I feel so bad for those elephants, it seems like such a tedious time they’re having. I think the pace and rhythm of Pratchett’s dialogue works brilliantly on the page but can come across kind of flat and self-conscious when it’s spoken. I’ll still watch this animated adaptation one day, just because, but from this it looks pretty unconvincing. He’s got a great voice for that kind of joke though.
- Women sense my power and they seek the life essence.
This particular intro was done up for Reaper Man, but I don’t believe they ever finished that one. The ones they actually finished are Wyrd Sisters and Soul Music, with Soul Music being the far better of the two. They also use a much shorter version of the intro, with some music. Namely, this: