Links to the Battlestar Galactica 'bible'- an  excellent example of series description. Doesn't have to be this detailed for most 'bibles' t.

http://leethomson.myzen.co.uk/Battlestar_Galactica/Battlestar_Galactica_Series_Bible.pdf

Next, we expand this link with a detailed look at Ron Moore's bible itself. Very interesting to read the source bible itself first, and then check out what's in this link.

http://io9.com/5743142/the-original-battlestar-galactica-series-bible-is-ron-moores-rebuke-to-star-trek

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Link to a mid-series episode. Notice the opening summary.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4SAP5TiYlzM


A Highly successful Canadian Series.  Here's a few links to explain the connection.

The Unofficial "Seeing Things" website

http://www.rickstv.com/seeing/


An overview from Tvarchive.ca


http://www.tvarchive.ca/database/18428/seeing_things/articles/


 

Freaks & Geeks


This will give you an idea of the structure of the pilot scvript for the series "Freaks and Geeks"

http://fullyreconditioned.wordpress.com/2011/05/05/recurring-episodes-freaks-and-geeks-season-one-episode-one-%E2%80%9Cpilot%E2%80%9D/

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Here's a pdf of the pilot script.

Clik -for Pilot.pdf