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51 March 23rd, 2017 The Bold and The Beautiful Debuts New Opening Title Sequence Throwback To 80′s! EP Brad Bell Says, “It’s Really A Treat For All Those People Who Stayed With Us From The Beginning.”

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Thursday, on the 30th anniversary airdate of The Bold and the Beautiful, the show surprised its enduring fans, viewers around the world, and the press by premiering its brand new opening title sequence featuring all of the latest cast members.

The look and feel of it should look mighty familiar to longtime B&B watchers, because it is a re-imagined version of the original 1987 opening sequence shot in the same style!

During the series on set celebration,executive producer and head writer, Bradley Bell told On-Air On-Soaps on the decision to do a throwback opening:  ”When you hit 30 years, you think about the history of the show, and it’s really a treat for all of those people who stayed with us since the beginning, and who remember it.  And, it’s fun for us to relive those years.  They were great years. I think it’s a fun opening, and the 80’s are coming back!  You see it in fashion and style.  We are right on the cutting edge by bringing the opening from 1987 back. Hopefully, people will like it.  All the cast members are in.  It is completely shot by the same photography team from San Francisco who did the original, David Pfile.”

Watch the new opening title sequence for The Bold and the Beautiful after the jump!  Let us know if you love the 80′s throwback updated version in the comment section below!

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  1. Joe E Nelson says:

    I love it !!!❤

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    PennySoap replied

    Me too!!!

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  2. Jonathan Williams says:

    Amazing, I love this

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  3. Michael Finney says:

    Absolutely LOVE it!!! I remember the original and this was a sweet surprise for the fans!!! Thank you Brad Bell!!

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  4. Barbara from Atlanta says:

    This is very good. The show should have stuck with the original intro the entire time. The “fashion show” opening was not bad but I’m partial to the original approach.

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  5. marsha says:

    It is a great opening and I really like it. Also the music reminds me of the Dallas theme song

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  6. john tuski says:

    I was hoping that they would go back to the original opening for their 30th anniversary! I remember as a teen in 1987 I started watching the show because I liked to catch the opening credits. I think the original opening is the best one they have ever had and one of the best soap opening credits of any other soap ever!! Happy 30th Anniversay Bold and the Beautiful!

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  7. Miss Gracie says:

    I love it! Just a wonderful surprise! (And thanks for featuring my fav, Steffy, in your article’s pictures)

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  8. Djlevel9 says:

    I Liked the Disco Up Beat version it Pumped you waiting to see the Next Star coming Aboard Some Old And New Face’s Now The Y&R need to updated the NADIA’s Theme to bit faster lol as well I have made suggestion’s Before but didn’t get a Responce times are changing Our Old Audience and New ‘ Same With The GUIDING Light Color Full LightHouse Theme it changed every few years the faster Beat with the Face Profiles and the Upbeat was Much Better :) As The WORLD TURNS To :)
    Congrat’s to The Day Time Emmy Winner’s :)
    I wan’t all The Soaps I Grew Up to Come Back :)

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    dante williams replied

    Me too Djlevel9, especially Guiding Light that was my favorite soap of all time, to this day. I miss the whole CBS daytime soap line-up including ATWT, always have a special place in my heart.

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  9. Rodd says:

    I think they did a great job honoring their history.

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  10. Terry says:

    This proves that different is not always better. Great opening, tweaked for now. Hopefully it is here to stay.

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  11. marion says:

    I think Katjerine Kelly Lang’s shot in front of the mirror is an homage to Susan Flannery’s original shot which looks very similar!

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    Vicki replied

    I agree. I think that blue dress she wore in 1 shot looked like the one Susan wore. I loved that she and John got all the prominent shots. They are the originals and the true legacy of the show.

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    Scott (ATWT Fan) replied

    It is, however, the dress is not blue; it is green.

    Scott (ATWT Fan) replied

    If you look at side-by-side comparisons, it’s a complete re-shoot of the original credits, with multiple shots being a mirror of the original.

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    Vicki replied

    Thanks for clarifying the color. Goes so fast it’s got a bluish hue…lol

  12. Elaine Oxford says:

    It is delightful they have done an excellent job !

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  13. Mo says:

    I loved seeing it. Was wondering if it was just for that ep or going forward. Did notice that now the actor’s names are not listed. But it was a great surprise and I loved it.

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    Mo replied

    Charlie, Saul, Darlita, and the Avant parents (can’t remember their names-probably because they haven’t been on in forever) are not in it.

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    Michael Finney replied

    That’s because they’re recurring cast members while everyone else is contract.

  14. James R. Poissant says:

    This is PERFECT!!! I loved how the show opened back then and I am so glad to see they went with what they used to do. And the stories are just as good as ever!!!

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  15. Mister Media says:

    Great move. I was really surprised and enjoyed it a lot.

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  16. Brenda Garces says:

    wow that is awesome to be able to watch both openings of then and now

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  17. Joel says:

    I was thrilled beyond words to see B&B return to its first and best opening credits style!!

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  18. Mark Y says:

    What a happy surprise this was. Love it!

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  19. gia says:

    Excellent!

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  20. Kevin C says:

    Love it and LOVE The BOLD and the BEAUTIFUL…

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  21. kmayne says:

    I guess I am old school. I liked the opening where showed actors names and characters. It certainly helped me when I first stated watching B&B But all in all it was nice update

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  22. Joey says:

    I like the fact that all current cast members are shown and there are some beautiful pictures. The last opening was kind of sad, when cast members were still on it after they left. No one really looked happy either

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  23. Scott (ATWT Fan) says:

    The Bold and the Beautiful has always been careful when updating its original credits. Growing up, I find the original theme scary and haunting. I loved the 2004 new, moving-glamour shot opening they had. And then, when they rebooted again in 2011, I was in-love with that, as well. But, now, in 2017, I see the practicality of bringing this opening back! It’s going to be easy for them to update when new/returning/exiting casting decisions happen, and again, it’s a great honor to the serial’s origins!

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  24. JMER says:

    Please let GH be next! Days has always had the throwback opening, Y&R now does and so does B&B

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  25. Geoffrey-Martin Cyr says:

    Inspired! What a wonderful throw-back to the show’s roots; it’s remarkable that B&B has only had two openings in three decades. Pleasantly surprised!

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  26. Timoteo says:

    I really love it… but where’s Caroline??!?

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    Vicki replied

    Off the show

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    Scott (ATWT Fan) replied

    She’s not off the show; she’s on recurring status, and Brad even confirmed she’ll be seen again.

    Scott (ATWT Fan) replied

    Linsey Godfrey is on recurring status with the soap.

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    Vicki replied

    Recurring means no opening credits. I know Brad said we will see her but she is no longer front burner that’s for sure

  27. Iakovos says:

    Print it. Keep It. Use it. Seeing this new open made me miss my old-school B&B. Today the show is all kinds of crazy but a little too much so for my tastes. I am glad it continues though considering the massacre of daytime drama in the last 20 years.

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  28. k/kay says:

    I love the opening and should have suck with this always! Now I am still mad hat Steffy gets married and not even a whimper about where her Mom is maybe she is like the viewers three times marrying that clown Liam please!!!!!

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    k/kay replied

    Stuck oops I so apologize

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    Mark Y replied

    Yeah, I thought the absence of any mention of Taylor was odd too.

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  29. dante williams says:

    I love the opening!!! I wish the show was as good as the opening, but maybe it will be in time.

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  30. linda kish says:

    LOVE, LOVE, LOVE IT!!!!

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  31. Adam says:

    My goodness I was wondering when we have a new opening that last one was old, awful and I had to hit fast forward each day!

    This new one is awesome, not as good as Y&R new opening, but it awesome!

    Finally long overdue!

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  32. Michah says:

    This new “old” opening music is too 1980′s. I think they could have used the most recent opening music with all the new photos.

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  33. jaybird369 says:

    What…no Deacon?!?!? And where are Julius and Vivienne?!?!? Shame on you, B&B!!!!!

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  34. Nancy twin says:

    I loved it. I hope Bold and the Beautiful keep it from now on. I love seeing all the cast great job!

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  35. Linda says:

    There is a redhead in the credits and I have never seen her in my life. Anyone know who this is?

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  36. Judy says:

    Absolutely love the new anniversary opening credits. An even better ,jazzier version of the original.love the music. Hope they keep it and not go back to the former opening. This is so retro with a current vibe.

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  37. Owlbet says:

    I’m curious who the “lips” belong to. There are shots of just lips and no faces. It’s killing me what face belongs to the lips.

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