Today, we look at the Only Murders in the Building opening title Easter Egg for the third episode of Season 3, “Grab Your Hankies.”
In Pop Culture Easter Eggs, I share with you pop culture “easter eggs.” An easter egg is a joke/visual gag/homage/in-joke that is hidden in works that you are meant to find (just like an easter egg). They range from the not-so-obscure to the really obscure. So come check ’em all out and enjoy!
The excellent Hulu TV series, Only Murders in the Building, created by Steve Martin and John Hoffman and starring Martin, Martin Short and Selena Gomez, has a brilliant opening title sequence that include Easter Eggs hinting as to the plot of the episode in question.
Season 3 is currently airing, so I’ll share the easter egg for each episode after it airs.
Obviously, SPOILERS AHEAD!
GRAB YOUR HANKIES
This is a pretty straightforward one, as the opening title (right when they mention Special Guest Stars for a THIRD time, so that suggests to me that the Easter Eggs will all come at that point of the credits going forward) has a lighthouse in it, and the key moment in the episode if the performance of the song, “Look For the Light,” about a lighthouse…
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