[n] film consisting of a succession of related shots that develop a given subject in a movie
[n] a brief section of a literary or dramatic work that forms part of a connected series
[n] a part of a broadcast serial
[n] a happening that is distinctive in a series of related events
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\Ep"i*sode\, n. [Gr. ? a coming in besides, ? episode; ? into, besides + ? a coming in, ? into + ? way, cf. Skr. sad to go: cf. F. ['e]pisode.] (Rhet.) A separate incident, story, or action, introduced for the purpose of giving a greater variety to the events related; an incidental narrative, or digression, separable from the main subject, but naturally arising from it.