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  1. Westerns seem to be the non-sitcom dramatic genre of choice to the “premise theme song”. All of the above you listed, plus F-Troop, Branded… even The Lone Ranger dispensed with the William Tell Overture in its final season and had a sung premise version of the theme song (“Six Texas Rangers! Hi-Yo! Hi-Yo!…”)

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