[Interview with John Debney re: Inspector Gadget]
You composed the score to My Favorite Martian, while Danny
Elfman provided the theme.
[Q] How was it working on a movie that had a television
theme to deal with in addition to a theme by another composer?
[A] Not a problem really. Danny had composed a theme for
Uncle Martin and I wrote the rest. I also extrapolated and twisted Danny's theme
to fit the film. It was another very fun collaboration with director Donald
Petrie, who is very crazy and enthusiastic. The original theme was only stated
in a few key spots in the film - and I love the original so it was a joy to