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The Top Eleven Popular Episodes of the Twilight Zone - The Twilight Zone (1959-1964) is one of the most well know sci-fi series ever made, and filmed in black and white which even adds to its visual mystic. It is hosted by Rod Sterling who wrote many of the episodes himself. The series also featured many soon to be-famous actors such as Lee Marvin, Robert Redford, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Hopper, Carol Burnett, James Coburn, Robert Duvall, Charles Bronson, Peter Falk, and William Shatner, plus a number of established stars of the time such as Buster Keaton, Art Carney, and Mickey Rooney....   [tags: sc-fi, actors, episodes] 533 words
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Brain Disorders: Seizures or Epilepsy - ... Another type of generalized seizure is the myoclonic spasms where repetitive muscle contractions occur, and infantile spasms in infants under age 1 characterized by a jackknife posture for frequent but short periods. Classic symptoms of generalized seizures such as grand mal include unconsciousness, convulsions and muscle rigidity. Absent seizures produce symptoms such as a brief loss of consciousness. Myoclonic seizures are characterized by sporadic, jerking movements. Clonic symptoms include repetitive jerking movements and tonic symptoms produce muscle stiffness and rigidity....   [tags: episodes, behaviors] 1203 words
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A Child with Bipolar Disorder Makes Parenting Difficult - ... In a mania episode, a child may experience intense feelings happiness, irritability, or explosiveness as well as an unusual amount of energy. During a depressive episode, a child may experience long periods of depression as well as extreme changes in sleep, energy, or weight. Periods in which both symptoms are found is called a mixed episode. Children who have bipolar disorder also tend to experience more mood swings, be prone to sickness, and experience more mixed episodes. Depending on the duration, extremity, or pattern, the child can fall into four types of bipolar disorder: Bipolar I, Bipolar II, BP-NOS, or Cyclothymia....   [tags: episodes, medication, mental health]
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Medical Shows, Scrubs and Greys Anatomy Stand Above the Rest - ... is shown to be a very skilled doctor. He is sympathetic for his patients and is determined to succeed in his medical career. J.D. has a habit of daydreaming. When he zones out he imagines scenarios and situations that were just talked about, often which were not really related to the main topic. J.D. and Meredith are both dynamic characters. J.D.’s life is comical, whereas Meredith undergoes many real life internal and external changes that a viewer can easily relate to. J.D. and Meredith are both the main characters and first person protagonist of their series....   [tags: episodes, conflicts, series]
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Comparing the Personality of Matt Dillon throughout Three Episodes of Gun Smoke - In this essay I am going to compare the personality of Matt Dillon throughout three episodes of Gun Smoke. Matt Dillon is the sheriff of Dodge City and throughout these three episodes, with the help of this trustee companion Chester (The Deputy), he is able maintain the law and keep peace in the turbulent town of Dodge City. Matt Dillon right from the start of "Loch invar" demonstrates that he has a rough hard personality. With his harsh quick responses to whomever he meets, to some extent makes him seem unfriendly and unsociable to whomever he is talking to....   [tags: Gun Smoke] 780 words
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Explore 2 episodes in the novel ‘Heroes’ which you find most dramatic - Explore 2 episodes in the novel ‘Heroes’ which you find most dramatic and interesting. The novel Heroes was written by a great popular author called Robert Cormier as it shotrlisted for The Carnegie Medal in 1999. Robert Cormier started his career as a journalist as it wasn’t shortly after he had published his first work of fiction when he was only 20 years of age. He was a controversial author who regarded glossing over the harsh realities of life, however disturbing as a betrayed of his youth readers....   [tags: English Literature] 1179 words
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Comparison Between Two Episodes of the Shows Bing Bang Theory and Fresh Mean - How are characters are identified. The Big Bang Theory: (BB) Simon Helberg (as Howard Wolowitz): short geek with thick hair but no glasses on. Kunal Nayyar (as Rajesh “Raj” Koothrappali) The only asian guy with a strong indian accent. Melissa Rauch = (as Bernadette Rostenkowski-Wolowitz) she is the short blonde witha squeaky voice. Mayim Bialik (as Amy Fowler Emily) brunette so fiesty, empowered and outspoken. Fresh Meat: (FM) Jack Peter Benedict Whitehall (as Jonathan Pembersley, JP): As the tall guy who is a posh wannabe....   [tags: TV, Shows, College]
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An Exploration Of Popular Hospital Drama Series With Reference To Two Or More Selected Episodes(Casualty and ER) - An Exploration Of Popular Hospital Drama Series With Reference To Two Or More Selected Episodes (Casualty and ER) One of the world's most popular television genres is the Hospital Drama. Incorporating many aspects of real-life, relationships, family, money etc. with the action of a busy hospital. They are easily recognisable due to common conventions across the board although they can vary vastly in some areas from series to series. ER is one of America's most popular shows, and its British audiences are ever increasing due to its up-to-date introduction in the 'E4' schedule....   [tags: Papers] 1087 words
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Simpsons Theories and episodes - When Bart snaps a picture of Homer dancing with a belly dancer at a stag party, it gets photocopied and soon all of Springfield has a copy. Homer becomes the talk of the town but almost ruins his marriage to Marge. Marge insists in making Homer take Bart to meet the bellydancer so he can learn that women aren't sex objects, because she fears he's getting a bad lesson out of all of this. Homer and Principle Skinner send Bart to France in exchange for an Albanian student for the Student Exchange Program....   [tags: essays research papers] 417 words
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The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History - The Great Cat Massacre with out a doubt has one of the most unusual titles ever created especially for a book about history. Now this unusual title perhaps fits this book better than any other straight - forward title Mr. Darnton could have conjured. You see the text contained in the book isn’t just your standardized, boring, and redundant view of history. Most historical text looks at history from a political standpoint, of which king did what and what were the political effects of a war; then what were the politics like after the war, how were they changed and by which major political figures did the changing....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Glee, Episode 10 -- "The Ballad" - The presence of mirrors is highlighted in this episode. Before this episode there has not been an emphasis on mirrors, even though they appear in other episodes. I feel like the use of this prop is important in understanding the episode. Every time a mirror appears, there is a different circumstance that the character is dealing with. The first mirror appears in Quinn’s house. She is trying on her Chastity Ball dress with her mom, and the dress does not zip up all the way. Quinn is shown in the mirror as the mom measures her stomach....   [tags: TV Show, Analysis] 1604 words
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An Episode of Negative Leadership - An Episode of Negative Leadership Everyone can think of a time during their career when the leaders that they had were not exhibiting the most positive or supportive of leadership styles. I have experienced several episodes of discrimination and harassment in my work environment; ultimately, most of them were resolved by communication and work by me and the leader I was working with. One such occurrence did not end with the leader learning to resolve the problem on their own and thus no closure was experienced by either of us....   [tags: Management]
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Bipolar Disorder Manic Episode - Bipolar Disorder Manic Episode Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out activities of daily living (NIMH, 2009). People with bipolar disorder usually experience “mood episodes” (NIMH, 2009). An overly joyful or overexcited state is called a manic episode (NIMH, 2009). A manic episode is a distinct period of abnormally and persistently elevated, expansive, or irritable mood and abnormally and persistently increased goal-directed activity or energy, lasting at least 1 week, and present most of the day, nearly every day (American Psychiatric Association, 2013)....   [tags: psychology, treatments, behavioral therapy]
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SARS: Modern Pandemic Episode - Throughout the ages pandemic episodes have plagued mankind. Severe acute respiratory syndrome or SARS is an example of a modern pandemic that recently affected the world. The SARS pandemic challenged world health care organizations and governments on how to confront a modern day pandemic episode. This paper will explore the origin of SARS and the steps taken to contain and treat the pandemic episode. SARS emerged mid-November 2002 in southern China, in the province of Guangdong, but was not officially reported until February 2003 to the governmental health care organization of Guangdong (Ahmad, Krumkamp, & Reintjes, 2009)....   [tags: Disease, Disorders]
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An Episode of Moonlight by Trevor Munson and Ron Koslow - The television series Moonlight was created by Trevor Munson and Ron Koslow. This television series includes sixteen different episodes. The entire television series was about the immortal private detective Mick St. John that uses his keen senses of the vampire to solve difficult case to help the victims rather than sucking their blood. Mick was turned to a vampire 60 years ago by his wife Coraline when she bites him. Even through now Mick has the body of immortality, and he was always young but he always wanted to be a real human instead of a vampire....   [tags: Moonlight, Trevor Munson, Ron Koslow, television, ] 980 words
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My Life Could Pass for an Episode of Sex in the City - I've watched too many episodes of Sex in the City that somehow my life right now could pass on for an episode of that famous T.V show that all of us went crazy about in the 90's. I hate to admit this but....of all the femme fatales ,in that show that I have the likings to was the single mid 30's heroine, the infamous Sex Columnist of the New York Times who has this fixation for Mahnolo's and Choo's and the "must have accessory every single woman must have" ...BIG!!. (the persona that never seem to leave Carrie Bradshaw's psyche the moment the story-line was conceived by the talented Candace Bushnell).Honestly, I'm not really that crazy about Sex in the City but unfortunately its the only thi...   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience] 1007 words
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Why Does the Public Love Television Show, Prison Break? - Since the premiere of the television drama Prison Break, the show was instantly popular, and continues to be popular 9 years after the first episode aired. It gained a significant fan base from the opening episode all the way to the final one. Not until recently did I see the first episode of this show and I instantly became an avid fan. After watching a couple of episodes I started to wonder, what made this show so popular, and why has it continued to be popular almost a decade after the first episode aired....   [tags: cliffhangers, episode, dramatic] 856 words
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Colonial Imaginary & “Pangs” - Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Colonial Imaginary & “Pangs” The cult show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has been often heralded as groundbreaking and feminist; however, the show is not without its faults. Throughout the show’s seven-year run, the cast was predominantly white, with little cultural diversity represented. Various episodes depict the colonial imaginary, from a hypersexual Incan princess who comes back to life to seduce men , to the primitive and aggressive African Slayer . Perhaps the episode most engrained with colonial imaginary is the Thanksgiving episode, “Pangs”....   [tags: TV Episode Review]
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Does Watching Television Makes You Smarter? - Watching television makes you Smarter… When it comes to the topic of television, most of us would readily agree that watching television is a waste of time. Where the agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of “are there shows that increase our intelligence?” and what pleasure do some television show bring to us. I would say there are some great shows that increase our intelligence. Shows like “Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader?” this kind of show puts the brain to work; thinking....   [tags: research, episode, entertainment]
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John Nash's Life and Schizophrenia - On June 13, 1928, the adventure of John Nash's life had begun. Nash excelled academically from a young age, he was able to skip a grade, and soon after was accepted into Princeton University. He was considered one of the best mathematicians of his day. In time Nash developed schizophrenia; talking about himself in third person, writing in cryptic formulas on Princeton's blackboards, and calling his old colleagues. Then he was prescribed anti-psychotic and made a slow recovery, until he became frightened of the possible side effects and stopped taking his medication....   [tags: princenton university, psychotic episode]
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Lie to Me Episode Blinded Cal LIghtman by Samuel Baum - In Samuel Baum’s Lie to Me episode “Blinded” Cal Lightman and his team investigates a copycat serial rapist by interrogating the original rapist. This episode discusses topics such as the psychological theory of crime, criminal personalities, psychopathy, and interrogation methods of police officers. However, in Jerry Bruckheimer’s CSI: Miami episode “Just One Kiss” Horatio’s team investigates the murder of a young bartender and the rape of a young woman. This episode discusses topics such as alibis, interrogation methods, and evidence....   [tags: copy cat rapist, serial rapist]
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Seinfeld: The Outing - In the Outing Episode, the two main characters of the show, Jerry and George, are "outed" in the newspaper by a reporter even though they really aren't gay. The reporter incorrectly discovers that they are "gay" by means of a hoax, and then whenever Jerry and George try to deny it, their "stereotypical" actions convince the reporter again and again that they are gay. The episode plays on two standard gay stereotypes, first, how gay people act and what they look like, and two, the politically correct way to talk about gay people....   [tags: Outing Episode of Seinfeld]
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The Moral of the Story in Friends Episode - In chapter four of the textbook titled The Moral of the Story we are encountered with theories of human nature, as well as a brief overview of an episode of Friends which deals with the complexity of the term psychological egoism. The issue in this episode is whether or not Joey can be proved wrong by Phoebe that all acts of kindness are not done to achieve personal gain, but rather that an act of kindness can be done simply to help another person while expecting nothing in return. Personally, I believe the theory to be fixed since there is a list of flaws that don’t allow this concept to stand alone on its own two feet....   [tags: egoism, human nature, friends] 1256 words
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A Distant Episode by Paul Bowles - ... The east will be always an ugly place, while the west will be always a place for civilization. A distant Episode emphasizes the difference between the Arab culture and the western culture. In this short story, the Professor is an example of the western haughty civilized man who visited Morocco to look for dirt, to enjoy seeing primitive disgusting people and to smell the odors. Through his journey to find camel boxes, he meets a lot of savage, ignorant people who treat him bluntly and brutally, while he uses etiquette and thinks all the time....   [tags: arab culture, western culture] 671 words
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The Finn Episode in Beowulf - Beowulf has just killed Grendel and hung that infamous claw in the hall of Heorot. Everyone under King Hrothgar’s rule is celebrating Beowulf’s triumph. In the midst of the celebration a court singer begins to sing about the glory of the former Danish people many years ago. The song chronicles a battle between the Danes and the Frisians. The leader of the Frisians, Finn, engages in battle and ends up with most of his army being defeated. However, Finn ends up killing Hnaef the leader of the Danes....   [tags: Epic Poems, Grendel, Anglo-Saxon]
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Psychoanalytic Critique of the Kugelmass Episode - Three distinct characters found in “The Kugelmass Episode” represent the Id, Ego, and the Superego of the author Woody Allen’s persona. Whereas, the character Emma reflects upon Allen’s desires. Much like the character Kugelmass, Allen experiences several unsuccessful relationships. His most notorious relationship was with Mia Farrell, who he cheated on with their adoptive daughter. The way he treated their relationship establishes his need to trade in the old for something new and improved because he cannot find satisfaction....   [tags: relationship, satisfaction, wants] 761 words
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An Episode of Negative Leadership - An Episode of Negative Leadership Everyone can think of a time during their career when the leaders that they were exposed to were not exhibiting the most positive or supportive of leadership styles. Lee (2012) identifies negative leadership as a catalyst in ongoing instances of work place harassment, low employee motivation and high turnover rates among employees. Using established resources, outstanding leadership behaviors will be explored using proven leadership philosophy, such as mentoring....   [tags: Management]
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Waiting for the Next Episode of The Walking Dead - If you are anticipating the newest episode of The Walking Dead each week, then you will love the movie World War Z. World War Z was released in the United Stated on the 21st of June, 2013 and was produced by several production companies, including Plan B which is owned by the leading actor, Brad Pitt. The movie grossed over 500 million dollars and is based on a book by the same title, written by Max Brooks ("World War Z (2013)"; Fleming Jr.). World War Z has all the makings of a good action film....   [tags: successful TV shows, story summary & analysis] 597 words
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Episode 42 of Doctor Who Analysis - In the episode titled “42” of Doctor Who, Martha and the Doctor find themselves responding to a distress call aboard a spaceship set on a crash course with a not so distant star. The TARDIS has materialized upon S.S. Pentallian, captained by Kath McDonnell. The Doctor immediately learns the engines have ceased to work and a monitor on the wall announces there are fourty-two minutes until impact with the star. After being introduced to the situation at hand the Doctor notes the star the ship is near is in the Torajii system and the ship is using energy scoops for fuel....   [tags: the tardis, exxon, bp spill, exxon]
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Episode Of Hands - Episode of Hands The unexpected interest made him flush. Suddenly he seemed to forget the pain,- Consented,-and held out One finger from the others. The gash was bleeding, and a shaft of sun That glittered in and out among the wheels, Fell lightly, warmly, down into the wound. And as the fingers of the factory owner's son, That knew a grip for books and tennis As well as one for iron and leather,- As his taut, spare fingers wound the gauze Around the thick bed of the wound, His own hands seemed to him Like wings of butterflies Flickering in the sunlight over summer fields....   [tags: essays research papers] 793 words
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Commentary On A Police Series Episode - Commentary On A Police Series Episode The commentary I am going to write about is on a police series called the Bill. The Bill first started in 1983 and quickly came a national institution, renowned for its real life feel, likeable characters and accessible short story format but things have changed since then. It is heading in a new direction bidding for larger audiences by making the Bill an all out serial with longer running plot lines. The particular episode I am writing about attracted a whopping 8.6 million viewers and shocked the nation....   [tags: Papers] 645 words
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Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication in an Episode of Doctor Who - Communication is a vital component of our world and yet 65% of that communication is nonverbal. I will discuss the different types of verbal and nonverbal communication in this paper based off of an episode of Doctor Who. This episode is about Matt Smiths first time playing The Doctor and the different types of communication that he uses throughout the episode. Matt Smith’s performance in this episode shows me that he a mastery of both verbal and nonverbal communication when he is playing The Doctor....   [tags: TV, Show] 1082 words
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Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace - A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away....Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace began. In 1999 an American epic space opera, film was released to the public. It became the highest-grossing film of 1999, the highest-grossing Star Wars film, and is currently one of the highest-grossing films in North America. The filmed is loved by people of all ages and continues it's saga today. Everyone should watch the Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace because it has a cutting edge cast, props and effects....   [tags: george lucas, Yellow Starfighte] 1032 words
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Summarizing an Episode of The Story of American Public Education - 1. Summarize the main point of this episode on The Story of American Public Education -- Public eduction is one of the most significant and unfinished achievements in American history. The main point of the first video was to show the viewer how far public schools have come and how far they still need to go. 2. What political events took place that impacted public education during this era. -- Some of the key political events taking place during this era were The Great School Debates, The Philadelphia Bible Riots of 1843 led by John Hughs, 1849 Roberts court case, in 1855 a law was passed abolishing segregations is Massachusetts, and last but not least the 1854 Brown vs....   [tags: school, african americans, immigrant]
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Episode 410 Hush - In Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode 410 “Hush” A group of demon like creatures known as the Gentlemen take over Sunnydale by stealing everyone in the towns voice, and then stealing seven random people’s heart. Leading up to that part Buffy and Willow have started college and Buffy has met a boy name Riley who is a teacher aid in their class. During class Buffy has a dream of a little girl holding a wooden box who is singing a cryptic rhyme about the Gentlemen that says things like “Can’t even shout” and “Can’t say a word.” After class Riley tries to get Buffy to tell him about her dream, but she tells him “I’m not saying a word.” After the episode goes to Xander and his girlfriend Anya who i...   [tags: demons, gentlemen, creatures] 846 words
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Insensitive Listening Exemplified in an Episode of Two and a Half Men - During the last segment of Two and a Half Men’s, “Love isn’t Blind, Love’s Retarded” episode there are clear examples of pre-occupational thought, ambushing, and insensitive listening. The person who demonstrates pre-occupational thought is also the airhead of the bunch who has a difficult time listening to anything anybody tells her. For this reason, she’s also the person who used the ambushing technique against Allan when he was trying to have a conversation with her. Unfortunately, for Charlie he was a prime target for insensitive listening even though his girlfriend wasn’t even trying to be so cold to his feelings....   [tags: Communication, Television] 794 words
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The Television Episode Barbie Life in the Dream House - Unlike Disney movies, Barbie goes beyond a movie or a little girl’s book series. Barbie has her own television series, movies series, kids’ books and any other possible merchandise item with Barbie’s face on it. Just as the popularity of Barbie merchandise among girls, Barbie strongly influence little girl’s life. However, Barbie is not a princess rather she is a doll with an adult body living on modern America. She doesn’t live on a faraway land and doesn’t have a happy ever after. She shops, eats, has parties and her friends are American girls not a crazy mouse or any other talking animal....   [tags: barbie, little girls, cinderella] 756 words
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Alexander The Great Episode - Alexander The Great Episode The film begins in Iran where we are told of how he was the devil and how he had two horns . They made their hate for him obvious. Th intro also tells us of how he was led to the speaking tree in India that told him that he would die young. That was the end of the introduction. Alexander was born in Macedonia , at a young age he believed that he was the son of god . There was no doubt about his extraordinary parents . His father had seven wives , he was an alcoholic yet a great man who controlled the country well ....   [tags: Papers] 2842 words
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The Entertainment Value of a Buffy the Vampire Episode - In this essay I ultimately want to address the musical episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, "Once More with Feeling" (season 6, episode 7). However, I do not want to look at this episode in isolation from the remainder of the Buffy franchise but rather argue that it exemplifies a certain entertainment strategy that courses through the Buffyverse. Now it seems to me that entertainment is either too often denigrated as a specific ideological formation that produces negative effects of audience passivity as against more overtly challenging texts, or, alternatively, entertainment is celebrated within a postmodern theoretical framework that views the multiplicity of pleasures afforded as inherent...   [tags: Buffy Vampire Slayer Essays]
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Traitor in The Defector Episode of Star Trek - Traitor in The Defector Episode of Star Trek In "The Defector," Jarroc becomes a traitor when he betrays the Romulan Empire. Merriam Webster's Collegiate Dictionary has several definitions for "betrayal," but the one we are interested in is the second, which reads, "to deliver to an enemy by treachery" (109). By defecting and telling the Federation of the Romulan plan to invade, Jarroc does just that. Merriam-Webster's further defines a traitor as "one who betrays another's trust or is false to an obligation or duty" (1252)....   [tags: Star Trek Traitor Essays Papers]
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Analysis of Gender Roles and Feminism through an Episode of the Big Bang Theory - Speaking of a media text that has made a significantly negative impression on me, it would spontaneously have let me think of the scenarios occurred in the famous comedy series - “The Big Bang Theory” - episode twenty in Season Six (see “The Big Bang Theory - The Tenure Turbulence”, 2013) . The episode tells the story about Sheldon, Leonard and Rajesh in order to gain competitive advantages for winning the tenure position, spare no effort to schmooze with committee members who make the decision....   [tags: Gender Equality, Sexuality]
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