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story arc

n
(Broadcasting) a continuing storyline in a television series that gradually unfolds over several episodes
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While the comedy-drama series is reaping praise for featuring such reality-inspired story arcs, the show was recently banned by Kenya's Film Classification Board, warning that 'any attempt to introduce gay programming in Kenya will be met with the full force of the law,' according to its head, Ezekiel Mutua.
In his eight years at Marvel, he developed the comic books and story arcs that inspired the first Avengers movie, Captain America: Civil War, and Logan (Wolverine), which collectively grossed over USD 3bn in worldwide box office.
Set on the fictional continents of Westeros and Essos, "Game of Thrones" has several plot lines and a large ensemble cast but centers on three primary story arcs.
Dabb also addressed concerns of giving Castiel and Crowley (Mark Sheppard) enough screen time in "Supernatural" this season after several new characters and story arcs had to be introduced.
At first, it is nearly impossible to tell which of the scenes in "Falling Water" are dreamed and which are reality--which sounds like a fun storytelling device until part way Into the first episode, when it becomes nearly impossible to find the story arcs amid all the lovely imagery.
And so both story arcs move forward, one resolving at the time of "real" Rebecca's disappearance, the other--um, you'll have to find out for yourself.
In the case of The Sandman, which ran for seventy-five issues, Vertigo released ten paperback collections, starting in 1990, containing either entire story arcs (such as Lucifer relinquishing his kingdom in Season of Mists, issues 21-28) or collections of individual, one-off stories (such as Fables and Reflections, issues 29-31, 38-40, 50).
HALO: NIGHTFALL 15 Ridley Scott executive produces these five episodes of the live action Xbox Originals web series, which flesh out characters and story arcs from the popular videogame franchise.
99 or on demand from streaming services Halo: Nightfall 15 RIDLEY Scott executive produces these five episodes of the live action Xbox Originals web series, which flesh out characters and story arcs from the popular videogame franchise.
Ryan enjoys analysing the stereotypes and the story arcs in a dry, detached way, until events drag him into places where analysis cannot save him.
The essays in the collection range from post-colonial readings of story arcs and episodes, discussions over casting decisions and racial choices, and the lingering question over why we have yet to see a Doctor who is neither white nor male.