Poll: Face-Off: Serial Shows Vs. Procedural Shows
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Serial Shows rely on a continuing plot that unfolds in a sequential episode-by-episode fashion. Serials typically follow main story arcs that span entire television seasons or even the full run of the series.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)Procedural Shows does not require the viewer to have seen previous episodes. Episodes typically have a self-contained, also referred to as stand-alone, plot that is introduced and resolved within the same episode.