The Top 15 TV Theme Songs

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See, we told you we'd write a theme songs list. The shows may have boring title cards -- you know, random scenes from the show, awkward shots of the stars looking "relaxed," unrelated nature backgrounds -- but their tunes are as memorable as it gets. From claps to snaps, violins to guitars, and whistles to lyrics, these songs have become pop culture staples -- and they've definitely been stuck in our heads on more than one occasion. Here are the top 15 theme songs of all time.

15. It's Garry Shandling's Show
Ah, sweet meta-reference!

14. The Beverly Hillbillies
I'm not sure what a heapin' helpin' of hospitality is. But it sounds nice!

13. Dukes of Hazzard
There's something about a western-themed theme song, isn't there?

12. Gilligan's Island
If only Lost or Survivor had a theme song this jolly ...

11. The Greatest American Hero
The best part about this song isn't even the song. It's what the song inspired.

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10. The Flintstones
Admit it. You say "Yabba-dabba-doo!" more often than you should.

9. Happy Days
Every day was happy, so long as this song was playing. But what about Sunday?

8. Dallas
Have you ever met someone who couldn't hum this theme song?

7. Batman
You cannot deny the awesome power of one word, three notes, and a bunch of na-na-na-na's.

6. Rawhide
Seriously, what is up with these Westerns? They all seem to have great theme songs.

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5. Cheers
I don't know about you, but I'd like to go where everybody knows my name.

4. The Dick Van Dyke Show
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery -- but nothing compares to the original.

3. Friends
You know when to clap, you know when to harmonize, and you know when to riff on your air guitar. But you probably don't know the second verse. It's cool. No one does.

2. The Addams Family
What does ooky mean, anyway?

1. Mission Impossible
You could be running from a serial killer, searching for a rare book in the library, or even snooping around a rich guy's property for a stolen dolphin. It doesn't matter -- this theme is impossibly good.

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