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bottle show
 n.— «The producers decided to fall back on a cost-saving television gimmick—a combined clip and bottle show. “Clip,” because a sizable part of the episode would consist of clips from previous episodes, and “bottle,” because it would be shot on already existing sets.» —by Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens The Continuing Mission Nov. 1, 1997. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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