web·​i·​sode | \ ˈwe-bə-ˌsōd How to pronounce webisode (audio) \

Definition of webisode

: an episode especially of a TV show that may or may not have been telecast but can be viewed at a website

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Keeping with the relatable vibe of Sanrio’s last sensation, 2013’s Gudetama, a lazy and sardonic egg whose webisodes went viral, Aggretsuko hits close to home. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Aggretsuko on Netflix: Adorable Anime, or Subversive Millennial Messaging?," 1 May 2018 During his travels over the last 14 years, he’s taken readers and viewers with him via his blog, webisodes and finally a TV show on the streaming platform Urban Movie Channel (UMC). Darcel Rockett, chicagotribune.com, "Meet World Wide Nate, a local showing us the beauty of Africa," 4 Apr. 2018 Just before last fall's election, the gang reunited to make a one-off webisode, which not-so-shyly endorsed Hillary Clinton. Jane Borden, chicagotribune.com, "'Will & Grace' is making its return in a different America," 15 Sep. 2017 Entries in animation, experimental art, features, shorts, documentaries, music videos and webisodes are being accepted through May 12. John Wenzel, The Know, "7 small but filling Colorado film fests to tide you over until fall," 13 Apr. 2017 So far, the series has 6,800 views on the first webisode. Anne Nickoloff, cleveland.com, "Lorain-based web series 'The Conners' features social media standout Matthew RC Taylor," 2 June 2017 WIRED has an exclusive sneak peek at the very first webisode (above), which focuses on the origin stories of Mako and Bolin, Korra’s friends and former teammates on the pro-bending sports team the Fire Ferrets. Laura Hudson, WIRED, "Exclusive Look at the First Legend of Korra Webisode," 9 Aug. 2013

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First Known Use of webisode

1996, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for webisode

blend of Web and episode

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