Intellivision

SHARK! SHARK!

Everyone thought it would be a great gag to use the song Mack the Knife ("Oh, the shark, babe, has such teeth, dear...") for the "game over" music. Andy Sells put together a hilarious arrangement of the song which was used in the prototype version, while the Mattel crack legal team looked into getting clearance to use it. We had never licensed a song before, so they weren't used to tracking down rights, but they finally found the owner: Warner Communications - parent company of Atari. Andy wrote an original tune to use instead.  {BSR}

BUG: Due to a timing error in the Intellivision II, the bubble sounds don't have their full effect when the cartridge is played on that system.  {BSR}


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