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Old November 9 2012, 02:34 PM   #46
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^Me too. Rewatched it on DVD recently and it still mostly holds up. Except for the awful 90s power-ballads at the end of some eps.
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Old November 10 2012, 07:43 PM   #47
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Best Music - Millennuim
Best Visual - Game of Thrones
Best Music + Visual - The Prisoner

Pitch perfect combination of rattling music, striking imagery and bizzare shit. Just like the show.


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Oh YES! The Prisoner has one of the most memorable beginnings ever! It's perfect for the series.
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Old November 10 2012, 09:15 PM   #48
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I really love the opening for Dexter. It's a great demonstration of how twisted ordinary things can look if you simply choose to see them that way, and how someone like Dexter sees the world all the time.
Dexter would be my choice too. That opening might be the most perfect blend of elements to capture the show of anything I've ever seen. Comedic, disjointed, obscure, symbolic, quirky foreboding & perverse
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Old November 13 2012, 07:11 PM   #49
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Just had a flash about the 90s sitcom Wings. I remember the opening sequence being a classical piece along with a the plane flying through the clouds. It's been a long time, not sure if there was anything other than that, but I remember it being very zen-like.
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Old November 13 2012, 07:14 PM   #50
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Just had a flash about the 90s sitcom Wings. I remember the opening sequence being a classical piece along with a the plane flying through the clouds. It's been a long time, not sure if there was anything other than that, but I remember it being very zen-like.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvT76jEQ1v0
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Old November 14 2012, 03:08 AM   #51
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Schubert's piano sonata. Love it!
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Old November 15 2012, 05:18 PM   #52
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When I was a little kid, the first few seconds of the Ironside opening gave me the creeps. Seemed pretty heavy compared to other opening credits in the early '70s. Great Quincy Jones theme, too.

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Old November 17 2012, 05:52 AM   #53
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Some random ones that come to mind:

Roughnecks: Starship Trooper Chronocles
Witch Hunter Robin
Black Lagoon
Tokyo Majin
When They Cry
Blood+ Opening 2
Starship Operators
.hack//SIGN
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (the 2nd opening is better but I can't find it)
Sol Bianca: The Lagacy
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Old November 17 2012, 10:17 AM   #54
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Some classics to add to zakkrusz' list:
Gundam 08th MS Team (1995)
Gundam 00 (2007)
Initial D - Extreme Stage (2008)
Macross Frontier (2007)
Full Metal Panic (1998)
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995)
Cowboy Bebop (1998)
Guilty Crown (2011)
Angel Beats (2010)
Ai Yori Aoshi (2002)
Legend of the Galactic Heroes (1988)
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Old November 21 2012, 10:41 AM   #55
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It's a goddamn disgrace that the most awesome theme of all hasn't even been mentioned:




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Old November 21 2012, 07:02 PM   #56
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^You're right, that is awesome. Thanks.
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Old November 21 2012, 07:08 PM   #57
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Speaking of donuts ...
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Old November 21 2012, 07:23 PM   #58
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Old November 21 2012, 10:54 PM   #59
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I'll raise you a 70's cop show intro and throw in different versions of it too. Your call! Killer car too.





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Old November 21 2012, 11:08 PM   #60
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I'm a pretty big fan of "The Newsroom"'s opening.

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