a continuing storyline in a television series that gradually unfolds over several episodes
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How to use story arc in a sentence
Eric and I, the entire season, were just so honored to play this story arc.Jesse Tyler Ferguson's Personal Stories Behind His 'Modern Family' Marriage Arc | Jesse Tyler Ferguson | August 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The poster and the trailer also suggest that the Bad Wolf story arc will return.A Primer For Doctor Who’s ‘Day of the Doctor’ Episode | Chancellor Agard | November 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
As always, the case of the week was just as interesting as the many character and story-arc developments.‘The Good Wife’ Is Back With a Terrific Fifth Season Premiere | Chancellor Agard | September 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
“It was just better for the story arc,” David insouciantly observed.
While there are procedural cases of the week, the local characters in Harlan County allow for a bigger story arc.