Kathryn Lindsay
June 21, 2016 4:00 am

A good TV theme song gets us so excited for the episode we’re about to watch that sometimes we forget the music existed before the show. When one of these iconic songs comes up on Spotify or the radio, it’s hard to listen to them without also thinking of the story and characters we usually associate it with. These 15 songs in particular are one we can never hear without being reminded of the amazing TV shows they introduce:

1. “You’ve Got Time” by Regina Spektor

Orange Is The New Black

2. “In The Street” by Big Star 

That 70s Show

3. “I’ll Be There for You” by The Rembrandts


4. “Everywhere You Look” by Jesse Fredrick

Full House

5. “Where You Lead” by Carol King

Gilmore Girls

6. “Superman” by Lazlo Bane


7. “A Beautiful Mine” by RJD2

Mad Men

8. “Hey Beautiful” by The Solids

How I Met Your Mother

9. “Secret” by The Pierces

Pretty Little Liars

10. “Steps of the Met” by The Transcenders

Gossip Girl

11. “Cosy in the Rocket” by Psapp

Grey’s Anatomy

12. “At Least It Was Here” by The 88


13. “California” by Phantom Planet

The O.C.

14. “Latino N’ Proud” by DJ Raff

Broad City

15. “Unwritten by Natasha Beddingfield

The Hills