I know the song itself is probably overused and overexposed now, but this opening scene is AMAZING.
(BIG SPOILERS for Person of Interest, if anyone still cares this long after broadcast... and yes, it’s sci-fi dammit!)
The Northman looks intriguing - until you see Nicole Kidman is in it, and the interest just drains away. I have never understood her appeal - she is bone-dry dull in every role.
Don’t forget about the time Dr. Who watched the moon hatch like an egg.
Yeah, it’s amazingly evergreen!
The music makes it!
Late to the party but I didnt see this anywhere here...
It may be because I have heard it so many times, but it is soothing, cheesy, almost relaxing and so Soap Opera-y. I never skip it.
I’m surprised no one’s mentioned Firefly:
Invader Zim comes to mind:
I was a big fan of this one,
Because no one seems to have brought it up yet: Farscape. Perfectly set the mood for the show. Season 3 variant is the best one:
No competition. The GOAT.
I loved The Expanse’s opening and how it frequently changed to match the story. My favorite little detail was how the initial image of Mars changed from two moons to a moon and a trail of rubble after the UN strike.
You can’t talk about show intros without bringing up Cowboy Bebop:
I knew I would find this in here somewhere.
Take your star. You earned it.