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Old November 11 2012, 09:30 PM   #1
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Worst tv show theme songs

What are those theme songs that make you cringe and/or make your ears bleed ?

A few that make me do that are the remix of ER's theme and the remix of Bones's (both of these ar more like theme blurbs than theme songs), along with the theme song from the latter part of Quantum Leap (on dvd).
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Old November 11 2012, 11:43 PM   #2
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Re: Worst tv show theme songs

I am not a huge fan of the Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes theme song. I was quite glad they scaled it back for this past season.
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Old November 12 2012, 01:45 AM   #3
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Re: Worst tv show theme songs

Not a theme song per se, but Grimm debuted with a voice over narrative for the second season. It was terrible and only lasted about 3 episodes.
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Old November 12 2012, 01:57 AM   #4
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LIFE UNEXPECTED had a grating theme song that, thankfully, was too short to fast-forward through.
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Old November 12 2012, 03:38 AM   #5
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Re: Worst tv show theme songs

If you were already depressed, Taxi's theme song would make you feel suicidal. But that's not really what the OP meant, I think.

Lost and Threshold had those horrible sound effects instead of theme songs.

Most children's shows have terrible theme songs. H.R. Pufnstuf had Jack Wild but, still.

And in the SF genre, merciful amnesia has blanked out most of the Greg Mullavey/Imogene Coca sitcom theme, the one with astronauts and cavemen.
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Old November 12 2012, 03:50 AM   #6
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Charles in Charge is godawful.

So is the theme song.
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Old November 12 2012, 06:30 AM   #7
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the A team, Knight Rider awful!
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Old November 12 2012, 07:01 AM   #8
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stj wrote: View Post

And in the SF genre, merciful amnesia has blanked out most of the Greg Mullavey/Imogene Coca sitcom theme, the one with astronauts and cavemen.
Here you go:

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Old November 12 2012, 07:13 AM   #9
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Re: Worst tv show theme songs

^^^Did you catch who directed that?!
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Old November 12 2012, 08:02 AM   #10
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M'Sharak wrote: View Post
stj wrote: View Post

And in the SF genre, merciful amnesia has blanked out most of the Greg Mullavey/Imogene Coca sitcom theme, the one with astronauts and cavemen.
Here you go:

Isn't posting something like that the same as trolling or flaming or something Bad?
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Old November 12 2012, 09:05 AM   #11
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stj wrote: View Post
M'Sharak wrote: View Post
stj wrote: View Post

And in the SF genre, merciful amnesia has blanked out most of the Greg Mullavey/Imogene Coca sitcom theme, the one with astronauts and cavemen.
Here you go:

Isn't posting something like that the same as trolling or flaming or something Bad?
Eh, I always kinda liked that theme. It was fun show, for a little bit.

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^^^Did you catch who directed that?!
I hadn't when I posted it, but he directed more than a few TV eps I remember liking back then, including a fucking great Wild Wild West episode.
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Old November 12 2012, 09:22 AM   #12
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Supertrain, NBC's super-colossal flop, ran only nine episodes but had three different versions of the opening titles and theme music. The third and final version was the worst.



Please make those godawful blaring horns stop. I feel like I'm trapped between a disco and a marching band.
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Old November 12 2012, 10:48 AM   #13
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I don't mean to be too obvious here, but Enterprise's theme during seasons 3 and 4 is terrible, whereas before it had been sort of okay.
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Old November 12 2012, 01:20 PM   #14
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Firefly. I love the show but that song really annoys me.
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Old November 12 2012, 01:22 PM   #15
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Sagart wrote: View Post
Firefly. I love the show but that song really annoys me.
Yes this exactly.
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