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Remember USA Network in the 1980s? Repeats, obscure movies, cartoons and Commander USA!

Below, the original Nickelodeon logo and theme song.

Before there was A&E, there were the ARTS channel and the Entertainment channel (both of which later merged). Here’s an early ARTS opener:

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