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    22 Opening Theme Songs That Did NOT Need To Go That Hard

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    1. Outlander — "The Skye Boat Song" by Raya Yarbrough:

    "Outlander" title card — which is the show title over the rocks of Craig Na Dun in Scotland.
    Starz

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    2. The Newsroom — "Main Title" by Thomas Newman:

    "The Newsroom" title card — which is the show title over a camera.
    HBO

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    3. True Blood — "Bad Things" by Jace Everett:

    "True Blood" title card — which is closeup blood cells.
    HBO

    You can watch the entire sequence here.

    4. Veronica Mars — "We Used to be Friends" by the Dandy Warhols:

    "Veronica Mars" title card — which is the title of the show in pencil on notebook paper.
    UPN

    You can watch the entire sequence here.

    5. House M.D. — "Teardrop" by Massive Attack:

    "House M.D." title card — which is the title of the show over an x-ray.
    Fox

    You can watch the entire sequence here.

    6. Game of Thrones — "Main Title" by Ramin Djawadi:

    "GoT" title card — which is the title of the show branded into an iron circle.
    HBO

    You can watch the entire sequence here.

    7. Mad Men — "A Beautiful Mind" by RJD2:

    "Mad Men" title card — which is the title over a silhouette of a sitting man smoking a cigarette.
    AMC

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    8. The Simpsons — "The Simpsons Theme" by Danny Elfman:

    "The Simpsons" title card — which is the title in a cloudy sky.
    Fox

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    9. Shameless (US) — "The Luck You Got" by the High Strung:

    Fiona peeing in the Gallagher family bathroom.
    Showtime

    You can watch the fulls sequence here.

    10. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air — "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" by Will Smith FKA the Fresh Prince:

    "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" title card.
    NBC

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    11. Freaks and Geeks — "Bad Reputation" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts:

    "Freaks and Geeks" title card — which is the title over a school picture day backdrop.
    NBC

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    12. Daredevil — "Main Title" by John Paesno and Braden Kimball:

    "Daredevil" title card — which is the title over a silhouette of the superhero.
    Netflix

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    13. Mozart in the Jungle — "Lisztomania" by Phoenix, performed by the Hollywood Symphony:

    "Mozart in the Jungle" title card.
    Amazon Prime

    You can listen to the full sequence here.

    14. Sherlock — "Main Title" by David Arnold and Michael Price:

    "Sherlock" title card — which is the title over a London landscape.
    BBC

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    15. Orange Is the New Black — "You've Got Time" by Regina Spektor:

    "OITNB" title card — which is the title in the sky over a prison yard.
    Netflix

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    16. True Detective — "Far from Any Road" by the Handsome Family:

    "True Detective" title card.
    HBO

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    17. Narcos — "Tuyo" by Pedro Bromfman:

    "Narcos" title card — which is the title over a landscape of Colombia.
    Netflix

    You can watch the fulls sequence here.

    18. Arthur — "Believe in Yourself" by Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers:

    "Arthur" title card — which is the title on a page in a book featuring the titular character.
    PBS

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    19. La Casa De Papel (Money Heist) — "My Life Is Going On" by Cecilia Krull:

    "La Casa de Papel" title card — which is the title of the show over a white bank.
    Netflix

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    20. Community — "At Least It Was Here" by the 88:

    "Community" title card — which is the title of the show in blue ink on a white sheet of paper.
    NBC

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    21. Big Little Lies — "Cold Little Hearts" by Michael Kiwanuka:

    "Big Little Lies" title card — which is the title of the show over a bridge in Monterey, CA.
    HBO

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    22. Finally, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit — "Theme of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" by Mike Post:

    "SVU" title card.
    NBC

    You can watch the full sequence here.

    What's your favorite opening title sequence from a TV show? Sound off in the comments below.

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