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Cliffhanger

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A cliffhanger, or cliffhanger ending, is a plot device in fiction which features a main character in a precarious or difficult dilemma, or confronted with a shocking revelation at the end of an episode of serialized fiction. [1]

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A Pair of Blue Eyes

A Pair of Blue Eyes is a novel by Thomas Hardy, published in 1873, first serialised between September 1872 and July 1873.

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Andrew Cartmel

Andrew Cartmel (born 1958) is a British author and journalist.

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Anime

Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.

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Arabic literature

Arabic literature (الأدب العربي / ALA-LC: al-Adab al-‘Arabī) is the writing, both prose and poetry, produced by writers in the Arabic language.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Back to back film production

Filming "back-to-back" refers to the practice of filming two or more movies as one production, reducing costs and time.

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Bluma Zeigarnik

Bluma Wulfovna Zeigarnik (p; 9 November (27 October) 1900 – 24 February 1988) was a Soviet psychologist and psychiatrist, a member of the Berlin School of experimental psychology and Vygotsky Circle.

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Brandweek

Brandweek is a one-of-a-kind three-day brand marketing symposium and a part of Adweek, LLC.

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Charles Dickens

Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.

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Cliff

In geography and geology, a cliff is a vertical, or nearly vertical, rock exposure.

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Comedy

In a modern sense, comedy (from the κωμῳδία, kōmōidía) refers to any discourse or work generally intended to be humorous or amusing by inducing laughter, especially in theatre, television, film, stand-up comedy, or any other medium of entertainment.

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Dallas (1978 TV series)

Dallas is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on CBS from April 2, 1978, to May 3, 1991.

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Doctor Who

Doctor Who is a British science-fiction television programme produced by the BBC since 1963.

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Dragon Ball

is a Japanese media franchise created by Akira Toriyama in 1984.

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Dragonfire (Doctor Who)

Dragonfire is the fourth and final serial of the 24th season in the British science fiction television series Doctor Who, which was first broadcast in three weekly parts from 23 November (the 24th anniversary) to 7 December 1987.

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Dramatic structure

Dramatic structure is the structure of a dramatic work such as a play or film.

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Dynasty (1981 TV series)

Dynasty is an American prime time television soap opera that aired on ABC from January 12, 1981 to May 11, 1989.

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Fiction

Fiction is any story or setting that is derived from imagination—in other words, not based strictly on history or fact.

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Frame story

A frame story (also known as a frame tale or frame narrative) is a literary technique that sometimes serves as a companion piece to a story within a story, whereby an introductory or main narrative is presented, at least in part, for the purpose of setting the stage either for a more emphasized second narrative or for a set of shorter stories.

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Infobase Publishing

Infobase Publishing is an American publisher of reference book titles and textbooks geared towards the North American library, secondary school, and university-level curriculum markets.

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List of One Thousand and One Nights characters

This is a list of characters in the medieval collection of Middle Eastern folk tales One Thousand and One Nights.

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List of stories within One Thousand and One Nights

This is a list of the stories in Richard Francis Burton's translation of One Thousand and One Nights.

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Manga

are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.

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Movie theater

A movie theater/theatre (American English), cinema (British English) or cinema hall (Indian English) is a building that contains an auditorium for viewing films (also called movies) for entertainment.

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Niche market

A niche market is the subset of the market on which a specific product is focused.

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Number 96 (TV series)

Number 96 is a popular Australian television nightly soap opera/serial set in an small four-storey inner city apartment block at 96 Lindsay Street Paddington (actually Moncur Street, Woollahra) hence the title.

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One Piece

is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Eiichiro Oda.

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One Thousand and One Nights

One Thousand and One Nights (ʾAlf layla wa-layla) is a collection of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age.

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Plot device

A plot device, or plot mechanism, is any technique in a narrative used to move the plot forward.

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Prima Games

Prima Games is the largest publishing company of video game strategy guides in the United States.

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Prisoner (TV series)

Prisoner is an Australian soap opera set in a women's prison, Wentworth Detention Centre, which was located in the fictitious Melbourne suburb of Wentworth.

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Recap sequence

A recap sequence (or recap, often announced as "Previously on...") is a narrative device used by many television series to bring the viewer up to date with the current events of the stories' plot.

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Scheherazade

Scheherazade, or Shahrazad (شهرزاد, derived from Middle Persian Čehrāzād), is a character and the storyteller in One Thousand and One Nights.

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Screenwriter

A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.

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Serial (literature)

In literature, a serial, is a printing format by which a single larger work, often a work of narrative fiction, is published in smaller, sequential installments.

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Serial film

A serial, film serial, movie serial or chapter play, is a motion picture form popular during the first half of the 20th century, consisting of a series of short subjects exhibited in consecutive order at one theater, generally advancing weekly, until the series is completed.

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Shaman King

is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Hiroyuki Takei.

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Shōnen manga

is manga aimed at a teenage male target-demographic readership.

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Soap (TV series)

Soap is an American sitcom that originally ran on ABC from September 13, 1977 until April 20, 1981.

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Soap opera

A soap opera or soaper is an ongoing, episodic work of fiction presented in serial format on television, radio and in novels, featuring the lives of many characters and focusing on emotional relationships to the point of melodrama.

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Superhero comics

Superhero comics are one of the most common genres of American comic books.

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Television

Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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Television advertisement

A television advertisement (also called a television commercial, commercial or ad in American English, and known in British English as a TV advert or simply an advert) is a span of television programming produced and paid for by an organization.

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Television show

A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.

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The Doctor (Doctor Who)

The Doctor is the title character in the long-running BBC science fiction television programme Doctor Who.

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The Old Curiosity Shop

The Old Curiosity Shop is one of two novels (the other being Barnaby Rudge) which Dickens published along with short stories in his weekly serial Master Humphrey's Clock, from 1840 to 1841.

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The Restless Years

The Restless Years is an Australian soap opera which followed the lives of several Sydney school-leavers and young adults.

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Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet.

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True Blood

True Blood is an American dark fantasy horror television series produced and created by Alan Ball and based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries, a series of novels by Charlaine Harris.

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Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is an American mystery horror drama television series created by Mark Frost and David Lynch that premiered on April 8, 1990, on ABC.

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Weekly Shōnen Jump

is a weekly ''shōnen'' manga anthology published in Japan by Shueisha under the Jump line of magazines.

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Who Done It (Dallas)

"Who Done It" is the fourth episode in the fourth season (1980–1981) of the American television series Dallas.

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Who shot J.R.?

"Who shot J.R.?" is an advertising catchphrase that American network CBS created in 1980 to promote the television series Dallas.

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William Tinsley (publisher)

William Tinsley (13 July 1831 – 1 May 1902) was a British publisher.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cliffhanger

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