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cold open

In television and film, a scene that precedes the opening credits or title sequence. I'm surprised that show had a cold open this week—they usually just jump right into the credits. Saturday Night Live is known for having a cold open every week.
See also: cold, open
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They turned into no house at Shepperton, as the weary boy had expected; but still kept walking on, in mud and darkness, through gloomy lanes and over cold open wastes, until they came within sight of the lights of a town at no great distance.
The 44-year-old had competed until her late teens, representing Scotland, before reimmersing herself in the cold open waters in recent years after being encouraged to take part in a triathlon by friends.
Jail Cell Cold Open - "SNL" kicked off by showing what life might be like if Lori Loughlin (Kate McKinnon) goes to prison for her involvement in the college admissions scandal.
About six minutes into the cold open, he's sliced by a White Walker, so he knew his time was going to be limited.
Once the cold open has passed, most episodes of Saturday Night Live of late have begun with the week's host taking some kind of musical number.
Medics have revealed the case of a man who was cured of severe pain by taking a plunge in cold open water.
Following this cold open, Minae Mizumura takes up a familiar scenario in modern-day Japan: a fiftysomething woman--in this case, Mitsuki Katsuura, who works part-time as a college language instructor--becomes caretaker for her dying mother.
"Floating is not an easy skill in cold open water but most people can float, and the air trapped in their clothes as they fall in should make it easier.
Shorelines and banks adjacent to rivers and creeks are very slippery at this time and, when combined with cold open water, pose a serious hazard.
His Sanders debut came during the cold open of episode three, hosted by his comedy guest actor category rival, Tracy Morgan.
Since then, a great many studies and trials have been undertaken to investigate and document the burning of crude oil slicks (both fresh and emulsified) in cold open water, slush ice, drift ice, pack ice and on solid ice.In-situ burning has rarely been used on marine oil spills, but its successful use during the Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Horizon response increased interest in further investigating its potential value as a technique to manage spilled oil.
Not forgetting the fish itself - there is the world's favourite saltwater fish, a big fish that glows creamy white and caramel brown in the lamp and of course not forgetting the banter between mates in the freedom of the cold open winter evenings.
After all, the debate aired Saturday, the same night Saturday Night Live kept the gaffe alive by mocking the governor in its cold open.
As the Mantra team put the final touches on Fuse Presents, Creative Group's editing team for the project, comprising editors Mari Keiko Gonzalez and Mike Levine, first delivered a cold open to accompany the broadcast of the concert Fuse aired live on September 11, then did some minor edits on a two-hour commercial broadcast of the concert aired by Fuse on September 13.
She spent time, effort, and lots of energy to stand in the VERY cold open garage of the volunteer fire department to give information on Indiana 2016, and a new program she was starting called Communities Building Community.