Completely satisfied Days named America’s most memorable TV theme, survey finds – CNET

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A barely youthful Henry Winkler and Ron Howard play Fonzie and Richie Cunningham in Completely satisfied Days in 1976.


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Netflix, Amazon and fashionable streaming providers might have cleaned up on the Emmy Awards, however there’s one space the place viewers appear to choose the classics: theme songs.

A brand new survey performed by audio branding specialist PHMG revealed that 21 % of voters named Completely satisfied Days as America’s most memorable TV theme.

The present ran from 1974 to 1984 on ABC, ending up after 11 seasons with a complete of 255 episodes.

It was adopted by The Contemporary Prince of Bel-Air  (14 %), whereas Cheers, Gilligan’s Island and Pals have been tied for third (eight %). The survey was performed amongst 1,000 US shoppers.

“The truth that Completely satisfied Days nonetheless sticks within the reminiscence greater than 30 years after its final episode was recorded could be a little bit of a shock, but it surely solely highlights the facility of a powerful audio id,” Daniel Lafferty, PHMG’s director of music and voice, stated in an announcement.

“Our sense of listening to is especially efficient in frightening emotional recall –- in actual fact, it’s a extra highly effective emotional sense than our sight –- so sounds usually assist us to recollect explicit emotions or moments in our lives.”

The outcomes got here out on Monday, the identical day that Completely satisfied Days co-stars Henry Winkler and Ron Howard reunited on the 70th Emmy Awards. Their selfie earned hundreds of retweets and likes, revealing the present’s enduring recognition. 

Winkler received the award for Greatest Supporting Actor in a Comedy Sequence for his function as performing coach Gene Cosineau on the HBO present Barry.

The survey additionally requested folks to call probably the most memorable movie scores, with the Star Wars collection popping out on prime with 24 % of the vote. Saturday Night time Fever acquired 18 %, Soiled Dancing received 13 % and James Bond earned 11 %.

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