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AdLib On July - 21 - 2012

Just a few notes from the beginning of a tv show’s theme song can trigger a flood of nostalgia from your past. For this weekend’s theme, we go back to the theme songs of tv shows that were classics for us. Whether they’re just a few years old or decades old, share the opening music for shows that were among your faves.

I’m going back to the ’60’s and ’70’s to start things off, when opening music for tv shows seemed to be so iconic (and most of which have been remade as films or new tv series). My first selection is from a cult show, the forerunner of the X Files and many other shows that used supernatural stories (the opening is actually so amazingly tame and spartan):

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Mission Impossible

The Wild, Wild West
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tu-8W-Sredo

The Six Million Dollar Man

Hawaii 5-0

The Prisoner

Categories: Music Thread

Written by AdLib

My motto is, "It is better to have blogged and lost hours of your day, than never to have blogged at all."

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  1. bito says:

    Cheers

    Frasier theme tune -- Kelsey Grammer

  2. bito says:

    JOHNNY RIVERS -- Secret Agent Man 1966

    Theme From Peter Gunn (Mancini, 1958)

  3. LFer says:

    Petticoat Junction


  4. LFer says:

    Captain Kangaroo


  5. LFer says:

    Looney Tunes


  6. LFer says:

    M -- I -- C -- K -- E -- Y
    You know the rest.


  7. LFer says:

    Green Acres


  8. The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour;


    This show shook up the “establishment,” not to mention the censors.

  9. AdLib says:

    The Carol Burnett Show


    Love American Style


    That Girl


  10. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir;


  11. AdLib says:

    Comedy tonight!

    Curb Your Enthusiasm


    Seinfeld


    The Office



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