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The animators worked out four different map sequences, which can effectively indicate the locations shown in the upcoming episode. The initial plan was to show the map every time the scene changed, but this was deemed too disruptive to the storyline, and it was decided to introduce the locations in the title sequence instead. The article can be found ...


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As apparently a "good" list question can exist, here we go! Empire Online listed 15 Easter Eggs from the film. The following is almost directly lifted verbatim from the side, so I've put it all in a quotation block: There’s a Keep Calm And Call Batman poster hidden in the final fight The Utopia Casino sign hints towards another Superman ...


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Yes, the intro does change to reflect the locations where the episode's story takes place, and has been doing this from the beginning of the series. For instance, when Dany finally arrives at the city of Qarth, the intro stopped showing us Vaes Dothrak (where the Dothraki horse people are from) and replaced it with Qarth.


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Okay, I think I figured it out. The reason that Zoidberg’s “intricate dance” was a joke when done in anime style is because anime tends to use limited animation frames resulting in a jerky motion, sort of like stop-go or claymation. For example, instead of smooth movements like many of today’s cartoons, even modern day anime seems to still use a more 60’s ...


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It seems that the Zoidberg dance was the "gag" in the third part. From wikipedia: A running joke for the episode involves a key plot point in each segment being obscured by the specific animation style, though the characters themselves express amazement over what they see This enforces your idea of the three parts having important information ...



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