Best opening Credits?

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  1. Jetcols

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    Which TV series had the best opening credits?

    -G1 Season 1
    -G1 Season 2
    -G1 Season 3
    -G1 Season 4
    -Armada
    -Armada: Unicron Battles
    -Energon
    -Cybertron
    -Robots in Disguise
    -Beast Wars
    -Beast Machines
    -Animated
     
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    Animated has the best, IMO. BM was pretty funking to listen too, and the full version was cool.
     
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    BW went for too bloody long.
     
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    It was cool in the 90's, but it always felt, even back then, that they were using the show's background music as a title theme. Not bad, but not exactly memorable. The Unicron trilogy was similar, in that it used a lot of similar themes that harkened back to the G1 show's, but none really stuck with me.
     
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    I'm tied between G1 Seasons 1 and 2, and Animated.
     
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    G1 Season 2 for me.
     
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    Visually, I'm strongly inclined towards G1 season 2. Great montage of some of the most classic Transformers.

    Musically, it's all about season 3. Best non-movie arrangement of the classic theme, hands down.
     
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    Headmasters has a cool intro
     
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    Generation 2, CGI Prime beating the snot out of Ramjet.
     
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    Best animation = G1 Season 2

    Best music = G1 Season 3
     
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    Boom.

    The animation for the S2 intros was slick as hell, and I loved that it featured Omega, Dinobots, Triplechangers, etc. And while S3 was far from being my favorite, I loved the electro/techno revision they gave the original theme.
     
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    Headshot.

    Agreed on both counts.

    It should be pointed out that the questions was "which had the best intro?", not "which series do you currently love and want to marry?"
     
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    I adore BW and will defend it to death. But damn, it had some awful music sometimes.

    I actually have only seen the first 3 episodes of TF: Armada. I hated it enough not to bother watching any more. However, the ending credits of TF: Armada had a really kickass electric guitar arrangement of the TF theme. It was pretty cool.
     
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    Masterforce. The Ginrai versus Overlord fight sequence was incredible.
     
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    I thought that Energon and Cybertron openeing were great to me and also Armada was also good and the part 2 of the Unicron battles
     
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    G1 Season 2. Totally badass.
     
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    Best Song: Animated

    Best Animation: G1 Season 2.
     
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    G1 Season 2 is the classic, the benchmark. From the Autobot and Decepticon logos speeding through space, to the pan over Cybertron and down to Earth, showing loads of characters, to the fight sequence at the end with Optimus, Megatron, and key figures on both sides. And I personally think it's the best of the three intro musics as well.

    Micron Legend Opening 2 in Japan, with Iron Courage, is a pretty decent theme, though my favourite bit of the theme is the return of the classic logo at the beginning. The rest is a decent intro, but nothing too amazing.
     
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    I was going to be dull and say season one G1, but now you come to mention it I think I may have to go with you on this (and because I'm still a bit Overlord jazzed because I recently dug mine out of storage :)  ). That said, I would've prefered different music for the Masterforce opener as what it had never really seemed to fit the pictures for me.
     
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    Funny this should come up. I was watching Return of Optimus Prime yesterday, and thinking "Jesus, they really screwed up the theme tune in Season 3." Anyhoo, I'll go with G1 Season 1.
     

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