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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    + 1908
    - 915

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

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  2. 2
    + 1730
    - 769
    The Addams Family


    John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy

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  3. 3
    + 1896
    - 1011


    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Matthew Perry

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  4. 4
    + 2294
    - 1212
    The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air


    Will Smith, Nia Long, Tatyana Ali

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  5. 5
    + 1200
    - 505
    The Flintstones


    Mel Blanc, Harvey Korman, Don Messick

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  6. 6
    + 1291
    - 730
    Mission: Impossible


    Leonard Nimoy, Sam Elliott, Martin Landau

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  7. 7
    + 1194
    - 611
    Gilligan's Island


    Tina Louise, Dawn Wells, Alan Hale

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  8. 8
    + 1374
    - 642
    Happy Days


    Ron Howard, Henry Winkler, Scott Baio

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  9. 9
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    - 772

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

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  10. 10
    + 1235
    - 697
    Hawaii Five-O

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    William Smith, Jack Lord, Richard Denning

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  11. 11
    + 1206
    - 529
    Scooby-Doo


    Don Messick, Kate Melton, Scott Innes

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  12. 12
    + 1041
    - 436


    Joe Pesci, Wallace Shawn, Frank Welker

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  13. 13
    + 1379
    - 638
    The Muppet Show


    Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Louise Gold

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  14. 14
    + 1342
    - 821
    The Simpsons


    Steve Carell, Martin Sheen, Hank Azaria

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  15. 15
    + 908
    - 571


    Davy Jones, Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith

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    + 865
    - 590


    Max Baer, Donna Douglas, Buddy Ebsen

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  17. 17
    + 863
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    Maureen McCormick, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis

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  18. 18
    + 853
    - 661


    Sherman Hemsley, Isabel Sanford, Marla Gibbs

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    + 741
    - 663

    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    Loni Anderson, Jan Smithers, Howard Hesseman

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    - 538
    Batman

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    Bruce Lee, Yvonne Craig, Adam West

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    often listed & Ranked High on Reranks
    John Travolta, Marcia Strassman, Gabe Kaplan

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    + 954
    - 584
    Sesame Street

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

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    + 712
    - 454


    Ron Howard, Andy Griffith, Don Knotts

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    + 730
    - 521


    William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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    - 710


    Kaley Cuoco, Mayim Bialik, Melissa Rauch

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    + 729
    - 626


    Catherine Bach, Waylon Jennings, John Schneider

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    + 644
    - 599
    Laverne & Shirley


    Penny Marshall, Michael McKean, Cindy Williams

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    + 626
    - 561
    The Greatest American Hero


    Connie Sellecca, Robert Culp, Michael Paré

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    + 816
    - 702
    The X-Files


    Gillian Anderson, Lucy Lawless, David Duchovny

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    + 521
    - 354


    Morgan Freeman, Morgan Brittany, Rod Serling

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    + 713
    - 677


    Mr. T, George Peppard, Robert Vaughn

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    + 639
    - 612


    Rob Reiner, Jean Stapleton, Carroll O'Connor

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    + 535
    - 490


    Eva Gabor, Eddie Albert, Pat Buttram

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  34. 34
    + 637
    - 574


    Milla Jovovich, Fergie, Christina Applegate

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    + 669
    - 641


    Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson

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  36. 36
    + 552
    - 455


    Betty White, Bea Arthur, Estelle Getty

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  37. 37
    + 322
    - 222


    Phil Hartman, Mel Blanc, Frank Welker

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  38. 38
    + 330
    - 253


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

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    + 395
    - 523

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

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  40. 40
    + 654
    - 647
    Buffy the Vampire Slayer


    Sarah Michelle Gellar, Eliza Dushku, Alyson Hannigan

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  41. 41
    + 732
    - 711
    Doctor Who


    Tom Baker, Eric Roberts, Jon Pertwee

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  42. 42
    + 309
    - 222


    Yvonne De Carlo, Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis

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    + 469
    - 561

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

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  44. 44
    + 711
    - 724


    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon

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  45. 45
    + 472
    - 561


    Helena Bonham Carter, Don Johnson, Edward James Olmos

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  46. 46
    + 527
    - 606


    Fred Grandy, Gavin MacLeod, Will Geer

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  47. 47
    + 541
    - 527


    Suzanne Somers, John Ritter, Don Knotts

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    + 481
    - 389

    added by YaSin
    Emilia Clarke, Lena Headey, Natalie Dormer

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    + 355
    - 455

    added by Lastcalldave
    Alfre Woodard, Jeffrey Tambor, Dennis Franz

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  50. 50
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    - 310


    Danny Bonaduce, Susan Dey, Shirley Jones

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