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Questions tagged [title-sequence]

A title sequence is a section of the film or television program in which the show's title and names of key cast members are showcased.

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Why do so many films in the 2010s leave the title to the end?

I've noticed the trend of leaving the title to the end especially in almost every single recent Marvel film, several Disney films, and some other action blockbusters. Personally I enjoy the effect of ...
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Why use this song in Avengers: Endgame Opening Logo Sequence?

In the Opening Logo Sequence of Avengers: Endgame they used the song, Dear Mr. Fantasy. Avengers: Endgame Opening Logo Sequence Dear Mr. Fantasy ...
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What is the meaning of the new sigil in Game of Thrones Season 8 intro?

Game of Thrones season 8 started and it comes with a new intro, where we see the wall, Winterfell, and kings landing only. And they made some difference in the sigil. It looks like a lion is eating a ...
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What is the relevance of this scene in the House intro?

In the opening credits to House, the visual imagery used seems pretty reasonable - lots of medical images, a shot of the hospital, and a shot of House's team. But at 0:19, just as Jennifer Morrison's ...
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The X-Files: bizarre stuff at opening credits

Does anyone know what kind of double stuff is that (at the left and the right sides)?
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Simpsons intro changes

Does an intro exist from The Simpsons where Bart hits the uranium stick with his skateboard? Because I remember such a scene but can't find it. In the normal intro the uranium stick misses the ...
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How was Breaking Bad's “Intro” so short?

The intro to Breaking Bad is very short - how was this negotiated? Usually, and especially for more popular shows (in the later seasons), shows have relatively long intros. Breaking Bad's is about ...
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Why is Cthulhu featured in the introduction of Rick and Morty but not in any episodes?

In every episodes introduction Cthulhu is seen chasing them in their ship. Is this in any season or episode? If not why?
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Did the Fresh Prince producers ever consider reshooting the title sequence?

The theme and title sequence to Fresh Prince of Bel-Air quickly became an iconic part of the show. However, when you watch it in the context of the show's later success it's painfully obvious that it ...
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Do the sigils next to the names of staff in the Game of Thrones intro all exist in the fictional world?

We know that the animation of the Game of Thrones intro represent the locations in which the story of the current episode resides. During the intro, we see the names of the actors and the names of ...
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Why do movies include the title of the movie in the opening credits?

It's safe to say 100% of the audience members know the name of the movie they're attending and don't need to be reminded in big letters on the screen.
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How was this opening title sequence from Atkinson's Maigret made?

I've recently become fixed on how superbly the opening titles for Maigret (starring Rowan Atkinson) has been made and edited: Would Rowan have had to have acted this ...
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Why did Arrow, unlike the other shows of the Arrowverse, pick a combination of its own individual logos in the Invasion crossover story arc?

In the Arrowverse Invasion aka Heroes Vs. Aliens Crossover every show had a different title card than their usual ones (except for Supergirl which was not even part of the Invasion storyline). Flash ...
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What is the significance of the special opening credits in Bond movies?

I love James Bond movies also because of their opening credits. What is the significance of the special opening credits in Bond movies?
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What is happening in the title sequence of “About Elly”?

At the very beginning of "About Elly", during the titles, we seem to be seeing some sort of papers being shoved through some sort of slot – from the inside of whatever they're being shoved into. What ...
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Why do some shows have an opening credits voice over that explains the premise of the show?

This may not be a recent trend, though I've only personally noticed it in the last couple of years. Some shows will have a voiceover on the opening credits where the general premise of the show is ...
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What is the meaning of the symbols on the Arrowhead in the season 3 intro?

In the Arrow season 3 starting and ending intro, the Arrowhead got changed from plain to thicker one with symbols embodied on it, as depicted below Is there any deep meaning/symbolism behind those ...
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Why does Mission: Impossible sometimes use a shorter intro?

While rewatching the 1988 run of Mission: Impossible I noticed that in some episodes they used a much shorter version of the whole intro sequence, which had a shorter music piece, less pre-character ...
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Has there been a movie produced without a title sequence?

I'm not quite sure if "title sequence" is the phrase I'm looking for, so I'll explain what I mean. Older movies would begin with a short credit sequence, which would also include the title of the ...
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What do the different colour intros mean?

I've been watching Fringe (which is great, btw) and noticed the colour of the intro sequence changes. Fringe is one of those series where everything seems to mean something, or have a double meaning. ...
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Where and why is the Royal Coat of Arms in the title sequence of 30Rock

During the opening title sequence of 30Rock we see various images around Rockerfeller Plaza including NBC studios and the building itself, there is a shot which looks identical to the Royal Coat of ...
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Why do TV shows sometimes change the intro mid-season?

I've noticed with a few TV shows (most recently White Collar) midway in both season 2 and 3, the intro has changed. I'd have thought they would have sent all the episodes to the TV station at once, ...
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Windows-like logo in Halt and Catch Fire intro

In AMC's Halt and Catch Fire TV series, its intro at some point shows a Windows-like logo image. What is the image alluded for? Since it was before the rising of Windows and GUI. Here is where you ...
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Why are the plot recap and opening title sequence of The West Wing in standard definition when the rest of the episode is high definition?

The West Wing was shot on film and six of the seven seasons were broadcast in high definition. Warner Brothers made all seasons available in high definition through download and streaming, but the ...
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Does the Game of Thrones intro change to reflect the current story?

In the Game of Thrones intro, we are presented with a very steam-punk like map of interactive pieces representing the kingdoms and what they represent. However, I noticed when Theon Greyjoy arrived ...
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In the title sequence, what is the strange futuristic noise/blinking effect?

During the title sequence of Game of Thrones, just after the camera pans up the frozen wall, there is a 'blinking' effect and a strange futuristic sound. Is this supposed to represent something ...