an episode of a television series set in a single limited or confined location, such as a hotel room or a broken elevator, and often using only a few regular cast members, sometimes undertaken as a cost-cutting measure or as a creative challenge.
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How to use bottle episode in a sentence
I did a bottle episode and then I was writing a mockumentary the next time.‘Community’: Alison Brie, Yvette Nicole Brown, Gillian Jacobs & Megan Ganz Roundtable | Jace Lacob | February 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It seems a small matter to us now that Charles Dickens should have been ashamed of the blacking-bottle episode of his boyhood.George Borrow and His Circle | Clement King Shorter