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This True Detective-style Batman intro is the coolest thing you'll see today

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Mar 18, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT (Updated)

Though the season finale might’ve left some fans wanting, there’s no denying that HBO’s True Detective is one of the greatest detective stories ever conceived for the small screen. So what could make it any better? Well, Batman, of course.

Along with its signature look, the series also drew some acclaim for its ambitiously artsy intro credits, and video guru Josh Newman has melded the two into something so much cooler than the sum of its parts: World’s Greatest True Detective. Could there be any other title?

It’s absolutely awesome, and we’re hoping Fox is looking to this as they put together the intro credits for Gotham. Obviously, you can’t just rip it off outright (though, seeing this, we wish they could), but there’s something to be said for setting the tone.

Check it out above and just try to tell us you wouldn’t watch that show. We dare you.

(Via Geek Tyrant)