(1) Structurally, it works - the disjointed narrative gives it an episodic feel, but you're never left hanging, wanting to know what happens next.(2) He moved into directing episodic television, winning a DGA nomination for his work on the Emmy-winning drama ER.(3) The scattered and episodic nature of today's threats, however, requires much more precise and constant monitoring.(4) The main characters are lacklustre, the jokes weak and the episodic story derivative.(5) Transnational problems are often episodic and sporadic and are difficult to plan for.(6) However, due to the episodic nature of thrombosis, interaction with components is required before onset of the clinical disorder.(7) With its somewhat episodic storyline, Nicholas Nickleby certainly poses some difficult challenges for a filmmaker looking to conflate a seven hundred page novel into a clear visual narrative.(8) Instead of focusing on stable conservatism, some emphasize episodic radicalism and periods of dramatic upheaval.(9) The show is crafted as a visual novel; most of episodic television, even when its very good, is crafted as a series of short stories├ö├ç┬¬(10) Over the full span of U.S. history, having huge armed forces has been an episodic , decidedly temporary event, but for today's Americans under the age of 70 this situation is all they have ever known.(11) The variables coded included the dateline, main subject, story length and whether the story was episodic or thematic.(12) The progression of the story is somewhat episodic , as is characteristic of many of Dickens' tales.(13) Thrombosis risk factors predispose towards thrombosis but, due to the episodic nature of thrombosis, interaction with other components is required before onset of the clinical disorder.(14) Kurosawa presents his episodic tale with unmatched visual grace.(15) The discussion of this resistance that follows is necessarily episodic , highlighting particular individuals and events.(16) Stressors may be acute, sequential, episodic , chronically intermittent, sustained, or anticipated.