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Bottle Episodes

  1. rants
    No, Game of Thrones Didn’t Do a Bottle EpisodeThis is important.
  2. ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Boils Down the Justice System in a Moving Bottle […]Genie in a Bottle is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed to […]
  3. close reads
    Girls: How the Patrick Wilson Episode Compares to the Matthew Rhys Episode“One Man’s Trash” and “American Bitch” reveal a lot about Hannah Horvath.
  4. close reads
    In Praise of the Stand-alone Episode of TVThey jolt us out of complacency.
  5. Tackling Mental Illness, ‘You’re the Worst’ Cuts Deep‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  6. ‘Peep Show’ Is Forced to Get Too Familiar With Itself in its Late Bottle […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  7. The Very Strange ‘Duckman’ Got Even Stranger in its Nihilistic Bottle […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  8. ‘South Park’s ‘Cat Orgy’ Is a Telling Character Study in the Form of a […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  9. ‘Veep’ Mixes Claustrophobia with the Law in Their Regimented Bottle […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  10. In ‘The Girlfriend,’ the ‘Friday Night Dinner’ Crew Traumatize an Outsider‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  11. Hank is Haunted by Ghosts of Girlfriends Present in ‘Californication’s […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  12. Inside ‘Broad City’s Hurricane-Fueled Bottle Episode‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  13. ‘Comedy Bang! Bang!’ Shoots for the Stars with This Season’s Ambitious […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  14. ‘Scrubs’ Meditates on Death in the Somber ‘My Last Words’‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  15. ‘New Girl’ Mixes Emotion With Meth to Make Comedy in Their Real-Time […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  16. ‘Miranda’s Bottle Episode is a Rambling, Neurotic Game of Ping Pong‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  17. ‘Frasier’ Explored What It Means to Be Happy in its Real-Time Bottle […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  18. The Quiet Majesty of ‘Inside No. 9’s Silent Bottle Episode‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  19. Inside ‘I Dream of Jeannie’s Strange Bottle Episode/Clip Show/Series […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  20. Forcing Proximity and Finding Footing in ‘Sealab 2021’s Bottle Episode‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  21. secret history of television
    ‘The Secret History of Television’: Why Bottle Episodes Make Great TelevisionA new examination by “Vulture’s Secret History of Television.”
  22. How ‘Seinfeld’ Truly Embraced Nothingness in ‘The Chinese Restaurant’‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  23. Looking at the Magic in the Mundane in ‘Bewitched’s First Season Bottle […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  24. The Outsider Cynicism of ‘Black Books’ Non-Party Party Bottle Episode‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  25. Settling In With ‘Married With Children’s High-Concept, Low-Stakes Bottle […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  26. When ‘Cheers’ Left the Bar for a Wedding Chapel‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  27. The Beauty of Workplace Proximity and True Friendship in ‘Parks and Rec’s […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  28. ‘Frisky Dingo’s Equalizing Bottle Episode Proves That Laughter is the Best […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  29. Unlocking the Hitchcockian Claustrophobia of ‘Psychoville’s Single-Take […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  30. Psychoanalyzing ‘It’s Always Sunny’s Dysfunction Through Its Bottle Episode‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  31. How ‘Family Guy’s Counter-Intuitive Bottle Episode Completely Defied […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  32. ‘All In the Family’ Sums Itself Up in a Storeroom‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  33. When ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Got Ambitious with Form‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  34. The Frasier and Niles Relationship Gets Crystalized in a Real-Time Dinner […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  35. ‘Inside No. 9’ Takes the Bottle Episode to Claustrophobic New Heights‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  36. ‘Sealab 2021’s Super Stripped-Down Bottle Episode Is a Masterclass in […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  37. The One Where ‘Friends’ First Attempted a Bottle Episode‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  38. How ‘Seinfeld’ Boiled Down the Human Condition to its Essence in a Parking […]‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  39. How ‘Mad About You’ Made One of the Boldest Bottle Episodes Ever‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  40. Inside ‘Community’s Meta Knockout of a Bottle Episode‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often designed […]
  41. How ‘Archer’ Tackled its Recent Bottle Episode‘Genie in a Bottle’ is a new recurring feature where each week a different bottle episode (an episode set entirely in one location, often […]