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Favorite TV Theme Song

Discussion in 'The OT' started by John Corn, Apr 7, 2002.

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  1. Apr 7, 2002 #1 of 43
    John Corn

    John Corn Hall Of Fame

    Mar 21, 2002
    How about the theme from Hawaii Five-O? A classic!
    The Greatest American Hero
    Good Times.......awwww the memories. :)

    You have to go check out this website of Favorite TV Theme Songs, boy does it ever bring back memories.

    The Classic TV Database
  2. Apr 7, 2002 #2 of 43
    Chris Blount

    Chris Blount Creator of DBSTalk Staff Member Administrator DBSTalk Gold Club

    Jun 22, 2001
    Star Trek Voyager theme
    Seventh Heaven Theme (okay, I like the sound of the guitars)
    Greates American Hero
  3. Apr 7, 2002 #3 of 43
    Scott Greczkowski

    Scott Greczkowski Banned User

    Mar 21, 2002
    The Dukes of Hazzard (Just the good ole boys)
    The Gary Shandling Show (This is the theme to Garys show....)
    Green Acers
    Gilligans Island
  4. Apr 7, 2002 #4 of 43
    Steve Mehs

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    Mar 21, 2002
    Green Acres
    Whos The Boss
    South Park
  5. Apr 7, 2002 #5 of 43
    Mark Lamutt

    Mark Lamutt Your Neighborhood Liasion

    Mar 23, 2002
    Definitely The Greatest American Hero! One of my favorite songs of all time.

    Remember William Shatner's Tekwar series of movies - theme song from Warren Zevon called Real or Not - also one of my favorite songs of all time (it's available on "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead - an Anthology").

    Theme song from Bosom Buddies, Magnum PI, love the theme song from Enterprise (I know that's an unpopular opinion), Babylon 5 - all 5 seasons, Drew Carey (Cleveland Rocks).
  6. Apr 8, 2002 #6 of 43

    TNGTony Hall Of Fame

    Mar 23, 2002
    Peter Gun
    I Spy
    Hawaii 5-0
    Crime Story
    Miami Vice (how '80s!)
    Law & Order 1-3rd season

    See ya
  7. Mark Lamutt

    Mark Lamutt Your Neighborhood Liasion

    Mar 23, 2002
    Lots of new members these days, and lots of oldie but goodie threads in Potpourri, so because I can, I'm recycling this one for the heck of it. :D

    I'll now admit that 3 years and 20 days later, the theme song from ST: Enterprise is no longer on my list... :lol:
  8. TNGTony

    TNGTony Hall Of Fame

    Mar 23, 2002
    My list remains the same! There are no new theme songs out there that catch me like these do. BTW for those that don't know, the them to Crime Story was Del Shanon's "Little Runaway".

    See ya
  9. Laverne

    Laverne Guest

    Feb 17, 2005
    Well, of course I have to say Laverne & Shirley! :D

    So many:
    All In The Family
    Welcome Back, Kotter
    The Muppet Show (I'm sure N8 will agree! :lol: )

    DH would vote for Married... With Children

    I'll leave some for the rest of you.

    To include instrumentals, I'd have to add M*A*S*H (which actually does have words, but only played once), Barney Miller and Sanford & Son. :listening
  10. dalucca

    dalucca Legend

    Feb 5, 2005
    I got my kids hooked on TVLand......here are some of their and my favorites:

    Addams Family
    The Munsters
  11. ntexasdude

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    Jan 23, 2005
    Now this is a story 'bout a man named Jed
    A poor mountain farmer, barely kept his family fed......

    The Beverly Hillbillys of course. One of the funniest shows ever. :D
  12. Laverne

    Laverne Guest

    Feb 17, 2005
    As a kid (growing up in TX), I used to wonder :confused: who drank oil, and why, since it was obviously valuable, having gold in it! :sure:
  13. lazaruspup

    lazaruspup Godfather

    Mar 18, 2005
    Best Instrumental... Dr. Who or The Simpsons
    Best Original Theme Song... Tie Between The Addams Family and Beverly HIllbillies
    Best Recycled Song as a Theme... Married With Children
  14. SAEMike

    SAEMike Banned User

    May 29, 2004
    Dukes of Hazzard
    All in the Family
    Family Guy (omage to All in the Family)
    Sanford and Son
    Great American Hero
  15. deraz

    deraz Daydreamer DBSTalk Gold Club

    Sep 25, 2004
    Cheers :goodjob:
  16. cdru

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    Dec 4, 2003
    Who the heck brough up this old threa...oh wait. Never mind.

    They aren't really theme songs...more theme instrumentals:
    24...the "thumping" sound of the seconds ticking by
    Little House on the Prarie...I can still remember seeing Laura running down the hill at the end of the show
    Mission Impossible
    Doogie Houser, MD
  17. pjmrt

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    Jul 17, 2003
    So do you know what the words "schmeil. schmeizel" (I don't even know how to spell them) mean? They are real words.
  18. pjmrt

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    Jul 17, 2003
    I'd have to go with lazaruspup as best instrumental (and one of the top of my list in general) the original Dr. Who theme (Tom Baker era) followed by the modern Dr. Who theme, followed by Hawaii Five-O.
    After that.... many that have already been mentioned: All in the Family, Welcome Back Kotter, Secret Agent Man (at least I think that was the name of the series),...
  19. TonyM

    TonyM Banned User

    Aug 14, 2003
    Sanford & Son
  20. Laverne

    Laverne Guest

    Feb 17, 2005
    I almost forgot...

    Monty Python's Flying Circus!!
    The name of that song (betcha don't know) was "Liberty Bell March" by John Philip Sousa
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