Life: What I’m watching #2

 

 

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My Mom has listened to the same radio station my entire life.  I wasn’t always a fan of the station, but when I was in Elementary school, they used to do this thing on Friday’s called the “Friday Freak Out”.  It was a mix of different popular songs, funny movie quotes and sound effects.  However, the running thread through the entire song was the Hawaii Five -O theme song.

Sometimes I’d run into my Mom’s room while she was getting ready so I could hear the “Friday Freak Out” twice as they would play it early in the morning and then a few hours later.  It was my favorite thing in the whole wide world.  I grew to love that theme song and would dance around and pretend I was on a surf board.  Now, I had never seen the original Hawaii Five-O but I knew that song just sounded like someone should be surfing.  When I heard the that song, it just felt like Friday.

Then in 2010 the remake Hawaii Five-0 premiered.  Imagine my delight when I heard that very familiar theme begin the very first time I watched the pilot.  Hearing the song again made me smile instantly and I wanted to dance.  It was the emotional equivalent of waking up and knowing it was Friday – only one more day left till the weekend!

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