Pearl & Dean/Logo Variations

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum

These are the logo variations seen throughout the years by Pearl & Dean, with more to be added overtime.

Fiat 500 (2007): Random tools are displayed individually on a white background during the drum roll before angles of a white FIAT 500 are shown in sync with the music notes. At the "pa-pa" part, four copies of various tools are shown, followed by 9 shots of changing Rubik's Cubes. Then, the 500 logo is shown, followed by "EVERYDAY MASTERPIECES" in a stacked format, the Pearl & Dean logo, and Fiat's with its slogan "you are, we car".

SpongeBob SquarePants (2008): Featuring Gary and SpongeBob (both voiced by Tom Kenny), the former meows then the latter says "Quiet Gary, it's starting!". He then proceeds to sing the Asteroid theme. Then, the logo zooms out to the Nickelodeon splat (which had a mosaic featuring various Nickelodeon UK shows when zooming out) and the phrase "Enjoy the Film". During this sequence, a THX-like synth note is held before being interrupted by SpongeBob's laugh.

Horton Hears a Who! (2008): An abridged edit of the bridge scene from the movie plays while "Asteroid" plays. After that, the normal, finished Pearl & Dean logo plays.

An alternate variant features the 6th logo but with the zooming text parts included in the sequence.

Saw - The Ride (2009): The 5th logo plays as normal but deteriorates after a few seconds in. The screen turns static and cuts to black. The advert for the ride then plays.

Ghostbusters: The Video Game (2009): In the 6th logo, Slimer flies into the screen before disappearing. Following this is text zooming out, reading "RULE 1: DON'T CROSS THE STREAMS" with a red glow and the "O" in "CROSS" replaced with a circular X symbol. The text is struck with electricity and flashes, revealing the Ghostbusters logo with a red glow and "WHO YOU GONNA CALL?" in white placed over it. The logo then cuts to the game’s advert.

Guitar Hero World Tour (2009): Sequences of the 6th logo are intertwined with a rock performance from the game alongside a hard rock remix of the "Asteroid" theme.

Muppets Most Wanted (2014): The seventh logo plays normally with Animal from The Muppets singing along to the music. He smashes through the logo and screams while frenetically playing the drums before relaxing at the end.

Big Hero 6 (2014): Baymax enters the logo in his container before opening from it. He greets us by saying "Hello, I am Baymax, your personal healthcare companion. Enjoy the show". Baymax goes back into his container and leaves the screen. The logo cuts to Hiro Hamada and Baymax making each other balloon animals. Hiro made Baymax a balloon dog while the latter made one using his hand. The Pearl & Dean logo then fades in on the bottom right.

Penguins of Madagascar (2014): All four penguins are high-fiving each other while synced to the "Asteroid" music, ending with Private farting. Skipper replies "Woah, easy there, Private!".

Jurassic World (2015): On a cold, stone background, multiple pterodactyls from the distance fly into and pass the screen, the last of which reveals the 2014 logo on a circular stone plate. Then, three velociraptors jog across the logo, one of which roars at the audience before dashing along. This dinosaur transitions the Pearl & Dean logo to Jurassic World's.

Inside Out (2015): A cord falls in the middle of the logo. Anger walks into the logo and tries to pull it down, but due to his short size, causes irritation. Fear steps in and pulls the cord down to reveal the Inside Out logo. Anger furiously tackles Fear after the Inside Out card knocks his head several times.

The Peanuts Movie (2015): Woodstock flies into the logo while Snoopy can be seen laying and rising from the bottom right. He gets up and dances alongside Woodstock alongside the logo with "Pearl" replaced with "Snoopy". After that, the logo cuts to scenes Snoopy dancing from the movie. It cuts back to the normal logo with Woodstock sitting on the "D" and Snoopy licking the bottom of the screen.

The Good Dinosaur (2015): During the circle animation sequence, Arlo and Spot are seen running away from Bubbha, but flees alongside the film's protagonists after Butch, Nash, and Ramsey chases them. After that, with Spot on Arlo's nose, the former looks closely into the latter's eyes, in which Arlo touches Arlo's foot with his tongue, startling Spot. They both smile at each other at the end.

The LEGO Batman Movie (2017): Batman enters the logo with a microphone, beatboxing before noticing the viewer. He replies "Oh hey, I'm sorry. Just laying down some dope tracks here and didn't see there. But since you've already interrupted my sick flow, I'll might as well tell you about my new feature film "The LEGO Batman Movie", written, directed, and sound mixed, choreographed, and painstakingly beatboxed by me, because I'm Batman". At the end of the circles sequence, they all become gold and explode into pieces after merging, revealing the movie logo. Soon after, Batman enters the screen with a microphone, saying "Batman out". Before leaving the logo, he enters back into the screen and drops the mic.

Ghost in the Shell (2017): The logo plays normally until the finished product glitches to a short sequence featuring Motoko Kusanagi (played by Scarlett Johansson). After the movie's logo and "In Theaters" details are shown, it glitches back to the Pearl and Dean logo but in the middle of the circles sequence.

Samsung QLED (2018): In the middle of the circle sequence, the screen glitches and shuts down. "This is your TV screen" is displayed after a few seconds, followed by "most of the time", "A void, full of nothing", "It's time", "to adjust your set.", and "No more black screens". The Samsung QLED TV logo is then shown and glitches back to the Pearl & Dean logo right where it got interrupted.

Nissan Juke (2018): The logo has a choppy framerate while Nissan Juke models drive across the logo. A groovy remix of the "Asteroid" theme plays throughout the logo.

Bohemian Rhapsody (2018): The theme is re-composed to resemble a Queen song. At the end of the logo, the circle contains the Bohemian Rhapsody logo alongside "PEARL & QUEEN" underneath. The text "Pearl & Dean theme 'Asteroid' played by Queen" is displayed below the circle.

UglyDolls (2019): The movie logo is displayed on a purple rug background. Ugly Dog skateboards across the logo before Lou slides in and kicks the logo to the side, going straight to the logo sequence. Various characters from the movie run around the sequence before Moxy emerges from the circles to release the Pearl and Dean logo and glitter across the screen. This then changes to Babo and Wage cleaning the logo and Moxy presenting the logo on the left.

The Addams Family (2019): Wednesday Addams pulls a rope to reveal the movie logo on the right. After a few seconds, the circle animation plays on a black background with Thing dancing around the screen. After that, Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, and Pugsley zoom in from one of the circles with Wednesday being the only Addams to zoom in further, this time to clap her hands slowly. Thing then slides into the logo before the Pearl & Dean logo is revealed. The logo zooms in and the Addams Family logo and its characters are shown below.

Sonic the Hedgehog (2020): The circles are replaced with rings. In the middle of this sequence, Sonic dashes across the logo, blowing away all the rings. He stops on the left while several large rings form behind him. He takes a look at them and then us before spin dashing into the rings.

Robin Robin (2021): On a nighttime setting with bokeh effects, the TV special logo appears, followed by Robin flying into the logo, saying "Here's a little tune I came up with. It goes, uh...uh...". While flying across the screen, she sings along to the "Asteroid" theme before the Pearl & Dean logo flips in and knocks her. She falls to the ground. After that, the text "Learn more about the robins in your area at" is shown above the RSPB, Aardman, and Netflix logos.

Babylon (2023): Multiple clips of the movie are shown while jazz music plays. In the middle of the logo, the background cuts to the logo sequence with an Art Deco theme while "Asteroid" with the same music genre in mind plays. One of these sequences feature the pictures of various characters from the movie (lifted from the character posters) inside these rings, followed by the big text "MAKE", "A", "SCENE", "THIS", "SEASON", After that, the Pearl & Dean logo in a gold texture crossfade with the rings sequence and flips in. It moves to the top while the Babylon logo is displayed underneath. The jazz music continues to play for the rest of the logo.

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