It all starts right at the top, with each episode taking a modified cold open approach and delaying the show’s title sequence until right before the first commercial break.
“We’re trying to drag people in. Also, I think people are in it before they realize, ‘Oh, this is a TV show,'” Robert King told IndieWire. “Our first acts are always the longest — like 19 to 22 pages long. It’s always trying to get people to forget they’re in a TV show for a little while and then there’s that