"Making your way in the world today…"
"Thank you for being a friend…"
"Here's the story/ Of a lovely lady…"
TV theme songs hold a crazy power over us, don't they? Long after we've forgotten how to apply the Pythagorean theorem and who fought who in the War of 1812, we can still sing all the words to our favorite theme songs. It's kind of a genius marketing move, really; like a catchy advertising jingle, a great TV theme song gets etched onto our brains in permanent marker, creating warm and fuzzy small-screen memories that last a lifetime.
Of course, these days we're lucky if we get ten seconds of instrumental music before a TV show begins. But we're reaching back to the glory days of TV for our latest Yahoo! TV bracket: Theme Song Thunderdome. We combed through decades of television to pick out the most memorable theme songs ever. It was tough -- extremely tough -- to narrow it down, but we ended up with 32 theme songs, which we ranked 1 through 16 and placed into two halves of aRead More »from Theme Song Thunderdome: Vote for the Best TV Theme Songs of All Time