Best TV/Film Opening Credits

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Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Noel Mc » Sun May 17, 2020 7:51 am

I'm looking for suggestions here. I've been making assemblies for my school since we've been closed. They mostly just track my gradual descent in to madness.

I've been refilming intros to different films and TV shows. You can see them at the start of these:The Office (US), Stranger Things, Star Wars and Mission Impossible.

I'm running out of ideas, so wondering: any suggestions of TV/film opening credits which I could recreate?

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Post by Marc Meakin » Sun May 17, 2020 8:35 am

Best Opening Credits for me is Catch Me if You Can.
Also the Pink Panther films and of course James Bond
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Post by Mark James » Sun May 17, 2020 8:46 am

I always liked Roseanne's intro where the family are sitting around the table. Might be tricky with just the three of yis.

They Think it's all Over could be good as well. I actually wouldn't mind giving that one a go myself. Could do with a slightly bigger back garden for one or two of the clips though.

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Post by Marc Meakin » Sun May 17, 2020 9:08 am

Going back a few years I used to like Ironside and Hawaii 5 O.
Also Mssion Impossible.
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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Mark James » Sun May 17, 2020 9:11 am

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 9:08 am
Going back a few years I used to like Ironside and Hawaii 5 O.
Also Mssion Impossible.
Eh, he did Mission Impossible.

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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Marc Meakin » Sun May 17, 2020 2:50 pm

Mark James wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 9:11 am
Marc Meakin wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 9:08 am
Going back a few years I used to like Ironside and Hawaii 5 O.
Also Mssion Impossible.
Eh, he did Mission Impossible.
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Post by Jonathan Wynn » Sun May 17, 2020 3:12 pm

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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Ben Wilson » Sun May 17, 2020 5:23 pm

This thread was made for me. :-D

The obvious first answer has to be the A-Team. Single greatest TV intro of all time. Knight Rider is also great, and Street Hawk (and it's awesome theme by Tangerine Dream) is an often overlooked classic.

For something a bit more modern, Mad Men would be a brilliant choice. And for a bit of fun, the Spongebob Squarepants intro too. :-)

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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Matt Morrison » Sun May 17, 2020 10:23 pm

Just dropping in to say great work Noel. What age do you teach? I admit I only flicked through the assembly with the Stranger Things intro (I mean I watched all the intros but only flicked through that one completely) but mostly it seemed very fun rather than learny!

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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Noel Mc » Mon May 18, 2020 9:32 am

Marc Meakin wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 8:35 am
Best Opening Credits for me is Catch Me if You Can.
Would love to try this!
Ben Wilson wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 5:23 pm
The obvious first answer has to be the A-Team. Single greatest TV intro of all time.
Excellent call!
Matt Morrison wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 10:23 pm
Just dropping in to say great work Noel. What age do you teach?
Ah cheers Matt! Secondary School age, so 12-18. I just wanted them to have something school-related which is a laugh. I've practically abandoned teaching my classes like. The assemblies are becoming a full time job!

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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Mon May 18, 2020 9:53 am

Surprised the various iterations of Doctor Who haven't warranted a mention. Whilst some of the 80s ones haven't aged well, they were remarkable for the time.
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Post by Callum Todd » Mon May 18, 2020 11:38 am

Has nobody said The Simpsons yet? Surely they must have.
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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Ian Volante » Mon May 18, 2020 11:44 am

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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Noel Mc » Wed May 20, 2020 3:42 pm

An update for you: After a lot of procrastination, I finally got round to the intro at about 11 pm last night. I was short on time so didn't have much scope for variety!

www.youtube.com/watch?v=GHfjmuvG2sg

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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Noel Mc » Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:04 pm

Made another one of these:

https://youtu.be/kzqvFK8CKUg

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Re: Best TV/Film Opening Credits

Post by Rhys Benjamin » Mon Dec 21, 2020 10:25 pm

Tom Scott has just uploaded a 17-minute video explaining why he adores "Alright on The Night Cockup Tour"... which I get, but I don't agree with.

As a child I was always enamoured with ITV's 2006-08 F1 intro. Slightly NSFW. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KpuTxPN ... nnamedCell
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