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Poll: Most Memorable Opening Line from TV Series Theme Song

There aren't many things that make you nostalgic like old TV theme songs, sometimes we remember especially the chorus and sometimes it's the first line that is the most memorable.

What is the most memorable Opening Line from TV Series Theme Song?

Note: For something to be considered classic/memorable we need some time interval, this is why all the TV opening songs here are before 2010.

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    Mary-Kate Olsen, John Stamos, Andrea Barber, Candace Cameron Bure, Dave Coulier, Lori Loughlin, Bob Saget, Jodie Sweetin, Blake Tuomy-Wilhoit, Dylan Tuomy-Wilhoit, and Scott Weinger in Full House (1987)

    "What ever happened to predictability?"
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    "The Golden Girls" Estelle Getty, Beatrice Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White

    "Thank you for being a friend."
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    John Astin and Carolyn Jones in The Addams Family (1964)

    "They're creepy and they're kooky"
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    "Family Matters" Jaleel White © 1990 Mario Casilli

    "It's a rare condition, this day and age, to read any good news on the newspaper page. "
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    The Flintstones (1960)

    "Yabba Dabba Doo!"
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    James Gandolfini, Steven Van Zandt, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Pastore, and Tony Sirico in The Sopranos (1999)

    "You woke up this morning got yourself a gun"
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    Sherman Hemsley and Roxie Roker in The Jeffersons (1975)

    "Well we're movin' on up (movin on up)"
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    Will Smith, Tatyana Ali, Alfonso Ribeiro, James Avery, Janet Hubert, and Karyn Parsons in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990)

    "Now this is the story all about how, My life got flipped, turned upside down..."
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    Ted Danson, Shelley Long, George Wendt, Nicholas Colasanto, and Rhea Perlman in Cheers (1982)

    "Making your way in the world today takes everything you've got."
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    Joanna Kerns, Alan Thicke, Kirk Cameron, Tracey Gold, and Jeremy Miller in Growing Pains (1985)

    "Show me that smile again. (Show me that smile)"
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    DuckTales (1987)

    "Life is like a hurricane here in Duckburg"
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    Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer in Friends (1994)

    "So no one told you life was going to be this way"
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    Michael J. Fox, Justine Bateman, Meredith Baxter, Tina Yothers, and Michael Gross in Family Ties (1982)

    "I bet we been together for a million years..."
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    Fran Drescher in The Nanny (1993)

    "She was working in a bridal shop in Flushing, Queens"
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    Katey Sagal and Ed O'Neill in Married... with Children (1987)

    "Love and Marriage, Love and Marriage, go together like a horse and carriage"
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    Elizabeth Berkley, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Tiffani Thiessen, Ed Alonzo, Dustin Diamond, Dennis Haskins, Mario Lopez, and Lark Voorhies in Saved by the Bell (1989)

    "When I wake up in the morning and the alarm gives out a warning..."
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    Bronson Pinchot and Mark Linn-Baker in Perfect Strangers (1986)

    "Sometimes the world looks perfect, Nothing to rearrange."
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    Alyssa Milano, Tony Danza, Katherine Helmond, Danny Pintauro, and Judith Light in Who's the Boss? (1984)

    "There's a time for love and a time for living."
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    Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson, Wilmer Valderrama, Topher Grace, and Laura Prepon in That '70s Show (1998)

    "Hangin' out "
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    Fred Savage and Danica McKellar in The Wonder Years (1988)

    "What would you do if I sang out tune? "
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    Bea Arthur in Maude (1972)

    "Lady Godiva was a freedom rider"
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    Mary Tyler Moore in The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970)

    "Who can turn the world on with her smile? "
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    Kermit the Frog in The Muppets (2011)

    "It's time to play the music "
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    Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton in All in the Family (1971)

    "Boy the way Glenn Miller played "
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    Frankie Muniz in Malcolm in the Middle (2000)

    "Yes, no, maybe, I don't know, can you repeat the question?"
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    Mister Ed in Mister Ed (1958)

    "A horse is a horse, of course, of course, and no one can talk to a horse of course"
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    Jim Backus, Bob Denver, Alan Hale Jr., Tina Louise, Russell Johnson, Natalie Schafer, and Dawn Wells in Gilligan's Island (1964)

    "Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip"
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    Eva Gabor and Lilia Skala in Green Acres (1965)

    "Green Acres is the place to be"
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    Penny Marshall and Cindy Williams in Laverne & Shirley (1976)

    ""One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight shlemiel, schlemazel, hasenpfeffer incorporated"
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    Rod Serling in The Twilight Zone (1959)

    "You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind"
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    Stefanianna Christopherson, Emanuela Fallini, Nicole Jaffe, Casey Kasem, Don Messick, Heather North, Frank Welker, and Rosalinda Galli in Scooby Doo, Where Are You! (1969)

    "Scooby Dooby Doo, where are you, we've got some work to do now..."
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    "Overture, curtains, lights, This is it, the night of nights "
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    Fred Gwynne and Joe E. Ross in Car 54, Where Are You? (1961)

    "There's a holdup in the Bronx, Brooklyn's broken out in fights... "
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    Gabe Kaplan in Welcome Back, Kotter (1975)

    "Welcome back, your dreams were your ticket out. "
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    William Katt at an event for The Greatest American Hero (1981)

    "Look at what's happened to me, I can't believe it myself."

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