Dramatic Hybridity/Cumulative Storytelling

Choose one of the series below, and consider how the series balances a combination of episodic and serial storytelling within its first four episodes. Your analysis should address the following questions: What serial elements are introduced in these episodes?
-Mythology, unanswered questions, recurring threats•What procedural structures are introduced to create episodic storytelling?

-Episodes with beginning, middle, and end. What tensions are created by combining these modes of storytelling? How are episodic and serial elements balanced across these four episodes? Is a successful balance struck?

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