<p>&quot;The Sopranos,&quot; &quot;The Mary Tyler Moore Show&quot; and &quot;The Simpsons&quot; had three of the greatest TV title sequences ever.</p>

"The Sopranos," "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "The Simpsons" had three of the greatest TV title sequences ever.

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The 25 best TV opening credit sequences of all-time

The end of 'True Detective' prompts a look back at this unsung art form

Among the many delights of "True Detective," which concludes its first season on Sunday night, has been the show's creepy, evocative opening credits sequence, which juxtaposes mundane imagery with the sort of dark symbols of sex and violence that Rust Cohle and Marty Hart deal with every day.

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<p>On &quot;Parks and Recreation,&quot; Andy (Chris Pratt) shields April from a bee attack.</p>

On "Parks and Recreation," Andy (Chris Pratt) shields April from a bee attack.

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Review: 'Parks and Recreation' - 'The Wall'

Leslie gets caught up in Pawnee/Eagleton hostility, while Ron gets a young helper

A review of tonight's "Parks and Recreation" coming up just as soon as I listen to a TED talk by the color beige...

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<p>Geoff Stults in &quot;Enlisted.&quot;</p>

Geoff Stults in "Enlisted."

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HitFix First Look: 'Enlisted' prepares for 'Parade Duty'

The unit starts to resent Pete's resentment of being in rear detachment

So FOX's "Enlisted" remains a very funny, exceedingly likable comedy that has been marooned on Friday nights at 9 with no real lead-in — pretty soon, it'll be airing after episodes of "Rake" that FOX is dumping on the night because there's no place else to put them — and will have to rely on non-traditional metrics, plus some empathy from FOX executives, if it's going to survive to another season. And it absolutely deserves to. It's hard to tell, because the episodes have been airing out of order, but the show has coalesced more quickly than your average freshman sitcom (even "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" took longer to get to the level it's at now), the chemistry between Geoff Stults, Chris Lowell and Parker Young as the brothers is a treat, the supporting characters are used for excellent value, and it's a marvelous thing to get to watch at the end of a long work week.

Here's an exclusive clip from tomorrow night's episode, "Parade Duty," where Stults' Pete once again objects to his unit having to deal with an unglamorous assignment — and where, for once, the rest of the unit finally fights back against his hatred of life in the rear detachment. Enjoy.

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<p>Don Draper flies TWA in the &quot;Mad Men&quot; final season teaser.</p>

Don Draper flies TWA in the "Mad Men" final season teaser.

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Don Draper takes a flight in 'Mad Men' final season tease

'Que Sera' for the AMC hero as he enjoys the comforts of TWA

The final season of "Mad Men" (or, at least, the first half of the final season, which is being split between this year and next) doesn't begin until Sunday, April 13 at 10 p.m. on AMC. But as usual, the quintessential show about advertising likes to begin its brand promotion early, with an image and/or video for viewers to fuss over and decode until there are actual episodes to fuss over and decode.

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<p>Andy Daly in &quot;Review with Forrest MacNeil.&quot;</p>

Andy Daly in "Review with Forrest MacNeil."

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Review: Comedy Central's 'Review with Forrest MacNeil'

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Andy Daly series builds and builds as it goes along into something truly great

Sketch comedy shows don't usually have story arcs, even when they feature recurring characters. The Target Lady on "SNL" didn't go on a complex character journey over multiple seasons. Jordan Peele's character in the "Key & Peele" soul food sketch didn't reappear a few episodes later having turned cannibal after enjoying a human foot with his cellar door and stork ankles.

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<p>Neil DeGrasse Tyson in &quot;Cosmos.&quot;</p>

Neil DeGrasse Tyson in "Cosmos."

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Review: Seth MacFarlane & Neil DeGrasse Tyson bring 'Cosmos' back to life

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A faithful, sincere, wonderful revival of the Carl Sagan classic

At this stage of his career, Seth MacFarlane is the proverbial 800 lb. gorilla at the FOX network. What kind of shows does he make, and where do they go? Given how valuable "Family Guy" is to the company bottom line (and how much money even something like "American Dad" has generated), anywhere he wants them.

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<p>Keri Russell in &quot;The Americans.&quot;</p>

Keri Russell in "The Americans."

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Review: 'The Americans' - 'Cardinal'

Philip and Elizabeth deal with the aftermath of the murders

A review of tonight's "The Americans" coming up just as soon as I suggest a dude ranch in Kentucky...

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Firewall & Iceberg Podcast, episode 222

Dan and Alan also review 'From Dusk Til Dawn' and 'Sirens,' and discuss the 'HIMYM' twist

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It's a Firewall & Iceberg two-fer day! Minor technical difficulties bumped the return of the video show to this morning, and Dan and I also recorded a new podcast today discussing several other premieres, the recent "HIMYM" development, and a look back at "True Detective" so far, along with some speculation on the finale (which neither of us has seen).

The rundown: 

"Sirens" (00:01:00 - 00:09:00)
"Resurrection" (00:09:05 - 00:17:10)
"From Dusk Till Dawn" (00:17:15 - 00:31:05)
The "How I Met Your Mother" twist (00:31:30 - 43:00)
"True Detective" pre-finale (00:43:00 - 01:06:40)
 
As always, send questions to firewalliceberg@hitfix.com. You can subscribe to The Firewall & Iceberg Podcast over at the iTunes Store, where you can also rate us and comment on us. Or you can always follow our RSS Feed, download the MP3 file, subscribe on IHeartRadio or stream it on Dan's blog.

There's also now a complete archive of all the podcasts to date.

<p>Guessing that on &quot;Halt and Catch Fire,&quot; Lee Pace will be spending less time surrounded by flowers than he did on &quot;Pushing Daisies.&quot;</p>

Guessing that on "Halt and Catch Fire," Lee Pace will be spending less time surrounded by flowers than he did on "Pushing Daisies."

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AMC announces 'Halt and Catch Fire' premiere

Drama about '80s computer industry will arrive in June

AMC has finally given a premiere date to "Halt and Catch Fire," its upcoming drama series about the computer industry in the early 1980s. The series — starring Lee Pace from "Pushing Daisies," Scoot McNairy and Kerry Bishé from "Argo," Mackenzie Davis from "Smashed" and Toby Huss from "King of the Hill" (Cotton Hill forever!) will debut on Sunday, June 1 at 10 p.m.

AMC also plans to premiere the pilot this Saturday at 11 a.m. at the SXSW Festival in Austin.

AMC had previously announced that the new season of "Mad Men" will debut on Sunday, April 13 at 10 p.m., that Revolutionary War spy drama "Turn" will debut on April 6 at 9 p.m., that "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul" will debut sometime in November and that "Hell on Wheels" will also be back sometime in the summer. (With "Halt and Catch Fire" airing at 10 rather than 9, is it possible "Wheels" could return from the Saturday purgatory where it did fairly well?)

<p>Linda Cardellini and Max Greenfield on &quot;New Girl.&quot;</p>

Linda Cardellini and Max Greenfield on "New Girl."

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Morning TV Round-Up: 'New Girl,' 'About A Boy' & 'Growing Up Fisher'

Jess and Nick move in together, Will takes Marcus to a pool party, and Henry pretends to be blind

It's morning round-up time, with quick thoughts on last night's episodes of "New Girl," "About A Boy" and "Growing Up Fisher" coming up just as soon as you have any porn set in the Byzantine Era...

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