Today, we look at the Only Murders in the Building opening title Easter Egg for the eighth episode of Season 3, “Sitzprobe.”
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!
This is a simple one. The title of the episode, “Sitzprobe,” refers to the practice of when a musical has its first practice with a full orchestra, as that typically is when you can tell if the songs truly work for a stage musical or not. So therefore, the Easter egg is that on the top of the building, we see an orchestra conductor…
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