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#RSFans’ Favorite TV Theme Songs

Stand-out music from ‘Cheers,’ ‘The Munsters,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ and 13 more shows

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‘The Wonder Years’

The Wonder Years' classic theme is a cover of the Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends" as sung by Joe Cocker. It was inducted into both the Grammy Award Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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‘Battlestar Galactica’

Composer Richard Gibbs is responsible for the Battlestar Galactica theme, which is aptly titled "Are You Alive?"

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‘The Sopranos’

The Sopranos theme song is a remixed version of "Woke Up This Morning," a song written by English band Alabama 3 in 1997. Their music has appeared in many shows and films including 3000 Miles to Graceland, A Life Less Ordinary and Gone in 60 Seconds.

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‘John Adams’

The theme music for John Adams, composed by Rob Lane and Joseph Vitarelli, is also the song played before home games of the Washington Nationals.

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‘The Big Bang Theory’

Written by the Barenaked Ladies, The Big Bang Theory's theme covers the formation of the galaxy in roughly 20 seconds.

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‘Game of Thrones’

Grammy-nominated composer Ramin Djawadi is responsible for Game of Thrones' brooding, epic intro song, as well as the rocking compositions in the first Iron Man movie.

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Malvina Reynolds wrote "Little Boxes" in 1962 at the age of 62, which became a hit for her folkie friend, Pete Seeger.

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‘That ’70s Show’

Todd Griffin, a relatively unknown performer, was the singer covering Big Star's "In the Street" for That '70s Show's first season. His version was replaced with Cheap Trick's rendition starting with the show's second season – their additional, now-signature "we're all all right!" chant at the end was a nod to the band's song "Surrender." Got all that?