When the TitleSequence includes credits, there is a whole mess of jockeying for position that goes on. The dominant position within the credits sequence is either at the very beginning of the list, or at the very end.

As a way to draw special attention to the last actor on the list, their name will often be bracketed with an additional annotation, such as "With", "And", or "And Starring". Sometimes, this would be elaborated even further, giving the name of the character portrayed by the actor, though this type of credit may also be used to [[CharacterAsHimself hide the actor's name]].

In the past, this was reserved for either the star of the show, a cast member who is not part of the "primary" ensemble, or a big name doing a cameo. Over time, as stars and their agents learned about the power of marketing, it has become an increasingly important bargaining point.

Although not done as often these days, "And Introducing" was a common credit on movies, indicating where the company felt they had a potential star on their hands and wanted to ensure everyone remembered that "you saw them here first". Often, these people were never seen or heard from again, and the perception that an "and introducing" credit was a kind of "kiss of death" to a career may explain its disappearance.

The most extreme form of this is the FakeGuestStar. Compare BilledAboveTheTitle, when special attention is drawn to the ''first'' actor in the cast list. Very common in AllStarCast fare. Contrast with [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg And Zoidberg]]
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* ''Manga/CromartieHighSchool'': "And Jay Hickman as Mechazawa" (Notably played in the Japanese version by Creator/NorioWakamoto).
** Creator/ADVFilms also did that for TaylorHannah's role in ''LeChevalierDEon.''
* In ''MacrossZero'', Akira Kamiya, reprising his role as Roy Fokker from [[SuperDimensionFortressMacross the original series]], gets this treatment during the end credits.
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* Well known and quirky British comedian EddieIzzard pops up for an extremely extravagant and nearly disturbing musical performance in Film/AcrossTheUniverse. And then he's never seen again for the rest of the film.
* Parodied in ''{{Airplane}}'': "And introducing Otto [the autopilot] as himself."
* ''Disney/AliceInWonderland'' has "And Introducing Kathryn Beaumont" at the beginning, although she ''had'' done a few small roles in other films for MGM. She is listed first at the end.
** In Creator/TimBurton's Film/AliceInWonderland, Creator/MiaWasikowska (who played the titular protagonist) received the "And" treatment, while Creator/JohnnyDepp (who played the Hatter) was more or less BilledAboveTheTitle.
* Irwin Allen's late 1970s disaster films all featured ''two'' "and" credits.
** ''Film/TheSwarm'' gave "and" credits to "Fred Macmurray as Clarence" and "Henry Fonda as Dr. Krim". They even appear as such in the closing credits; where the rest of the cast are listed as "Actor... Character", Macmurray and Fonda are listed as "Actor... as Character".
** ''Beyond the Poseidon Adventure'' from 1979 gave its two "and" credits to Shirley Jones and Karl Malden. In a parallel with ''The Swarm'', they are also the only cast members listed as "Actor... as Character" in the closing credits.
** 1980's volcanic eruption film ''Film/WhenTimeRanOut...'' gave its "and" credits to Creator/ErnestBorgnine and to James Franciscus as "Bob Spangler".
* ''Film/AlmostFamous'' gave the late Creator/PhilipSeymourHoffman the "And" credit.
* Creator/JenniferLawrence for ''AmericanHustle''.
* Despite playing titular character in ''Film/AndroclesAndTheLion'', Creator/AlanYoung received this as 'AND STARRING ALAN YOUNG AS ANDROCLES'.
* The promotional material for ''Armored'' has "and Columbus Short" despite Columbus Short playing the main protagonist in the film. Matt Dillon, Jean Reno, and Laurence Fishburne were probably listed first because they are the more famous actors.
* The 2009 film of ''WesternAnimation/AstroBoy'' has "and NicolasCage as Dr. Tenma".
* Lea Thompson gets an "And" in ''Film/BackToTheFuturePartIII'', her status as leading lady being overtaken by Mary Steenburgen. Which makes sense since she's the LoveInterest for Doc Brown, who gets a little more focus in this movie than Marty.
* ''Film/BeingJohnMalkovich'' credits the titular actor as "and John Malkovich".
* In ''Literature/BillyBudd'' (1962), the final actor credit is "and introducing Creator/TerenceStamp," who (like the other actors) reads his character's name and rank in voiceover: "Billy Budd, merchant seaman."
* The 2007 version of ''Literature/BridgeToTerabithia'' had "And Creator/ZooeyDeschanel".
* "And starring Creator/SteveBuscemi" seems to appear on the credits of most films in which he makes a (usually [[OneSceneWonder scene-stealing]]) appearance.
* ''Butterfly'': "Introducing Pia Zadora as 'Kady'"
* All versions of ''Literature/{{Carrie}}'' do this mostly to the actress portraying [[EvilMatriarch Margaret White]].
** The 1976 version had the "And Creator/PiperLaurie as Margaret White", while the trailer had "And introducing Creator/JohnTravolta, in his first motion picture role".
** The 2002 version credited PatriciaClarkson (the actress portraying Margaret) second, and instead had "And Creator/DavidKeith as Det. John Mulchaey".
** The 2013 had "And Creator/JulianneMoore".
* ''Film/CharlieAndTheChocolateFactory'' had "With Creator/DeepRoy and Creator/ChristopherLee".
* The sequels to ''Film/ChildsPlay'' all have "and Brad Dourif as the voice of Chucky".
* ''Film/CitizenKane'' is an aversion: the final image of the credits, after all the secondary characters have had clips shown of them with their actors' names, has, at the bottom, "OrsonWelles as Kane". Rather than using "And" (or anything else) to draw attention to his credit, Welles deliberately hid it, throwing it in with a list of minor actors.
* [[http://www.agonybooth.com/recaps/The_Curse_of_the_Screaming_Dead_1982.aspx The Agony Booth]] had a field day with ''Curse of the Screaming Dead'' having "And Introducing Mimi Ishikawa (As Blind Kiyomi)".
* ''Film/CrazyStupidLove'' had "With Marisa Tomei and Creator/KevinBacon".
* Jaye Davidson got this in both ''[[AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame The Crying Game]]'' (film debut, Academy Award nomination) and ''Film/{{Stargate}}'' (second & final film, huge payday).
* ''Film/{{Defendor}} has "With special appearance by Creator/LisaRay" followed by "With Creator/SandraOh and Creator/KatDennings".
* ''Film/DefinitelyMaybe'' had "And Creator/RachelWeisz".
* Creator/KateWinslet for ''{{Divergent}}'', where she plays BigBad Jeannine Matthews.
* The 2009 version of ''Day Of The Dead'' has "And Ving Rhames".
* ''{{Theatre/Dreamgirls}}'' has this little gem:
--> And introducing... *drumroll* Jennifer Hudson
* ''Film/EasyA'' had "And Creator/EmmaStone". Unconventional, considering that she plays the lead. At the time, though, Stone didn't have the name recognition of a Lisa Kudrow or Creator/StanleyTucci.
* "and Creator/JohnHurt as... ''TheElephantMan''".
* ''EmpireOfTheSun'' has "and introducing Creator/ChristianBale".
* ''Film/{{Enchanted}}'' had "And Creator/SusanSarandon".
* ''Film/EnterTheDragon'': "Introducing Jim Kelly as Williams"
* Colin Salmon in ''Film/{{Exam}}''.
* For ''Film/TheFifthElement'', the last opening "starring" credit is for Luke Perry, in an attempt to draw in a female audience. He's in the movie for fewer than ten minutes... in the prologue.
* ''Film/TheFlightOfThePhoenix1965'' includes several levels of this. The first part of opening credits has "Starring Creator/ErnestBorgnine as Trucker Cobb", then continues with "Co-starring Dan Duryea as Standish", moving on to "Also starring" (only actors' names), and finally "Featuring Peter Bravos, William Aldrich and Barrie Chase as Farida". It's worth noting that Bravos and Aldrich die in the crash immediately after the opening credits, and Chase only appears in a flashback/hallucination.
* ''The Girl'', a 2012 film about Creator/AlfredHitchcock's (Toby Jones) obsession with Tippi Hedren (Sienna Miller), gives it to Penelope Wilton (best known for ''Film/ShaunOfTheDead'',
* ''Film/{{Grindhouse}}'': And Nicolas Cage as... Franchise/FuManchu!
* ''[[Film/GoneInSixtySeconds2000 Gone In Sixty Seconds]]'' (2000) has "And Creator/RobertDuvall", complete with an attention-grabbing OrbitalShot during the credits, just to make sure the audience is paying attention.
* ''Film/GuardiansOfTheGalaxy'' did this twice. Promotional materials had "With Creator/VinDiesel as Groot and Creator/BradleyCooper as Rocket". During the actual OBB of the movie, they added "With Creator/JohnCReilly, Creator/GlennClose as Nova Prime and Creator/BenicioDelToro as The Collector".
* ''Film/HalloweenResurrection'' has two "and" credits -- One for Creator/TyraBanks and one for Creator/JamieLeeCurtis.
* ''TheHangoverPartII'' has "and Creator/PaulGiamatti". Giamatti was also a case of SirNotAppearingInThisTrailer so it turned out to be a big surprise.
* The opening credits of the ''Holes'' movie ends with "And introducing ShiaLaBeouf", after he'd won a Daytime Emmy for his role in Series/EvenStevens.
* ''Film/TheHungerGames'' had "With Creator/StanleyTucci and Creator/DonaldSutherland".
* In ''IcePrincess'', Creator/JoanCusack, Kim Cattrall "And Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg" are billed before the title of the film -- in that order. All three are cast in major roles, but the last-named portrays the main character (Cusack and Cattrall play the respective mothers of Trachtenberg and fourth-billed Creator/HaydenPanettiere). ''Series/DoctorWho'' and ''Series/DowntonAbbey''). Impressive, considering the same film has ImeldaStaunton, arguably a more internationally-recognised name, in a role of comparable size.
* ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade'' has "and SeanConnery as Professor Henry Jones".
* ''Film/IndianaJonesAndTheTempleOfDoom'' introduces [[TheScrappy Short Round]] this way. This cues a cringe from anyone watching the movie now, because it reminds them that little spud is in the movie.
* ''InterviewWithTheVampire'' got "and introducing Creator/KirstenDunst as Claudia" and her career seems to be trundling along healthily. (Although it wasn't close to the first thing she'd done.)
* Creator/SamuelLJackson has been credited this was a couple of times in recent years. "And ... as The Octopus" in ''Film/TheSpirit'' as well as "And ... as Nick Fury" in ''Film/IronMan2''.
* Film/JamesBond goes one better: For the films with Creator/Pierce Brosnan and Creator/DanielCraig it was "Creator/AlbertRBroccoli's EON Productions present as Creator/IanFleming's James Bond 007 in ''[title]''. And Creator/JudiDench as M".
* ''Film/KickAss'' had "And Creator/NicolasCage", while Film/KickAss2 had "And Creator/JimCarrey".
* Creator/JoshHutcherson in ''Film/TheKidsAreAllRight''.
* ''And John Vernon'' (aka [[AnimalHouse Dean Wermer]]) in ''KillerKlownsFromOuterSpace'' for his seven-minute OneSceneWonder.
* ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda'' and ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda2'' has "and Creator/JackieChan".
* The [[ShowWithinAShow film within a film]] ''Jack Slater IV'' (in ''Film/LastActionHero'') has a intro sequence with an "And Introducing" part for one of the characters. Of course, when the protagonist of ''Film/LastActionHero'' enters the film, he gets to meet her. And keeps accidentally calling her by the name of her actress. Oops.
* The opening credits of ''LawrenceOfArabia'' has "and Donald Wolfit, With Omar Sharif as Ali", and "Introducing Peter O'Toole as T.E. Lawrence". The film cemented the international reputation of the previously little-known Sharif (famous in the Middle East but not elsewhere) and O'Toole (previously a stage actor first and foremost). Wolfit, meanwhile, was an established actor (and mentor to O'Toole) but had[[OneSceneWonder only a minor role]] in the film.
* ''WesternAnimation/TheLEGOMovie'' had "With Creator/LiamNeeson and Creator/MorganFreeman".
* [[RealLifeRelative Real-life couple]] Creator/VanessaRedgrave and Franco Nero shared the "And" billing in ''Film/LettersToJuliet''.
* ''Film/LittleMissSunshine'' had "With Creator/AbigailBreslin and Creator/AlanArkin".
* In ''TheLongestDay'' the cast credits are announced as being in alphabetical order, but at the end of the list is "and Creator/JohnWayne"; he would have been third to last by alphabetical order.
* ''[[Film/TheLordOfTheRings The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring]]'' pushed this about as far as it would go. "Featuring Creator/SeanBean, With Ian Holm, And Andy Serkis as Gollum".
* ''MakeTheYuletideGay'', ''Creator/GatesMcFadden'' is given the And credit, but is in the film for all of two scenes, which add up to about three minutes of footage.
* Much of the large ensemble cast of the movie ''[[Film/{{Mash}} M*A*S*H]]'' is credited as "Introducing".
* In ''AManForAllSeasons'', well-known co-stars like Wendy Hiller, Orson Welles and Robert Shaw are billed first, before "And Paul Scofield as Sir Thomas More." This even though Welles's and Shaw's roles are more or less cameos.
* ''Film/TheMask'' had "And Introducing Creator/CameronDiaz", so that one went pretty well.
* Parodied mercilessly (as is the way of their tribe) in the opening titles for ''[[MontyPython Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl]]'':
--> Starring (Alphabetically) Graham Chapman
--> Internationally Super-Starring (Alphabetically) John Cleese
--> Extra-Terrestrially Co-Super(Also Alphabetically) Starring Terry Gilliam
--> Super-Inter-Galactically (A Bit Alphabetically) Co-Mega Starring Eric Idle
--> Supra-Cosmically Inter-Universally Ultra-Alphabetically Hyper-Starring Terry Jones
--> With Michael Palin [[GettingCrapPastTheRadar As the Man with the Biggest Credit]]
* The opening credits of ''MuppetTreasureIsland'' are impressive as they list all the lead actors (human and Muppet) ''and'' the characters they play, complete with two "with" credits, an "and", and an "introducing":
--> Starring TimCurry as Long John Silver
--> with Kermit the Frog as Captain Smollett
--> Miss Piggy as Benjamina Gunn
--> The Great Gonzo and Rizzo the Rat as [[CharacterAsHimself Themselves]]
--> with Creator/BillyConnolly as Billy Bones
--> and JenniferSaunders as Mrs. Bluberidge
--> introducing Kevin Bishop as Jim Hawkins
* Although an anthology movie, ''New York, I Love You'' has an example of this: the segment directed by Brett Ratner has amongst its credits "And Creator/BlakeLively as The Ex-Girlfriend."
* Creator/JohnnyDepp managed to avoid falling into obscurity after being "introduced" by ''Film/ANightmareOnElmStreet1984''.
* ''Film/NowYouSeeMe'' had "With Creator/MichaelCaine and Creator/MorganFreeman".
* Parodied in ''Film/OceansEleven'', which "introduces" Creator/JuliaRoberts . . . eleven years ''after'' her breakout role. ''Ocean's Twelve'' also switches the names of the character and actor (due to a scene where her character [[ActorAllusion impersonates]] [[CelebrityParadox Julia Roberts]]): "Introducing Tess Ocean as Julia Roberts."
* ''Film/OnTheWaterfront'' gives Eva Marie Saint an "and introducing" credit.
* ''Film/OperationPetticoat'' had "And Arthur O'Connell."
* ''Film/TheOscar'' had "Introducing Tony Bennett as Hymie Kelly."
* "Introducing LindsayLohan" in Disney's remake of ''TheParentTrap'' (with fireworks and everything).
* The comedy ''Film/{{Paul}}'' has "and Seth Rogen as the voice of Paul" on the trailers. The poster is simply "and Seth Rogen as Paul".
* Minnie Driver got an 'And Starring' in ''Film/ThePhantomOfTheOpera2004''. Somewhat understandable in that particular case, since most of the major parts were played by Hollywood unknowns.
* The first ''PinkPanther'' has "introducing Fran Jeffries" (to which the titular cartoon panther adds his own name), followed by "and with Claudia Cardinale".
* ''Film/PitchPerfect'' had "With John Michael Higgins and Creator/ElizabethBanks" in the CBB. Somewhat justified since the latter is also the movie's producer.
* On the posters for ''{{Precious}}'', they say "and introducing Gabourey Sidibe", since that was her first major film role.
* ''Film/ThePrincessBride'' used the 'and introducing' variant: "and starring Creator/RobinWright as The Princess Bride". It is immediately followed by "Special appearances by Creator/Peter Falk as The Grandfather, Creator/PeterCook as The Impressive Clergyman, Creator/MelSmith as The Albino, Creator/CarolKane as Valerie and Creator/BillyCrystal as Miracle Max".
* ''Film/PulpFiction'' names almost every actor with a speaking part, "and BruceWillis".
* The title sequence of the ''ReAnimator'' movies all have Creator/JeffreyCombs in the last place with "And ... as Herbert West", despite being the protagonist.
* Creator/SissySpacek in ''[[Literature/TheRing Ring 2]]''.
* ''Film/RookieOfTheYear'': "And introducing Thomas Ian Nicholas."
* ''SaturdayNightFever'' has "Introducing Karen Lynn Gorney", although she already had had a four-year run as Tara Martin Tyler in ''AllMyChildren''.
* ''Film/ASeriesOfUnfortunateEvents'' gives the "And" credit to Creator/MerylStreep, though she is quickly followed by "Kara and Shelby Hoffman" and "Creator/JudeLaw as the voice of Lemony Snicket".
* Used in the movie ''Film/{{Se7en}}'', where [[spoiler: Kevin Spacey]]'s name is the first listed in the end credits, after having had it withheld from the opening credits and promotional materials to preserve the surprise of his performance as John Doe.
* ''Film/TheSevenPercentSolution'': "Also starring Creator/LaurenceOlivier as Professor Moriarty." (The four actors billed above the title also have their roles listed.)
* A fictional example from the movie ''ShakespeareInLove'', in the following dialogue about the death of real-life dramatist Creator/ChristopherMarlowe:
-->'''Ned Alleyn:''' A quarrel about the bill.
-->'''Philip Henslowe:''' The bill! Ah, vanity, vanity!
-->'''Ned Alleyn:''' Not the billing -- the ''bill''!
* ''Film/SkyCaptainAndTheWorldOfTomorrow'' combines this with DiagonalBilling: Creator/JudeLaw and Creator/GwynethPaltrow are billed diagonally, while Creator/AngelinaJolie is And Starring, on the same card.
* ''Film/StarTrekIITheWrathOfKhan'' downs a double-shot of this: "Introducing KIRSTIE ALLEY As SAAVIK; And Starring RICARDO MONTALBAN As KHAN".
* Creator/WilliamShatner gets it in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'', with a whopping "And starring William Shatner as Admiral James T. Kirk".
* The 1985 schlock-horror film ''Film/TheStuff'' gave "Starring" to Michael Moriarty, credited Paul Sorvino with "as Col. Spears", listed Danny Aiello as "Guest Star", used "introducing" for child actor Scott Bloom, and, most bizarrely, enclosed Patrick O'Neal's credit in a box. Garrett Morris received no special annotation.
* Creator/NathanFillion received the "With" credit in ''Film/{{Super}}''.
* ''Film/SupermanII'': "With Marc [=McClure=] And Creator/TerenceStamp"
** ''Film/SupermanIII'' and ''IV'' have "And Margot Kidder as Lois Lane"
** ''Film/ManOfSteel'': "And Creator/RussellCrowe"
* The comedy anthology film ''The Ten'' credited the main cast in alphabetical order, but then went back to the beginning with "And Creator/JessicaAlba."
* ''Terminator2JudgmentDay'': "Introducing Edward Furlong"
* ''Film/{{Thor}}'': "With Renee Russo and Creator/AnthonyHopkins as Odin"
* ''Film/TropicThunder'' had as one of the last names of the end cast credits "introducing Brandon Soo Hoo" (as the leader of the Flaming Dragons), "with Matthew [=McConaughey=] and TomCruise as Les Grossman". The latter credit was done because Grossman's identity was meant to be an audience surprise. They even tried to hide his involvement during filming, but some pictures of Cruise in a fatsuit were leaked and the press had a feeding frenzy.
* ''Film/{{Troy}}''; "With Julie Christie, and Creator/PeterOToole."
* The 2010 adaptation of ''TrueGrit'' has HaileeSteinfeld, who plays the main character, featured in the "And" section, without the "introducing" even though it was her first film.
* The opening credits for ''Film/TrueLies'' has "and Charlton Heston as Spencer Trilby". Heston's apperance in the film, complete with EyepatchOfPower, amounts to not much more than a cameo.
* Creator/ChristopherWalken first received the "Introducing..." credit for ''TheAndersonTapes'' and has rarely missed out on a coveted "And..." since.
* ''Film/{{Warrior}}'' had "And Creator/NickNolte".
* ''What's New Pussycat?'' had "and least but not last, Creator/WoodyAllen, and guest star Ursula Andress." This was Allen's first film as actor and screenwriter (but not yet director).
* ''Witchery'' referred to one of its actresses as a "special guest star", which prompted ObscurusLupa to comment "is she in the movie or not?"
* Creator/PatrickStewart and Creator/IanMcKellen shared the "And" billing in ''Film/XMenDaysOfFuturePast''.
* ''Film/{{Zombieland}}'' had "And Creator/AbigailBreslin" in the OBB.
* ''Film/{{Zulu}}'''s opening credits memorably feature "...and introducing MichaelCaine".
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* In Season 8 of ''Series/TwentyFour'', CherryJones, formerly second (or third) in the credits, moves to the very back of the list with "with Freddie Prinze Jr. and Cherry Jones." This is probably due to Cherry's Emmy win -- the only one for the show that year.
** In Season 7, [[spoiler: Carlos Bernard]] is elevated to the same place and Janeane Garofalo gets a "With".
** For the previous six seasons, the "And" Credit was given to: Dennis Haysbert for seasons 1-3, William Devane for season 4, Jean Smart for season 5, and Regina King for season 6.
** Likewise, several of the recurring characters and guest stars received these:
*** In Season 1, under "Special Guest Star", Lou Diamond Phillips gets the "With", while Dennis Hopper gets the "And".
*** Sarah Clarke gets the "And" credit in Seasons 2 and 3.
*** Season 4 gives it to Reiko Aylesworth under the "Special Guest Star" credit, while Shohreh Aghdashloo receives it in the "Guest Starring" list.
*** Although only for one episode, Season 5 gave it to Tzi Ma.
*** Season 6 had quite a few. Ricky Schroeder earned it under the "Guest Star" credit, while under "Special Guest Star", Jean Smart received the "With" mention and James Cromwell, Kim Raver, and Gregory Itzin received the "And" credits.
*** It goes to Will Patton for Season 7.
*** Bob Gunton, Callum Keith Rennie, Jurgen Prochnow, Michael Madsen, Eriq La Salle, and Mare Winningham were all credited with the "And" notation at some point or another in Season 8.
*** Kim Raver gets the "And" credit again in ''Live Another Day'', with Benjamin Bratt receiving the "With" credit.
* ''Series/ThirdRockFromTheSun'' started with "And Jane Curtin", which later got a "With Wayne Knight" preceding it.
* ''Series/SevenDays''. ''And Alan Scarfe as Bradley Talmadge.''
* The opening credits of ''Series/TheAdventuresOfBriscoCountyJr'' end with the line "With Comet" -- Brisco's horse.
* ''Series/{{Alias}}'' was notorious for [[PromotionToOpeningTitles its revolving door-style notion of what makes a "main character"]], yet no matter how often the names changed in the opening sequence the first and last spots always remained the same starting with Jennifer Garner and ending with "and Victor Garber". When Creator/LenaOlin joined the cast it became "with Creator/LenaOlin ... and Victor Garber", then it went back to "and Victor Garber" after she left.
* In the beginning of ''AllyMcBeal'''s run, Peter MacNicol was given the "With" credit, while Gil Bellows (the titular character's ostensible love interest), was given the "And" credit. When Billows left the show, MacNicol (who also happened to be one of the more acclaimed characters) was essentially promoted to "And" for the remainder of his run on the show.
* In ''AsTheWorldTurns'', "and Eileen Fulton as Lisa".
* In ''Series/BabylonFive'' Peter Jurasik and Andreas Katsulas as Londo and G'kar received a "with" and an "and" respectively. [[LampshadeHanging Lampshaded]] by JMS in one of the commentary tracks. When G'Kar and Londo appear in the credits, he refers to them respectively as "God" and "Demigod". The two rotated every season for the first four years, then switched every episode in season 5.
* ''Series/{{Batman}}'': "And Yvonne Craig as Batgirl."
* In ''Series/BattlestarGalacticaReimagined'', Dean Stockwell is always the last credited guest star, carrying the credit "And Dean Stockwell".
** There's also "Crossroads, Part II" in which, instead of being billed with the rest of the main cast, Katee Sackhoff appears in a special credit, "Katee Sackhoff as Starbuck", right before the episode's end credits. This is repeated in "Sometimes A Great Notion" with "Kate Vernon as Ellen Tigh". In both cases, it was done to preserve a surprise.
** And now ''Series/{{Caprica}}'' has "And Polly Walker" concluding its main cast list each episode.
** "The Plan" gave us "And Tricia Helfer" as the final credit.
* ''BeakmansWorld'' in its final season had "And Mark Ritts as Lester the Rat". Weirdly, in the middle two seasons, Mark Ritts was ''not'' last credited, that one went to the assistant, Eliza Schneider.
* ''Series/{{Bewitched}}'': "...and Agnes Moorehead as Endora"
* In ''Series/TheBigValley'' "...and starring Miss Barbara Stanwyck as Victoria Barkley"
* ''Series/BloodTies'' has "and Kyle Schmid as Henry Fitzroy."
* ''Creator/BostonLegal'' [[EvolvingCredits never had the same full cast for two consecutive seasons]]... sometimes even for a full season, but it had three permanent "big stars": James Spader (leads off), Creator/WilliamShatner (brings up the rear, with an "and"), and Creator/CandiceBergen (next-to-last, with a "with").
* "And Ann B. Davis as Alice" ended the credits of ''Series/TheBradyBunch''.
* For most of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'''s run, Creator/AnthonyStewartHead was last in the opening credits, with an "and...as Giles", because he was by far the most accomplished and famous actor in the series at that point. In the last 2 seasons, he was dropped from the main cast but would still get a "Special Guest Star..." (post opening). Creator/AlysonHannigan, whose career had recently taken off thanks to the ''AmericanPie'' movies, would be moved to the end with "and ... as Willow", replacing Head.
** In the same year when that switch happened, ''Series/{{Angel}}'' moved Alexis Denisof (Hannigan's husband)'s credit to the end of the opening titles and gave him an "and". Granted, this had, in part, to do with Denisof's character, who was at the time separated from the main group. There is no change, however, when he is back with the group and new stars are added to the credits.
* ''Series/BurnNotice'': "with Creator/BruceCampbell and Sharon Gless".
* In the first 3 seasons of ''Series/{{Charmed}}'', Shannen Doherty was billed first and Alyssa Milano had an "And..." (despite not the last to be credited). After Doherty left the show and was replaced by Rose [=McGowan=], Milano's name is moved to the beginning and Holly Marie Combs (who was previously credited between the two) was upgraded to "And ... as 'Piper'" for the rest of the series.
* ''Series/{{Cheers}}'' had George Wendt (Norm) as the "And" credit from Season 4 onwards. He had still been last in the credits prior to this though,
* First season episodes of ''Series/ChicoAndTheMan'' had "Introducing Freddie Prinze as 'Chico'; starting in the second season, it was "And Starring Freddie Prinze as 'Chico.'"
* ''Private Practice'''s credits end with "with Taye Diggs, and Amy Brenneman"
* ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' has two: "with Sarah Lancaster and Creator/AdamBaldwin".
* Creator/MaryMcDonnell got a big fat "Special Guest Star Mary [=McDonnell=] as Captain Sharon Raydor" during the fifth season of ''Series/TheCloser''. It didn't hurt that she'd just come off her stint as President Laura Roslin on BSG. When she got her PromotionToOpeningTitles in season 7, she slotted in right before Jon Tenney, as "with Mary [=McDonnell=] and Jon Tenney".
* ''Series/{{Community}}'' also has two: "with Ken Jeong and Chevy Chase".
* ''CoryInTheHouse'' has "And Rondell Sheridan."
* The "created by" credits for ''Series/TheCosbyShow'' read: "Created By EdWeinberger & MichaelLeeson," then on its own screen, "and [[Creator/BillCosby William H. Cosby Jr., Ed. D.]]"
* ''Series/{{CSI}}'' gives Paul Guilfoyle the "And".
* ''Damages'' has this in every season. Glenn Close gets the top spot and season 1's credits end with "with Tate Donovan and Ted Danson". Season 2 takes this to an absurd level with its credits ending like so: "with Marcia Gay Harden and Timothy Olyphant and William Hurt AND (when he appears in an episode) Ted Danson". Ted Danson again gets an "and" in season 3 episodes he appears in.
* ''Series/DantesCove'', as of season three, gives us three: "with Jensen Atwood", "Gregory Michael as Kevin" and "Special Guest Star Thea Gill as Diana Childs". The other cast members simply get their names.
* ''DesperateHousewives'' has "Brenda Strong as Mary Alice Young". Weirdly, however, this is not the last credit of the opening titles--that honor belongs to "and James Denton", which appears after Strong's credit.
* James Remar, who plays Harry on ''Series/{{Dexter}}'', gets the "and", probably because the character [[PosthumousCharacter only appears in flashbacks and imaginary conversations]], and so isn't considered part of the main cast despite being a prominent character.
* ''TheDickVanDykeShow'' "Starring Creator/DickVanDyke, Rose Marie, Morey Amsterdam, Larry Mathews... and Mary Tyler Moore."
* ''DoogieHowserMD'' "and James B. Sikking as David Howser."
* Ryan Stiles was the last to be credited on ''TheDrewCareyShow'', but he was also the only one who was listed along with the character he played.
* ''{{Dynasty}}'' did this with three cast members during its run. Season 1 was "and starring Bo Hopkins as Matthew," season 2 had "and starring James Farentino as Dr. Nicholas Toscanni," and the most famous, of course, was "and Joan Collins as Alexis" for the rest of the series. In Season 2, Joan Collins was second-to-last and simply credited with "as Alexis Carrington."
* In ''Earth 2'', the credits end with 'And Antonio Sabato, Jr. as Alonzo Solace' It's not quite as complete a example as some listed here, because in these credits all the characters names are listed anyway.
* ''Series/{{Eastwick}}'' only billed the main cast members appearing in that week's episode, and in alphabetical order (hence some episodes had the credit "starring ashley aenson," while others might say "starring jon bernthal")... with the exception of Paul Gross, who always came last and with the "and." (the type used for the credits was lowercase)
* ''Series/{{ER}}'' had "and Eriq [=LaSalle=]". After [=LaSalle=] left the "and" went to Paul [=McCrane=] and after ''his'' departure to Laura Innes.
** In the series finale (which brought back the original intro credits for the first time in 3 years), Angela Bassett was given the "and" citation.
* ''EverybodyLovesRaymond'' had "with Doris Roberts as Marie and Peter Boyle as Frank".
* "And Nancy [=McKeon=] as Jo" in ''Series/TheFactsOfLife''.
* ''Series/FamilyMatters,'' initially gave this position to Telma Hopkins as Aunt Rachel; after her departure, the slot remained vacant for a few seasons, even though Jaleel White as Steve Urkel was so obviously the BreakoutCharacter. He was credited last in any event, but it wasn't until well into the show's run that he finally got the full "Jaleel White as Steve Urkel" credit.
* ''Series/{{Frasier}}'' had John Mahoney (Martin Crane) as the "And" credit.
* The cast list in the opening sequence of ''Series/GameOfThrones'' ends with "and Creator/PeterDinklage" in season 1. This was dropped in season 2, where his name was simply listed first instead, likely due to the critical acclaim and Emmy win his performance netted in the first season.
* On ''GilligansIsland'', there was "Also Starring Jim Backus as Thurston Howell III" and "And Also Starring Tina Louise as Ginger". Plus, the Professor and Mary Ann were at first credited simply as "And the Rest", with Russell Johnson and Dawn Wells being credited by name only in the closing credits. This was changed after the first season, with the two appearing together under "with" after Tina Louise's credit (but no "and" between them). When all is said and done, the credits, when looked at together, are ''very'' ungrammatical: "Gilligan's Island, starring Bob Denver, Alan Hale, also starring Jim Backus as Thurston Howell III, Natalie Schafer, and also starring Tina Louise as Ginger, with Russell Johnson, Dawn Wells". Geez...
** Interestingly, the opening credits and theme song were changed only on the insistence of Bob Denver who wanted all the lead characters explicitly named. When the studio refused to make the requested changes saying that it would be too expensive, Denver, whose contract said that his name could appear wherever he wanted it, demanded that he be removed from the opening and only be given credit at the end. Knowing that they couldn't leave their star out of the title sequence, the studio agreed to a new theme song and opening credits.
* The last two spots in the opening credits for ''GilmoreGirls'' were always "and Kelly Bishop" followed by "special appearance by Edward Herrmann" (Emily and Richard Gilmore, respectively).
* ''GoodLuckCharlie'' has "And Jason Dolley", who plays the eldest son, rather than one of the two parents as is more typical for family sitcoms (though Eric Allan Kramer gets a "with" credit). This is probably because of his years of long and loyal service to the Mouse House.
* Debrah Farentino got one of these credits in the short-lived and critically acclaimed ''EZStreets''.
* ''GossipGirl'' has "with Kelly Rutherford and Matthew Settle," while in the final season Creator/MichelleTrachtenberg receives "And" billing for her appearances.
* ''Series/GreysAnatomy'' has done this through the entire run: Patrick Dempsey has always been the "and", while Isaiah Washington was the "with", until he got kicked off the show. Recently, it was rumored that Chandra Wilson would inherit the "with", as her character is arguably the best-loved on the show, but it seems that for now, things will stay the way they are.
* ''Series/{{Gunsmoke}}'' practically invented this trope in later seasons, when all of the main cast would have their credit's read before the actual star of the show's credit was read as: "And Starring James Arness as Marshall Matt Dillon."
* "And Tom Bosley as Howard Cunningham" finished the intro to ''Series/HappyDays''. The producers originally wanted to put Fonz at the end, but Henry Winkler refused, saying he didn't want to upstage the original stars.
* The original ''Series/HawaiiFiveO'' took this to ludicrous extremes -- Jack Lord had starring billing on the opening (and from season 6 closing) credits, and '''all''' the other regulars were relegated to "With" billing (and had the names of their characters to boot). Averted on the revival, which simply lists the names of the actors.
* ''HillStreetBlues'' "and Veronica Hamel as Joyce Davenport."
* For the first few seasons of ''Series/HomicideLifeOnTheStreet'', the opening credits always ended with "And Ned Beatty as Bolander". (Especially noticeable, since everyone else was credited strictly in alphabetical order.)
** Starting in season 4, the final spot was given to Iain Glen. Unusually, he's listed using the "With" credit (something usually reserved for the person listed penultimately in the cast list), rather than "And".
* ''Series/HowIMetYourMother": "with Creator/NeilPatrickHarris and Creator/AlysonHannigan".
* In order to maintain the "big up front, big out back" sandwich, the opening credits on ''Hustle'' have always opened with Adrian Lester and closed up with "and Robert Vaughn as Albert Stroller"
* ''Series/ItsAlwaysSunnyInPhiladelphia'' has "and Creator/DannyDevito as Frank Reynolds" after he joins the cast in season 2.
* ''Series/{{JAG}}'': David James Elliott (Harmon Rabb) had the "starring" for all ten seasons, "and John M. Jackson as Admiral Chegwidden" at the end for the eight seasons in which he appeared in the opening titles.
* ''TheKingOfQueens'' had "And Jerry Stiller as Arthur" as the final credit in the opening sequence. He was also the only cast member to have their character name included in the credit.
* "Starring Hugh Beaumont, June Lockhart, Jon Provost as Timmy, and of course Series/{{Lassie}}."
* Thora Hird and Jean Alexander were billed as Special Guest Apperances during their times on LastOfTheSummerWine.
* When Craig Ferguson went to Scotland with his friends, the opening for each episode of TheLateLateShow credited the guests, Weird Cows, Kilts, "music by the Imagineers, introducing Jordan Malone as Young Craig, with Secretariat and [[CharacterAsHimself Geoff Peterson as Geoff Peterson]], and now, Craig Ferguson."
* In ''Series/LawAndOrderTrialByJury'', Fred Dalton Thompson was always given a "with" in the second-last (and later final) position in the opening credits. For the only two episodes the late Jerry Orbach was able to film, he was credited in full as "and Jerry Orbach as Lennie Briscoe" at the end of the opening credits.
** ''Series/LawAndOrderSpecialVictimsUnit'' has "and Dann Florek."
** ''Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'' had "and Courtney B. Vance as ADA Carver" through season five.
* ''Series/TheLeague'' ends its main cast credits with "And introducing Jon LaJoie."
* "And starring Jerry Mathers as the Beaver" was the last line of ''LeaveItToBeaver'''s opening credits.
** Parodied in the opening credits of ''Series/{{SCTV}}'' with "and Dave Thomas as The Beaver", even though John Candy actually played The Beaver in their parody sketch of that show.
* Creator/IrwinAllen's ''Series/LostInSpace'' opening titles featured 'Special Guest Star' Jonathan Harris as Dr. Smith -- and in the same vein, ''Series/LandOfTheGiants'' had Kurt Kaznar as Fitzhugh.
** ''LostInSpace'' also listed "And Angela Cartwright as Penny."
* ''TheLWord'' put its actors' names in the credits in strict alphabetical order... with the exception of the final name: "and PamGrier as Kit". It presumably helped that JenniferBeals, its other big-name star, has a name early on in the alphabet.
* Series/MadMen: Starting in Season 2, "...and John Slattery." (In Season 1, Slattery's character Roger Sterling didn't appear in every episode and Slattery was listed as a guest star).
* Frankie Muniz, despite playing the title character, was credited last on ''MalcolmInTheMiddle''.
* For the NBC seasons of ''MamasFamily'', it was "And Rue [=McClanahan=] as Aunt Fran''. Additionally, when Carol Burnett, Creator/BettyWhite, and/or Harvey Korman guest-starred, they were credited in the opening titles as well. Betty White made one final appearance in the syndicated seasons and was given opening sequence credit again, but Allan Kayser, the last star credited in the syndicated seasons, received no special credit treatment (other than being the only one to have his credit picture updated, which happened in the final season).
* On ''[[Series/{{Mash}} M*A*S*H]]'', Gary Burghoff received a unique special credit ("also starring Gary Burghoff as Radar") when he returned for the two-part Season Eight episode "Goodbye, Radar" after having decided to leave the series.
* ''MaskedRider'': "And introducing FERBUS".
* ''MelrosePlace'' had Heather Locklear as "[[FakeGuestStar Special Guest Star]]" once she joined the show. The rest of the cast had to make do with alphabetical order credits.
* ''Series/{{Monk}}'' has "and Ted Levine as Stottlemeyer".
* The ''Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus'' episode "The Buzz Aldrin Show" has a fake credits sequence that includes "AND INTRODUCING F. B. GRIMSBY URQHART-WRIGHT AS THE VOICE OF GOD".
* ''Series/TheMunsters'': "and starring Fred Gwynne as Herman" (in the first season only; Gwynne was later given top billing).
* ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' "With Rocky Carroll And David [=McCallum=]"
** ''Series/NCISLosAngeles'' "With Linda Hunt And LL Cool J". Hunt is an Oscar-winning actress.
* Peter [=MacNicol=] on ''Series/NUMB3RS''. In previous seasons, it was Diane Farr that was credited this way.
* In ''Series/OutOfThisWorld'', Maureen Flannigan is listed as "and introducing Maureen Flannigan as Evie."
* The opening credits for ''The Osbournes'' go through the four family members, ending with "And Music/OzzyOsbourne as 'The Dad'"
* Marking the point where And Starring meets BillingDisplacement, Deka Beaudine got this credit ("And Deka Beaudine as Ashley") on all the CBS episodes of ''The Paper Chase'' (it later [[ChannelHop moved]] to Showtime) -- although she only appeared in the pilot.
* ''PartyDown'': "and Lizzy Caplan".
* On ''Series/PeeWeesPlayhouse'', during the end credits, Creator/PaulReubens' role as Pee-wee Herman is saved for last and worded as "And Pee-wee Herman as Himself".
* Parodied (of course) in the opening credits of ''PoliceSquad'':
** "And Rex Hamilton as [[HistoricalHilarity Abraham Lincoln]]," who is seen getting shot at -- and firing back -- in the theater and never appears again.
** After the Abraham Lincoln credit, each episode credits that episode's 'Special Guest Star', who is promptly killed in their credit scene and not seen again.
* As the credits evolve throughout the season, ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' often ends up with several actors listed this way; ''Series/PowerRangersDinoThunder'' used "And", "With" and "Also Starring" all at the same time.
* ''ThePretender'' had "and Jon Gries as Broots" at the end of the guest credits until he was moved to the opening credits in the last season. The show also had "with Paul Dillon" whenever his character, Angelo, was involved in the episode.
* With ''{{Psych}}'', it's "And Corbin Bernsen," since he's probably the most generally known of the main cast (with Dule Hill a mildly distant second).
* ''Series/PunkyBrewster'' season two had "and T.K. Carter as Mike."
* The second season of ''RaisingHope'' has "And introducing Cloris Leachman as Maw Maw".
* ''Series/RedDwarf'' had some fun with this, in the third season second episode "Time Slides". Because they spliced in some old German UsefulNotes/WorldWarII footage, they were able to put in "UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler, {{as himself}}" into the opening (prompting a chuckle from the StudioAudience).
** Also in ''Series/RedDwarf'', Chloe Annett's first appearance as Kochanski had her listed as "and introducing Chloe Annett as Kochanski" -- in the ''end'' credits, oddly enough (as Red Dwarf has no cast credits in its opening titles). Given that this wasn't her first ever on-screen performance, it's likely that this was to acknowledge her being TheOtherDarrin.
* ''SaturdayNightLive'' frequently has "featured players," who are listed after the main cast; usually some work their way up to the main cast.
* On ''Series/SavedByTheBell'', "...and Dennis Haskins as Mr Belding''.
** The peculiarities of this trope and of billing placement in general are best illustrated in the ''Good Morning Miss Bliss'' episodes that were repackaged for syndication as ''Saved by the Bell''. In the original episodes, the actors are credited as: "Starring Hayley Mills, Dennis Haskins, Joan Ryan, Max Battimo/Dustin Diamond/Mark-Paul Gosselaar (all on the same title card), Heather Hopper/Lark Voorhies (again on the same title card), and T.K. Carter as Mylo". But in the ''Saved by the Bell'' version, this is changed to "Starring Hayley Mills, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Joan Ryan, Dennis Haskins, Lark Voorhies, Dustin Diamond, Heather Hopper, Max Battimo, and T.K. Carter as Mylo". Mills and Carter retain their [[BookEnds bookending positions]], which was likely contractually mandated; Ryan, curiously, is billed third in both versions of the credits, despite everyone else being moved around (and other than Mills, only Ryan is billed ahead of actors who moved on to ''Saved by the Bell'').
* The credits of ''Series/{{Seinfeld}}'' ended with "And Jason Alexander as George," as he had arguably the highest profile as an actor of the four principals.
** And, too, because the character of George was a fictionalized portrayal of series co-creator Larry David.
* ''Series/TheShadowLine'' had "and Stephen Rea", because he was one of the biggest names in the cast and had his own separate plot for most of the series.
* In ''Series/SixFeetUnder'', the titles ended with "And Creator/RachelGriffiths as Brenda" despite her not being an inordinately significant (a la [[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Giles]]) or different (a la [[DesperateHousewives Mary Alice]]) character. On the other hand, in the episodes in which he did appear, "Richard Jenkins as Nathaniel Fisher" was a more typical example of this trope (the character is [[PosthumousCharacter dead.]])
* ''Series/{{Sliders}}'': John Rhys-Davies was listed last with 'as Professor Arturo'.
* ''Series/SmallWonder'' had "and Tiffany Brissette as Vicki the Robot".
* ''Series/{{Smallville}}'' had "Starring," "With" and "And" credits for Tom Welling, Annette O'Toole and John Glover respectively, and then finished it off with "John Schneider as Jonathan Kent."
** In Season 10 we have "and Allison Mack as Chloe Sullivan" whenever she appears. This is because she had seniority by at least 3 seasons over every other cast member from the opening credits except Tom Welling who's listed first. Quite an interesting case as ''only she'' gets the "and" despite only appearing in less than half of all episodes. If she'S not there, neither is the "and".
* The first two seasons and prequel of ''[[Series/SpartacusBloodAndSand Spartacus]]'' had "And Creator/LucyLawless".
* In ''Series/StargateSG1'', Creator/RichardDeanAnderson got his name AboveTheTitle, and Beau Bridges was credited as "with". Upon returning to the show after a season away, Creator/MichaelShanks was listed at the end as "And Creator/MichaelShanks as Daniel Jackson". The "and" even carried over to the posters for the DVD movies.
** Though never credited in the title sequence, after two seasons Teryl Rothery graduated to "And TERYL ROTHERY as Dr. Fraiser" in the post-title credits.
** The ''Series/StargateAtlantis'' opening titles have at the end "and David Hewlett as Dr. [=McKay=]". During his PromotionToOpeningTitles, the credits also include "with Paul [=McGillion=] as Dr. Carson Beckett" in the second-last place.
** After she was promoted to a regular in the middle of season 1, the credits for ''Series/StargateUniverse'' now end with "and Ming-Na".
* ''Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries'' showcased its PowerTrio -- the credits ended with "Starring Creator/WilliamShatner[=/=]Also Starring Creator/LeonardNimoy as [[TheSpock Mr. Spock]] / And Creator/DeForestKelley as [[TheMcCoy Dr. McCoy]]". Except for the first season, where Kelley was omitted; Nimoy was already listed with 'also' rather than 'and', in an odd violation of grammar.
** This is the show with a [[GrammarNazi split infinitive]] in its OpeningNarration.
** Leonard Nimoy's "Also Starring" was actually a promotion from "Co-Starring" in the two original pilots (though he was still listed "As Mr. Spock"). Also note that Shatner's name is larger than Nimoy's and Kelley's. Apparently this was contractually obligated.
** The first few episodes didn't even have "Co-Starring"... just "Starring Creator/WilliamShatner[=/=]Creator/LeonardNimoy as Mr. Spock". (This may have been changed for the credits of the remastered versions of the episodes).
** ''[[Series/StarTrekVoyager Voyager]]'' did something similar, with "Starring Kate Mulgrew as Captain Kathryn Janeway/Also Starring Robert Beltran as Commander Chakotay [continue credits list here]. In fact, ''[[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Deep Space Nine]]'' isolates Avery Brooks in the same way, while ''[[Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration The Next Generation]]'' does the same with Creator/PatrickStewart and Jonathan Frakes. Only ''[[Series/StarTrekEnterprise Enterprise]]'' doesn't follow this tradition, probably in another effort to distance itself from the franchise.
** My guess is that it's because the other three listed their cast in alphabetical order, aside from the captain (and Riker in TNG's case). With ''Enterprise,'' Scott Bakula comes first anyway.
* The late '90s-era NBC sitcom ''Suddenly Susan'' did this with all of its main cast members not named Brooke Shields in a RunningGag ("Also Starring", "Not to Mention", "And Let's Not Forget", etc.)
* In seasons 1-3 of ''ThreesCompany'', the words "And Starring as the Ropers" would appear before Audra Lindley's and Norman Fell's credit clips were shown.
* ''TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'' as well as its AfterShow has "And Phill Lewis."
* ''Series/{{Suits}}'' ends its cast credits with "and GinaTorres".
* Martin Sheen is listed as "And" in ''Series/TheWestWing''. In the later seasons, Jimmy Smits is listed just before him under the modifier "With". Alan Alda, being the cast member who comes first in alphabetical order anyway, goes first and thus gets "Starring" before his name once he is added to the opening credits in the seventh season.
** Mary [=McCormack=] guested for a few episode before graduating to the titles, and Janel Moloney was a guest for the entire first season. However a number of other characters never got past the end credits, including Martin Sheen's daughter (not his fake three on the show).
* Creator/FreemaAgyeman got credited with an "And" in her ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'' appearances and in her appearances in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' episodes "The Sontaran Stratagem", "The Poison Sky" and "The Doctor's Daughter". Probably because she was a returning star. Creator/BilliePiper also received the same treatment for the last three episodes of Series 4, preceded by a "With" for Creator/ElisabethSladen in "The Stolen Earth" and "Journey's End".
** For "The End of Time", Creator/DavidTennant and Creator/JohnSimm got the initial credits, followed by an "And" for Bernard Cribbins, making this the first time that an actor playing a story's villain is listed in the opening titles -- and before the companion, at that.
** David Tennant, Creator/MattSmith and PeterCapaldi are credited with "And introducing [name] as the Doctor" in the ending credits of "The Parting of the Ways", ''The End of Time'' and "The Time of the Doctor", respectively.
** Similarly, the closing cast credits for "Doomsday" finished with "And Introducing Creator/CatherineTate as The Bride" (future companion Donna Noble). "The Name of the Doctor" ends with this before the credits even roll. "Introducing Creator/JohnHurt [[spoiler:[[WhamLine as the Doctor]]]]"
* The only regular to be credited in the Opening Titles for each episode of ''Series/TheUntouchables'' was Robert Stack as [[TheLeader Elliot Ness]]. The other credits in the opening titles, though key players in the day's episode, were usually one offs; notable exceptions include Bruce Gordon who played Al Capone's [[DragonInChief Enforcer: Frank Nitti]] and, in later episodes, Barbara Stanwyck who played an agent focused on locating missing persons. This makes the "with Special Guest Star" credit that was sometimes used this Trope, as there was no consistent series-wide hierarchy between the "guest stars" and the "co-"stars". The voiced-over only credit, "And [[TheNarrator narrated]] by Walter Winchell", also counts.
* ''Series/VeronicaMars'' has "and Enrico Colantoni."
* ''Series/TheWalkingDead'' had "And Creator/DavidMorrissey" in season 3 and the first half of season 4.
* For most of the 1970s and 1980s, TheAnnouncer on ''WheelOfFortune'' would introduce only the host (Chuck Woolery until 1981, Pat Sajak from 1981 onward), who in turn would introduce the co-host (Susan Stafford until 1982, [[LovelyAssistant Vanna White]] from 1983 following a few substitutes). Starting in the 1990s, the opening spiel was changed to end in "...the stars of America's game, Pat Sajak and Vanna White!" and they walked out together.
* ''WhosTheBoss'' had "And Katherine Helmond as Mona"
* Ross Martin receives "And" billing on all season 1 episodes of ''Series/TheWildWildWest'' -- and on several season 4 episodes as well (specifically the episodes made after his heart attack, like "The Night of the Diva" (as shown on the Columbia House video releases) -- this was likely due to Creator/{{CBS}} shuffling the order of the episodes so ones where Martin appears, like "The Night of the Pistoleros," would alternate with ones where he doesn't, like "The Night of the Bleak Island").
* ''WizardsOfWaverlyPlace'': has "And David Deluse"
* Howard Hesseman was always last to be credited among the main cast on ''WKRPInCincinnati'', both in the closing credits (seasons 1 and 2) and opening credits (seasons 3 and 4). Like Ryan Stiles above, he was also credited with "as Dr. Johnny Fever."
* ''Series/YoungBlades'' has "with Bruce Boxleitner and MichaelIronside." Sheena Easton also gets a "with" credit in later episodes, leading to the odd-sounding sequence "with Sheena Easton, with Bruce Boxleitner, and Michael Ironside."
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* Before Clarence Clemons' death in 2011, Music/BruceSpringsteen would introduce the members of the E Street Band during his concerts, and would invariably introduce Clarence last, usually shouting "And last but not least..." In the DVD of one of the band's 2000 concerts in New York City, Bruce handled the band intros during an extended bridge before the third verse of "Tenth Avenue Freeze Out". When he got to Clarence, he shouted, "Do I have to say his name?" while the rest the of the band led the audience in chanting "CLAR-ence! CLAR-ence!", segueing seamlessly into the first line of the third verse, "The change was made uptown and the Big Man joined the band!"
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* ''Radio/HamishAndDougal‎'' has 'and Sir Creator/IanMcKellen' credited as Jolly Mick the Undertaker. A parody, as this is radio and Jolly Mick doesn't actually say anything.
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* The 2011 Broadway revival of ''Theatre/{{Follies}}'' had "Starring Elaine Paige as Carlotta." Billed above her and the title are the players of the four principal characters.
* The original production of ''Theatre/ByeByeBirdie'' had "and Kay Medford" (who played Mae).
* ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}'' had "and Joel Grey as the Wizard."
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* In ''VideoGame/WingCommander III'' and ''IV'', rounding out the AllStarCast was "And Creator/MalcolmMcDowell as Tolwyn". Also in ''IV'', "With Tom Wilson as Maniac" was the first credit after the title, a promotion from the last game. In ''Wing Commander Prophecy'', it was "With Ginger Lynn Allen As Chief Technician Rachael Coriolis, And Creator/MarkHamill As Commodore Christopher Blair". Hamill, the lead in the two earlier games, had been first-billed in ''III'', and BilledAboveTheTitle in ''IV''. Tom Wilson, who also returned for ''Prophecy'', remained second-billed, after the unknown who played the new lead, but lost his "with" designation.
* The first credit after the main title of ''VideoGame/TheCurseOfMonkeyIsland'' says, "STARRING: Dominic Armato as Guybrush Threepwood".
* Parodied in the game box cover art for ''VideoGame/BrainDead13'', which says, "Starring Fritz".
* Creator/ZapDramatic[='=]s ''Move or Die'' does this with Jackie Burroughs, who plays Mrs. Grimm.
* NolanNorth gets the "And Starring" version for his role as David in ''VideoGame/TheLastOfUs''. Likely because he's a major name in video game voice acting, but plays a supporting [[spoiler: villainous]] role toward the end of the game.
* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'' had "And Richard Doyle as [[spoiler: Big Boss]]".
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* ''WebVideo/TheTwilightChronicles'' at one point credited Gen Borg with "and Gen Borg as Jacob" (she is in the credits as two different characters). As of Episode 8, Jamie Kathleen is credited with "And".
* This [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QuEfGbj9qS4 awesome 80s-retro Firefly intro sequence]] has "And Introducing SummerGlau as River Tam"
* This [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMiMCMWp4bw Buffy-style interpretation of the Doctor Who credits]] gives us "and Creator/AlexKingston as River Song".
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* [[WesternAnimation/{{Freakazoid}} "And Weena Mercatur as The Hopping Woman"]]
* The opening sequence for ''TransformersTheMovie'' finishes with, "Co-starring John Moschitta as Blurr."
* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'': On the series, Harry Shearer gets the "And", while Marcia Wallace and Phil Hartman, despite being near-regulars (at least until their deaths), always get "Special Guest Star". In the movie, Shearer is credited last out of the regular show cast, Albert Brooks gets the "And", followed by assorted smaller roles, and Tom Hanks gets the final cast credit.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'': For the main cast credits (The main six kids and the three main teachers; the rest of the cast was listed seperatly in a NowWhichOneWasThatVoice case), Dabney Coleman (Principal Prickly) got the "And" most of the time. When Prickly only appeared in the background or didn't appear at all, the "and" went to Allyce Beasley (Miss Grotke). If Grotke didn't appear in the episode, only had a background role, or it was a season one episode (Before gaining AscendedExtra status), the "And" went to April Winchell (Miss Finster).
* Many ''Franchise/WinnieThePooh'' projects through the years had the credit "and Creator/PaulWinchell as Tigger" until his retirement in the 1990s.
* Before he quit the show, ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' always had the credit "and Isaac Hayes as Chef" after all the other actors were listed, even in episodes where he didn't appear. He's also the only one who has the character he plays listed, while all the other characters' voices are a case of NowWhichOneWasThatVoice.
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* First and last places among the authors of academic publications are considered positions of prestige. The first author is usually the one who made most contributions and the last author is the team leader who heads the lab and/or the research group.
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