Becky's Island Music Trivia Quiz #193 - 11/3/04

TV Theme Songs - The 50s and 60s

See how much you can remember - or have learned - about television themes from 50s and 60s shows.

1. Lalo Schifrin composed this odd-metered theme to a 60s spy show.
2. John Williams wrote the theme to this 60s space show long before becoming the "Star Wars" composer.
3. The Blues Brothers sang this Western theme when they wanted to calm down the crowd at Bob's Country Bunker.
4. "There's a holdup in the Bronx, Brooklyn's broken out in fights" is the start of what 60s TV theme?
5. The Marketts took this one-word 60s TV theme into the charts, peaking at number 17.
6. What monstrous 60s TV theme featured snapping fingers?
7. Who's "the most effectual" and "intellectual" and "the indisputable leader of the gang?"
8. Most women run away from the TV when they hear "Three Blind Mice." Why?
9. This favorite 50s sitcom had a theme written by Eliot Daniel and Harold Adamson, not by Desi Arnaz.
10. "Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale" is the beginning of what TV theme?
11. Who had a 1966 Top Ten hit with the theme from "Secret Agent?"
12. And who had a 1969 Top Ten hit with the theme from "Hawaii Five-O?"
13. "You're My Greatest Love," composed by Jackie Gleason, was the theme to what show?
14. This macabre show used Gounod's "Funeral March of a Marionette"as its theme.
15. And this spy/superhero show adapted Rimsky Korsakov's "Flight of the Bumblebee" for its theme.
16. This show's theme song, "The Fishin' Hole," was whistled.
17. The theme to this 50s show about two boys and their parents is titled "The Toy Parade."

Bonus: Bela Fleck has credited the theme to this 60s show for inspiring him to take up the banjo.

Good Luck!!!

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