BEST TV THEME SONGS

  1. Northern Exposure
    The bouncy harmonica (or maybe it's some type of woodwind instrument?) gets me every time.
  2. Frasier
    Tossed salad and scrambled eggs
  3. The Munsters
    So good it's getting sampled for pop music today
  4. The Addams Family
    Even if no one really knows all the words, everyone recognizes the iconic intro and snaps
  5. Happy Days
    The fifties interpreted by the seventies
  6. Rugrats
    Another bouncy intro that lasts just long enough and accurately represents the show it was for.
  7. The Flinstones
    More theme songs should have words imo. Yabba dabba doo!
  8. Friends (I'll be there for you)
    👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻
  9. The 3 Stooges
    The cartoon version from the sixties (maybe 70s) where the stooges enter the scene as a marching band.
  10. Seinfeld
    Most recognizable bass riff
  11. Popeye the Sailor
    He's strong to then finish 'cause he eats his spinach
  12. Love is All Around (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)
    "You're gonna make it after aaaaaaaaall"
  13. Spider-Man
    Is he strong? Listen bud, he's got radioactive blood.
  14. Batman
    Nanananananananana
  15. Where you lead (Gilmore Girls)
    Written and performed by Carol King 🙌🏻
  16. Full House
    Nearly impossible to not sing along
  17. Peter Gunn Theme
    Sexiest and swingin'-est tv show theme
  18. Bonanza
    Staccato rhythms suggesting adventure in the Wild West
  19. Scooby Doo
    Jinkies, it's a groovy tune
  20. Bewitched
    Perfectly sixties and twinkling to match the tone of the show
  21. The Muppet Show
    The most sensational, inspirational, celebrational, and Muppetational
  22. Hawaii Five O
    DRUM SOLO!
  23. Fresh Prince of Bel Air
    Actually impossible to not sing along
  24. The Pink Panther
    Slinky
  25. Doctor Who
    Oooooo-WEEEEEEEE-oooooooooooo!
  26. The Twilight Zone
    Creepy using just a few notes repeated over and over—just like Jaws.
  27. Big Bang Theme
    Even if you hate the show, it's a clever theme written and performed by The Barenaked Ladies
  28. Three's Company
    Come and knock on our door
  29. The Beverly Hillbillies
    One day he was shootin' at some food, and out from the ground came some bubblin' crude...oil that is.
  30. Arthur
    Oddly reggae-esque. "Ya gotta listen to your heart, listen to the beat, listen to the rhythm, the rhythm of the street..."
  31. Lost in Space
    Early John(ny) Williams
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  32. Twin Peaks
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  33. Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
    unBREAKABLE
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  34. The Dick Van Dyke Show
    Annoyingly catchy
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  35. Star Trek: Voyager
    Not very well-known but the most befitting theme for a Star Trek series
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  36. Cheers!
    Don't you wanna go to that place just based on the theme song?
    Suggested by   @kate81
  37. The X-Files
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  38. Taxi
    So '70s
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  39. I Dream of Jeannie
    Almost exactly the same as Bewitched but still great.
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  40. Parenthood
    Bob Dylan's Forever Young💙
    Suggested by   @Egghead
  41. The Sopranos
    Woke up this mornin...
    Suggested by   @kina
  42. Charles in Charge
    Charles in charge! Of our days, and our nights! (Kind of creepy since he's a manny, but whatevs, it's catchy.)
  43. Star Trek: The Original Series
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  44. Star Trek: The Next Generation
    It was the Star Trek: The Motion Picture theme first but whatevs
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  45. Comedy Bang! Bang!
    Reggie Watts
    Suggested by   @moonjockey
  46. Stop, I'm Already Dead (iZombie)
    This song + comic book style intro art = perfection.
  47. Laverne and Shirley
    "Schlemiel, schlimazel, Hasenpfeffer incorporated!" I sometimes start singing this song for no reason.
  48. That '70s Show
    HELLO WISCONSIN!
  49. The Andy Griffith Show
    Whistled earworm
  50. Mad Men
    Maybe it's just the intro art that makes it so awesome, but in any case it's awesome!
  51. Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
    Jazzy flapper times
  52. Bill Nye the Science Guy
    BILL! BILL! BILL! BILL!
  53. Chuck
    Short skirt, long jacket by Cake.
  54. Malcolm in the Middle
    "Life is unfair"
  55. Drunk History
    So inspiring
  56. Downton Abby
    Super long but also super perfect
  57. The Simpsons
    Danny Elfman wrote this staple of Americana.