Television's Greatest Hits

Television's Greatest Hits

"Television's Greatest Hits" is a series of albums containing recordings of TV theme songs through the years. This series was first introduced in 1985 as the centerpiece of the then-new TVT Records. Each volume contains 65 theme songs.

50s and 60s (1985)

#Captain Kangaroo ("Puffin' Billy")
#The Little Rascals
#The Flintstones ("Meet the Flintstones")
#The Woody Woodpecker Show
#The Bugs Bunny Show ("The Bugs Bunny Overture (This Is It!)")
#Casper the Friendly Ghost
#Felix the Cat
#Popeye
#Yogi Bear
#Magilla Gorilla
#Top Cat
#The Jetsons ("Meet George Jetson")
#Fireball XL5
#Howdy Doody
#The Beverly Hillbillies ("The Ballad of Jed Clampett")
#Petticoat Junction
#Green Acres
#Mister Ed
#The Munsters
#The Addams Family
#My Three Sons
#The Donna Reed Show
#Leave It to Beaver ("The Toy Parade")
#Dennis the Menace ("Hurray for Captain Spaulding")
#The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
#The Patty Duke Show
#The Dick Van Dyke Show
#Gilligan's Island ("The Ballad of Gilligan's Isle")
#McHale's Navy
#I Dream of Jeannie ("Jeannie")
#I Love Lucy
#The Andy Griffith Show ("The Fishin' Hole")
# ("Theme from Star Trek")
#Lost In Space
#The Twilight Zone
#Alfred Hitchcock Presents ("Funeral March of a Marionette")
#Superman ("Superman March")
#Batman
#Flipper
#Combat!
#The Rifleman
#Bonanza
#Branded
#F Troop
#Rin Tin Tin
#Daniel Boone
#The Wild Wild West
#The Lone Ranger ("William Tell Overture")
#The Roy Rogers Show ("Happy Trails")
#
#The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
#Get Smart
#Secret Agent Man
#Dragnet ("Danger Ahead")
#Perry Mason ("Park Avenue Beat")
#Adam-12
#The F.B.I.
#Hawaii Five-O
#77 Sunset Strip
#Surfside 6
#Ironside
#Mannix
#The Mod Squad
#The Tonight Show ("Johnny's Theme")
#The Late Late Show ("The Syncopated Clock")

More 50s and 60s (1986)

#The Three Stooges
#Merrie Melodies ("Merrily We Roll Along")
#The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show
#Huckleberry Hound
#Mighty Mouse Playhouse
#Courageous Cat and Minute Mouse
#The Pink Panther Show
#The Road Runner Show
#George of the Jungle
#Jonny Quest
#Spider-Man
#Underdog
#Looney Tunes ("The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down")
#Peanuts ("Linus and Lucy")
#Mister Rogers' Neighborhood ("Won't You Be My Neighbor?")
#The Odd Couple
#The Courtship of Eddie's Father ("My Best Friend")
#The Mary Tyler Moore Show ("Love Is All Around")
#Gidget
#That Girl
#Bewitched
#Love, American Style
#The Honeymooners ("You're My Greatest Love")
#I Married Joan
#The Monkees
#The Brady Bunch
#The Partridge Family ("Come On Get Happy")
#My Mother the Car
#Car 54, Where Are You?
#It's About Time
#My Favorite Martian
#Jeopardy! ("Think Music")
#Hogan's Heroes
#Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C.
#The Rat Patrol
#12 O'Clock High
#The Time Tunnel
#Voyage To the Bottom of the Sea
#Seahunt
#Daktari
#Tarzan
#The Adventures of Robin Hood
#Rawhide
#Bat Masterson
#Maverick
#Wagon Train
#Have Gun – Will Travel ("The Ballad of Paladin")
#The Virginian
#The Rebel
#Peter Gunn
#Route 66
#I Spy
#The Avengers
#The Saint
#Hawaiian Eye
#The Green Hornet
#The Outer Limits
#Dark Shadows
#Ben Casey
#Medical Center
#NBC Mystery Movie
#ABC's Wide World of Sports
#The Jackie Gleason Show ("Melancholy Serenade")
#The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour
#Monty Python's Flying Circus

70s and 80s (1988)

#Sesame Street ("Can You Tell Me How To Get To Sesame Street?")
#The Muppet Show
#The Alvin Show
#Speed Racer ("Go, Speed Racer, Go!")
#Mr. Magoo
#Inspector Gadget
#The Smurfs
#Dastardly and Muttley ("Stop the Pigeon")
#Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!
#Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
#The Archies
#Josie and the Pussycats
#Dudley Do-Right
#Fractured Fairy Tales
#Cheers ("Where Everybody Knows Your Name")
#The Bob Newhart Show
#The Greatest American Hero ("Believe It or Not")
#Welcome Back, Kotter ("Welcome Back")
#Room 222
#WKRP In Cincinnati
#Taxi ("Angela")
#Barney Miller
#Three's Company
#Happy Days
#Laverne & Shirley ("Making Our Dreams Come True")
#The Facts of Life
#Good Times
#One Day at a Time
#Gimme a Break!
#Maude ("And Then There's Maude")
#The Jeffersons ("Movin' On Up")
#All In the Family ("Those Were the Days")
#Sanford and Son ("The Streetbeater")
#Dallas
#Dynasty
#Knots Landing
#L.A. Law
#St. Elsewhere
#Marcus Welby, M.D.
#M*A*S*H ("Suicide Is Painless")
#The Waltons
#Little House On the Prairie
#Hart to Hart
#Charlie's Angels
#Wonder Woman
#The Love Boat
#American Bandstand ("Bandstand Boogie")
#Solid Gold
#Entertainment Tonight
#Miami Vice
#S.W.A.T.
#Baretta ("Keep Your Eye On the Sparrow")
#The Streets of San Francisco
#Barnaby Jones
#Starsky and Hutch ("Gotcha")
#The Rookies
#Kojak
#The A-Team
#The Name of the Game
#Quincy, M.E.
#Hill Street Blues
#Simon & Simon
#Magnum, P.I.
#The Rockford Files
#Saturday Night Live

The Commercials (1989)

#"Snap, Crackle, Pop" (Rice Krispies)
#"I'm a Chiquita Banana" (Chiquita Bananas)
#"Choo-Choo Charlie" (Good & Plenty)
#"If You Like Fluff Fluff Fluff" (Marshmallow Fluff)
#"Sometimes You Feel Like a Nut" (Almond Joy and Mounds Candy Bars)
#"There's Nothing Like the Face" (Hershey's Chocolate Bars)
#"Do You Know Exactly How" (Oreo Cookies)
#"Candy-Coated Popcorn, Peanuts and a Prize" (Cracker Jack)
#"I'd Like To Buy the World a Coke" (Coca-Cola)
#"It's the Real Thing" (Coca-Cola)
#"Things Go Better With Coke" (Coca-Cola)
#"Come Alive" (Pepsi Cola)
#"Be a Pepper" (Dr Pepper)
#"The San Francisco Treat" (Rice-A-Roni)
#"The Dogs Kids Love To Bite" (Armour Hot Dogs)
#"Fruit Juicy" (Hawaiian Punch)
#"I Love Bosco" (Bosco)
#"N-E-S-T-L-E-S" (Nestlés Quik Chocolate Flavor)
#"It's Slinky" (Slinky)
#"Meet the Swinger" (Polaroid Swinger)
#"Oh, Fab, I'm Glad" (Fab Laundry Detergent)
#"Stronger Than Dirt" (Ajax Laundry Detergent)
#"Mr. Clean, Mr. Clean" (Mr. Clean All-Purpose Cleaner)
#"Use Ajax, the Foaming Cleanser" (Ajax cleanser)
#"My Dog's Better Than Your Dog" (Ken-L Ration Dog Food)
#"Meow, Meow, Meow, Meow" (Meow Mix Cat Food)
#"In the Middle, In the Middle, In the Middle" (NYS Department of Safety)
#"When You Say Bud" (Budweiser Beer)
#"Here's To Good Friends" (Löwenbräu Beer)
#"If You've Got the Time" (Miller High Life)
#"Schaefer Is the One Beer To Have" (Schaefer Beer)
#"When You're Out of Schlitz" (Schlitz Beer)
#"A Completely Unique Experience" (Colt .45 Malt Liquor)
#"My Beer Is Rheingold, the Dry Beer" (Rheingold Beer Extra Dry)
#"Add a Ring" (Ballantine Premium Lager Beer)
#"Hey, Get Your Cold Beer" (Ballantine Premium Lager Beer)
#"To a Smoker, It's a Kent" (Kent Cigarettes)
#"Winston Tastes Good" (Winston Cigarettes)
#"You Can Take Salem Out of the Country" (Salem Cigarettes)
#"Theme from 'The Magnificent Seven'" (Marlboro Cigarettes)
#"Like Father, Like Son" (Health PSA)
#"See the U.S.A." (Chevrolet Motors)
#"Texaco Star Theme" (Texaco)
#"Pick One Up and Smoke It Sometime" (Muriel Cigars)
#"Hey, Big Spender" (Muriel Cigars)
#"A Little Dab'll Do Ya" (Brylcreem)
#"Dippity Do, Dippity Do" (Dippity Do Styling Gel)
#"The Stripper" (Noxzema Shaving Cream)
#"How're You Fixed For Blades" (Gillette Blue Blades)
#"Look Sharp March" (Gillette Blue Blades)
#"The Mariner" (Old Spice Long-Lasting Cologne)
#"Chock Full o' Nuts Is That Heavenly Coffee" (Chock Full o'Nuts Coffee)
#"Nobody Doesn't Like Sara Lee" (Sara Lee)
#"Plop Plop Fizz Fizz" (Alka-Seltzer Effervescent Antacid)
#"The Shape Your Stomach's In" (Alka-Seltzer Effervescent Antacid)

Black and White Classics (1996)

#Astro Boy
#Roger Ramjet
#The Mighty Hercules
#The Gumby Show
#Beany and Cecil
#Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales
#Quick Draw McGraw
#Wally Gator
#King Leonardo and His Short Subjects
#The Big World of Little Adam
#Kukla, Fran and Ollie ("Here We Are, Hop, Hop, Hop")
#Soupy Sales
#Captain Midnight
#Make Room For Daddy ("Danny Boy" (AKA "Londonderry Air"))
#Father Knows Best
#My Little Margie
#The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
#Hazel
#Our Miss Brooks ("Whistling Bells")
#Karen
#The Real McCoys
#Lassie
#Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color ("The Wonderful World of Color")
#Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier ("The Ballad of Davy Crockett")
#The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
#Gunsmoke ("The Old Trail")
#Lawman
#26 Men
#Colt .45
#Cheyenne
#Bronco
#The Legend of Jesse James
#Hopalong Cassidy ("Hopalong Cassidy March")
#The Everglades
#Adventures In Paradise
#Victory At Sea ("Song of the High Seas")
#Dr. Kildare ("Three Stars Will Shine Tonight")
#Medic
#Burke's Law
#Highway Patrol
#M Squad
#The Detectives
#The Untouchables
#The Fugitive
#Checkmate
#Tightrope!
#Mr. Lucky
#Bourbon Street Beat
#Pete Kelly's Blues
#Asphalt Jungle
#Mr. Broadway ("Blues For Mr. Broadway")
#Johnny Staccato
#Naked City ("Somewhere In the Night")
#The Twenty-First Century
#The French Chef
#Candid Camera
#You Bet Your Life ("Hooray For Captain Spaulding")
#Amos 'n' Andy ("Angel's Serenade")
#The Abbott and Costello Show
#Laurel and Hardy Laughtoons ("Kooky Koo-Koo")
#The Lawrence Welk Show ("Bubbles In the Wine")
#Ted Mack's Original Amateur Hour
#Miss America Pageant ("There She Is, Miss America")
#The Red Skelton Show ("Holiday For Strings")
#The Bob Hope Show ("Thanks For the Memory")

In Living Color (1996)

#Stingray
#Thunderbirds
#Gigantor
#Cool McCool
#The Go-Go Gophers
#The World of Commander McBragg
#Secret Squirrel
#The Atom Ant Show
#Wacky Races
#Hong Kong Phooey
#Super Chicken
#Tom Slick Racer
#H.R. Pufnstuf
#Land of the Lost
#Sigmund and the Sea Monsters
#Banana Splits ("The Tra La La Song" (AKA "One Banana, Two Banana"))
#Chico and the Man
#Please Don't Eat the Daisies
#The Ghost & Mrs. Muir
#Nanny and the Professor
#Here Come the Brides ("Seattle")
#The Flying Nun ("Who Needs Wings To Fly")
#Family Affair
#The Dating Game
#The Newlywed Game
#Let's Make a Deal
#All My Children
#General Hospital ("Autumn Breeze")
#Peyton Place ("Wonderful Season of Love")
#Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman ("Premiere Occasion (You Have Never Been In Love)")
#Gentle Ben
#Skippy the Bush Kangaroo
#Life and Times of Grizzly Adams ("Maybe")
#The High Chaparral
#The Big Valley
#Cimarron Strip
#Laredo
#The Men From Shiloh
#It Takes a Thief
#The Magician
#Switch
#Felony Squad
#Police Woman
#The Men
#Cannon
#Judd, for the Defense
#Emergency!
#Police Story
#The Six Million Dollar Man
#The Bionic Woman
#The Girl from U.N.C.L.E.
#Night Gallery
#
#The Invaders
#Land of the Giants
#Lost In Space
#Olympic Fanfare
#Masterpiece Theatre
#Hullabaloo
#Where the Action Is ("Action")
#Happening '68
#This Is Tom Jones ("It's Not Unusual")
#Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In ("Inquisitive Tango")
#The Dean Martin Show ("Everybody Loves Somebody")
#The Carol Burnett Show ("I'm So Glad We Had This Time Together")

Remote Control (1996)

#Fish
#Night Court
#What's Happening!!
#Diff'rent Strokes ("It Takes Diff'rent Strokes")
#Mr. Belvedere ("According To Our New Arrivals")
#Growing Pains ("As Long As We Got Each Other")
#Charles in Charge
#Silver Spoons ("Together")
#Webster ("Then Came You")
#Too Close For Comfort
#Who's the Boss? ("Brand New Life")
#Perfect Strangers ("Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now")
#Alice ("There's a New Girl In Town")
#It's a Living
#Angie
#227 ("There's No Place Like Home")
#The Golden Girls ("Thank You For Being a Friend")
#ALF
#Mork & Mindy
#Police Squad!
#Family Ties ("Without Us")
#Moonlighting
#Soap
#Benson
#The Benny Hill Show ("Yakety Sax")
#The Young Ones
#The People's Court ("The Big One")
#Family Feud
#The Price Is Right
#Siskel and Ebert
#Monday Night Football ("Superstar" (AKA "Heavy Action"))
#Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous ("Come With Me Now")
#Fame
#The Paper Chase
#Fantasy Island
#Falcon Crest
#The Colbys
#Highway to Heaven
#The Dukes of Hazzard ("Good Ol' Boys")
#B. J. and the Bear
#Movin' On
#The Fall Guy ("The Unknown Stuntman")
#James at 15 ("It's All Up To You")
#Eight Is Enough
#Baa Baa Black Sheep
#Trapper John, M.D.
#CHiPs
#Vega$
#Matt Houston
#Cagney & Lacey
#T. J. Hooker
#Hardcastle and McCormick ("Drive")
#Hunter
#MacGyver
#Knight Rider
#Airwolf
#The Incredible Hulk
#
#The New Twilight Zone
#Doctor Who
#Mystery!
#The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries
#Roots
#
# ("Heaven and Hell")

Cable Ready (1996)

#The Simpsons
#The Ren and Stimpy Show ("Dog Pound Hop")
#The Brothers Grunt
#Duckman
#The Adventures of Pete & Pete ("Hey Sandy")
#Space Ghost Coast to Coast
#Clarissa Explains It All
#Barney & Friends
#Where In the World Is Carmen Sandiego?
#Saved By the Bell
#Major Dad
#My Two Dads ("You Can Count On Me")
#Blossom ("My Opinionation")
#Full House ("Everywhere You Look")
#Empty Nest ("Life Goes On")
#Family Matters ("As Days Go By")
#The Cosby Show ("Kiss Me")
#A Different World
#Roc
#The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
#Home Improvement ("Iron John's Rock")
#Roseanne
#Seinfeld
#Mad About You ("Final Frontier")
#It's Garry Shandling's Show ("It's Garry Shandling's Theme")
#The John Larroquette Show
#Hudson Street
#The Single Guy
#Davis Rules
#Murphy Brown
#The Nanny ("The Nanny Named Fran")
#Designing Women ("Georgia On My Mind")
#Doogie Howser, M.D.
#Wings
#Anything But Love
#Evening Shade
#The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd
#Sisters
#I'll Fly Away
#Thirtysomething
#My So-Called Life
#Beverly Hills, 90210
#Melrose Place
#The Heights
#21 Jump Street
#In the Heat of the Night
#Midnight Caller
#America's Most Wanted
#Unsolved Mysteries
#Sledge Hammer!
#The Equalizer ("The Equalizer Busy Equalizing")
#NYPD Blue
#Law and Order
#Twin Peaks
#
#Alien Nation
#
#Tales From the Crypt
#Quantum Leap
#Max Headroom
#Liquid Television
#HBO Feature Presentation
#The Tracey Ullman Show ("You're Thinking Right")
#The Kids in the Hall ("Having an Average Weekend")
#Late Show with David Letterman

External links

* [http://www.soundtrackcollector.com/catalog/soundtrackdetail.php?movieid=5698|The Soundtrack Collector] : A place for more info on the series.


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