Spoilers in opening credits 😱

So, it happened again! I’m turning on a new episode and as the opening credits roll I see yet another spoiler. Why??
In the show I’m watching the leading man and woman developing feelings for eachother. But the opening credits, for season 2 I assume as the opening credits have changed, show me that she will marry someone else. That is a huge spoiler.

Anyone else who have noticed this and if so, what do you think? I haven’t seen any thread about this so maybe people don’t mind spoilers… But I do! lol :grin:

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Are you watching a Chinese drama by chance?

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I’ve never seen that in Kdrama :thinking: but sometimes the episode thumbnails give the whole show away :rage::rage::rage: I once watched a drama where I wasn’t sure whether they’ll ever get together and the next episode’s thumbnail showed them kissing and I’m telling you, Viki received a lot of hate that day :angry:

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Haha yes, it’s a chinese drama: I will never let you go.

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I have also had spoilers in trailers for american movies and I don’t understand their thinking. I’m glad I’m not the only one who doesn’t like it.

Sometimes when you watch e.g. a trailer for a US movie or something on Netflix it’s like knowing the whole movie because they put every core scene in it so I sometimes don’t watch trailers anymore when I really want to watch a movie :sweat_smile:

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Yes, Chinese dramas always put some mayor events and the ending in their opening credits. Sometimes I don’t notice it when I’m watching it for the first time, but sometimes scenes in the opening catch my eye because they have something to do with the episode I’m watching. I usually tend to skip the opening if I don’t want to know the spoilers, but if the OST is great, then I’ll listen to it.

It depends on the spoiler, whether I mind it or not. If it’s something I’d rather wanted to find out on my own to see if my hunches were right or not, then I’m disappointed to see it. But if it’s a spoiler that will reduce my anxiety in watching in a certain scene, then I don’t mind :laughing:

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Yeah, sometimes I just check the ratings and reviews but I haven’t seen too many spoilers in trailers so I don’t shun them - yet at least.

Yeah, I usually skip the opening credits but sometimes I get the show started as I’m fixing things and that is when I see it… and get annoyed.

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That’s why I skip the opening and ending of Chinese and Taiwanese drama.

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I once started watching a K-drama here which had an “episode 0”. It turned out to be a long summary of the whole show which spoiled the entire story. Since then, no episodes 0 for me anymore.

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Sometimes they create a “special” episode, which is just a summary of the entire drama, after the drama ends. I don’t know why they call it Ep. 0, instead of calling it Special episode or summary episode or something. So yea, don’t watch Ep. 0 if you are planning on actually watching the drama.

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especially netflix sometimes puts all the most interesting scenes in the trailer so the movie ends up being a total waste of time :expressionless:

I watch ep 0 after I finish the whole drama :sweat_smile:

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The number is misleading, though. I thought episode 0 comes before episode 1 … :rofl:

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The worse are the CHINESE dramas/movies in their intro; you actually can watch the whole episode with no need to watch the drama or movie.

I HATE their intro which are 3 minutes or more long, and you can see scenes that are a dead give away of someone dying.in that episode. I no longer watch Chinese dramas or movies I go to the intro part episode by episode, and don’t waste my time watching the whole thing but I do watch the ending episode. It tells you a lot when you can see an intro and know you didn’t miss a thing.

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I know, right? Nothing was ever done about it because some people like it that way.

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Yes, they do have long intros as well and I usually skip them but as I wrote earlier, I do start the drama as I’m doing things before sitting down to watch it and get a glimpse of the spoilers.
Maybe the people making these intros don’t see them as spoilers but teasers. Otherwise I don’t understand the reason for this…

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and I have been wanting to watch that. I may just do it anyway,

and yeah I don’t like spoilers, it takes away from the story, tells me whats going on, I’d rather watch the drama instead of someone telling me what it is going on!

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This is why I always stop the episode at the point where the previews begin. It’s much more enjoyable to allow the plot to reveal itself at the proper time in the drama.

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