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Synonyms: Limited Series, Limited-run Series
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A miniseries is a television format that tells a story in a predetermined, limited number of episodes.

Sometimes, a miniseries gathers enough followers to create a fanbase strong enough to inspire a sequel to the original miniseries.

Some miniseries, like Tin Man (Wizard of Oz), tap into already existing fandoms by offering further canon, background information or a point of view that differs from the original version.

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