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Clip show

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  1. an episode of a television series that consists primarily of excerpts from previous episodes

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  2. Most clip shows feature the format of a frame story in which cast members recall past events from past installments of the show, depicted with clip of the event presented as a flashback

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  3. While clip shows do reduce production costs, they were originally employed in an era when there were far fewer program outlets and it was less likely that episodes from previous seasons would be aired again

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  4. Especially in the animation field, clip shows are also known as cheaters

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  5. have their origin in re-cap chapters in theatrical serials of the 1920s through 1940s, in which previous chapters were summarized for those who may have missed some episodes (which were unlikely to be re-run)

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