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Word: episodic

Definition: (of a story or play) loosely connected; made up of separate and loosely connected parts; N. episode: incident in the course of an experience


Sentences Containing 'episodic'

A full-length Lutzka video part appears in the "United By Fate" series of short episodic films that were released by Globe between 2007 and 2009—Lutzka's part, edited to the Justice song "D.A.N.C.E.", is the feature section of the fourth episode.
During the production of the second season, Wolfe claims that he and the studio quarreled over the non-episodic nature of the show and the studio's requests for "more aliens, more space battles, and less internal conflict," eventually resulting in his departure.
Edwards had previously served as a pioneer in entertainment, by directing the 2005 film "Hoodwinked!", one of the first fully independently funded computer animated films, and creating the webcomic "Roger Cosmonkey", which was posted through his Twitter account, and has been described as the World's first episodic Twitter series.
Episodic memories influence our thinking about ourselves, good and bad.
Episodic Memory endures for only a few weeks; at some point mental accounting shifts over to Semantic Memory, leading to potential over-valuation of the ‘end’ and diminished weighting of the peak.
Episodic memory is the memory we have for our past experiences, which influence our now, and our future.
Episodic movements of the body occur during these stages, though they are involuntary movements.
For a coherent and meaningful life, conscious self-representation is mandatory . Autonoetic consciousness is thought to emerge by retrieval of memory of personally experienced events (episodic memory) . Without the ability to reflect on our past experiences, we would be stuck in a state of constant awakening, without a past and therefore unable to prepare for the future.
He worked on all six seasons of "The Sopranos", initially as a camera operator, then as a cinematographer and eventually as an episodic director.
Home at Last is an episodic comedy web series created and written by Matt Giegerich and Chelsea Mize.
In addition, for his work on this episode, B. J. Novak was nominated for a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay – Episodic Comedy.
In one sense, the series was non-linear by the sheer span of its subjects, the episodic glimpses of them in different times and places, their flashback sequences, the element of perceived randomness altering their paths, and the uncertainty of their connectedness: an uncommon narrative strategy that now draws comparisons to critically successful TV shows like Lost. In another sense, the series is a very particularly linear story -going so far as to detail the births and maturing of pivotal characters- which is too large to be seen all at once: a novelistic narrative now seen similarly in critically praised TV shows like The Wire.
In the next few years, Bailey returned to acting in more episodic television work in character roles that were created especially for him because of the uniqueness of his talent.
It arose through episodic volcanic activity between 70 and 40 million years ago.
It was released in an episodic format for both, with five episodes for its first season.
Kentucky Route Zero is an indie episodic point and click adventure game, developed and published by Cardboard Computer, an independent studio consisting of Jake Elliott and Tamas Kemenczy.
The culmination point of the second part of the novel is perhaps the – still "episodic" – chapter on Hans Castorp's blizzard dream (in the novel simply called "Snow"), where the protagonist gets into a sudden blizzard, beginning a death-bound sleep, dreaming at first of beautiful meadows with blossoms and of lovable young people at a southern seaside; then of a scene reminiscent mainly of a grotesque event in Goethe's Faust I ("the witches' kitchen", again in Goethe's "Blocksberg chapter"); and finally ending with a dream of extreme cruelty – the slaughtering of a child by two witches, priests of a classic temple.
The existence of concentric shingle ridges across the island provides evidence of the its formation by progradation over several millennia as deposits were laid down during episodic storms.
The story is episodic, beginning with a series of pranks on fictional important international figures, an exploding cigar and a collapsing floor under a potentate's box seat in an auditorium.
The style is considered to be episodic and humorous.
There is weak, episodic fumarolic activity and voluminous sulfur deposits in the summit region.
Two years into serialization, the stories began to run 13-15 pages, "New" was added to the title, and the simple episodic gag premise were switched to a fighting manga premise.
With the 2005 release of the live-action movie, the complete series including the shorts and the episodic series was collected in a DVD box set, which was released on November 22, 2005.

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