Episode

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Episode Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
  • a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
  • a part of a broadcast serial
  • a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events

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  • a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events ,
  • a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series ,
  • a part of a broadcast serial ,
  • film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie

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Episode Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


An episode is a singular part of a story, radio or television program, they often follow in an order. They are often 20- 40 minutes long, and follow the same storyline.

Episode comes from the Greek word epeisodion which refers to the spoken words between two songs in a Greek tragedy. The word was first used in English in 1773 to mean an "outstanding incident, experience." By the 1930s, the word was used to refer to each broadcast of a radio program that was part of a series.



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