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An index of tropes regarding different episodes of any television series.

Not to be confused with the British sitcom of the same name.


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    Character-Centered Episode 
Episodes focusing on specific character(s), or on their personality traits.

    Contest/Game/Sports Episode 
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.
  • Mini-Golf Episode: The characters visit a mini-golf course- competition ensues.
  • 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.

    Genre Shift Episode 
The show switches genres for one episode, but keeps the main cast.

    Illness Episode 
Episodes where members of the main cast fall ill or are injured.

    (Non-)Continuity Episode 
Episodes important (or completely irrelevant) to the show's overall continuity.

    Production Trivia Episode 
Episodes notable for unusual format or production details.

    Significant Date Episode 
Episodes that revolve around what the characters do (or not) to celebrate culturally significant dates, especially holidays.

    Unusual Activity Episode 
Episodes where members of the main cast engage in unusual (for them) activities.

    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.


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