~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets]

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wheregreggeats.com
Filet Mignon
2013/04/13 00:30:10
This is kind of a fun rundown of the best TV themes of all time.
I suggest posting your nomination ... and only then clicking on the link with the results.
post edited by wheregreggeats.com - 2013/04/13 00:33:40
wheregreggeats.com
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 00:37:12
mar52
Sirloin
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 00:56:20
Mission Impossible
Adams Family  (snap snap)
Hawaii 50
77 Sunset Street  (click click)
 
My mind is now tired.
 
mar52
Sirloin
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 00:57:37
Say it isn't so!
EdSails
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 02:27:52
I can see it. Once you get that song in your head, it takes days to get rid of it!
 
mayor al
Fire Safety Admin
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 04:25:06
More due to the passing of Annette than to long term re-use...the Mickey Mouse Club March
then
Have Gun, will Travel- A personal favorite
Flipper
Andy Griffith
Star Trek & TNG
'Pink Panther Theme (Movies and Cartoons)
Mancini's "Mr Lucky"
Gomer Pyle
Tonite Show Theme
Theme from "Kelly's Heros"
" " "     " "    "2001, A Space Odyssey"
 
love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 14:44:15
Ditto Mission Impossible
Rockford Files
Batman (I don't particularly like it, but it stuck)
Green Acres--hahaha!!
 
EdSails - have you ever read Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs?  That will put some very bad things into your head, but it's hilarious.
post edited by love2bake - 2013/04/13 14:45:47
plb
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 15:27:13
Mr. Ed
EdSails
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 15:59:30
love2bake

Ditto Mission Impossible
Rockford Files
Batman (I don't particularly like it, but it stuck)
Green Acres--hahaha!!

EdSails - have you ever read Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs?  That will put some very bad things into your head, but it's hilarious.

 
I'll look it up. Sounds just what I would enjoy!
EdSails
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 15:59:30
love2bake

Ditto Mission Impossible
Rockford Files
Batman (I don't particularly like it, but it stuck)
Green Acres--hahaha!!

EdSails - have you ever read Dave Barry's Book of Bad Songs?  That will put some very bad things into your head, but it's hilarious.

 
I'll look it up. Sounds just what I would enjoy!
EdSails
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 16:01:09
Can't overlook the theme from Get Smart. How many theme songs had metal doors closing as part of the music?
 

EdSails
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 16:04:01
plb

Mr. Ed

You rang?
 
You have no idea how often I was called that in elementary school.
ScreamingChicken
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 16:46:43
love2bake

Rockford Files
Great theme song, great lead character, great car...although perhaps I'm a bit biased on that last one.  And speaking of Mike Post songs, I'm surprised (and just a little miffed) that "Hill Street Blues" apparently wasn't even in the competition.  Of course, it wasn't the only great theme not included.
 
One of my all-time favorites was "Simon & Simon" and I admit to a certain fondness for Lee Majors' rendition of the "Fall Guy" theme.
love2bake
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 21:29:03
Screaming - Jim Garner was so perfect for that role.  The show also had characters you "loved to hate," like Angel.  What a weasel...   Do/did you have a Firebird from that time?
 
 
Earl of Sandwich
Double Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/13 22:20:24
I just learned that Paul Anka wrote The Tonight Show theme.
cementhead
Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/14 18:03:08
Dukes of Hazzard
mike1980
Junior Burger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/15 05:22:27
The Munsters!
ann peeples
Sirloin
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/15 08:20:18
Brady Bunch
Adam 12
Cops
cavandre
Double Chili Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/15 08:22:10
Bonanza
wanderingjew
Sirloin
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/15 11:09:43
A little off topic..... speaking of theme songs...
I can't get over that Jim  Parsons who plays Sheldon Cooper on the Big Bang Theory is the same age now that Ed Asner was when he first started playiing Lou Grant on the Mary Tyler Moore show.
kennyb
Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/15 12:53:31
green acres
beverly hillbillys
gilligans island
flintstones
fishtaco
Double Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/15 13:43:29
What, no theme to Peter Gunn!
buffetbuster
Porterhouse
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/16 09:33:35
Two others I fondly recall that haven't been mentioned is Al Jarreau singing the Moonlighting theme song and the understated Taxi theme song, which was perfect for that show.
Sonny Funzio
Double Cheeseburger
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/28 15:15:23
That's a tough one, there are SO many great themes.
 
"Keep Your Eye on the Sparrow" - Sammy Davis Jr. - The theme from Baretta.
Hill Street Blues - Mike Post  
Chico and the Man - Jose Feleciano  
Theme from Cheers - Gary Portnoy  
The Six Million Dollar Man theme ... that one still makes the hair stand up a bit  
More recent one ... Miami Vice  - Jan Hammer
an odd one ... I always liked Edith and Archie at the piano singing Those Were the Days / All in the Family theme ... very nostalgic.

 
 
 
post edited by Sonny Funzio - 2013/04/28 15:20:49
mr chips
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/28 21:46:05
I liked the Frasier theme way too much
carolina bob
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/29 01:07:28
Here's a series with really great theme music that most people don't remember or have never heard of... Bearcats!, an adventure series from 1971 starring Rod Taylor and Dennis Cole that unfortunately was canceled after only 13 episodes. 
ScreamingChicken
Filet Mignon
Re:~ The TV Theme Songs [Brackets] 2013/04/29 10:00:45
Bob, I remember the show (and the car!) but not the theme...