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Favorite Opening/Title Sequences

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by NickySee, Jun 1, 2021.

  1. sloaches

    sloaches Forum Resident

    Star Trek: Voyager is it for me.

     
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  6. polchik

    polchik Forum Resident

    maaan this brings back memories ... i LOVED this show lol
     
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  7. The Panda

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    I was surprised years later to recognize one of the actors as a scumbag in John Sayles' wonde3rful Matewan.
     
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  8. Dan C

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    I loved this show as a little kid growing up in the 70s! I still have such a soft spot for it, even if the storytelling and production is woefully simple by today's TV standards. And, let's be honest here, it's among the action TV dramas of the era that had a muuuuuch more exciting opening theme and title sequence compared to the actual show that followed. :laugh:

    I enjoyed rewatching a number of these when it was streaming on Netflix a few years back. Good memories, great cast.

    BTW, anyone here remember one or two episodes that opened with the usual title sequence, but without the music?

    dan c
     
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  9. Bob Voldar

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    From the early 1990s:
     
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  10. Bob Voldar

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    Oh, as one can tell from my pic there's this and the versions that followed:
     
  11. Bob Voldar

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    Back then I was more interested in the scenes that involved the whole Station 51 crew. I did like the scenes with just Johnny & Roy and the scenes at Rampart. However, I REALLY liked it when the station responded to big fires. "Yeah, stuff blowing up!". The original theme with music I believe was used from seasons 1-5. Season six had that opening sequence with Johnny and Roy at a chemical spill with dialogue between them and the Rampart Staff. However, when the show went into syndication, the season six sequence was used on all of the episodes. I have the DVD set with the entire series and the made for TV movies but BUYER BEWARE!! A good deal of the episodes on the discs from season's three to five are sourced from the syndicated episodes. They are obviously many generations removed from the original prints!
     
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  12. EdgardV

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    The Prisoner opening and closing sequence.


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    A number of TV openings are on my list, for both visual design and music.

    • The Prisoner.
    • Mission Impossible.
    • The Bob Newhart Show.
    • The Wild Wild West.
    • The Andy Griffith Show.

    And then a number of them primarily for the opening music.

    • Sanford and Son.
    • Barney Miller.
    • The Dick Van Dyke Show.
    • Mad About You.
    • The Carol Burnet Show.
    • Rawhide.

    There are probably many more good ones. Very subjective.
     
  13. Wolfschmidt

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    Deep Cover (1992) - I can't find a link, but the opening credits are a brief throwaway moment from later in the film, step-printed almost to the point of abstraction. Good stuff.
     
  14. BigTT

    BigTT New Member

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    Various Red Skelton Hour opening numbers from 1962, like this one at 2:14.
     

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