An episode is a coherent narrative unit within a larger dramatic work, such as a radio or television series. The word derives from the Greek term (Ancient Greek: ἐπεισόδιον) (epeisodion), meaning the material contained between two songs or odes in a Greek tragedy.
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 40 minutes in length.
Episode is abbreviated as ep (plural eps).