that it is highly underrated among the many classic TV series scores we've seen released in the past decade or so. There's a lot of winning scores by some great composers and I love the jazzy and blues-inflected cues.
I'm not sure if they ever used Jerry's theme (and I confess still need to pick up this CD) but I'm always reminded of The Muppet Show sketches of Veterinarian's Hospital with Rowlf as Dr. Bob in “The continuing storrrrr-ry of a quack who’s got to the dogs….”