An episode is a coherent narrative unit within a larger dramatic work such as a film or television series. An episode is to a sequence as a chapter is to a book. Most are from 20 to 40 minutes in length.
Episode is abbreviated as ep (plural eps).
In the USA, TV-series aiming for being sold to syndication are first excepted to air 100 episodes.
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- Online Etymology Dictionary, entry "Episode", accessed 4 November 2014.
- Jeff Alexander (9 December 2011). "What the U.S. Can Learn from British TV". Time. Retrieved 24 January 2017.
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