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What would be some tv show theme tunes that you found entertaining?

Asked by ucme (50034points) July 28th, 2010

Yeah, anything from the recent past or present that you remember. Once that sucker is in your head there’s no getting rid of it type tunes. I’m almost certain i’ve probably asked this before but what the hell, worth revisiting in my book.

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Jude's avatar

Maude, Sanford and Son and “Good Tiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimes, yeeeeeah”.

mrentropy's avatar

The Jeffersons, Married With Children.

ucme's avatar

Yeah one glance at the “siblings” confirms that yes indeed I have asked something similar. Oh well nothing wrong with a little deja vu I s’pose.

Hawaii_Jake's avatar

“Just sit right back and you’ll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip…” Gilligan’s Island

Frenchfry's avatar

The love boat, and

lloydbird's avatar

A couple of old favourites.
The Persuaders.

Rufus_T_Firefly's avatar

The Peter Gunn Theme by Henry Mancini. It’s been used everywhere. Even if you don’t know or remember the show, you’ve probably heard the theme.

WillWorkForChocolate's avatar

Tour of Duty (the original song was Paint it Black by the Rolling Stones)
McGuyver (or however you spell it)
Mission Impossible

Rewgreen's avatar

I’m with Lloydbird on this one, I still find The Persuaders theme extremely haunting.

lillycoyote's avatar

Since @ipso already got Mission Impossible I will have to post one of my other favorites: Malcom in the Middle

lillycoyote's avatar

I forgot! Secret Agent Man, in all it’s glorious 60s cheesiness. I love this one.

Austinlad's avatar

Star Trek
Space 1999
Hawaii 5–0
Route 66

knitfroggy's avatar

Bosom Buddies
True Blood it’s a new show but has one of the best Rockabilly songs I’ve ever heard

Austinlad's avatar

How could I have forgotten Mission Impossible ?

ipso's avatar

@Austinlad – how could we have all forgotten Star Trek and Hawaii Five-0

These are must add also

Get Smart
Hogan’s Heroes

aprilsimnel's avatar

Sanford and Son
The Jeffersons
Are You Being Served?
S.W.A.T. (I never watched the show, just the opening credits.)
Dukes of Hazzard
One Day at a Time
Mary Tyler Moore
Welcome Back, Kotter
The Bob Newhart Show
All in the Family
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

My absolute favourite?

Barney Miller. What a great show, and a fantastic theme to go with it. There’s about 6 variations, but no matter which series, that bass is effing phat!

I was a child in the 70s. ;D

OpryLeigh's avatar

My all time favouriteis The Village Green Preservation Society from Jam and Jerusalem.

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