Last night was the season premier of Big Love and I had mixed feelings. It really does pick up where the show ended last season. Plot lines centered around the new casino, Nikki's daughter, Nikki being accepted back into the family and the death of Roman. The episode was good and it was a good premier. Unfortunately I have one major complaint.
They Changed the Opening Credits! This baffles me. I will never understand why shows do this. I understood when the Simpsons shortened their opening theme music (and relengthened it again) and I respect the creators of Lost bypassing the whole opening credits for the "Lost" logo. But why would you change the opening mid series. It seems to be the trend in the premium networks. Who can forget the debacle of Weeds getting rid of its "little boxes" opening that was complete gold.
And to be honest, I couldn't get passed it. I wanted my fill of "G-d only knows what I'd be without you..." and in fact, I am still singing the old theme song this morning.
Here is the new opening for you Big Love Fans who couldn't tune in last night
and here is the classic old