The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time TV Programs

The Best TV Theme Songs of All Time

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The best TV theme songs and TV intros of all time will take you back to some of the greatest moments in TV. Television theme songs set the tone for the entire series, and for the beginning of each episode. We all have a special connection to what we think are the best TV themes. They get stuck in our head, we sing them without noticing and we remember them fondly after a series has ended.

What are the best TV theme songs? Vote on the best TV show theme songs here and make sure your favorite gets the attention it deserves. If you think the Magyver theme song was the coolest or you loved the Muppet Babies intro song...by all means, vote! Help improve this list of the best TV theme songs of all time.


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    the people's #1 & most listed
    Kirstie Alley, Kelsey Grammer, Woody Harrelson

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    The Addams Family


    John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy

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  3. 3
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    - 1015


    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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  4. 4
    + 2298
    - 1217
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air


    Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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  5. 5
    + 1202
    - 509
    The Flintstones


    Mel Blanc, Harvey Korman, Don Messick

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  6. 6
    + 1292
    - 732
    Mission: Impossible


    Leonard Nimoy, Sam Elliott, Martin Landau

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    - 614
    Gilligan's Island


    Tina Louise, Dawn Wells, Alan Hale

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    Happy Days


    Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Scott Baio

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    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Alan Alda, Jamie Farr, Harry Morgan

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    Hawaii Five-O

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    William Smith, Jack Lord, Richard Denning

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    Scooby-Doo


    Don Messick, Kate Melton, Scott Innes

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  12. 12
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    Joe Pesci, Wallace Shawn, Frank Welker

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    + 1381
    - 642
    The Muppet Show


    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

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    + 1344
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    The Simpsons


    Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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    Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith

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    Max Baer, Donna Douglas, Buddy Ebsen

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    Maureen McCormick, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis

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    Sherman Hemsley, Isabel Sanford, Marla Gibbs

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    Loni Anderson, Jan Smithers, Howard Hesseman

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    Batman

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    Bruce Lee, Yvonne Craig, Adam West

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    John Travolta, Marcia Strassman, Gabe Kaplan

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    Sesame Street

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    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Kevin Clash

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    Ron Howard, Andy Griffith, Don Knotts

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    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    Catherine Bach, Waylon Jennings, John Schneider

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    Laverne & Shirley


    Penny Marshall, Michael McKean, Cindy Williams

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    The Greatest American Hero


    Connie Sellecca, Robert Culp, Michael Paré

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    - 705
    The X-Files


    Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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    - 357


    Morgan Freeman, Morgan Brittany, Rod Serling

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    Mr. T, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn

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    Rob Reiner, Jean Stapleton, Carroll O'Connor

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    Eva Gabor, Eddie Albert, Pat Buttram

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    Milla Jovovich, Fergie, Christina Applegate

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    Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson

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    - 457


    Betty White, Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty

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    - 224


    Phil Hartman, Mel Blanc, Frank Welker

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    + 330
    - 255


    Michael Landon, Lorne Greene ... Marshall Cole, Tim Matheson

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    + 654
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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer


    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan

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    - 526

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Betty White, Mary Tyler Moore, Cloris Leachman

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    + 733
    - 714
    Doctor Who


    Tom Baker, Eric Roberts, Jon Pertwee

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    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon

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    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    James Garner, Rita Moreno, Bo Hopkins

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    Yvonne De Carlo, Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis

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    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Helena Bonham Carter, Don Johnson, Edward James Olmos

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    Fred Grandy, Gavin MacLeod, Will Geer

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    Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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    Suzanne Somers, John Ritter, Don Knotts

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    Alfre Woodard, Jeffrey Tambor, Dennis Franz

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    Danny Bonaduce, Susan Dey, Shirley Jones

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