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Poll: Face-Off : Continuous Storyline vs. Individual Episodes

How is your favorite TV series structured?

Discuss here

Of course, non-animated TV series with stand-alone episodes are not 'frozen in time' and have strong elements of continuity, and continous storylines evolve in an episodic manner, but we're speaking of the show's main structure.

Results of 2,032 votes:

  1. 1.

    Game of Thrones (2011)

     
    Continuous episodes
  2. 2.

    Friends (1994)

     
    Individual episodes following a continuous storyline
  3. 3.

    The Simpsons (1989)

     
    Individual episodes
  4. 4.

    American Horror Story (2011)

     
    Continous episodes for individual seasons with specific settings / protagonists for each
  5. 5.

    24 (2001)

     
    Continuous episodes for an individual season

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