Hah..hah..I thought I was the only one who's heart was pounding. I was like wait a minute is this scene really that suspenseful and the answer is a resounding yes. It reminded me of the bank heist scene in Heat...and guess what...that film was mentioned earlier when Hank asked Junior to watch it...lolz! There's no doubt Vince got his aspirations from that film by Michael Mann. Well done!
Also the opening sequences are really the highlight of the show. In those few moments it tells the entire story, without being direct. The audience is left scratching their heads trying to figure out how it ties into the latest episode that is til the entire episode unravels.
Marcus Aurelius: Tell me again, Maximus, why are we here?
Maximus: For the glory of the Empire, sire.
Baked, not fried... the healthy choice.