Theme songs signal the start of your favorite TV shows, and after weeks or years of watching, these songs can burrow into your brain as deep as any Top 20 hit. Take our quiz to see if you can match the lyrics to the show!
Anyone who has ever seen "Gilligan's Island" knows that the Minnow's fateful voyage lasted much longer than three hours, after the ship and her passengers were caught in a storm and stranded on a deserted island. Why did they have luggage?
Jack, Janet and Chrissy were three single roommates sharing an apartment -- and putting up with their meddling landlord -- on the '70s and '80s sitcom "Three's Company."
"The Ballad of Jed Clampett" introduced every episode of "The Beverly Hillbillies," a sitcom about a backwoods man and his family who struck oil and moved to California to live the good life.
Gomez and Morticia Addams and their clan were "altogether ookey" on the classic '60s series "The Addams Family."
For ten seasons, Monica, Phoebe, Rachel, Ross, Chandler and Joey were there for each other on "Friends," which featured a theme song by pop group The Rembrandts.
Mary Tyler Moore starred as Mary Richards in the '70s classic, "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." Moore played a career woman at a time when women were just beginning to work outside of the home, and the show's intro ended with the iconic image of the actress tossing her hat into the air to the words, "You're gonna make it after all."
Dorothy, Rose, Blanche and Sophia shared a home in Miami for seven seasons on the comedy "The Golden Girls."
Seventies and eighties sitcom "Happy Days" took viewers on a trip back to the '50s with Richie, Ralph and Potsie -- and of course, the Fonz. The show initially used "Rock Around the Clock" as its opening theme before switching to its own custom theme song.
Bartenders Woody and Sam Malone served the gang at "Cheers" for 11 seasons. Today, you can visit the real Cheers, which has been serving up suds in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood since 1969.
Eighties and nineties favorite "Married...with Children" opened each episode with a chorus of the song "Love and Marriage," which happens to be an old Frank Sinatra tune.
Cindy Williams and Penny Marshall kicked off each episode of "Laverne & Shirley" by reciting this old Yiddish chant. The rest of the theme song was similar to others of the period, with its rousing chorus of "We're gonna make our dreams come true."
George Jefferson made a mint with his dry cleaning business, so it was no surprise that he and his wife Louise decided to move uptown to a nicer apartment on "The Jeffersons."
Marlo Thomas played Ann Marie, an aspiring actress in New York City in the '60s series "That Girl." The show's lyrics compared Ann Marie to everything from tinsel to "sable, popcorn and white wine."
"Boss of Me," by the band They Might be Giants, served as the theme song to "Malcolm in the Middle" for seven seasons.
Andy Travis tries to manage a rag-tag bunch of radio personalities, including D.J. Johnny Fever and reporter Les Nessman, on the classic 1978-1982 series "WKRP in Cincinnati."
Scott Baio went from "Happy Days" to "Charles in Charge." Willie Aames played his friend Buddy.
Will Smith was such a star in the music world in the '90s that he got his own TV show, "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." He not only starred in the show, but also wrote and sang the theme song -- but he left the dancing on the series to cousin Carlton.
Aspiring actress Penny meets two brilliant physicists and the trio find they have plenty to learn from one another on the comedy sitcom "The Big Bang Theory."
When you're on a show like "The Sopranos," it's always wise to arm yourself -- and to give thanks that you woke up to see another day.
It was love at first sight when Mike Brady met Carol. They moved in together to become a blended family of eight on "The Brady Bunch."
Scooby-Doo and the gang used their groovy mystery machine to transport them to crime scenes in the animated favorite "Scooby-Doo," though Scooby often needed a Scooby Snack to help him overcome his fear of ghosts and ghoulies.
Edith and Archie Bunker opened every episode of "All in the Family" seated at the piano, playing and singing the show's theme song, "Those Were the Days."
Willis and Arnold "got nothing but their jeans" when they move in with the Drummonds on "Diff'rent Strokes."
"Hey, hey, we're the Monkees!" Mike, Davy, Peter and Micky sang and shared a home on the '60s series, which was inspired by the success of another quartet of long-haired musicians named The Beatles.
The Tanners made viewers feel like part of the family on the 1987-1995 favorite "Full House." The show was so beloved that it was revived in 2016, with pop star Carly Rae Jepsen singing the famous theme song.
Country legend Waylon Jennings both wrote and performed the theme song -- and also narrated the series -- on the 1979-1985 favorite "Dukes of Hazzard."
On "The Patty Duke Show," actress Patty Duke played a pair of cousins named Cathy and Patty. They may have looked identical on the outside, but they couldn't have been more different once you got to know them.
Poor Wilbur Post spent six seasons trying to convince everyone that his horse really could talk in the 1958-1966 series "Mr. Ed."
Every episode of the teen detective series "Veronica Mars" began with the soft lyrics of "We Used to Be Friends," by '90s alternative rock band The Dandy Warhols.
"Family Guy" draws inspiration from "All in the Family" with it's opening scene. Peter and Lois sing at the piano, just like Archie and Edith Bunker did back in the day.