TV Guide has named True Blood as number 5 in their article, ” TV’s Top Opening Credits”. The magazine had their readers list their top 10 television show credits of all times. True Blood, the HBO vampire show came in at number 5 because of the shocking graphics that is portrayed in the show each week.
First, the song, ” Do Bad Things To You” sets the viewer up to prepare for bad things. Then the fun starts with half naked girls, decaying animals, overzealous parishoners, clips of small boys in racially blinded KKK hoods. It sets one up to know that True Blood is not going to be the typical calm television show.
True Blood has been given credit for sparking controversial scenes bordering on soft core porn while also displaying strong themes of equality among all. The opening credits is a treat to watch even without the show.
Here are winners as listed in TV Guide:
- The Simpsons
- Get Smart
- The Mary Tyler Moore Show
- Hawaii Five-O
- True Blood
- The Big Bang Theory
- The Brady Bunch
- Mad Men
- The Sopranos
So did your favorite show make the list? What other shows would you have on your list?