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Posted on Jul 27, 2012

The Olympic Opening Ceremony In GIFs

A guide to Danny Boyle's fantastical opening ceremony in 15 GIFs.

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An English Abraham Lincoln?

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The Olympics Opening Ceremony Industrial Revolution, in one GIF

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Also, their dance moves.

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Daniel Craig and Queen Elizabeth are ready to GET THINGS STARTED.

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The Royal corgis!

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How the Queen arrived.

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Mr. Bean was really bored while he played keyboard...

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Mr. Bean's Olympic dreams.

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Look out, kid! It's a giant Voldemort!

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Remember that time an army of Mary Poppins destroyed Voldemort?

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Weirdly, social media played a large part of the dance numbers.

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And of course, David Beckham driving a boat, just because.

Bonus: Inventor of the internet