My kids have lately begun watching Bolts & Blip. It involves, as the opening preamble explains, lovable robots doing harmless battle with water and rust, in an arena on the moon.
Imagine you were asked to write the theme music. It kicks in at about 2:26 …
Yes, it’s the theme from ET:
mixed with the theme from Top Gun:
I can’t decide if this is laziness or genius on the part of Philip J Bennett. I think it’s laziness.
What is original about Bolts & Blip is the suggestion that, in the future, water will be cheap.