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Olympics opening ceremonies

(The original U.K. stream, not the compromised NBC broadcast). Danny Boyle's huge and daffy pop-historical pony ride through the (relatively recent) history and culture of the United Kingdom showed the nation in its greater and littler aspects, its glory and its ignominy. Plus the Queen as Bond girl.Olivier Morin / AFP / Getty Images
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