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Old 07-16-2015, 01:53 AM   #11
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Stop-motion puppet animation already had a very long history prior to this series using it for its opening. Lucy's was done well and likely enjoyed by people who grew up with George Pal's Puppetoons, Clokey's Gumby, Ray Harryhausen, etc.

While it may seem a little odd to people now used to live-action sitcom openings, it's important to keep in mind that basically it's caricature artwork -- and more-or-less by definition, a caricature exaggerates for effect.

I don't find it creepy at all. It's just from an era way before today's whiz-bang, computer-generated stuff that blurs the line between reality and animation.
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