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noun as in innovator


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Tony Soprano, one of the greatest characters in TV history, gets an origin story in this prequel to The Sopranos on HBO Max.

From Time

As with the recently released antiheroic prequel “Cruella” — whose director, Craig Gillespie, helmed the pilot — self-actualization means letting oneself embrace one’s darker impulses.

It’s a prequel to “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” the classic 1975 film.

NBC’s prematurely canceled cult favorite Hannibal, which ran for three seasons beginning in 2013, was a Silence prequel updated to the 21st century.

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As I learned in the prequel, “A Zoo in My Luggage,” the British naturalist was building a zoo on Jersey, in the Channel Islands, and needed residents.

Only one other Star Wars film has earned a PG-13 rating, the 2005 prequel Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

But David Simon said, ‘It can’t be a sequel, it has to be a prequel.

But we could see him pop up in the Breaking Bad prequel/spin-off Better Call Saul.

What did you think of that hilarious Internet theory that Breaking Bad was an elaborate prequel to Malcolm in the Middle?

This lawsuit is like a horrible sequel—or possibly a prequel, depending on timing—to the upcoming Benghazi hearings.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prequel, such as: avant-garde, creator, discoverer, groundbreaker, pioneer, and trailblazer.

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