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Did the Fresh Prince producers ever consider reshooting the title sequence?

It was shot as a humorous music/rap video, much like the ones DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince were already famous for, with very similar styles and editing. It was never intended to be some sort ...
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What is the meaning of the new sigil in Game of Thrones Season 8 intro?

This is a depiction of the Red Wedding, when Lannister and Bolton houses attack Stark and Tully houses. It looks like a lion is eating a fish. The Lion is the Lannister's emblem, while the trout is ...
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Did the Fresh Prince producers ever consider reshooting the title sequence?

As explained in this deliciously in-depth article: “When it was time to shoot the main title, we went with the people behind the video of ‘Parents,’” says Andy Borowitz. Scott Kalvert came in ...
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What is the significance of the special opening credits in Bond movies?

The main significance the opening credits now have are primarily just that of being part of the James Bond tradition. They are so ingrained in those films that they you can hardly take them away and ...
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What is the meaning of the new sigil in Game of Thrones Season 8 intro?

Kepotx answered it pretty well but I got my hand on polygon analysis which is pretty detailed too: The opening sequence was designed as a subtle history lesson. A brief reminder of some of the ...
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Why is Cthulhu featured in the introduction of Rick and Morty but not in any episodes?

That Episode Doesn't Exist (yet) Before the start of Season 3 of Rick and Morty Justin Roiland was asked about Cthulhu episode being featured on Rick and Morty according to NME The trio were also ...
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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?

They are more of personal choice or sometimes jokes: For George R.R. Martin Martin has chosen a turtle as his personal sigil, and he is often seen wearing a hat with a turtle pin on it. As ...
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What is the significance of the special opening credits in Bond movies?

There is an excellent article about the opening title sequences in James Bond film here - Telegraph Article Link To summarize: For the original Dr No. film, Maurice Binder, an art director at Macy'...
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What is the relevance of this scene in the House intro?

This seems out of place given the rest of the imagery in the credits. Does anybody know what the relevance of this scene is supposed to be? There is no relevance, other than the shot was a ...
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Why was Breaking Bad's (and other shows) "Intro" so short?

Shorter sequences save time for audiences, and money for producers There is an excellent article on the history of tv show credits here: A brief history of TV shows' opening credit sequences In it, it ...
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Why do some shows have an opening credits voice over that explains the premise of the show?

Good question, what you are talking about is referred to as an Opening Monologue or less often, Opening Narration in which (typically) a character recalls either a kind of mission statement or quick ...
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The X-Files: bizarre stuff at opening credits

It's a seed germinating ....although highly sped up.
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Why do movies include the title of the movie in the opening credits?

The movie is also presented in Television and most of the times people don't have access to the movie name they are about to watch. So they see the name in the openning credits/title. Also according ...
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In the title sequence, what is the strange futuristic noise/blinking effect?

After the Season 6 Finale we also see that the orbs and rings we see in the opening are most likely an astrolabe (aka armillary sphere, armilla, or armil). We see the same object hanging in the ...
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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?

It's not so much that they avoid the cross-over reference, it's just more important to the producers that this was also the series' 100th episode and they wanted to celebrate that more. ...
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Why use this song in Avengers: Endgame Opening Logo Sequence?

Dear Mr. Fantasy play us a tuneSomething to make us all happyDo anything, take us out of this gloom Sing a song, play guitar, make it snappy You are the one who can make us all laugh But doing that ...
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How was The Sopranos title sequence changed after September 11th, 2001?

That shot is there in Season 3, broadcast early 2001. By season 4 in 2002 it is replaced by two very generic scenery shots, which remained until the very last episode. As to whether anyone commented ...
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Does the Rube Goldberg machine used in the Elementary intro credits fully exist (and work)?

Was it built in reality for the show? Yes. But not as a whole complete single system. Prologue Creative Director Simon Clowes employs a Rube Goldberg contraption to represent the manic detective’...
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What is happening in the title sequence of "About Elly"?

As an Iranian person, I should answer this. In Iran, we have some boxes in streets and roads that called 'Sandogh-e Sadaghe'. They Supported from government organizations. we put money on it to help ...
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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?

In addition to the reasons jlmcdonald stated, I think part of the logic might be that sometimes the pilot recap contained scenes from the first season, even in the later seasons of the show, and ...
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How did US viewers learn The Simpsons episodes' names?

A lot of this has to do with culture. The name of an episode could spoil the plot. TV guides etc often gave episode titles, but in general, viewers were in these kinds of shows expected to not have a ...
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What is the meaning of the Young Sheldon title sequence?

Here's the reasoning behind the "Young Sheldon" intro. The bold, western background is a universal depiction of Texas as most of the world has come to know it from multiple western movies. ...
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What is the meaning of the Young Sheldon title sequence?

The opening sequence series one and two has Sheldon situated in his local environment, Texas, (the micro) [note: East or West is immaterial because it represents how the world sees Texas], but looking ...
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How was this opening title sequence from Atkinson's Maigret made?

It's also possible they used a similar multiple-camera setup invented for the Matrix movies. Imagine a curved frame with a couple of dozen micro-cameras mounted pointing inward, arcing from the above-...
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What is the meaning of the symbols on the Arrowhead in the season 3 intro?

It was a nod to the later episodes, The arrowhead was similar to the stencil used for branding him by Ra's al Ghul , below is the side by side comparison: There were instances in season 3 where the ...
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Has there been a movie produced without a title sequence?

The Mummy Returns has no opening titles whatsoever. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0209163/trivia?tab=cz&ref_=tt_trv_cc
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