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  • The length of episode titles of The Adventures of Puss in Boots are related to their production season; In seasons 1 and 2 all the episode titles are one word long, in seasons 3 and 4 they are two words long and in seasons 5 and 6 they are three words long. The only exception to this is the two-part Grand Finale; "The Moving Finger Writes" and "And, Having Writ, Moves On" are four and five words respectfully instead of three.
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  • Every episode of The Amazing World of Gumball is "The [noun]", the noun being whatever the episode is about. The only exceptions are the first Halloween and Christmas episodes, which are simply titled "Halloween" and "Christmas", respectively.
  • All episodes of Animal Mechanicals follow the pattern "Mechanica (Noun) Island". Only six episodes were exceptions.
  • Episodes of the surreal HBO series Animals are titled "(list type of animal here)."
  • Arthur would typically throw the episode's character of focus somewhere in its title (For instance, "D.W. Flips", "Buster's Dino Dilemma", "Sue Ellen Moves In"). This wasn't always followed as a good chunk of episodes have no character names in them, but it primarily stems from the show's early years when the episode would usually use the same title as an Arthur book it was adapted from, which fittingly enough would have Arthur or D.W.'s name somewhere in it. The show no longer adapts from any of the books, but the practice has stuck.
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  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force's second season had two naming themes (and some in the middle that didn't match either). It started with "Super" ("Super Birthday Snake", "Super Hero", "Super Bowl"...) and ended with "The" ("The Cubing", "The Clowning", "The Dressing"... including an episode named just "The". The season ended with "The Last One", which was purportedly short for "The Last [Expletive Deleted] One of 2003")
  • In Avatar: The Last Airbender, each season is called a book and is named after one of the four elements (Example: Book One, Water), and each episode is called a chapter. The sequel, The Legend of Korra, continued the season titling with its first season, "Air." After that, since all four elements were been covered, the season are titled "Spirits", "Change", and "Balance".
  • Both Batman: The Brave and the Bold and The Raccoons give their episodes titles ending with exclamation points.
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  • All episodes of Beat Bugs are based around Beatles songs and thus titled after the one featured in the episode.
  • The Beatles episode titles were all titles of Beatles songs. Each cartoon co-related to the title in some fashion and the title song for each cartoon was performed.
  • Big City Greens episode titles simply sum up what the plot is going to be about, usually in one or two words.
  • Blinky Bill: Every episode of the first two seasons was named either "Blinky Bill's (X)", "Blinky (Bill) and the (X)", or more rarely, "Blinky (Bill) (Does a Plot-Related Thing)". The only exceptions to this were season 1's "Detective Blinky", "Mayor Blinky Bill" and "Who is Blinky Bill?", and season 2's "Blinky the Hypnotist", "Blinky Bill is Kidnapped" and "Blinky and Gretel".
    • Mostly averted when season 3 dropped the naming scheme, but there were titles that were similar to the first two seasons, being "Flap's New Family", "Leo Leads the Way", "Blinky's Birthday Surprise", "Tico's Choice" and "Tico Takes Charge".
  • Blue's Clues & You! has most of its episode titles called "(Episode subject) with Blue". One episode, "The Thinking Squad", strays away from this format.
  • Brad Neely's Harg Nallin' Sclopio Peepio episode titles looked like as if the episode was a dedication to some female celebrity in a way, each starting with "For ______" (e.g.: "For Streep", "For Johansson", etc.)
  • All the episodes of Brady's Beasts are titled "How to..." followed by something related to the plot, except for the pilot, "How the monsters came to Ravenville".
  • Most episodes of Bubble Guppies feature exclamations.
  • Most episodes of Busytown Mysteries are titled after the mystery featured in the episode, while featuring the word "Mystery" somewhere in the title. There are some exceptions, "Where's Junior?" being an example.
  • Every episode of Clone High had two names, separated by colons, such as "Escape to Beer Mountain: A Rope of Sand" or "Film Fest: Tears of a Clone". This was subverted in the second episode title, "Episode Two: Election Blu-Galoo". Supposedly this was a joke based around the theme of clones within the show.
  • Every episode of Codename: Kids Next Door has a title of the form "Operation: ______", where the ______ is always an acronym that both fits the theme of the episode and expands to a phrase that fits the theme. The full acronym is always revealed just after the title.
  • The majority of the episode titles for Charlie and Lola are essentially statements from Lola, often in a humorously protracted fashion. Examples are "I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato", "We Do Promise Honestly We Can Look After Your Dog" and "I Do Not Ever, Never Want My Wobbly Tooth to Fall Out".
  • The episodes of Clerks: The Animated Series had descriptive and increasingly lengthy titles (apart from the last episode, entitled simply "The Last Episode Ever"). The longest was that of the second-to-last episode, "Dante and Randal and Jay and Silent Bob and a Bunch of New Characters and Lando, Take Part in a Whole Bunch of Movie Parodies Including But Not Exclusive To, The Bad News Bears, The Last Starfighter, Indiana Jones and the Temple Of Doom, Plus a High School Reunion".
  • Only five of the 16 episodes of Clue Club were not titled "The ______ Caper."
  • In Dan Vs., every episode's title is just whatever Dan is trying to avenge himself on this week ("The Wolf-Man", "New Mexico", etc.), with a title screen reading "Dan Vs. ___" during his trademark Skyward Scream.
  • Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood usually has episode titles formatted in the style of "(character) (action related to the episode)" (for instance, "Daniel's Very Different Day" and "Katerina Gets Mad") but some, like "A Trip To The Crayon Factory" and "Wow At The Library", don't follow this format. A majority of the make-believe songs are titled "(object) World".
  • Most episodes of Darkwing Duck had pun-laden titles. One pun was usually enough, and by and large they were simple variations on stock phrases, like "Slime Okay, You're Okay", "Whirled History", and "Water Way to Go" or well-known movie titles, like "Dry Hard", "Planet of the Capes", and "Steerminator". A few, like the two-part episodes "Darkly Dawns the Duck" and "Just Us Justice Ducks" were not puns, but were still obviously wordplay, while some, such as "Smarter than a Speeding Bullet" fit the variation on stock phrases form, without being puns.
  • Every episode and online short of DC Super Hero Girls (2019) has its title in the format of a hashtag (#SweetJustice, #AdventuresInBunnysitting, #HateTriangle, etc.).
  • Every episode of Doug had "Doug" or "Doug's" as the first word of its title, making the process of incorporating the show's episode title cards more convenient (for Porkchop, at least).
    • Every Nickelodeon episode did, yes. When it became Brand Spanking New Doug (i.e. the Disney era) this continued for the most part - but Patti got one while Judy had two, and every Quailman episode had a title beginning with his name.
  • Every title of an Ed, Edd n Eddy episode is based on an aphorism or pop-culture reference with "Ed" inserted into it somewhere ("One of Those Eds", "X Marks the Ed", "The Day the Ed Stood Still", etc.).
  • Family Guy was supposed to have this. Each episode was supposed to have a Film Noir-ish death-themed title that had nothing to do with the plot of the episode. The practice was quickly abandoned when it became difficult to tell which episode was which during the production process. The first four episodes retain these names: "Death Has a Shadow", "I Never Met the Dead Man" (both of which were originally titles for episodes of the classic '40s Radio Drama Suspense), "Chitty Chitty Death Bang", and "Mind Over Murder."
    • Conan O'Brien's Talk Show Conan has fake titles similar to Family Guy's: "Baa Baa Blackmail," "Murder, She Tweeted").
  • Every episode of Fangbone! uses a snowclone title in the format of "The X of Y".
  • Every episode of Fishtronaut is titled "The Case of the "<X>" or " The <X> Case", with "X" referring to something related to the plot.
  • Every episode of Franklin has the word "Franklin" in the title, and almost all the titles begin with "Franklin". Same goes for its newer CGI adaptation Franklin and Friends.
  • With only a couple exceptions, all episodes of Futurama are Punny Names taken from Science Fiction or popular culture that are simultaneously relevant to the plot. "I, Roomate" is taken from Isaac Asimov's I, Robot and the episode inolves Bender, a robot, becoming the main character's roommate. "Why Must I Be a Crustacean in Love?" is taken from the 1950s hit song "Teenager in Love" and deals with Zoidberg, an anthropomorphic crab, in biological mating season.
  • Get Blake! has every episode titled "Get _____!"
  • Episodes of Green Eggs and Ham (2019) are titled after an element in the original book (ie. "Here", "Mouse", "Fox", etc.).
  • Harry and His Bucket Full of Dinosaurs episode titles are simply a one to three word phrase that follows whatever Harry's problem is in the episode. The title is also coincidentally the first words of the episode itself, popping up right after the phrase is said.
  • Hero: 108, for the most part of the first season, has episodes that follow the trend of being titled "______ Castle" (sometimes with "II" appended if it's a sequel to the first part), with several exceptions (though some of those also follow a trend, like "Pitched Battle of ______"). In the second season however, the trend gets dropped and the episodes begin utilizing more varying titles, with but a couple of episodes still sticking to the aforementioned trend.
  • Hey Duggee's episodes are titled "The (Noun) Badge".
  • Another DFE series, The Houndcats, used titles of the form "The ________ Mission".
  • The majority of episodes in I Am Weasel are titled "I Am/I Are/I.R. _________" (depending on the episode's theme).
  • Infinity Train: Every episode is titled "The [Noun] Car", after either the location of that episode's most significant events (e.g., "The Beach Car") or, if the characters are still in the same train car as last time, the episode's subject matter (e.g., "The Past Car").
    • There is an exception Once a Season, where an episode doesn't follow the rule but the name still relates to something revolving around the train. Book 1 has "The Engine", Book 2 has "The Wasteland", and Book 3 has "The New Apex".
  • Every episode of Jeff & Some Aliens is titled "Jeff & Some _____".
  • All the episode titles of Johnny Test have Johnny's name or first initial on them.
  • Justice League used a combination of this trope and a Mythology Gag by using various DC comic series as titles, most being sub-lines of Justice League titles. "Secret Origins," "In Darkest Night," "The Brave and the Bold," "Wild West Stories".
  • Every single episode of Kaeloo starts with the words "Let's Play"... even if it makes zero sense (such as "Let's Play Goodbye, Mr. Cat" when just "Goodbye, Mr. Cat" would have sufficed).
  • Kid vs. Kat has episodes that feature the name of main character, Coop, or a word that explains the plot added to existing phrases. For example "Coop D'Etat," "The Incredible Shrinking Coop," and "Kat to the Future."
  • Every episode of Lazor Wulf has some phrase for its title that generally doesn't indicate what the episode is about.
  • Every episode of Lilo & Stitch: The Series is named after the episode's featured experiment, except for the filler episodes "The Asteroid"note  and "Bad Stitch".note  There's also "Rufus"note  and "Mrs. Hasagawa's Cats".note 
  • Each episode title of The Little Prince is an asteroid number followed by "Planet of __".
  • Almost every Extra-Long Episode of The Loud House and it's Spin-Off The Casagrandes has a single-word title that ends with "-ed!"
  • All Maisy titles are one-word, describing something featured in the episode: "Bath," "Rabbit," "Train," etc, or at most two words, i.e. "Christmas Tree."
  • Every episode in the first series of Max Steel had titles beginning with the letter S. Possibly, if Greg Weisman had been kept on as developer, this would have carried on for the rest of the show.
  • Every episode of Men in Black: The Series was named "The _____ Syndrome".
  • Most episodes of Miraculous Ladybug use an Antagonist Title referring to the Monster of the Week.
  • Every episode of Mira, Royal Detective follows the format "The Mystery of..." or "The Case of...", relating to whatever mystery Mira is solving in the episode.
  • Each episode of Mission Hill had an Either/Or Title—a normal title that describes the plot, which would be printed in TV listings, and a racy one containing a vulgar pun. Example: "Andy Joins the PTA (or Great Sexpectations)".
  • Nearly every episode of Mr. Bogus have episode titles that have the word "Bogus" or "Bogie" in them. Examples would be "Meet Mr. Bogus", "Class Clown Bogus", "Beach Blanket Bogus", etc.
  • Every episode of The Mr. Men Show has a title that is again what the episode is about. For example, the episode "Books" is about books.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic generally has Pun Based or Double Meaning Titles related to An Aesop in the episode, e.g. "Dragonshy" is about Fluttershy overcoming her fear of dragons.
  • About half of The Mysteries of Alfred Hedgehog episodes has a title of which the form "The ______ Mystery" or "The Mysterious ______" is utilized.
  • Every Nudnik short has the title character's name in the title ("Here's Nudnik", "Nudnik on the Beach", etc.).
  • Sav! The World's series Ōban Star-Racers names most of its episodes in the form "X Like Y", where Y is the name of the Monster of the Week. X is always an adjective that begins with the same letter or sound as the antagonist's name — "Playful Like Para-Dice", "Agile Like Aikka", et cetera. Unfortunately, this meant they were forced to use the word "Cruel" twice.
    • Probably related is Viz Video's practice of giving its Ranma ½ releases — first on videotape and later on DVD — names that were puns or parodies of the titles of other works well known at the time in North America. For example, the theatrical film Ranma 1/2: Kessen Tôgenkyô! Hanayome o torimodose!! (literally, Ranma 1/2: Battle at Togenkyo! Get Back the Brides!) was released as Nihao My Concubine (referring to the 1993 Chinese film distributed in the United States as Farewell My Concubine). Other such titles included Like Water For Ranma, Smells Like Evil Spirit, One Grew Over The Kuno's Nest, and Big Trouble in Nekonron, China.
  • Olivia: Every episode title has Olivia's name in the beginning.
  • Most episodes of PAW Patrol are titled "Pups Save X" or "Pups and X", i.e., "Pups Save a School Day."
  • Every Peanuts movie and television special had Charlie Brown's name in it, except the second movie, "Snoopy Come Home", the musical Snoopy: The Musical!, the lesser-known 1991 television special Snoopy's Reunion, and most recently, The Peanuts Movie.
    • Many Peanuts specials began with either "You're" (You're in Love, Charlie Brown, You're Not Elected, Charlie Brown, etc.) or "It"/"It's" (It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, It Was a Short Summer, Charlie Brown) in the title. One special (It's Your First Kiss, Charlie Brown) even had both at the beginning of their titles.
    • Most Peanuts specials have Charlie Brown's name at the end of the title.
  • Peg + Cat's episodes are all titled "The (Noun) Problem".
  • Every episode of Peter Rabbit is called "The Tale of..." something, in the style of the original storybooks.
  • Every Pink Panther short made in the 1960s and 1970s has the word "Pink" in the title. This trend would continue in the 2010 revival Pink Panther and Pals. Similarly, every short in DFE's The Inspector series, with the exception of "Transylvania Mania", has some French wordplay in the title.
  • Every episode of Season 1 of PJ Masks features one of the heroes' names, showing who is the focus of the episode. This was mostly dropped in Season 2 however. But it still appears from time to time with other characters used as well, with 2 formats commonly used, character and X, (i.e., "Romeo's Crystal Clear Plan") and X and character, (i.e., "Big Sister Motsuki".)
  • Obscure 1960s cartoon Q.T. Hush named each story arc "The ________ Caper". The names of the chapters for most arcs also followed the naming format. For example, all 10 chapters of "The Doomsday Caper" was named the "____ of Doom" (ie: "Quicksand of Doom", "Flash of Doom", etc.). "The Carnival Caper" had all of its chapters start with the word "Carnival" (e:g., "Carnival Chaos").
  • Ready Jet Go! does this sometimes. There are a number of episode titles based around a question: "How Come the Moon Changes Shape?", "How Come the Moon Has Craters?", "Which Moon is Best?", "What's a Satellite?", etc.
  • Most episodes of Rick and Morty use the title character's names as puns. Including "Rick Potion #9", "Rixty Minutes", "Something Ricked This Way Comes", "Mortynight Run", and many more.
  • Robot Chicken finds a new idiosyncracy almost every season:
    • Most of the S1 episode titles were rejected names for the series ("Junk in the Trunk", "Toy Meets Girl", "Atta Toy")
    • The titles of the first half of Season 4's episodes form a letter written by someone trapped in a DVD factory who's missing his thumbs:
      Help me. I'm trapped in a DVD factory. They took my thumbs. Two weeks without food. Tell my mom I love her, but not in that way.
      Love, Maurice
      PS: Yes, in that way.
    • And the titles of the second half form the DVD factory's response:
      Dear Consumer,
      We are a humble factory. Maurice was caught unionizing our labor. President Hu forbids it. Due to constraints of time and budget, the ramblings of Maurice cannot be erased, so sorry. Please do not notify our contractors, especially the animal Keith Crofford!
    • Season 5 episode titles are movie title mash-ups, generally with one film being praised by critics and the other hated, i.e. Saving Private Gigli, Schindler's Bucket List, and Catch Me If You Kangaroo Jack.
    • Season 6 titles apparently come from a list of ways to die: "Disemboweled by an Orphan", "Crushed by a Steamroller on My 53rd Birthday", "Collateral Damage in Gang Turf War", etc.
    • Season 7's titles are also mashups using the names of movies, TV shows or other things combined with something else, usually the name of a shopping or food franchise, i.e "Batman Forever 21", "The Walking Dead Lobster", "Chipotle Miserables".
    • After seasons 8 and 9 went back to using random titles, season 10's titles use the pattern of "(fictional person) in: (fictional movie)", with the exception of the 200th episode being simply titled "Endgame".
  • Every episode of Rocky and Bullwinkle had two titles: One very punny, and one alliterative.
  • Episodes of Ruff Ruff Tweet And Dave are all titled "A (Noun) Adventure".
  • Rusty Rivets: All episodes begin with Rusty's name.
  • Samurai Jack would use some form of "Jack and the..." or "Samurai versus..." (or "Jack versus..." and "Samurai and the..."), making it idiosyncratic and effectively descriptive of the episode.
    • This was due to each episode being considered a 'chapter' in the story. The DVD menus, for example, don't list the episode titles but rather, the number (i.e., Jack and the Scotsman is XI).
    • This trope was dropped for the Season 5 episodes, which just go by their Roman numerals.
  • On The Shnookums & Meat Funny Cartoon Show, the Pith Possum segments all had titles with the words "dark", "darkness", "black", or "night" in the title, with Department of Redundancy Department in full effect. e.g. "The Phantom Mask of the Dark Black Darkness of Black".
  • The second and third seasons of Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo note  made liberal use of using a noun or phrase, then immediately using Scooby's name, thereafter: "Lighthouse Keeper Scooby", "Dog Tag Scooby", "Way Out Scooby", and "Punk Rock Scooby" are among some of the many examples.
  • Skunk Fu! uses "The Art of ____". There was even an episode where they did "The Art of Art".
  • Solar Opposites: Each episode is named after an invention in the episode (usually beginning with a "The"). The only exception is the season's penultimate episode "Terry And Korvo Steal A Bear" which is actually referring to a vague sub-plot in the episode while nearly the entirety of the episode is about the people in The Wall.
  • Almost every episode of the first season of Sonic the Hedgehog (SatAM) had the word 'Sonic' in it, despite how little it would have to do with the actual plot. This was discarded in season 2.
  • The title of every Special Agent Oso short is a play on the title of a James Bond film.
  • The Spectacular Spider Man overlaps this with Meaningful Name episode titles themed around "the education of Peter Parker." Three episode (sometimes four) arcs are named after concepts of a specific subject. These include:
    • Biology: "Survival of the Fittest," "Interactions," "Natural Selection"
    • Economics: "Market Forces," "Competition," "The Invisible Hand"
    • Chemistry: "Catalysts," "Reaction," "The Uncertainty Principle"
    • Psychology: "Persona," "Group Therapy," "Intervention," "Nature vs. Nurture."
    • Engineering: "Blueprints," "Destructive Testing," "Reinforcement," "Shear Strength"
    • Human Development: "First Steps," "Growing Pains," "Identity Crisis"
    • Criminology: "Accomplices," "Probable Cause," "Gangland"
    • Theatre: "Subtext," "Opening Night," "Final Curtain"
  • Episodes of Spirit: Riding Free follow the formula "Lucky and the..."
  • Stoppit and Tidyup episodes were named after whatever character they focused on. For example, Clean Your Teeth's episode is called, well, "Clean Your Teeth".
  • Street Sharks was nothing but constant in squeezing the word "Shark" into every title, from "Card Sharks" to "Shark Father" "Shark-Apocalyse Now".
  • Stressed Eric: Always uses one-word titles.
  • Sumo Mouse: Every episode title began with "That's a..."
  • The Hanna-Barbera series The Super Globetrotters had every episode titled "The Super Globetrotters Versus [Villian of the Week]".
  • Like its predecessor, Supernoobs puts "Noob" in every title.
  • Every episode of Toad Patrol tells you what's gonna happen in the episode (for example: "The Fire", "Castle Of The Ancients", "Crystal Caverns", and "Trapped")
  • Episodes of Teen Titans Go! usually have a title that refers to a piece of dialogue delivered at some point. And if it isn't this, it's usually a well-known song lyric, like how "Hey You, Don't Forget About Me In Your Memory", is named after a line in Simple Minds' "Don't You (Forget About Me)'' and how "Rain On Your Wedding Day" was named after a line in Alanis Morissette's song "Ironic".
  • The first Terrytoons from 1929-1930 had their titles based on a food from whatever country the short focused on, such as "Scotch Highball", "Indian Pudding" and "Hungarian Goulash". The first two were simply titled "Caviar" and "Pretzels".
  • All of the episodes in the first season of The Tick had titles of the form "The Tick vs. ______" — for example, "The Tick vs. Chairface Chippendale". This was mostly abandoned for the second season, where only two episodes followed the pattern, then mostly brought back for the third, where only three episodes didn't.
  • Tickety Toc uses the pattern of "_____ Time" to reference the characters living in a clock.
  • Timon & Pumbaa used titles containing the names of countries or destinations: "Boara Boara," "Never Everglades," "Swiss Missed," "Oregon Astray" (with the wrong pronunciation), "Maine-iacs." When the series resumed on the Disney Channel with different producers, the gimmick was dropped.
  • Tinga Tinga Tales episodes all follow the formula "Why (whatever animal does here)".
  • Tiny Toon Adventures has a few of these examples:
    • Episodes with "Day" at the end of the title - "Psychic Fun-omenon Day", "Best O' Plucky Duck Day", "Viewer Mail Day", "New Character Day", "Henny Youngman Day", "New Class Day", "Music Day", "Best of Buster Day".
    • Episodes with "Toon" in the title - "Sawdust and Toonsil", "Love Among the Toons" (from "Spring in Acme Acres") "Career Oppor-Toon-ities", "Tiny Toons Music Television", "No Toon Is An Island", "High Toon", "Playtime Toons", "Toon Physics", "The Just-Us League of Supertoons" (from "New Class Day"), "What Makes Toons Tick", "Toons Take Over", "Toons From the Crypt", "Washingtoon", "Toon TV", "It's a Wonderful Tiny Toons Christmas Special", "Tiny Toon Spring Break Special", "Tiny Toons' Night Ghoulery".
    • Episodes with "Acme" in the title - "Journey to the Center of Acme Acres", "The Acme Acres Zone", "Spring in Acme Acres", "The Acme Bowl", "Dating, Acme Acres Style", "The Return of the Acme Acres Zone", "The Acme Home Shopping Show", "Acme Acres' Summer Olympics" (from "Son of the Wacko World of Sports"), "K-ACME TV", "Acme Cable TV".
  • On ToddWorld, many of the show's stories are titled in the format of "It's OK To..." or occasionally "It's OK Not To..." This originates from the books by Todd Parr which the show was inspired by.
  • Total Drama had nearly all the first season episodes being a pun or a spin on a common saying such as "If You Can't Take the Heat", or "Not So Happy Campers". Most, like "Dodgebrawl" and "Hide and be Sneaky" also gave clues to the challenges.
    • In Total Drama Action, each episode had a title that both fit with the movie genre and parodied a famous movie title: ("Dial M for Merger", "Crouching Courtney, Hidden Owen", and "Top Dog". The only exceptions are the Aftermaths, which used the contestant that had the main focus in the title, as in "O-win or lose".
  • Totally Spies! went through a phase in the third season where most episodes had titles ending in the word "Much?" (e.g. "Head Shrinker Much?"), reflecting the Valley Girl-esque way Clover sometimes speaks.
  • Transformers: Beast Wars had a Story Arc featuring the characters coming into contact with mysterious aliens. These arc episodes were the only Beast Wars episodes with idiosyncratic names: "Other Voices" Parts 1 and 2, "Other Visits" Parts 1 and 2, and "Other Victories".
  • The second season of Transformers: Prime has a set of four Synchronous Episodes with the names "Tunnel Vision," "Triangulation," "Triage," and "Toxicity." The third season has "Plus One" and "Minus One," which bear no particular connection except for similar titles.
  • Twelve Forever has every episode's title being "(noun/adjective) Forever".
  • Almost every episode of the Super Secret Secret Squirrel segment of 2 Stupid Dogs is named after that installment's villain; e.g., "Queen Bee" and "Greg".
  • Wander over Yonder uses episodes under "The _______" pattern similar to Gumball. The sole exception was the season 2 episode "My Fair Hatey", a Musical Episode.
  • The 26 episodes of the second season of W.I.T.C.H. were all named in the form "(letter) is for (word starting with that letter)", and in their proper sequence run from "A Is for Anonymous" to "Z is for Zenith", without repeating or dropping any letters.
  • In Zeke's Pad, every episode title is a play on words relating to the visual arts.


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