What are your favorite TV theme songs?

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  1. Bruxist

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    I always loved this too. Never knew the words so I would just sing "Baretoothed bar tender"

    Just found from You tube:

    "Ever since WKRP in Cincinnati premiered in 1978, people have been perplexed with the closing ending lyrics.

    It was originally reported that the song "didn't have lyrics", but Hugh Wilson stated in an interview that the semi-comprehensible lyrics were actually an early demo that the author of the song, Jim Ellis, sent to him to see if he approved. Wilson liked the fact that it was incredibly hard to understand because that was becoming popular in rock and pop (In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, anyone?) and decided to use the song as-is.

    Over the years, people on YouTube come up with some crazy lyrics that tended towards incomprehensible than semi-comprehensible. I always thought there was more to the song so I ran it through massive audio processing (including slowing it way down) and, after quite a bit of listening, this is what I came up with.

    Is it correct? I think so, for the most part, but we may never really know.

    It definitely sounds different when slowed way down and the pitch is brought to a mid-range frequency. There were definitely a couple of parts that I had trouble with.. especially right after he says goodnight bartender.. but I feel like I am at least 95% correct.."

     
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    Seems relevant:


     
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    Skippy!
    Get Smart
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    The first season theme song. Best cover ever of "In The Street"!


     
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