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    Live-Action TV 
  • Subverted in Not Going Out, after Lucy says "Eff" a few times:
    Lee: I think she means f— [cut to opening credits]
    Lee: [immediately after opening credits] -uck.
  • In the pilot of Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, the control room director leaves the producer's rant on the air (in real life and in the show) for some fifty seconds, until he is about to drop an F bomb, before cutting to the titles.
  • In The X-Files: "Bad Blood"
    [Scully shows Mulder his staking victim's very fake vampire teeth]
    Oh sh—'' [cut to opening credits]

    Web Original 
  • From The Abridging of Haruhi Suzumiya, Episode 7:
    Haruhi: I'm here!
    Kyon: [thinking] Ah, FU-
    [cuts to opening credits]
  • In Decline of Video Gaming 3:
    Dim: *referring to the PSP* This thing is so damn perfect! *throws PSP to ground, but it opens a parachute* Oh for fu-
  • Implied in Battle for Dream Island: The eliminated contestants are about to rejoin, while Coiny is worried that Firey will find out about that time he called him a— [OPENING CREDITS]
  • Team Four Star's Dragon Ball Z Abridged, episode 3:
    'Vegeta: (through scouter) We'll go to Earth, find the Dragon Balls and kill everyone. And we'll be there in a year or so. Depending on filler, of course.
    Nappa: Anything else we need to go over, Vegeta?
    Vegeta: Nnnope, that's about it.
    Roshi: (beat) Well, fu-
  • In Echo Chamber's 8th episode, Dana is halfway through calling Shannon a "whore" when the opening titles roll. To be fair, the sound under the zooming titles sounds like it is finishing the word "whore" for her. This probably wasn't genuine censorship, since Dana had used a Precision F-Strike mere lines earlier.
  • In Episode 21 of If the Emperor Had a Text-to-Speech Device:
    Ultramarine: My glorious Chapter Master! We have succeeded in acquiring and planting the Salamanders artifacts!
    Calgar: ...WHAT THE FU-*cue intro*
  • I'm a Marvel... and I'm a DC
    • Zero Hour begins with Lance's head appearing in front of Green Goblin and Harley.
      Green Goblin: "Oh sh-" (cuts to opening credits)
    • Luthor upon discovering that Lance's head was not in the box like he had originally thought.
      Luthor: " MOTHERF-!!!!" (cue opening credits)
  • Ultra Fast Pony:
    • "Random Eye Magic":
      Twilight: What the—
      [Opening theme song]
    • "The Cheesen One":
      Scootaloo: <WHAT. THE. F...>
      [Opening theme song]
  • Grandpa, in Yu-Gi-Oh! The Abridged Series: "Bring it on, you little bi..."

    Western Animation 
  • The original script of the first episode of Futurama called for one of these:
    Fry: (looks out the window and sees New New York) HOLY SH—
    Fry: —IT!
  • In an episode of The Proud Family, Penny and her friends a score touchdown against a group of boys.
    Girls: We're girls! We're bad! We kicked those brothers'- *roll opening credits*
  • In the Space Ghost Coast to Coast episode "King Dead", the episode opens with Space Ghost shouting, "...king dead!" to Moltar and Zorak.


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