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Give or take a few minor tweaks, these are the main logos used on the show over the years.
Logo
Logo
1964-1967
1967-1969
The first discernible logo, used sporadically throughout the early years.
Often mistaken as a one-off logo for the '67 Xmas special, this neon sign was used for two years.
Logo
Logo
1969-1971
Xmas 1971
First seen in black and white, a more mirrored version appeared in later color editions
Xmas shows normally had a logo of their own. This 1971 is particularly tasteless!
Logo
Logo
1971-1973
1972
In the early '70s, the logo changed frequently, but this was the main one at this point.
Another logo used for just a short period during the '70s.
Logo
Logo
1973-1986
1986-1989
Launched with the 500th show, this iconic sign is still regarded by many as the logo.
The first computer-generated title sequence featured this logo. Groundbreaking at the time!
Logo
Logo
1989-1981
1991-1995
Another makeover and this logo was found at the end of the title sequence.
A massive relaunch of the show (known as 'Year Zero') bore this mechanical logo.
Logo
Logo
1995-1999
1997
A further relaunch and everything went industrial for the mid-'90s Britpop era
Chris Cowey joins the show and renames it briefly to just TOTP - updating the previous logo.
Logo
Logo
1999-Present
TOTP2
Notice the reference to the very first logo? Worldwide syndication means this one will be around for some years to come.
Essentially the main logo but with a number 2 in BBC Gill Sans Bold (a slightly altered version of the usual font).
 

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TOTP Classic
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'80s Logo
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