Favorite TV Theme song

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  1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    What is your favorite TV theme song? There are so many good ones but I think this is my favorite:

    Mary Tyler Moore

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oBTWF1bDPn0

    I also loved this one when I was a kid:

    Addams Family

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVDJvrBFDDc

    1. D_D_Brown profile image60
      D_D_Brownposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      The High Chaparral

      http://www.kfcplainfield.com/sound/highchaparral.wav

      Used to love to watch that show...

      1. Jim Hunter profile image60
        Jim Hunterposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Ol Blue.

        I had forgotten about High Chaparral.

        Good show.

    2. profile image0
      cosetteposted 10 years agoin reply to this
  2. IzzyM profile image88
    IzzyMposted 10 years ago

    I used to love the theme from M*A*S*H

  3. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 10 years ago

    Air Wolf

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
      Uninvited Writerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I don't recall that one.

      1. ediggity profile image60
        ediggityposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXehSng0NV4

        It's one of those songs that can get stuck in your head for hours.

        1. rebekahELLE profile image88
          rebekahELLEposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          yeah, that's a great one too!

        2. Uninvited Writer profile image81
          Uninvited Writerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Nice one.

  4. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years ago

    Form an old recording of ancient TV themes:

    Mr. Lucky
    Peter Gunn
    Rawhide

    On a lighter note, the theme from The Nanny, for its jazz music and lyrics.

    Neutral: ST:TOS music, but I hate the lyrics.

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
      Uninvited Writerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I remember the Peter Gunn one. The Nanny was also a good one smile

      It made me think of 77 Sunset Strip...that was a great one.

      1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
        Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Yes, I remember that too. Pretty good one.

  5. Teresa McGurk profile image59
    Teresa McGurkposted 10 years ago

    Miami Vice and MacGyver.  But not back to back.

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, MacGyver!

  6. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 10 years ago

    I forgot Threes Company

  7. rebekahELLE profile image88
    rebekahELLEposted 10 years ago

    Miami Vice was a great one.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGkurWAXgZs

    gosh, I even loved The Flintstones!!

    Friends got really tiresome because my sons dvr'd every episode..

  8. Teresa McGurk profile image59
    Teresa McGurkposted 10 years ago

    uninvited: It made me think of 77 Sunset Strip...that was a great one.

    I remember that -- it was pretty cool -- didn't it open with people clicking their fingers?

  9. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago
    1. Teresa McGurk profile image59
      Teresa McGurkposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Yes!  That's it--(77 SS).
      Great--

      1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
        Uninvited Writerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I think I remember the theme song more than the show smile

  10. Michael Willis profile image71
    Michael Willisposted 10 years ago

    I don't have the link, but "The Love Boat!"   It stays in your head and you hear it over and over again!

  11. europewalker profile image76
    europewalkerposted 10 years ago

    Homicide Life on the Streets

  12. beth811 profile image81
    beth811posted 10 years ago

    Hawaii Five-O

    1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
      Uninvited Writerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I think they are using the same theme for the new show.

  13. lrohner profile image76
    lrohnerposted 10 years ago

    Green Acres

    1. Michael Willis profile image71
      Michael Willisposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Love that one!!!!!

    2. Jane@CM profile image59
      Jane@CMposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Now I have that earbug!

      Mary Tyler Moore

      The show with Buffy & Jody - I can hear the song but can't think of the show.

      Happy Days

      M*A*S*H - love the whole song

      Petticoat Junction lol

      1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
        Ron Montgomeryposted 10 years agoin reply to this



        Family Affair - I always wondered about "Mr. French".

        1. Uninvited Writer profile image81
          Uninvited Writerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          and Uncle Bill smile

    3. Uninvited Writer profile image81
      Uninvited Writerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I just adore a penthouse view!

  14. tony0724 profile image60
    tony0724posted 10 years ago
  15. profile image0
    ralwusposted 10 years ago

    All In the Family

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      "Gee our old LaSalle ran great"

      1. profile image0
        ralwusposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        LOL I loved it when dingbat sang. Not!

  16. Ron Montgomery profile image60
    Ron Montgomeryposted 10 years ago
  17. bayoulady profile image68
    bayouladyposted 10 years ago

    BRANDED
    You have to be a baby boomer to remember this one:
    Theme song to BRANDED , which was a show about a man that was branded as coward during the aftermath of the civil war.

    I think it was Chuck Conners as the star..hummm
    Loved him in the RIFLEMAN.

    BRANDED LYRICS:
    "All but one man died,there at Bitter Creek
    and they say he ran away...........
    What can you do when you are branded, but you know you're a man?
    So where ever you go for the rest of your life
    you must proove you're a man!

  18. profile image0
    Onusonusposted 10 years ago

    Gilligan's Island.

  19. Diane Inside profile image84
    Diane Insideposted 10 years ago

    The greatest american Hero, "believe it or not I'm walking on air, I never thought I could feel so freeeeee"

    1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image90
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Oooooooo, I miss that show.

  20. tony0724 profile image60
    tony0724posted 10 years ago

    If I may there was a show called " The Mod Squad " back in the late sixties called ' The Mod Squad " that was pretty cool

  21. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    Wow, this thread is reminding me of shows I'd forgotten. I remember watching High Chapparal smile Oh, and The Big Valley too with Barbara Stanwyck and Lee Majors.

    I really liked the music for The Virginian too.

    And I can't forget Get Smart, That Girl and The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iH0YdU1L2yU

    There were some good ones in the 60s.

    Oh, and The Prisoner was also a good one:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBvc84J_F2E

  22. profile image0
    ralwusposted 10 years ago

    and there was 'Gone Fishing'; Andy Griffith

  23. tio12 profile image60
    tio12posted 10 years ago

    Beverly Hills 90210

  24. manlypoetryman profile image79
    manlypoetrymanposted 10 years ago

    I always enjoyed the theme to "Taxi". It was kind'a relaxing for a moment or two. As a late nite rerun it would be the last thing I listened to before shutting the TV off and going to bed.

  25. timorous profile image80
    timorousposted 10 years ago

    The Avengers had a pretty cool theme tune.

    Monty Python used 'Liberty Bell' by John Philip Sousa.

    The original theme for The Littlest Hobo (German Shepherd dog goes around helping people in trouble).

  26. Jim Hunter profile image60
    Jim Hunterposted 10 years ago

    Barney Miller had a great theme song.

    Welcome back Kotter.

  27. rebekahELLE profile image88
    rebekahELLEposted 10 years ago

    one of my favorites.  Law and Order. very first season.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yVL0GBun … re=related

  28. ediggity profile image60
    ediggityposted 10 years ago

    Cheers was pretty good also.

  29. Uninvited Writer profile image81
    Uninvited Writerposted 10 years ago

    Most TV themes these days are practically non-existent.

    Of course, I can't leave out the various CSI/Who songs. Even then they have cut down the theme for CSI: Las Vegas. Grey's Anatomy had a good one but it's been reduced to practically nothing.

  30. H.C Porter profile image73
    H.C Porterposted 10 years ago

    Keep in mind that I have 2 smll kids so I dont watch much adult TV...So I would have to admit that I sing the Phineas And Ferb
    Song in my head all the time.....
    I think it is cute  big_smile

    There's 104 days of summer vacation
    And school comes along just to end it
    So the annual problem for our generation
    Is finding a good way to spend it

    Like maybe...
    Building a rocket
    Or fighting a mummy
    Or climbing up the Eiffel Tower

    Discovering something that doesn't exist (Hey! )
    Or giving a monkey a shower

    Surfing tidal waves
    Creating nanobots
    Or locating Frankenstein's brain (It's over here! )

    Finding a dodo bird
    Painting a continent
    Or driving your sister insane (Phineas! )

    As you can see
    There's a whole lot of stuff to do
    Before school starts this fall (Come on Perry)

    So stick with us 'cause Phineas and Ferb
    Are gonna do it all
    So stick with us 'cause Phineas and Ferb are
    Gonna do it all!
    (Mom! Phineas and Ferb are making a title sequence!

 
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