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* Not quite the ''theme'' music, but Edward Nygma from ''Series/{{Gotham}}'' used the scene-transition riff from the 1960s ''Batman'' TV series as his personal cell phone's ringtone.


** The original 1963 recording of the theme cameos in the first episode of ''Series/{{K9}}'' within K9's memories.



** When Dr. Swann (former Superman actor Christopher Reeve, of course) tells Clark he's from a place called Krypton -- this being the first time the name is mentioned, a few years into the series -- we suddenly hear one of the fanfares from the Reeves movie series.

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** When Dr. Swann (former Superman actor Christopher Reeve, of course) tells Clark he's from a place called Krypton -- this being the first time the name is mentioned, a few years into the series -- we suddenly hear one of the fanfares from the Reeves Reeve's movie series.

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** Series/ICarly: Carly was playing short chords of "Leave It All To Me" on her ukelele.
*** At the end of the ''Series/{{Victorious}}'' crossover "iParty With Victorious", the cast of both shows sing a mashed up version of both theme songs.

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*''Series/ElCorazonNuncaSeEquivoca'': since "Es Por Ti" was written in-universe by Ari, he and Temo decide to sing it while waiting for their laundry to be done in episode 6.


* On an episode of ''Series/TbeLoveBoat'', a character named April (played by Charo) sings the show's theme song in the ship's nightclub.

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* On an episode of ''Series/TbeLoveBoat'', ''Series/TheLoveBoat'', a character named April (played by Charo) sings the show's theme song in the ship's nightclub.


* On an episode of ''Series/LoveBoat'', a character named April (played by Charo) sings the show's theme song in the ship's nightclub.

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* On an episode of ''Series/LoveBoat'', ''Series/TbeLoveBoat'', a character named April (played by Charo) sings the show's theme song in the ship's nightclub.


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* ''Series/ThePartridgeFamily'' perform performs the Season One opening theme, "When We're Singin'," while on tour in Paris in "Mom Drops Out."

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* ''Series/CrazyExGirlfriend'' loves to do this:
** In one episode in season 1, Paula explains to her husband what Rebecca's 'deal' is, and quotes line-for-line the ExpositoryThemeTune. When the theme tune sings the show's title, Scott himself accuses Rebecca of that, and Rebecca's objections in the theme tune ("That's a sexist term!") are said by Paula.
** Also, most episodes of season 1 found a way to segue into the theme tune by having someone ask Rebecca or just wonder what it is that took her to West Covina, which the tune helpfully explains.
** Season 2 gets a very brief one at the end when Rebecca's mother quotes that season's theme ("She's just a girl in love, she can't be held responsible for her actions.") in a flashback [[spoiler:during Rebecca's trial.]]
** Season 3's theme tune features a number of figures styled on different popular music genres giving conflicting advice about whether being crazy is good or bad, and ends with a shot of Rebecca on a toilet in a yellow dress mouthing 'What?' Later in the season after Rebecca receives her diagnosis, she is seen exiting the toilet wearing that same dress, taking earbuds out of her ears, clearly immediately after that final shot.
** Later in season 3, Nathaniel accuses Rebecca of being crazy and she smirks, and that is when the theme tune plays for that episode, beginning with the very scene-appropriate "Crazy's when I go off the rails / This is what you've done to me."

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* ''Series/KnotsLanding'': In "Do You Love Me?", Kate Whittaker and Alex Barton dance to a remix of the theme tune.


* All music on ''Series/GoodEats'' is the theme, at different tempi and in different styles.

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* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': In "Flower Child", a slower version of the theme tune is heard on a television advertisement for the company Gideon 3000, which produces plant food and nutrients.

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* In the second episode of ''Series/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents2017'', the opening theme, "Look Away", is briefly played by [[BigBad Count Olaf]]'s [[QuirkyMinibossSquad theatre troupe]] as the curtain rises on "[[EvilPlan The]] [[FilmFelons Marvelous]] [[OldManMarryingAChild Marriage]]".

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* The 2000 remake of ''Series/TheFugitive'' used the music from the [[Film/TheFugitive 1993 film]], possibly symbolizing the fact that it's based more on the movie than on the original series.


* The first few seconds of the ''Series/{{Shoestring}}'' theme song play at the beginning of a weather report in "Stamp Duty."

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* The first few seconds of the ''Series/{{Shoestring}}'' theme song play are used as a Radio West jingle, played at the beginning of a weather report in "Stamp Duty."things like news reports.

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* The first few seconds of the ''Series/{{Shoestring}}'' theme song play at the beginning of a weather report in "Stamp Duty."

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