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Vince Gilligan and David Shore’s new CBS show Battle Creek is debuting on March 1, and EW has an exclusive first look at the opening title sequence.

The 30 seconds takes us through the titular Michigan town, showing us the stars’ names plastered across town monuments. From the glimpses, Battle Creek is a small, Midwestern, blue-collar American town—a setting treasured by Bruce Springsteen and toyed with by David Lynch. The intro also briefly shows us the two stars, Josh Duhamel and Dean Winters, and it’s clear one’s more proper, while the other, um, isn’t.

“We wanted to convey the differences between Russ (Winters) and Milt (Duhamel), but also what they have in common [both a little lost], the sense of humor and also the small city feel and community values that I think separates this show” Shore, an executive producer, said. “It’s a lot to communicate in 30 seconds.”

The show also stars Janet McTeer, Kal Penn, Edward Fordham Jr., and Aubrey Dollar.

The pilot of Battle Creek airs Sunday at 10 p.m.

Battle Creek
Two detectives with different views on the world team up and using cynicism, guile and deception, they clean up the streets of Battle Creek.
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