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  • n. Plural form of episode.


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  • After reviewing certain episodes from the Civil War, World War I, and World War II, Rehnquist argued there that in times of crisis, the balance between liberty and security inevitably shifts toward security, and (more to the point) that judges do not and should not interfere with wartime actions of the Commander-in-Chief.


  • Vanguard made an "all-too-common mistake" in its analysis of bear markets—which it defined as episodes when the benchmark dropped 20% or more over periods of at least two months—as newsletter editor Dan Wiener pointed out in the October issue of his Independent Adviser for Vanguard Investors.

    The Ugly Math of a Bear's Bite

  • One word of warning to devoted fans of the show: the original music for the episodes is not available because of licensing issues and most episodes have entirely new scores.

    What’s on DVD: Recently Released Science Fiction and Fantasy Sets Worth Checking Out

  • Now they have set the return of the series for its usual Summer slot where it will air the remaining episodes from the current season (why not just call it Season 4?).

    23 « March « 2009 « Axiom's Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • The focus of the show across the first few episodes is on the members of an FBI taskforce (along with their immediate friends and families) that takes it upon itself to determine what caused the blackouts.

    16 « October « 2009 « Axiom's Edge Science Fiction and Fantasy

  • So until then, give Big Bang Theory a try for a few episodes, is my recommendation.

    The Big Bang Theory: Rock/Paper/Scissors/Lizard/Spock

  • The fact that Severian is an unreliable narrator, who distorts his own account and fabricates certain episodes in his adventure, doesn't * change* the larger fact that here is yet another SF story about some guy who finds out he's God.

    MIND MELD: Books We Love That Everyone Else Hates (and Vice Versa)

  • The beautiful thing about the episodes is that they make your brain hurt with its complexity and supposed random tidbits of information, but everything - and I mean everything - is resolved by the end of the episode.

    Humperdinck: "Now, if we only had a wheelbarrow..."

  • Given the grim events in episodes like, They Keep Killing Suzie ... and Captain Jack Harkness ... maybe scorched earth was the only way to go with this team.


  • Every last thing that happens in the final couple episodes is completely contrived to arrive at the predetermined ending, which causes the whole darn thing to come off as oh-so-painfully fake and dishonest.

    And so it begins...A Torchwood CoE Press Review


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