The 40 Best TV Theme Songs of All Time
Page 3 of 1032. The X-Files - Mark Snow
Just a touch of horror-movie tension in its theme music gave a show about the paranormal it's paranoid aura. The instrumental composition hit #1 on the singles chart in France, which—as much as I love it for a TV intro—has me scratching my head.
31. The Brady Bunch - Sherwood Schwarz
Schwarz created both The Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Isle and wrote the theme songs for both with the since-abandoned belief that a theme song should clearly communicate the show's premise.
30. The Greatest American Hero - "Believe It Or Not" by Mike Post and Stephen Geyer
There are some things in life that are impervious to cynicism. Ralph Hinkley in a superhero costume is one of them. Joey Scarbury singing "Theme from Greatest American Hero (Believe It or Not)" is another one.
29. Welcome Back Kotter - John Sebastian
Nearly a decade after the break-up of Lovin' Spoonful and the mostly unsuccessful solo career that followed, Sebastian found himself with a #1 hit when he wrote "Welcome Back" for TV. Apropos for a show that starred the king of all comebacks John Travolta.