Re: Story Arcs vs. Episodic Stories in ENT
Enterprise represents a refinement of the 'Serialized Procedural' format used on Voyager, striking a more consistent balance between standalone episodic stories and ongoing serialized elements. Voyager occasionally fluctuated between the episodic and the serialized, but Enterprise was pretty much consistently balanced between the two approaches.
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