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"On the Next Episode of..." Catch-Phrase

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Usually, a TV series will will try to find a way to distinguish itself from the rest of the crowd. One of the ways is to build audience anticipation for the next episode. But how do they keep it? Add a catchphrase, of course. Usually after the preview of the show's next episode, we're treated with somewhere along the line "Next! On (insert show name here)! (insert episode title here)!". Afterward, there's that one phrase that this show keeps repeating in the end of every preview just once. And it's this trope. Sometimes, they pick a certain character to say the phrase, though sometimes the speaker changes.

A Sister Trope to Signing-Off Catchphrase.

See also On the Next. Compare Previously on…

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  • "Gokutai Kudasai" (Please don't miss it) or "Otanoshimi (ni)" (Look forward to it) is a phrase that is commonly used in anime or Japanese live action previews, the former more prominent in the 70's. The alternate would be "Jikai (Next time on), (Show title), (Episode name)!", and most anime and toku will use this.

  • The Lone Ranger: "Will the Lone Ranger triumph as he fights on for justice, law and order? Tune in next week when General Mills brings you another exciting episode of The Lone Ranger!"
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: During the serialized period of the show, star Bob Bailey would give a brief, one-sentence preview of the next part of that week's story. He'd end with, "Join us, won't you? Yours truly, Johnny Dollar."

    Web Animation 
  • Parodied with the Liquid Generation series Masterpiece Movie Reviews. Each episode ends with Professor Butterhands saying, "Thank you for watching Masterpiece Movie Reviews. Join us next time/week when I [insert lewd activity here]."

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  • Epic Meal Time used to end its episodes with "Next time, we eat [strange thing]!" This stopped after the five-year anniversary episode, because several episodes before that, Harley admitted that he only had a few unused "Next times" left and couldn't think of any new ones.
  • Game Grumps: Where either Egoraptor or JonTron scream "NEXT TIME ON GAME GRUMPS!", only to either mumble incomprehensibly or spout a Non Sequitur, never really describing what might happen on the next episode. In-fact, when they actually do have something to say for the next episode, they point it out. Since he took on the role of Not-so-grump, Danny's been using this to express his increasingly large amount of pessimism at Arin's skill at games.
  • Achievement Hunter: "LLLLLLLets Stop!"

    Western Animation