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15 Photos That Show Just How Insane Olympics Opening Ceremonies Are

This shit is bananas.

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1. Oh hey, here's a human tower.

At the 1980 Olympic opening ceremony in Moscow.
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At the 1980 Olympic opening ceremony in Moscow.

2. The Moscow games also featured hundreds of spectators creating a huge Masha the Bear image in the crowd.

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3. During the 1992 winter Olympics in Albertville, France, each of the countries was represented by a snow globe. A person had to walk in a human-sized SNOW GLOBE.

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4. Also, this happened.

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5. And why not have a guy jet-pack into the 1984 Los Angeles opening ceremony, NBD.

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6. Here's Bjork singing at the 2004 Athens opening ceremony, in a dress that basically fills up the whole stadium.

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7. Also, there were a bunch of people dressed like Greek statues, too.

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8. Here's a bunch of people drumming in sync.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing.
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At the 2008 Summer Olympics opening ceremony in Beijing.

9. Gigantic jellyfish? Gigantic jellyfish.

At the opening ceremony of the Sydney games in 2000.
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At the opening ceremony of the Sydney games in 2000.

10. Just some huge-ass inflatable Olympic rings.

At the Mexico summer games in 1968.
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At the Mexico summer games in 1968.

11. Just a bunch of terrifying children in costumes representing the Olympic rings.

At the opening ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.
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At the opening ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.

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12. And ahhhhhh! What are these giant puppets?

Also during the opening ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Also during the opening ceremony of the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia.

13. When a large egg was hatched, whatever.

At the 1994 opening ceremony of the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.
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At the 1994 opening ceremony of the Lillehammer Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway.

14. When these large, plush owls took center stage.

At the opening ceremony of the Nagano Winter Olympics in Nagano Japan, in 1998.
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At the opening ceremony of the Nagano Winter Olympics in Nagano Japan, in 1998.

15. These ladies, who are dressed like big-ass flowers, were also there.

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Happy opening ceremony, you guys!

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