100 Greatest TV Theme Songs

  1. Hawaii Five-O - Morton Stevens & The CBS Orchestra (Hawaii Five-O)

  2. Mission Impossible - Lalo Schifrin (Mission Impossible)

  3. Peter Gunn - Henry Mancini (Peter Gunn)

  4. The Fishin' Hole - Earle Hagen (The Andy Griffith Show)

  5. Song From M.A.S.H. (Suicide Is Painless) - The Mash  (M.A.S.H.)

  6. Where Everybody Knows Your Name - Gary Portnoy (Cheers)

  7. TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia) - MFSB featuring the Three Degrees (Soul Train)

  8. Batman Theme - Neal Hefti (Batman)

  9. Theme From The Monkees - Monkees (The Monkees)

10. Love Is All Around - Sonny Curtis (The Mary Tyler Moore Show)

11. Johnny's Theme - Tonight Show Orchestra (The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson)

12. Movin' On Up - Ja'net Dubois (The Jeffersons)

13. Ballad Of Jed Clampett- Flatt & Scruggs (The Beverly Hillbillies)

14. The Addams Family Main Theme - Vic Mizzy (The Addams Family)

15. Dragnet Main Title - Walter Schumann (Dragnet)

16. Those Were The Days - Archie & Edith (Carroll O'Connor & Jean Stapleton) (All In The Family)

17. Welcome Back - John Sebastian (Welcome Back, Kotter)

18. Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers (Secret Agent)

19. Bonanza - David Rose (Bonanza)

20. Thank You For Being A Friend - Cynthia Fee (The Golden Girls)

21. I'll Be There For You - The Rembrandts (Friends)

22. The Streetbeater - Quincy Jones (Sanford And Son)

23. The Ballad of Gilligan's Isle - Wellingtons / Eligibles (Gilligan's Island)

24. Meet The Flintstones - Hoyt Curtin (The Flintstones)

25. Can You Tell Me How to Get to Sesame Street -  Jean "Toots" Thielemans (Sesame Street)

26. William Tell Overture - Gioachino Rossini (The Lone Ranger)

27. Theme of Law & Order - Mike Post (Law & Order)

28. Route 66 Theme - Nelson Riddle (Route 66)

29. Theme From Star Trek - Alexander Courage (Star Trek)

30. Bandstand Boogie - Les Elgart / Barry Manilow (American Bandstand)

31. Fresh Prince of Bel Air Theme Song - Will Smith (Fresh Prince of Bel Air)

32. The Simpsons Main Title Theme - Danny Elfman (The Simpsons)

33. Miami Vice Theme - Jan Hammer (Miami Vice)

34. The Rockford Files - Mike Post (The Rockford Files)

35. Mr. Ed - Jay Livingston (Mister Ed)

36. This Is It - Polly Cutter (One Day At A Time)

37. Dramatic Twilight - Marius Constant (The Twilight Zone)

38. The Theme From Hill Street Blues - Mike Post (Hill Street Blues)

39. Woke Up This Morning - A3 (The Sopranos)

40. Believe It Or Not - Joey Scarbury (The Greatest American Hero)

41. The Ballad Of Davy Crockett - Fess Parker (Disneyland - Davy Crockett Indian Fighter)

42. A Different World - Phoebe Snow / Aretha Franklin / Boyz II Men (A Different World)

43. Love And Marriage - Frank Sinatra (Married With Children)

44. Park Avenue Beat - Fred Steiner (Perry Mason)

45. The Brady Bunch - Frank De Vol (The Brady Bunch)

46. Who Are You - The Who (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)

47. The Mickey Mouse March - Jimmie Dodd & The Mouseketeers (The Mickey Mouse Club)

48. Theme From Magnum P.I. - Mike Post (Magnum P.I.)

49. Rawhide - Frankie Laine (Rawhide)

50. Patty Duke Show Theme - Sid Ramin / Bob Wells (The Patty Duke Show)

51. Angela - Bob James  (Taxi)

52. Odd Couple Theme - Neal Hefti (The Odd Couple)

53. Theme From Dallas - Jerrold Immel (Dallas)

54. Love, American Style - Cowsills / Ron Hicklin Singers (Love, American Style)

55. When We're Singin' / C'mon Get Happy - Partridge Family (The Partridge Family)

56. Doctor Who Theme - Delia Derbyshire (Doctor Who)

57. The Munsters Theme - Jack Marshall (The Munsters)

58. Moonlighting (Theme) - Al Jarreau (Moonlighting)

59. Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow - Sammy Davis Jr. (Baretta)

60. Spider-man Theme Song - Paul Francis Webster (Spider-man)

61. Funeral March of a Marionette - Charles Gounod (Alfred Hitchcock Presents)

62. Theme From S.W.A.T. - Rhythm Heritage (S.W.A.T.)

63. Night Court Opening Theme - Jack Elliot / Ernie Watts (Night Court)

64. Barney Miller Theme - Jim Hughart (Barney Miller)

65. Good Ol' Boys - Waylon Jennings (Dukes Of Hazzard)

66. Petticoat Junction Theme - Curt Massey (Petticoat Junction)

67. Happy Days - Pratt & McClain (Happy Days)

68. WKRP in Cincinnati (Main Theme) - Steve Carlisle (WKRP in Cincinnati)

69. It's Howdy Doody Time - Buffalo Bob Smith (Howdy Doody)

70. Won't You Be My Neighbor - Fred Rogers (Mister Rogers' Neighborhood)

71. Daniel Boone Theme - Vera Matson & Lionel Newman (Daniel Boone)

72. Shine On Me - Vanessa Bell Armstrong (Amen)

73. Theme from L.A. Law - Mike Post (L.A. Law)

74. The Treme Song - John Boutte (Treme)

75. Beverly Hills 90210 Theme - John E. Davis (Beverly Hills 90210)

76. How Do You Talk To An Angel - The Heights (The Heights)

77. Harlem Nocturne - Earle Hagen (Mickey Spillane's Mike Hammer)

78. Tossed Salads And Scrambled Eggs - Kelsey Grammer (Frasier)

79. Cleveland Rocks - The Presidents of the United States of America (The Drew Carey Show)

80. With A Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker (The Wonder Years)

81. Dick Van Dyke Show Theme - Earle Hagen (The Dick Van Dyke Show)

82. I Love Lucy - Eliot Daniel (I Love Lucy)

83. The Little House - David Rose (Little House On The Prairie)

84. Bugs Bunny Overture - Mel Blanc (The Bugs Bunny Show)

85. The Love Boat - Jack Jones (The Love Boat)

86. The Jetsons Theme - Hoyt Curtin (The Jetsons)

87. Theme From My Three Sons - Frank De Vol (My Three Sons)

88. 77 Sunset Strip - Mack David (77 Sunset Strip)

89. The Facts Of Life - Al Burton (The Facts Of Life)

90. Best Friend - Nilsson (The Courtship Of Eddie's Father)

91. Green Acres Opening Theme - Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor (Green Acres)

92. Making Our Dreams Come True - Cyndi Grecco (Laverne & Shirley)

93. Runaway - Del Shannon (Crime Story)

94. F Troop Theme - William Lava (F Troop)

95. Get Smart Theme - Irving Szathmary (Get Smart)

96. Mr. Lucky - Henry Mancini (Mr. Lucky)

97. Hogan's Heroes March - Jerry Fielding (Hogan's Heroes)

98. Hey Beautiful - Solids (How I Met Your Mother)

99. Bad Boys - Inner Circle (Cops)

100. Frolic - Luciano Michelini (Curb Your Enthusiasm)

55 More Worth Mentioning
101. In The Street - Todd Griffin (That 70s Show)

102. The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana) - Banana Splits (The Banana Splits)

103. Three's Company, Too - Ray Charles & Julia Rinker (Three's Company)

104. Good Times - Jim Gilstrap & Blinky Williams (Good Times)

105. The Big Bang Theory Theme - Barenaked Ladies (The Big Bang Theory)

106. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who (CSI: Miami)

107. Baba O'Riley - The Who (CSI: New York)

108. Theme from Ironside - Quincy Jones (Ironside)

109. Jeannie - Hugo Montenegro (I Dream of Jeannie)

110. Mannix Theme - Lalo Schifrin (Mannix)

111. Falling - Angelo Badalamenti (Twin Peaks)

112. We've Got a Gorilla for Sale - Hoyt Curtin (The Magilla Gorilla Show)

113. Theme From The Men - Isaac Hayes (The Men)

114. The A-Team Theme - Mike Post (The A-Team)

115. Car 54, Where Are You? - Nat Hiken (Car 54, Where Are You?) 

116. My So Called Life Theme - W.G. Snuffy Walden (My So Called Life)

117. Bewitched - Howard Greenfield (Bewitched)

118. The Shake - Laurie Johnson (The Avengers)

119. The Outer Limits Theme - Harry Lubins (The Outer Limits)

120. Wild Wild West Main Title - Richard Markowitz (The Wild Wild West)

121. In Living Color - Heavy D and Eddie F (In Living Color)

122. Everything's Archie - The Archies (The Archie Show)

123. There's A New Girl In Town - Linda Lavin (Alice)

124. Zorro - The Mellomen (Zorro)

125. Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans - Louis Armstrong (Frank's Place)

126. Everywhere You Look - Jesse Frederick (Full House)

127. As Days Go By - Jesse Frederick (Family Matters)

128. Theme from Lost In Space - John Williams (Lost In Space)

129. Family Affair Theme - Frank De Vol (Family Affair)

130. Top Cat Theme - Hoyt Curtin (Top Cat)

131. Theme from The Fugitive - Pete Rugolo (The Fugitive)

132. Kiss Me - Bobby McFerrin / Oregon Symphony / Craig Handy / Lester Bowie (The Cosby Show)

133. The Best Of Both Worlds - Miley Cyrus (Hannah Montana)

134. Straight Up and Down - The Brian Jonestown Massacre (Boardwalk Empire)

135. Like Curious George - Dr. John (Curious George)

136. Maverick Theme - David Buttolph & Paul Francis Webster (Maverick)

137. Go Speed Racer, Go - Danny Davis and the Nashville Brass (Speed Racer)

138. Animaniacs Theme - Richard Stone (Animaniacs)

139. Seinfeld Theme - Jonathan Wolff (Seinfeld)

140. Scooby-Doo Where Are You! - David Mook/Austin Roberts (Scooby-Doo Where Are You!)

141. The X Files - Mark Snow (The X Files)

142. Theme From St. Elsewhere - Dave Grusin (St. Elsewhere)

143. As Long As We've Got Each Other - BJ Thomas / Jennifer Warnes / Dusty Springfield (Growing Pains)

144. Without Us - Dennis Tufano & Mindy Sterling/Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams (Family Ties)

145. Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego? - Rockapella (Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?)

146. Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now - David Pomeranz (Perfect Strangers)

147. Go Go Power Rangers - Aaron Waters - The Mighty RAW (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)

148. Liberty Bell - John Philip Sousa (Monty Python's Flying Circus)

149. You're My Greatest Love - Ray Bloch Orchestra (The Honeymooners)

150. The Rebel - Johnny Yuma - Johnny Cash (The Rebel)

151. Ballad of Paladin - Johnny Western (Have Gun - Will Travel)

152. The Persuaders! Titles and Synthesiser theme - John Barry (The Persuaders!)

153. White Shadow Main Theme - Mike Post feat. Larry Carlton (The White Shadow)

154. Greenback Boogie - Ima Robot (Suits)

155. Theme From Oz - Steve Rosen