20 TV series that nailed it with their very first scenes

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‘Game of Thrones’

The brilliant thing about the brutal beginning of “Game of Thrones” is how perfectly it framed the grand, apocalyptic arc of the show. Yes, the majority of our time will be spent with petty nobles, fighting over a metal chair—and it will all seem very important. But what everyone should really be worried about are the ice zombies. —Kevin P. Sullivan

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20 TV series that nailed it with their very first scenes