10 TV Theme Songs We'll Never Forget

One of the best parts of watching your favorite television shows is listening and singing along to the catchy tune that plays before the episode even begins. These theme songs are an important part of the show — and you couldn't forget them even if you tried!

Check out these 10 TV theme songs that we'll never forget: 

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1. Mad Men

"A Beautiful Mine" - RJD2

Mad Men may be over, but we will never forget the show's iconic theme song. 'A Beautiful Mine' can be interpreted and applied to the plot in a myriad of ways. 

2. Grey's Anatomy

"Cosy in the Rocket" - Psapp

Grey's Anatomy's opening song will forever leave you dreaming of the hospital drama and hot-doctor hook-ups.

3. Friends

"I'll Be There For You" - The Rembrandts

The Friends opening theme song (and those six besties!) will literally always be there for you.... on Netflix, of course

4. The O.C.

"California" - Phantom Planet

Trying to escape to Cali? Us too. This tune will forever remind us of the beach and the drama that unfolded on The O.C.

5. That 70's Show

"In The Street" - Cheap Trick 

Not only was That 70's Show's theme song the most fun to sing along to, it also showed Wilmer Valderrama and the other funky characters ready to get into some trouble.


6. Gilmore Girls

"Where You Lead" - Carole King

Gilmore Girls' theme song brings tears to our eyes, just thinking of Alexis Bledel and her mom's amazing relationship on the show.

7. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

"The Fresh Prince" - Quincy Jones III

Kudos to whoever can recite the entire Fresh Prince theme song!

8. Friday Night Lights

"Friday Night Lights Theme" - W.G. Snuffy Walden

All of the Friday Night Lights music is beautiful, and uses no words at all — just simple tones and melodies that transport you back to the hallways of East Dillon.


9. Sex and The City

"Sex and the City Theme" - Groove Armada

One note of this song is all you need to picture four of the city's hottest chicas strutting the streets of NYC.

10. Law & Order

"Law and Order" - Mike Post

Between the intimidating voiceover, the ominous sounds, and the gavel, you will surely never forget how every episode of Law & Order began.