TV Theme Songs help set the tone for the show. Some are simple, others completely elaborate. The most iconic theme songs are the ones that are complete earworms. They stick with you, and you can’t help but sing them throughout the day.
Here are some of our favorites.
From the bass line to the simple yet catchy lyrics, there’s a good chance the Inspector Gadget theme song has been stuck in your head since the first time you heard it.
Life may be like a hurricane in Duckberg, but the high-energy tone of the Ducktales theme has you ready to take on anything.
Composer Mark Snow knocks it out of the park with one of the most memorable TV theme songs ever created.
The Fairly Oddparents
Wands and wings, floaty crowny things! This Nickelodeon show may have the most catchy song of any Nicktoon.
Law and Order
The simple yet elegant Law and Order theme sets the mood for the popular crime drama on NBC.
Sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name. While everyone may have their own personal “Cheers,” chances are it doesn’t come with this famous TV theme song.
Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Will Smith sets the tone for his NBC comedy with an incredibly catchy track that everyone has rapped at least once.
You don’t become one of the longest-running shows without a catchy theme song.
The music of Angelo Badalamenti doesn’t just play during the opening credits. The theme plays throughout the David Lynch series and improves with each listen.
We dare you not to skip this theme song.
The 80s glam rock-style ballad is as entertaining as the HBO show.
Admit it. You always wanted to be the very best, like no one ever was.
Star Trek: The Next Generation
We’re not here to argue about which Star Trek series is best. There’s no denying, however, that the theme for The Next Generation goes hard.
For many, this is the TV theme song that begins after hearing the iconic HBO opening sound.
The trippy nature of the opening song for the animated Netflix series sets the tone for what’s one of the greatest shows of all time.
Sometimes, TV shows air condensed versions of their opening themes. Whenever Community does this, it does its theme song a disservice.
Between the stylized credits and the catchy song, we’re counting the reasons we should stay.
That 70’s Show
The opening song for That 70’s Show was already a catchy tune. When Cheap Trick took over duties, it elevated it to an all-time great.
Every kid has spent at least one Saturday morning singing along to the Captain Planet theme song.
All In The Family
This TV theme song has been parodied so many times for a reason. It’s an absolute classic and one of the catchiest TV theme songs.
The Addams Family
Who hasn’t snapped their fingers to the beat of The Addams Family theme song?
The Andy Griffith Show
A simple whistle kicks off one of the greatest TV shows ever made. Like the series itself, the Andy Griffith theme song is iconic.
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