The Original Resident Evil 90s Sitcom Intro We Didn’t Know We Needed

TVOvermind | 2/16/2016 | Nat Berman
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Have you ever wondered what your favorite cheesy action film might look like as a wacky nineties sitcom? No, us neither. Somebody out there has though, because Resident Evil is the latest cult classic to be given the ‘laugh track’ treatment. In a new fan video, the original Resident Evil gets a 90s sitcom intro and it’s everything we hoped for. Cast your minds back to the opening scene of Resident Evil and that insanely cheesy action sequence that we can’t help but love. It introduces the movie’s main characters with the help of a campy fog machine and some epic (if awfully cheesy) spatter gore. If you grew up with the original games, you probably have a soft spot for this film and we don’t blame you. It’s still worth checking out the revamped intro on YouTube though. Creator GreyGhost Mike has turned campy gore into zany hijinks, a la Friends but with more guts and brains. Gone is the pulse pounding chase music. It’s been replaced by a classic sitcom jingle. Don’t get too engrossed, however, Seinfeld isn’t going to show. We promise.

Pearly Whites, Laugh Tracks and…Zombies?

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It is pretty hilarious that, with minimal editing, GreyGhost Mike has managed to capture the cheesy nineties portrait pose. You know the one. During the opening credits, the main characters take a moment to turn to the camera and flash a set of unrealistically perfect teeth. We didn’t notice it at the time as it was (is supposed to be) paired with graphic SFX and a thrilling soundtrack but Resident Evil’s characters do look like they’re posing for an awkward dating profile at some points. Watch it below and you’ll see what we mean. We’re just saying, maybe the original Resident Evil movie hasn’t aged impeccably. Just a suggestion.

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