Why are children's TV show theme songs almost universally annoying as hell? Is it so parents will be discouraged from letting their kids watch TV all day? If so, it's not working. TV is awesome! Almost as heroic as the parents who put up with these 11 extremely irritating tunes over and over.

11. Thomas & Friends

Let's ease into this list with the grating voices of a dozen English schoolchildren. Why are the trains being counted by twos when they can only go down the track one at a time? Also, all the emphasis on them being a "really useful crew" is downright creepy. Isn't there more to life than work? Not on Sodor, apparently.