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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    + 1958
    - 945

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

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  2. 2
    + 1775
    - 798
    The Addams Family


    John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy

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  3. 3
    + 1951
    - 1054


    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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  4. 4
    + 2355
    - 1242
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air


    Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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  5. 5
    + 1241
    - 533
    The Flintstones


    Mel Blanc, Harvey Korman, Don Messick

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  6. 6
    + 1229
    - 633
    Gilligan's Island


    Tina Louise, Dawn Wells, Alan Hale

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  7. 7
    + 1314
    - 760
    Mission: Impossible


    Leonard Nimoy, Sam Elliott, Martin Landau

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  8. 8
    + 1400
    - 667
    Happy Days


    Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Scott Baio

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  9. 9
    + 1333
    - 799

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Alan Alda, Jamie Farr, Harry Morgan

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  10. 10
    + 1255
    - 730
    Hawaii Five-O

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    William Smith, Jack Lord, Richard Denning

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  11. 11
    + 1250
    - 549
    Scooby-Doo

    ranked low on reranks
    Don Messick, Kate Melton, Scott Innes

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  12. 12
    + 1068
    - 459


    Joe Pesci, Wallace Shawn, Frank Welker

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  13. 13
    + 1410
    - 662
    The Muppet Show


    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

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  14. 14
    + 1370
    - 846
    The Simpsons


    Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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  15. 15
    + 932
    - 592


    Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith

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  16. 16
    + 887
    - 616


    Max Baer, Donna Douglas, Buddy Ebsen

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  17. 17
    + 890
    - 631


    Maureen McCormick, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis

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  18. 18
    + 873
    - 687


    Sherman Hemsley, Isabel Sanford, Marla Gibbs

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  19. 19
    + 761
    - 691

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Loni Anderson, Jan Smithers, Howard Hesseman

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  20. 20
    + 944
    - 561
    Batman

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    Bruce Lee, Yvonne Craig, Adam West

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  21. 21
    + 826
    - 731

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    John Travolta, Marcia Strassman, Gabe Kaplan

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  22. 22
    + 981
    - 604
    Sesame Street

    ranked low on reranks
    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Kevin Clash

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  23. 23
    + 734
    - 476


    Ron Howard, Andy Griffith, Don Knotts

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    + 746
    - 548


    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    + 749
    - 648


    Catherine Bach, Waylon Jennings, John Schneider

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  26. 26
    + 662
    - 624
    Laverne & Shirley


    Penny Marshall, Michael McKean, Cindy Williams

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  27. 27
    + 956
    - 744


    Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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  28. 28
    + 839
    - 725
    The X-Files


    Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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  29. 29
    + 642
    - 589
    The Greatest American Hero


    Connie Sellecca, Robert Culp, Michael Paré

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  30. 30
    + 543
    - 378

    ranked low on reranks
    Morgan Freeman, Morgan Brittany, Rod Serling

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  31. 31
    + 733
    - 700


    Mr. T, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn

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  32. 32
    + 655
    - 635


    Rob Reiner, Jean Stapleton, Carroll O'Connor

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  33. 33
    + 550
    - 511


    Eva Gabor, Eddie Albert, Pat Buttram

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  34. 34
    + 661
    - 595


    Milla Jovovich, Fergie, Christina Applegate

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  35. 35
    + 687
    - 669


    Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson

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  36. 36
    + 573
    - 475


    Betty White, Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty

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  37. 37
    + 339
    - 242


    Phil Hartman, Mel Blanc, Frank Welker

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  38. 38
    + 730
    - 746


    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon

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  39. 39
    + 346
    - 275


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

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  40. 40
    + 747
    - 738
    Doctor Who


    Tom Baker, Eric Roberts, Jon Pertwee

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  41. 41
    + 664
    - 677
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer


    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan

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  42. 42
    + 477
    - 584


    James Garner, Rita Moreno, Bo Hopkins

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  43. 43
    + 482
    - 583


    Helena Bonham Carter, Don Johnson, Edward James Olmos

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  44. 44
    + 402
    - 553

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Betty White, Mary Tyler Moore, Cloris Leachman

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  45. 45
    + 324
    - 243

    ranked low on reranks
    Yvonne De Carlo, Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis

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  46. 46
    + 541
    - 628


    Fred Grandy, Gavin MacLeod, Will Geer

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  47. 47
    + 496
    - 415

    added by YaSin
    Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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  48. 48
    + 559
    - 548


    Suzanne Somers, John Ritter, Don Knotts

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  49. 49
    + 363
    - 481

    added by Lastcalldave
    Alfre Woodard, Jeffrey Tambor, Dennis Franz

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  50. 50
    + 253
    - 335


    Danny Bonaduce, Susan Dey, Shirley Jones

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