Tropes that apply to a particular single episode of a TV show. Not to be confused with the British sitcom of the same name
Significant date episode
Episodes that revolve around what the characters do (or not) to celebrate culturally significant dates, especially holidays.
Genre shift episode
The show switches genres for one episode, but keeps the main cast.
Unusual location episode
Episode where the main cast goes to places they don't usually hang out at.
Unusual situation episode
Episodes where the main cast is placed into unusual situations.
Episodes where members of the main cast fall ill or are injured.
Unusual activity episode
Episodes where members of the main cast engage in unusual (for them) activities.
Episodes where the main cast participates in sports or other kinds of games and contests.
- Baseball Episode
The characters train for and participate in a baseball game.
- The Boxing Episode
The characters train for, participate in, or attend a boxing match.
- Evasive Fight Thread Episode
The characters compete in some discipline but the outcome is never revealed.
- The Olympics
The characters partake in the Olympics, whether a local version or the real deal.
- Paintball Episode
The characters train for and participate in a paintball game.
- RPG Episode
The characters play a role-playing game for most of the episode.
- Town Contest Episode
The characters participate in a town-wide contest in some discipline.
Episodes focusing on secondary characters, personality traits of the main cast, exotic creatures, or even inanimate objects.
Episodes important (or completely irrelevant) to the show's overall continuity.
Production trivia episode
Episodes notable for unusual format or production details.