The Intros to Friends, Fresh Prince and More Are Reborn as 8-Bit Animations for Ready Player One

Warner Bros. takes a quirky, retro route to promoting the film

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If you thought Charlie Sheen was a blockhead on Two and a Half Men, just wait until you see his pixelated persona in Warner Bros. TV’ 8-bit re-imagining of the sitcom’s opening sequence.

The clip, along with retro reimaginings of the intros to Friends, Full House and Fresh Prince of Bel Air, was created by animator Ryan Hooley and musician Todd Bryanton to help promote Warner Bros.’ Hollywood blockbuster Ready Player One. The Steven Spielberg-directed sci-fi romp, which debuted last week, deals with a future of global gaming through a lens of pop-culture/media nostalgia.



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