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An index of tropes regarding different episodes of any television series, or chapters of any book.

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

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

    Contest/game/sport episodes 
Episodes where the main cast participates in sports or other kinds of games and contests.

    Genre shift episodes 
The show switches genres for one episode, but keeps the main cast.

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

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

    Production trivia episodes 
Episodes notable for unusual format or production details.

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

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

    Unusual location episodes 
Episode where the main cast goes to places they don't usually hang out at.

    Unusual situation episodes 
Episodes where the main cast is placed into unusual situations.


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