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5 best “Space Jam” theme song remixes

Top picks from the subreddit dedicated to Michael Jordan's looney big-screen adventures.


Fernando Alfonso III


Posted on Sep 18, 2012   Updated on Jun 2, 2021, 10:57 am CDT

In late August, LeBron James made headlines by suggesting that he star in a sequel to Space Jam.

In the 1996 blockbuster film, Michael Jordan leads a starting lineup of NBA all-stars in a quest to save Looney Tunes from indentured servitude to alien invaders. While many have speculated about a possible reboot to the franchise, on social news site Reddit, users have riffing on Space Jam for months.

On the year-old subreddit, r/ComeOnAndSlam, users have uploaded more than 300 audio remixes of the film’s theme song by Quad City DJs.

Here are the five best remixes posted to the subreddit by its 3,200 subscribers.

1) “Timeflies Tuesday: Space Jam”

MC Timeflies recorded this tribute to Space Jam at the end of the NBA lockout, giving shoutouts to the New York Knicks and Derek Fisher.

2) “Oppa Spacejam Style

Soundcloud user jhlodin’s mashup of PSY’s popular “Gangnam Style” has collected more than 25,000 listens this week. PSY’s catchy lyrics and flashy dance moves have helped the official video collect more than 194 million views since July 15.

3) My Little Pony

YouTube user LordPlagus777 is an avid My Little Pony fan who has created more than 28 different audio remixes using tunes from the popular children’s TV show. LordPlagus777’s songs are part of a growing trend of My Little Pony fans using the show as inspiration for original music or mashups.

4) Bangaduel

YouTuber EPICPOOPER1337 claims he may have ruined Space Jam with his remix of Skrillex’s “Bangarang.”

5) Sonic the Hedgehog

The remix of the Green Hill Zone, the first and most memorable level in the Sonic the Hedgehog video game series, was best summed up by YouTube commenter lolaurence: “It’s like my childhood mashed into a song. This is awesome and thank you.”

Screengrab via YouTube

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*First Published: Sep 18, 2012, 10:06 am CDT