Almost all of us are waiting for some special night, some particular time slot, set on some specific channel. Some of us worship our favorite TV shows more fervently than others, but everybody I know seems to have at least one show they love so much it's become an experience -- right down to the theme song.
For me personally -- well, I have at least 10 favorites, and it's hard to choose which one I like the most. I've noticed that almost every one of them has a theme song completely devoid of lyrics, but I can't help but sing along. It's like the words are there anyway.
You can admit it or not, but all of us do it -- hum, sing, tap, dance, or just think along to our favorite shows' themes while we're waiting for them to start. I have mine and you have yours, of course, but here are five we might have in common.
5. The Walking Dead
But the anticipation wouldn't be so acute if the theme song weren't so compatible with the tension. Personally I rate this one a nail-biter with a bit of a hum.
4. Breaking Bad
In my world, at least, it is. I understand it isn't as long as your typical show's opening credits, but then again it's longer than the opening of one of my favorite shows, Lost. Sure, it's a tad short, but it really makes me feel like I'm in a chemistry lab with a gun, playing the bongos.
Is that just me? 3. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
2. Law & Order: SVU
Whether you choose to deny that you've sung this song--or, better yet, watched the show--I have a hard time believing it, unless you've avoided television since 1999 and never once flipped the channel to NBC or USA.
1.Game of Thrones
For example, my friends are always trying to guess what will happen next and are all but begging me for answers. It's hard to resist, but I manage to do so. When it comes to this song, I may even be standing up singing along, but don't deny you haven't at least thought about it. Even the cast likes to toot their own horn -- or, more accurately, sing or beatbox their own song.
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