10 Of The Best TV Show Theme Songs

10 Of The Best TV Show Theme Songs

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The theme song of every show is the first impression that you get. Some shows just have a boring little tune or something that has absolutely no relation to the show whatsoever. What can make the show even better than it already is is when the theme song matches the show perfectly! So here is a list of some of the best TV shows that are even better because of their theme songs.


"I'll Be There For You." There isn't a song more perfect for this show! We watch these six friends go through so many challenges and successes over the course of 10 seasons. No matter how many deaths, job losses, breakups, marriages, or just about every other life event, they always stand by each other, always. I mean, really, what describes "FRIENDS" more than always being there for each other?

2. One Tree Hill

"I Don't Wanna be Anything Other Than Me." "One Tree Hill" is an incredible story of a group of people and their journeys of finding themselves over the course of nine seasons and 18 years. We see the star basketball player and chronic jerk become an inspiring husband and father. The slutty and not-so-bright cheerleading captain becomes a fearless mother and insanely successful fashion designer. We also see the shy, nerdy girl become a famous singer and music producer. All of the main characters truly find who they want to be, despite all of the drama and pain that is perfectly entwined in their lives.

3. Parenthood

"Forever Young." "Parenthood" is exactly how it sounds: a show about parents and how they handle their families. This large family encounters so many obstacles, from college to cancer, and yet, they come out on the other side even stronger. The kids learn from their parents and the parents learn even more from their kids. Following this family through their lives is absolutely beautiful. And really, what phrase sounds more like a parent than telling their kids to stay forever young?

4. Gilmore Girls

"Where You Lead, I Will Follow." "Gilmore Girls" is a heartwarming comedy about a mother and daughter and their complicated, hilarious lives. The show is full of belly laugh-worthy one-liners, but also sob-worthy mother-daughter moments. Lorelai Gilmore had her daughter Rory at the young age of 16, and was completely alone. This unfortunate circumstance, however, led to the most amazing relationship between Lorelai and Rory. No matter what, if one of them is out on the road, feeling lonely and so cold, all she has to do is call the other's name and she'll be there, on the next train.

5. Pretty Little Liars

"Secret." "Pretty Little Liars" is a very popular teen show about four friends and their many secrets. After their close friend was murdered, they start getting blackmailed by a mysterious person. Although I may be easily frightened, this show actually has so many terrifying and jaw dropping moments. From the first note of the theme song, I'm already hiding under my blankets. It is so extremely accurate to the show that only two can keep a secret if one of them is dead.

6. The Big Bang Theory

"Big Bang Theory Theme." "The Big Bang Theory" is about a group of scientists and their lives together with the struggling actress across the hall. These men are so entranced in their lives of science that they're barely able to see the real world around them. Their theme song describes how our entire world became what it is today! And just like the song says, it all started with the big bang.

7. Full House

"Everywhere You Look." Who doesn't love "Full House"? This family is hilarious and yet, the end of every episode contains a very heartwarming lesson. This theme song starts off the show perfectly. We watch this family grow over nine years, and it's impossible not to love every single person! In each episode, we see that everywhere you look (everywhere you look) there's a face of somebody who needs you.

8. The Fosters

"Where You Belong." "The Fosters" is an ABC Family original show about a family with gay mothers and five foster children, all of different cultures. Because of their many racial and personal differences, this family encounters a lot of struggles, especially the struggle of feeling important and like they belong. This show can be so sad and scary yet funny and sweet, but as a whole, it is extremely heartwarming. The goal of these parents is to make sure that their once-forgotten children know that they're surrounded by love and they're wanted. They'll never be alone.

9. Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

"Fresh Prince of Bel Air." In this hilarious 90's sitcom, Will Smith plays the cousin in his very close-knit family, and it starts when he moves in with them. I find myself laughing until I snort at Will's sarcasm or his cousin Carlton's somewhat spastic dance moves. This theme song gives us a perfect background on Will's life just before he moves in with his auntie and uncle in Bel Air.

10. That 70's Show

"In The Street." "That 70's Show" is another comedy that always gets me. These six friends are perfect representations of what life was like in the 70's. There is the nerdy quiet friend (Eric), and the crazy, wild one (Steven), the popular, beautiful one (Jackie), the sassy, no-BS one (Donna), the handsome, somewhat dumb one (Kelso), and of course, the comic relief (Fez). Everyone in each friend group can relate to one of these characters. As they drive down the street, singing the theme song at the top of their lungs, it's impossible not to picture yourself and your friends. Even though we don't really have anything to do, we're all alright, we're all alright!

These shows are all so incredible. Whether it's because they make you laugh until you pee or sob until you can't breath, they all make an impact on you. But what makes these shows even better is that their theme songs fit the show better than any other! Without the theme song, they wouldn't be the same.

If you find yourself humming it while you shower or clapping along to it while it plays, that's when you know it's a good one!

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To The Boy Who Will Love Me Next

If you can't understand these few things, leave before things get too involved

To the boy that will love me next, I need you to know and understand things about me and my past. The things I have been though not only have shaped the person I’ve become, but also sometimes controls my life. In the past I’ve been used, abused, and taken for granted, and I want something real this time. The guys before you were just boys; they didn’t know how to treat me until it was too late. They didn’t understand how to love me, until I broke my own heart. Before you truly decide to love me I want you to understand these things.

When I tell you something, please listen.

I’m my own person, I want to be loved a certain way. If I ask you to come over and watch movies with me please do it, if I ask for you to leave me alone for a few hours because it’s a girl’s night please do it. I don’t just say things to hear my own voice, I say things to you because it’s important to my life and the way I want to be loved. I’m not a needy person when it comes to being loved and cared for, but I do ask for you to do the small things that I am say.

Forgive my past.

My past is not a pretty brick road, it is a highway that has a bunch of potholes and cracks in it. I have a lot of baggage, and most of it you won’t understand. But don’t let my past decided whether you want to love me or not. My past has helped form who I am today, but it does not define who I am. My past experiences might try and make an appearance every once in a while, but I will not go back to that person I once was, I will not return to all that hurt I once went though. When I say those things, I’m telling the complete and honest truth. I relive my past every day, somethings haunt me and somethings are good reminds. But for you to love me, I need you to accept my past, present and future.

I’m just another bro to the other guys.

I have always hung out with boys, I don’t fit in with the girl groups. I have 10 close girlfriends, but the majority of my friends are guy, but don’t let this scare you. If I wanted to be with one of my guy friends I would already be with him, and if you haven’t noticed I don’t want them because I’m with you. I will not lose my friendships with all my guy friends to be able to stay with you. I will not cut off ties because you don’t like my guy friends. I have lost too many buddies because of my ex-boyfriends and I promised myself I wouldn’t do that again. If you don’t like how many guy friends I have you can leave now. Don’t bother trying to date me if you can accept the fact I’m just another bro.

I might be a badass, but I actually have a big heart.

To a lot of people I come off to be a very crazy and wild girl. I will agree I can be crazy and wild, but I’m more than that. I’m independent, caring, responsible, understanding, forgiving, and so such more type of woman. Many people think that I’m a badass because I don’t take any negatively from anyone. Just like we learned when we were younger, “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all.” Most people can’t do that in today’s world, so I stick up for myself and my friends. I don’t care what anyone thinks about me, or their option on how I live my life. The only thing I care about is being able to make myself happy. Even though I’m an independent woman, understand that I do have a big heart. Honesty when I truly care for someone I will do just about anything they ask, but don’t take advantage of this. Once you take advantage of this part of me, all respect will be lost for you.

I’m hard to love.

Sometimes I want to be cuddle and get attention, and sometimes I don’t want you to talk to me for a couple hours. Sometimes I want you to take me out for a nice meal, but sometimes I want a home cooked meal. Every day is different for me, sometimes I change my mind every hour. My mood swings are terrible on certain days, and on those days you should probably just ignore me. I’m not easy to love, so you’ll either be willing to find a way to love me, or you’ll walk out like so many others have.

I’m scared.

I’m scared to love someone again. I’ve been hurt, heartbroken, and beat to the ground in my past relationships. I want to believe you are different, I want to hope things will truly work out, but every relationship has always ended up the same way. I’m scared to trust someone, put my whole heart into them, just to be left and heartbroken again. I sick and tired of putting my whole body and soul into someone for them to just leave when it is convenient for them. If you want to love me, understand it won’t be easy for me to love you back.

When “I’m done.”

When I say “I’m done” I honestly don’t mean that I’m done. When I say that it means I need and want you to fight for me, show me why you want to be with me. I need you to prove that I’m worth it and there’s no one else but me. If I was truly done, I would just walk away, and not come back. So if I ever tell you, “I’m done,” tell me all the reasons why I’m truly not done.

For the boy who will love me next, the work is cut out for you, you just have to be willing to do it. I’m not like other girls, I am my own person, and I will need to be treated as such. For the boy that will love me next, don’t bother with me unless you really want to be with me. I don’t have time to waste on you if you aren’t going to try and make something out of us. To the boy who will love me next, the last thing I would like to say is good luck, I have faith in you.

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