cold open

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cold open (plural cold opens)

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  1. (television) A teaser segment shown before the opening credits.
    • 2004, James Mendrinos, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Comedy Writing
      The best way to find out how the series you're writing for uses teasers or cold opens is to get your hands on a script.

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