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Thread started 05/23/17 10:28pm

Hudson

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Your top 5 or 10 TV themes of all time

1. Laverne & Shirley

2. Gimme a Break

3. Will & Grace

4. Hill Street Blues

5. Taxi

6. Maude

7. Cheers

8. The Greatest American Hero

9. The Muppet Show

10. The Addams Family

I don't want to get eaten alive
'cause you're so dangerous
No more hearts I can trust, you see
I don't want to get eaten alive
To be eaten alive
Eaten alive
I don't ever want to be
Eaten alive
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Reply #1 posted 05/23/17 11:05pm

kpowers

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Ok doing 2 lists here, one with lyrics and the other instrumentals. This one with lyrics

1. Greatest American Hero

2. Maude

3. Gilligans Island

4. Welcome Back Kotter

5. Fat Albert

6. Jack of All Trades

7. Chico and the man

8. George of the Jungle

9. Land of the Lost

10. Mary Tyler Moore Show

and honorable mention

11. WKRP in Cincinnati (both opening and end credit theme)

[Edited 5/24/17 14:25pm]

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Reply #2 posted 05/23/17 11:21pm

kpowers

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Instrumental

1. Sanford and son

2. Magnum PI

3. Star Trek

4. Space 1999

5. The Odd Couple

6 X-Files

7. Twilight Zone

8. Battlestar Galactica

9. UFO

10. Hawaii 5-O (Original Version)

and honorable mention

11. Buck Rogers


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Reply #3 posted 05/24/17 1:33am

EmmaMcG

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1. Batman The Animated Series
If ever a piece of music conjured an image of Batman, this is it.
2. The Sopranos
3. The X Files
4. Police Squad
5. Twin Peaks
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Reply #4 posted 05/24/17 6:09am

peedub

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m*a*s*h

miami vice

sanford and son

alfred hitchcock presents

magnum p.i.

bonanza

rockford files

buck rogers

andy griffith show

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Reply #5 posted 05/24/17 6:34am

united1878

Inspector Gadget
Monkey
Count Duckula
Twin Peaks
Gogs (ending credits theme)
Peter Gunn
The Tick
The Kumar at No. 42
The Wire
Roseanne

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Reply #6 posted 05/24/17 6:50am

Hudson

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copying kpowers' idea



1. Laverne & Shirley

2. Gimme a Break

3. Maude

4. Cheers

5. The Greatest American Hero

6. The Muppet Show

7. The Addams Family

8. The Mary Tyler Moore Show

9. Animaniacs

10. Alice



1. Will & Grace

2. Hill Street Blues

3. Taxi

4. Alf

5. M*A*S*H*

6. The Cosby Show

7. I Love Lucy

8. Bewitched

9. I Dream of Jeannie (Barney Gumble!)

10. The Munsters

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I don't want to get eaten alive
'cause you're so dangerous
No more hearts I can trust, you see
I don't want to get eaten alive
To be eaten alive
Eaten alive
I don't ever want to be
Eaten alive
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Reply #7 posted 05/24/17 1:49pm

morningsong

That weren't mentioned.

Barney Miller
St. Elsewhere
Fame
Dukes of Hazard

The Six Million Dollar Man
Hawaii 5-0
Rockford Files
Taxi
Baretta
CHiPs

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Reply #8 posted 05/24/17 2:23pm

kpowers

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Hudson said:

copying kpowers' idea



1. Laverne & Shirley

2. Gimme a Break

3. Maude

4. Cheers

5. The Greatest American Hero

6. The Muppet Show

7. The Addams Family

8. The Mary Tyler Moore Show

9. Animaniacs

10. Alice



1. Will & Grace

2. Hill Street Blues

3. Taxi

4. Alf

5. M*A*S*H*

6. The Cosby Show

7. I Love Lucy

8. Bewitched

9. I Dream of Jeannie (Barney Gumble!)

10. The Munsters

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Which one????????

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Reply #9 posted 05/24/17 2:37pm

rdhull

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Maude

c'mon baby, where's ya guts?
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Reply #10 posted 05/24/17 2:46pm

Hudson

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kpowers said:

Hudson said:

6. The Cosby Show

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Which one????????





That's the one I associate with it.

I don't want to get eaten alive
'cause you're so dangerous
No more hearts I can trust, you see
I don't want to get eaten alive
To be eaten alive
Eaten alive
I don't ever want to be
Eaten alive
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Reply #11 posted 05/24/17 4:16pm

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The Mary Tyler Moore Show

Diffr'rent Strokes

The Wayans Bros.

Laverne and Shirley

The Facts of Life

Blossom

Hill Street Blues

OZ

Degrassi (for all shows)

Sweet Valley High (I know, but it was catchy)

Honorable Mentions:

WKRP in Cincinnatti

Bonanza

The Patty Duke Show

Sanford and Son

The Jeffersons

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[Edited 5/24/17 16:19pm]

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Reply #12 posted 05/24/17 9:05pm

TD3

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Gunsmoke

Mission Impossible

MANNIX

Rockford Files

Fat Albert

Hill Steet Blues

Mary Tyler Moore Show

Mod Squad

The Partirdge Family

Batman

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Reply #13 posted 05/24/17 11:08pm

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My Top 10 Themes Of All Time tv music

1. Moonlighting

2. Wonder Woman

3. The Golden Girls

4. Family Ties

5. Welcome Back Kotter

6. Good Times

7. The Muppet Show

8. Cheers

9. A Different World

10. Monkey

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Reply #14 posted 05/25/17 7:02am

Guitarhero

The A Team

The Fall Guy

The Professionals

The Sweeney

CHIPS

A Different World

Hawaii 5-0
Rockford Files

The Avengers

The New Avengers

Airwolf

Streethawk

Automan

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Reply #15 posted 05/25/17 9:24am

sexton

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In alphabetical order:

Angel

The Avengers

Beware The Batman

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones

Josie And The Pussycats

Laverne & Shirley

One Day At A Time

The Partridge Family

WKRP In Cincinnati

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Reply #16 posted 05/27/17 2:56am

Adorecream

1. Cosby Show (Order, season 4, 2, 1, 3, 6, 7/8 and 5 last - ridiculous and overblown)

2. Fresh Prince

3. Versailles (SOHO show - the opening is incredible music)

4. Smurfs (La la la la)

5. Duck Tales (1987 opening - "Everyday out there making duck tales - woo hoo)

6. Streetfrogs (No one can do hip hop better than a frog can)

7. Family Guy

8. Simpsons

9. American Dad

10. South Park

Highly Commended - Futurama.

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Reply #17 posted 05/28/17 6:43pm

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sexton said:

In alphabetical order:

Angel

The Avengers

Beware The Batman

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones

Josie And The Pussycats

Laverne & Shirley

One Day At A Time

The Partridge Family

WKRP In Cincinnati

This is a great one.

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Reply #18 posted 06/04/17 8:43am

RJOrion

1. Thunderbirds (that animated puppet childrens sci-fi series from the late 60s)
2. The Munsters
3. Little Rascals (The original black&white "Our Gang" films)
4. Courageous Cat & Minute Mouse
5. Lost In Space
6. I Dream Of Jeannie
7. Soul Train (T.S.O.P. version)
8. Sanford & Son
9. Monday Night Football (the original one from the early 70's)
10. The Jeffersons
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Reply #19 posted 06/04/17 2:48pm

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Hye Arnold theme is beautiful.

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Reply #20 posted 06/05/17 8:16am

funkyslsistah

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Welcome Back Kotter
One Day At a Time
Sanford & Son
Lost In Space
The Jeffersons
The Addams Family
Three's Company
The Love Boat
Punky Brewster
Angie

There are easily 10-20 more top tv themes.
"Funkyslsistah… you ain't funky at all, you just a little ol' prude"!
"It's just my imagination, once again running away with me."
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Reply #21 posted 06/05/17 9:47am

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sexton said:

In alphabetical order:

Angel

The Avengers

Beware The Batman

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones

Josie And The Pussycats

Laverne & Shirley

One Day At A Time

The Partridge Family

WKRP In Cincinnati


I should clarify that The Avengers theme I mentioned is for the 1960s spy show, not any of the recent Avengers superhero cartoon themes.

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Reply #22 posted 06/05/17 9:53am

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Off the top of my head:

The Addams Family
Three's Company
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Fringe
Charmed (if that would count, since its not an original theme)
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Angel

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Reply #23 posted 06/06/17 10:01am

sexton

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thekidsgirl said:

Off the top of my head:

The Addams Family
Three's Company
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Fringe
Charmed (if that would count, since its not an original theme)
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Angel


I'm surprised the Beware the Batman theme by Dum Dum Girls did not make your list:



It's short, but sweet.

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Reply #24 posted 06/06/17 10:42am

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The saddest theme ever is the end credits to the Incredible Hulk, you know that piano music when Bruce is walking away

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Reply #25 posted 06/06/17 10:58pm

Hudson

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I don't want to get eaten alive
'cause you're so dangerous
No more hearts I can trust, you see
I don't want to get eaten alive
To be eaten alive
Eaten alive
I don't ever want to be
Eaten alive
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Reply #26 posted 06/06/17 11:54pm

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1. The X Files

2. Twin Peaks

3. Dexter

4. American Horror Stories

5. Supernatural

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Reply #27 posted 06/07/17 12:02am

kpowers

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grayson said:


5. Supernatural

Do they have an intro?????????

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Reply #28 posted 06/07/17 5:49am

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Mary Tyler Moore Show

Bob Newhart

Hawaii Five-O

Batman

Downton Abbey

Game Of Thrones

X Files

Hill Street Blues

Soparanos

The Partridge Family

"Families are torn apart, men women and children are separated. Children come home from school to find their parents have gone missing." - Anne Frank
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Reply #29 posted 06/07/17 8:49am

thekidsgirl

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sexton said:

thekidsgirl said:

Off the top of my head:

The Addams Family
Three's Company
The Mary Tyler Moore Show
Fringe
Charmed (if that would count, since its not an original theme)
Buffy The Vampire Slayer
Angel


I'm surprised the Beware the Batman theme by Dum Dum Girls did not make your list:


It's short, but sweet.



bawl It's waaayy too short. If it was long like the Game of Thrones theme, I'd like it more.

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