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story arc

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(Broadcasting) a continuing storyline in a television series that gradually unfolds over several episodes
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e plot arc is predetermined, the ugly stepsisters don't hack o their heels or toes to squeeze into a misplaced glass slipper, and Helena Bonham Carter's fairy godmother isn't quite as eccentric as she or we would like as she engineers the 'lm's best set-piece with a ick of her wand.
This year's plot arc begins with trouble in Beirut, as both Carrie and Brody are pulled back in by Saul Berenson and Abu Nazir respectively to deal with another planned attack on US soil.
The main plot arc is that Norman, who is married to Ruth, has arranged to have a weekend away with Annie who is his sister-in-law.
Each story is interconnected, having its own plot arc while still being part of the big picture.
This second feature film, which thankfully steps away from the extra-terrestrial plot arc, begins promisingly but struggles to sustain the tension that dominated the series.
This second feature film thankfully steps away from the extra-terrestrial plot arc that dominated the series, creating a stand-alone storyline set in West Virginia and the surrounding wintry wasteland.
This is the second feature film based on the exploits of FBI agents Mulder (David Duchovny) and Scully (Gillian Anderson) and it moves away from the alien-based plot arc that dominated the series.
This second feature film thankfully steps away from the ET plot arc that dominated the series, creating a stand-alone storyline set in West Virginia.
In fact, even daytime television has caught on, with NBC's Passions planning a summer plot arc in which characters travel to Rome to unearth the secrets of the catacombs.
While each volume has a beginning, middle, climax and denouement, the main conflict is introduced in the first volume, and then the larger plot arcs over the entire series, coming to an end in the final installment: one story told over many books.
With the incorporation of viewer feedback in the series' plot arcs, Miss Puff will engage viewers with storylines that they can relate to.
There aren't any intricate plot arcs involving multiple characters, no satire, no ridicule.