Best Opening Song for Sitcom (With Lyrics)

All the songs are original and with lyrics.
Vote ONLY for the best song and not for other factors in the opening sequence.

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1.
Malcolm in the Middle (2000 TV Series)
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A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family. (22 mins.)
“ "Boss of Me" by They Might Be Giants ” - borimor
 
2.
Cheers (1982 TV Series)
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The regulars of the Boston bar Cheers share their experiences and lives with each other while drinking or working at the bar where everybody knows your name. (22 mins.)
“ "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" Performed by Gary Portnoy ” - borimor
 
3.
Family Matters (1989 TV Series)
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Long-running Perfect Strangers spin-off series centering on the Winslow family and their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel. (30 mins.)
“ "As Days Go By", performed by Jesse Frederick ” - borimor
 
4.
All in the Family (1971 TV Series)
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A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day. (30 mins.)
“ "Those Were the Days" Performed by Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton ” - borimor
 
5.
Friends (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan. (22 mins.)
“ "I'll Be There for You" by The Rembrandts ” - borimor
 
6.
The Beverly Hillbillies (1962 TV Series)
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A nouveau riche hillbilly family moves to Beverly Hills and shakes up the privileged society with their hayseed ways. (25 mins.)
“ The Ballad of Jed Clampett ” - borimor
 
7.
Car 54, Where Are You? (1961 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two of New York's finest (a Mutt and Jeff pair) in the mythical 53rd precinct in the Bronx... (30 mins.)
“ "Car 54, Where Are You?" ” - borimor
 
8.
Diff'rent Strokes (1978 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a wealthy Manhattan family who adopted the children of their late African American housekeeper from Harlem. (30 mins.)
“ "It Takes Diff'rent Strokes"" ” - borimor
 
9.
Family Ties (1982 TV Series)
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Chronicles liberal ex-hippies Steven and Elyse Keaton, their conservative son Alex, daughters Mallory and Jennifer, and later, youngest child Andrew. (30 mins.)
“ "Without Us" Performed by Johnny Mathis & Deniece Williams ” - borimor
 
10.
Frasier (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle, where he lives with his father, and works as a radio psychiatrist. (22 mins.)
“ "Tossed Salads & Scrambled Eggs" by Kelsey Grammer ” - borimor
 
11.
Full House (1987 TV Series)
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After the sudden death of his wife, a young father enlists the help of his brother-in-law and his childhood friend to help him raise his three daughters. (22 mins.)
“ "Everywhere You Look", performed by Jesse Frederick ” - borimor
 
12.
Gilligan's Island (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Seven men and women are stranded on an uncharted island following a torrential storm. (30 mins.)
“ "The Ballad of Gilligan's Isle" ” - borimor
 
13.
Growing Pains (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The misadventures of a family with a home business father and a journalist mother. (30 mins.)
“ "As Long As We Got Each Other" ” - borimor
 
14.
Maude (1972 TV Series)
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This "All In The Family" spin-off centers around Edith's cousin, Maude Findlay. She's a liberal, independent woman living in Tuckahoe... (30 mins.)
“ "And Then There's Maude" Performed by Donny Hathaway ” - borimor
 
15.
Mister Ed (1958 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a wisecracking talking horse and his human owner. (30 mins.)
“ "Mister Ed" by Jay Livingston ” - borimor
 
16.
Perfect Strangers (1986 TV Series)
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A high strung and cynical man's life is never the same when his naive but good-natured cousin comes to America to live with him. (30 mins.)
“ "Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now", performed by David Pomeranz ” - borimor
 
17.
Step by Step (1991 TV Series)
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Frank Lambert is a construction worker and a single father of 3 kids: J.T., Alicia "Al", and Brendan... (30 mins.)
Director: Steve Witting
“ "Second Time Around", performed by Jesse Frederick and Theresa James ” - borimor
 
18.
That '70s Show (1998 TV Series)
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A comedy revolving around a group of teenage friends, their mishaps, and their coming of age, set in 1970s Wisconsin. (22 mins.)
“ "That '70s Song" performed by; Todd Griffin (season 1) Cheap Trick (seasons 2–8) ” - borimor
 
19.
The Brady Bunch (1969 TV Series)
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The misadventures of a large family united when a widow and a divorcee marry. (30 mins.)
“ "The Brady Bunch" performed by: Peppermint Trolley Company (season 1) & The Brady Bunch Kids(seasons 2–5) ” - borimor
 
20.
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990 TV Series)
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A streetwise, poor young man from Philadelphia is sent by his mother to live with his aunt, uncle and cousins in their Bel-Air mansion. (22 mins.)
“ "Yo! Home To Bel-Air", performed by The Fresh Prince ” - borimor
 
21.
Mary Tyler Moore (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The lives and trials of a young single woman and her friends, both at work and at home. (30 mins.)
“ "Love Is All Around", written and performed by Sonny Curtis ” - borimor
 
22.
Three's Company (1976 TV Series)
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The misadventures of two women and one man living in one apartment and their neighbors. (30 mins.)
“ "Three's Company, Too", performed by Ray Charles & Julia Rinker ” - borimor
 
23.
The Addams Family (1964 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The misadventures of a blissfully macabre but extremely loving family. (30 mins.)
“ "The Addams Family", performed by Vic Mizzy ” - borimor
 
24.
Welcome Back, Kotter (1975 TV Series)
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A compassionate teacher returns to his inner city high school of his youth to teach a new generation of trouble making kids. (30 mins.)
“ "Welcome Back" Performed by John Sebastian ” - borimor
 
25.
Who's the Boss? (1984 TV Series)
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Tony Micelli, a retired baseball player, becomes the housekeeper of Angela Bower, an advertising executive in New York. Together they raise their kids, Samantha Micelli and Jonathon Bower, with help from Mona Robinson, Angela's man-crazy mother. (30 mins.)
“ "Brand New Life" Performed by Larry Weiss, Steve Wariner, and Jonathan Wolff ” - borimor
 
26.
WKRP in Cincinnati (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The staff of a struggling radio station have a chance at success after the new programming director changes the format to rock music (30 mins.)
“ The New WKRP in Cincinnati performed by Steve Carlisle.

sheetsadam1 Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
27.
The Big Bang Theory (2007 TV Series)
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A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory. (22 mins.)
“ History of Everything (The Big Bang Theory Theme) Performed by Barenaked Ladies


TsarStepan Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
28.
The Patty Duke Show (1963 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Cathy Lane, teen-aged daughter of a globe-trotting journalist, comes to live at the home of her uncle... (30 mins.)
“ Performed by The Skip-Jacks

dan_dassow Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
29.
F Troop (1965 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The misadventures of the staff and neighbors of a remote US Army outpost in the Wild West. (30 mins.)
“ "F Troop"

dan_dassow Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
30.
Empty Nest (1988 TV Series)
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"Empty Nest" is set in Miami and tells of the day to day misadventures of a widowed pediatrician, Harry Weston... (30 mins.)
“ "Life Goes On" Performed by Billy Vera and The Beaters.

dan_dassow Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
31.
Laverne & Shirley (1976 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The misadventures of two single women in the 1950s and '60s. (30 mins.)
Director: Cindy Williams
“ "Making Our Dreams Come True" Performed by Cyndi Grecco

dan_dassow Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
32.
Happy Days (1974 TV Series)
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The Cunningham family live through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie. (30 mins.)
“ "Happy Days" Performed by Pratt & McClain, Bobby Arvon.

dan_dassow Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
33.
Green Acres (1965 TV Series)
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A New York City attorney and his wife attempt to live as genteel farmers in the bizarre community of Hooterville. (30 mins.)
“ "Green Acres" Performed by Eddie Albert & Eva Gabor.

dan_dassow Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
34.
Mad About You (1992 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Light television comedy featuring Paul and Jaime Buchman as a recently married couple in New York City. They point out the gentle humor of domesticity and in the everyday situations of life. (22 mins.)
“ "Final Frontier", performed by Paul Reiser.

emadel79 Suggestion. ” - borimor
 
35.
The Jeffersons (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A nouveau riche, African-American family who move into a luxury apartment building develop close, if occasionally fractious, relationships with other tenants. (30 mins.)
“ "Movin' On Up" performed by Ja'net Dubois ” - borimor