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Poll: TV Shows with Unique Episode Titles

Which of these TV shows has the most unique and impressive episode titles?

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    Friends (1994)

    All episodes were named starting with "The One..."

    ex: The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate, The One Where Everybody Finds Out, The One After Ross Says Rachel, The One With Joey's New Brain, etc.

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    That '70s Show (1998)

    Season 5 to Season 8 named their episodes by famous bands. In Season 5, all of the episodes were named after Led Zeppelin's songs. In Season 6, the episodes were named after The Who's songs. In Season 7, the episodes were named after The Rolling Stone's songs and the Season 8 episodes were named after Queen's songs.

    ex. Going to California, The Kids are Alright, Time is on my Side, Bohemian Rhapsody, etc.

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    Mr. Robot (2015)

    Each episode is named like a file name on a computer

    ex. eps1.0_hellofriend.mov, eps1.1_ones-and-zer0es.mpeg, eps1.2_d3bug.mkv, eps1.3_da3m0ns.mp4, etc.

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    Comedy Bang! Bang! (2012)

    The talk-show names their episodes after what the main guest star is wearing

    ex. Judy Greer Wears a Navy Blouse and Strappy Sandals, Tom Lennon Wears Black Slacks and a Black Skinny Tie, Weird Al Yankovic Wears a Different Hawaiian Shirt, etc.

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    The Big Bang Theory (2007)

    Each episodes were titled like the name of a scientific theory or experiment

    ex.The Bath Item Gift Hypothesis, The Staircase Implementation, The Adhesive Duck Deficiency, etc.

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    Community (2009)

    Each episode were named mostly in the format of a College Class name/course

    ex. Remedial Chaos Theory, Digital Estate Planning, Basic Lupine Urology, Geothermal Escapism, etc.

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    3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)

    The lead character is named Dick, so every episode is a play on his name

    ex. Lonely Dick, World's Greatest Dick, Dick-in-Law, Just Your Average Dick, etc.

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    Outrageous Fortune (2005)

    Every episode title is a quote from the works of Shakespeare

    ex. But Never Doubt I Love, Foul Deeds Will Rise, The Fat Weed That Roots Itself, To Be Honest as This World Goes, etc.

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    Orphan Black (2013)

    The first season of Orphan Black had titles that were quotes from Darwin's The Origin of Species. The second from Francis Bacon's Plan of the Work. And the third from Eisenhower's farewell address.

    ex. Natural Selection, Nature Under Constraint and Vexed, The Weight of This Combination, etc

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    Party Down (2009)

    Each episode titles are places/parties where the characters cater

    ex. Willow Canyon Homeowners Annual Party, Stennheiser-Pong Wedding Reception, James Ellison Funeral, Constance Carmell Wedding, etc.

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    Continuum (2012)

    Continuum's episode titles had always some time related word in it, every season another one. First Season was "Time". Second Season was "Second", third season was "Minute" and the fourth season was "Hours"

    ex. A Stitch in Time, Second Chances, Minute by Minute, Rush Hour, etc.

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    Chuck (2007)

    Every episode takes the form of "Chuck Versus the ..."

    ex. Chuck versus the Helicopter, Chuck versus the Ex, Chuck versus the Three Words, etc.

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    Skins (2007)

    Each episodes are named after whichever character(s) they focus on

    ex. Tony, Cassie, Jal, Everyone, etc.

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    24 (2001)

    Each episodes are named after an hour-long time interval

    ex. 12:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m., 1:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m., 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m., etc.

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    Grey's Anatomy (2005)

    Each episodes are named after popular songs which is also relevant to the episode's plot

    ex. Somebody that I Used to Know, If Tomorrow Never Comes, Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head, etc.

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    Gossip Girl (2007)

    Each episodes make allusions to movies, plays, literature, or common phrase

    ex. The Blair Bitch Project, There Might Be Blood, Pret-a-Poor-J, The Ex-Files, etc.

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    Da Vinci's Demons (2013)

    Each episodes are named after tarot cards

    ex. The Hanged Man, The Serpent, The Prisoner, The Magician, etc.

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    It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005)

    Most episode titles starts with "The Gang..." or "Charlie..."

    ex. The Gang Gets Racist, Charlie Catches a Leprechaun, The Gang Broke Dee, Charlie and Dee Find Love, The Gang Gets Stranded in the Woods, etc.

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    Scrubs (2001)

    Each episodes starts with "My" or sometimes "His" or "Our"

    ex. My Two Dads, My Old Lady, My Kingdom, My Fault, His Story, Our First Day of School, etc.

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    Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015)

    Each episode titles starts with "Kimmy..."

    ex. Kimmy Goes to the Doctor!, Kimmy Goes Outside!, Kimmy Kisses A Boy!, etc.

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    ALF (1986)

    Most episode titles derive from those of American and British popular songs

    ex. For Your Eyes Only, Don't It Make Your Brown Eyes Blue?, Try to Remember, etc.

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    Hannibal (2013)

    Each episodes are named after foods. The first season was French cuisine, the second was Japanese and the third is Italian food.

    ex. Amuse-Buoche, Yakimono, Antipasto, etc.

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    The Good Wife (2009)

    Season 1 episode titles only has one word, then it became two words in Season 2, then in Season 3 the episode titles became 3 words, then in Season 4 it became 4 words until Season 5 it goes back to 3 words, Season 6 became two words and the season finale became one word.

    ex. Stripped, Taking Control, A New Day, I Fought the Law, Everything is Ending, The Line, Bond, etc.

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    True Blood (2008)

    The episode titles are taken from a song that appears on the soundtrack of that episode.

    ex. The Fourth Man in the Fire, Scratches, I Will Rise Up, etc.

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    The Mentalist (2008)

    For the first 5 seasons episodes titles all mention the colour red in some way. In season six episode titles feature other colours besides red.

    ex. Red Dawn, Cherry Picked, Black Cherry, White Lines, Grey Water, etc.

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    Desperate Housewives (2004)

    Many episodes are named after songs by Stephen Sondheim.

    ex. Pretty Little Picture, Who's that Woman?, Anything You Can Do, etc.

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    The Royals (2015)

    All episode titles are quotes from Shakespeare's "Hamlet".

    ex. Stand and Unfold Yourself, Infants of the Spring, Unmask her Beauty to the Moon, etc.

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    The Wild Wild West (1965)

    All episode titles always started with "The Night of the..."

    The Night of the Burning Diamond, The Night of the Lord of Limbo, The Night of the Bogus Bandits, etc.

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    The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (1964)

    All episode titles always ended in "Affair.

    ex. The Mad Mad Tea Party Affair, The Never-Never Affair, The Deadly Decoy Affair, etc.

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    Perry Mason (1957)

    All episode titles started with "The Case of..."

    ex. The Case of Paul Drake's Dilemma, The Case of the Final Fade-Out, The Case of the Weary Watchdog, etc.

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    Batman (1966)

    Almost all of the episodes were two parters. The name of the first part always rhymed with the name of the second part.

    ex. Hi Diddle Diddle/Smack in the Middle, Fine Feathered Finks/The Penguin's a Jinx, The Joker is Wild/Batman is Riled, etc.

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    Nip/Tuck (2003)

    Each episode is named after a character undergoing plastic surgery in the episode

    ex. Joan Rivers, Escobar Gallardo, Rose and Raven Rosenberg, etc.