This is the way to create a general citation for a television episode.However, if you are discussing, for example, the historical context in which the episode originally aired, you should cite the full date.The author should include any information that helps readers easily identify the source, without including unnecessary information that may be distracting.The following is a list of select optional elements that should be part of a documented source at the writer’s discretion.
If there is more than one publisher, and they are all are relevant to your research, list them in your citation, separated by a forward slash (/).
Please use the example at the bottom of this page to cite the Purdue OWL in MLA.
See also our MLA vidcast series on the Purdue OWL You Tube Channel.
For example, if you want to cite a poem that is listed in a collection of poems, the individual poem is the source, while the larger collection is the container.
The title of the container is usually italicized and followed by a comma, since the information that follows next describes the container.
ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page.