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Watch the 14 Best Television Intros of All Time

From The Addams Family to The Simpsons, these opening sequences are an indelible part of television history

Showtime’s Masters of Sex, back on television July 13, has one of the most creative opening sequences on the small screen today, using imagery ranging from a train entering a tunnel to a volcano erupting; allusions to fornication abound without ever actually showing the act itself.

Take a look at other creative and memorable television intros from over the years.

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