Closing credits

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Closing credits, in a television program or motion picture, come at the end of a show and list all the cast and crew involved in the production. They are usually shown on the screen in small characters, which either flip very quickly from page to page, or crawl from bottom to top of the screen.

Some closing credits include out-takes from the show for humour. Sometimes, a parting scene is edited in after the credits conclude as a final joke. On other occasions additional scenes to advance the storyline may occur after the credits roll.

The elimination of opening credits from many films have resulted in some films essentially displaying two credit sequences, as the major acting and production credits that would previously have been seen at the start of the film are displayed first (often preceded by the main title which no longer appears at the start of every movie), and then these credits are usually repeated along with the complete cast and production credits that follow.

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