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American TV Theme Songs

Can you name the TV show based on a lyric from its theme song?
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Last updated: December 9, 2019
First submittedApril 12, 2012
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Lyric
TV Show
Now this is a story all about how, my life got switched, turned upside down
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
I'll be there for you / 'cause you're there for me too
Friends
They're a modern stone age family / From the town of Bedrock
The Flintstones
Our whole universe was in a hot dense state /
Then nearly fourteen billion years ago expansion started
The Big Bang Theory
Sometimes you want to go, where everybody knows your name
Cheers
They're creepy and they're kooky / Mysterious and spooky
The Addams Family
A horse is a horse, of course, of course
Mr. Ed
Hey baby, I hear the blues a-callin' / Tossed salad and scrambled eggs
Frasier
Bad boy, bad boys whatcha gonna do?
Cops
It seems today, that all you see, is violence in movies and sex on TV
Family Guy
Here's the story of a lovely lady who was bringing up three very lovely girls
The Brady Bunch
Love and marriage / Go together like a horse and carriage
Married... with Children
Thank you for being a friend
Golden Girls
Who are you? / Who who / Who who
CSI
Come and knock on our door / We've been waiting for you
Three's Company
Schlemeel, schlemazel, hasenfeffer incorporated / We're gonna do it!
Laverne and Shirley
People say we monkey around / But we're too busy singing / to put anybody down
The Monkees
Feels so right you can't be wrong / Rockin' and rollin' all week long
Happy Days
Na na na na na na na na / Na na na na na na na na
Batman
Yes, no, maybe. I don't know. Can you repeat the question?
Malcolm in the Middle
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Level ∞
Dec 9, 2019
This was originally two quizzes, but has been combined into one so that we could remove many of the harder answers.
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Level 87
Dec 9, 2019
Second last one made me laugh out loud, well done!
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Level 80
Dec 10, 2019
How can twice as many people know the horse one (from the 1950s-early '60s) than the last one (running 7 years in the 2000s)? How old are Jetpunkers anyway?
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Level 70
Dec 10, 2019
How many "horse shows" are there? I don't know the song, but I know the name of two horse shows, Black Beauty and the correct answer.
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Level 77
Dec 11, 2019
I never saw it, but I couldn't think of any other show about a horse. Unfortunately, I typed "Ed" and it didn't take, and moved on, so I didn't contribute to your statistical observation..
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Level 78
Dec 11, 2019
You should've just typed his last name.
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Level 81
Dec 10, 2019
I was really hoping for "ba du dum dum dum duuum dum bah da da da da dah." (Seinfeld) :) Fun quiz, by the way.
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Level 81
Dec 10, 2019
I had that same thought. :-)
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Level 68
Dec 21, 2019
Amazing, a quiz about US TV that doesnt feature Seinfeld
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Level 79
Dec 23, 2019
Couldn't get past the smurfs for the na na na one.
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Level 75
Mar 6, 2020
Never could make out the lyrics to the Batman theme. Mystery solved. It'll take me a while to memorize them, but I'll get there.
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Level 75
Mar 6, 2020
For those who remember Mr. Ed and Gilligan's Island, etc., see if you can tell which TV Show had a theme song with these as the lyrics:

Well now take down your fishin' pole
And meet me at the fishin' hole
We may not get a bite all day
But don't you rush away
What a great place to rest your bones
And mighty fine for skippin' stones
You'll feel fresh as a lemonade
A-settin' in the shade
Whether it's hot
Whether it's cool
Ohhh, what a spot
For whistlin' like a fool
What a fine day to take a stroll
And wander by the fishin' hole
I can't think of a better way
To pass the time of day

Here's a hint: the tune was only whistled on the show, never sung.
Answer: The Andy Griffith Show <-- drag mouse over to reveal answer.