The opening soundtracks to our favorite TV shows never cease to excite us. Like rousing calls for your attention, theme tunes let you know that you are about to enjoy a half-hour or more of top-notch entertainment. Yet, these intros are far more than a Pavlovian bell. In fact, as it turns out, some of the best songs of the past century were written for TV, as this post will testify. Here we've collected 24 of the most brilliant theme songs from television history. These are so good that they stand alone by themselves!
Star Trek: The Next Generation