There’s some truth to the argument that a lot of Golden Age Television is basically coasting in its rep at this point, but this is poppycock. If it’s coasting, it’s coasting at a much higher altitude than yesteryear.
The Guardian looks at the ricochet effect between American and British expressions.
Christopher Orr says that Pixar lost its way when it got snapped up by Disney.
Oh, get over yourself. If content producers want people to watch the opening introductions, they should make them worthwhile.
This is, culturally, one of the most important things happening right now, and nobody (including myself) is really paying much attention.
When the source material has Greek gods, your story about ancient Greece should have Greek Gods. If it’s King Arthur, it damn well needs Merlin. If you don’t do this, you deserve to fail.