Kitten Intro

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song name Kitten Intro
artist They Might Be Giants
releases The Frank O' Toole Show, Then: The Earlier Years, Mightathon
year 1985
first played February 7, 1997 (5 known performances)
run time 1:43
sung by First half spoken by Linnell, second half by Flansburgh


  • Flansburgh: "Based on a car commercial." (ICE Magazine, 1996)
  • John Flansburgh mentioned that this intro and the Critic Intro were performed in 1988 using masks.[1]
  • This intro was directly referenced in an article from Newsday in 1986.
  • The Frank O' Toole Show version ends with "I'm def! I'm listening to the radio" from I'm Def, in place of the fanfare after "Make way, ladies and gentlemen, for They Might Be Giants!"

Song Themes

Animals, Colors, Intros, Loneliness, No, Religion, Supernatural, Self-Reference, Size, Spoken Word, Title Not In Lyrics, Transportation, Yes


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Kitten Intro is currently ranked #226 out of 910. (38 wikians have given it an average rating of 8.66)