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    Updated on Oct 5, 2019. Posted on Oct 2, 2019

    38 TV Show Theme Songs People Consider To Be The Greatest Of All Time

    Featuring The Golden Girls, A Different World, The X-Files, and more.

    On Tuesday, writer and comedian Travon Free asked people to share what they thought is the greatest TV theme song ever.

    What is the greatest TV theme song ever?

    As expected, the responses varied, but I'll admit I got nostalgic going down memory lane with all of the classic TV shows mentioned. Ahead are just a sample of titles people submitted:

    Cartoon Network

    1. The Golden Girls

    2. Sanford and Son

    @Travon Sanford and Son. It’s not even a competition.

    3. The Flintstones, Gilligan's Island, The Jetsons, The Addams Family, and The Brady Bunch

    @Travon The Flintstones Gilligan's Island The Jetsons The Addams Family The Brady Bunch

    4. Perfect Strangers

    5. Twin Peaks

    6. The Wonder Years

    7. Good Times

    8. A Different World

    9. The Simpsons

    10. That's So Raven

    11. Bonanza

    12. Hawaii Five-O

    @Travon Hawaii 5-O No contest. Closely followed by Buffy, Peter Gunn and Get Smart.

    13. The X-Files

    14. X-Men: The Animated Series

    @Travon X-Men: The Animated Series

    15. Cheers, Bosom Buddies, and Mr. Belvedere

    @Travon Cheers Bosom Buddies Mr. Belvedere

    16. The Muppet Show

    17. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

    @Travon @charliepick Fresh Prince of Bel Air

    18. Beverly Hillbillies

    19. S.W.A.T.

    20. M*A*S*H

    21. Malcolm in the Middle

    @Travon Yes, no, maybe... I don't know! Can you repeat the question? (Malcolm in the Middle)

    22. The Wire

    23. One Day at a Time

    @Travon The lack of One Day At A Time responses is chilling me

    24. The Wonder Years and Family Matters

    @Travon Wonder Years.... Close sEcond: FAMILY Matters extended cut.

    25. Succession

    26. The Dukes of Hazzard

    27. ER

    @Travon for the instrumental category: ER

    28. The Greatest American Hero

    29. Animaniacs

    30. The A-Team

    31. The Courtship of Eddie's Father

    @Travon Courtship of Eddies Father (yes I’m old)

    32. Growing Pains

    33. DuckTales

    34. Fame

    35. Hey Arnold!

    36. Miami Vice

    37. Hill Street Blues

    38. Amen

    Don't see yours listed? Tell us what you think is the greatest TV theme song in the comments! 📺

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