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    17 TV Theme Songs People Love From Their Childhoods

    🎶 And I say hey, what a wonderful kind of day 🎶

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite childhood TV theme songs. Let nostalgia wash over you as you read their responses.

    1. All That

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    Nickelodeon/ YouTube

    "The All That theme song by TLC and Hey Sandy from The Adventures of Pete and Pete. Quintessential '90s."

    livdom100

    2. Growing Pains

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    Warner Bros./ YouTube

    "'Show Me That Smile,' the theme song from Growing Pains is one I always gravitate toward! It is so upbeat, and always brings me back to being a kid watching this show!"

    mattyc3

    3. Daria

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    MTV/ YouTube

    "'You're Standing On My Neck' by Splendora, aka, the Daria theme song. It was my ringtone for a hot minute, and it's really hard to not sing along when it plays."

    izzie14

    4. Reading Rainbow

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    PBS/ YouTube

    "I sometimes just go onto YouTube for the express purpose of watching the Reading Rainbow opening theme."

    melp4c5d95b27

    5. The Buzz on Maggie

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    Disney/ YouTube

    "The Buzz on Maggie had such a great theme song for being a show that is pretty much forgotten. Upbeat, fun to sing, and it had a good message in the lyrics."

    monikap6

    6. The Magic School Bus

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    PBS/ YouTube

    "The theme song to The Magic School Bus (the one by Little Richard) did not need to go as hard as it did."

    sabs21

    7. Speed Racer

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    Trans-Lux/ YouTube

    "An oldie, but still my all-time favorite cartoon and theme song — SPEED RACER. I'll catch myself randomly start to hum the theme song out of nowhere...lol."

    michaeldavid

    8. Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

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    Fox/ YouTube

    "Ducktails, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, and X-Men (the '90s cartoon version)."

    gigimomster

    9. Sister, Sister

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    The WB/ YouTube

    "Sister, sister! Talk about a two-way twister! Now that everybody knows, I ain't ever gonna let. You. Go!"

    hermionegranger0112358

    10. Full House

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    ABC/ YouTube

    "The Full House theme song: 'Everywhere You Look.'"

    joannao4a7f693d6

    11. Wishbone

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    PBS/ YouTube

    "'What’s the story, Wishbone?' Easily, the Wishbone theme song was the best one around."

    melp4c5d95b27

    12. Arthur

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    PBS/ YouTube

    "And I say, 'Hey!'”

    stipyit

    13. The Fairly OddParents

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    Nickelodeon/ YouTube

    "The Fairly OddParents. 10/10."

    drink_water_1

    14. Fraggle Rock

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    The Jim Henson Company/ YouTube

    "Dating myself here, but the Fraggle Rock theme still slaps."

    tenfoldsnails

    15. The Proud Family

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    Disney/ YouTube

    "The Proud Family theme song was a bop. 👏"

    katiekat1315

    16. The Jetsons

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    ABC/ YouTube

    17. And finally, Good Times

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    CBS/ YouTube

    "Good Times."

    munchkin06

    Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity. Not all submissions are from Community users.

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