Pan Am is one of the shows I’m looking forward to this season – unlike The Playboy Club, which is just going to be ridiculous, Pan Am seems like a ’60s period piece with potential to be a good escapist “pop” show. Joe Adalian compares it to The Love Boat, which makes me hope that if Pan Am does succeed, someone will reboot the last show about airline stewardesses and their high-flyin’ adventures. In fact, ’60s setting be damned, maybe Pan Am should drop the Sinatra and use this disco theme, binding two eras into one.
But of course if you want to hear a genuinely memorable theme song for a TV show about flying high on an airline, there is only one real option. And that option involves Alan Cumming.