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2012 London Olympics: Relive bizarre opening cermonies

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1. Hooray for the Industrial Revolution

1. Industrial revolution remembered

Huge chimneys emerge from the ground to symbolise the industrial revolution during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

2. Creepy baby

2. Creepy baby

A general view of the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. With giant, creepy baby. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

3. A salute to socialized medicine 

3. A salute to socialized medicine

Dancers perform in the Great Ormond Street Hospital and NHS scene during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages)

4. Mary Poppins vs Voldemort

4. Mary Poppins vs. Voldemort

An actor dressed as Mary Poppins performs in the Great Ormond Street Hospital and NHS scene during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. (LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages)

4. Mary Poppins vs. Voldemort

A puppet is displayed in the Great Ormond Street Hospital and NHS scene during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/GettyImages)

5. Tribute to cell-phone hookups

5. Tribute to cell-phone hookups

Artists perform during the "Night Out" scene in the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. Not pictured: the young couple featured in the opening ceremony storyline, who flirt with each other by cell phone and social media before finally meeting up and making out. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/GettyImages)

6. RIP Sid Vicious

6. RIP Sid Vicious

Performers pay tribute to British music, including the Sex Pistols, during the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

7. The guy who actually invented the internet

7. The guy who actually invented the internet

A general view is displayed while artists perform during a segment honoring Sir Tim Berners-Lee at the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

8. Peasant women and goats

8. Peasant women and goats

Artists walk goats as they perform in the British meadow scene during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games on July 27, 2012 at the Olympic stadium in London. (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

9. David Beckham fake-drives a boat

9. David Beckham pretending to drive a boat

David Beckham drives a speedboat carrying the Olympic flame to the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony on July 27, 2012 in London, England. Athletes, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world have gathered in the Olympic Stadium for the opening ceremony of the 30th Olympiad. London plays host to the Olympic Games which will see 26 sports contested by 10,500 athletes over 17 days of competition. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

10. Queen Elizabeth's 007-style entrance

10. Queen Elizabeth's 007-style entrance

An actor dressed to resemble Britain's Queen Elizabeth II parachutes over the stadium during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in London on July 27, 2012. (OLIVIER MORIN/AFP/GettyImages)