The Top 20 Theme Songs of 80s Television Shows

When you think about it, a theme song for a show is a very important component to a show.  It sets the stage.  It gets audiences in a mood and it’s representative of the entire vibe an audience is supposed to feel before any of the show even starts.  So it’s important that said theme song “hooks” fans right from the start.  If you ask any fan of 1980s television which theme songs are the best, there will be many answers. But the themes which are most mentioned invariably are tied to hit shows, and for good reason. Theme songs at their best are as distinctive as the personalities of each show.  Here are 20 that we consider to be not only the best but also most memorable:



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