It's a topic I just discussed with a friend, so now it's a topic I am going to force onto you.
The be-all end-all grandpappy of perfect show intros for me is the original....
I don't even really like the show or that musician all that much, but the synergy they form is so completely that point in time that I love it.
The Most Exciting Theme Song Ever
The Most INTENSE Theme Music For A Show I Know Nothing About:
The Best Game Show Music:
Honorable Mention: Most of the exciting action TV show themes in the Macgyver / Knight Rider / A-Team spectrum, What's Happenin', 321 Contact
I am going to skip Friends because I hope we can all agree that theme is terrible. Instead I will lead with shows that I LOVE that have theme songs I dislike: