An episode is a narrative unit within a larger dramatic work or documentary production, such as a series intended for radio, television or on-line consumption.
An episode is a coherent narrative unit within a larger dramatic work. It is frequently used to describe units of television or radio series. An episode is to a sequence as a chapter is to a book. Modern series episodes typically last 20 to 50 minutes in length.
The word derives from the Greek term (Ancient Greek: ἐπεισόδιον) (epeisodion), meaning the material contained between two songs or odes in a Greek tragedy.
Episode is abbreviated as ep (plural eps).
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