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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

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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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