Are episode lists supposed to be by airdate or by production order?

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There's a TV show season whose episodes are listed in production order rather than by airdate, and I'd really like to change it to reflect the final order. Is that allowed, and if so, how can I do it?
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Posted 9 months ago

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Vincent Fournols

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I am not very knowledgeable when it comes to TV series, but I think that Col Needham mentioned in a recent thread that IMDb default order is the one applied to first/original airing.

To be confirmed by better specialists than I am on this matter.
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"Sequence number should be based on original air date, not production order."
https://help.imdb.com/article/contrib...

Also according to that page, you can change the numbers easily if the episodes also have titles, otherwise it's more complicated.

The option to edit episode numbers is in each episode's Edit Page feature near the bottom of the form.
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Moving episodes around is not an easy task and rarely works as expected. More often than not, it will merge episodes if you try and re-order them. You basically need to delete the episode number, wait for that to take effect (if it ever does) and then move the correct episode to that number.

This is a task that is much more suited to an employee. I'd post the series and the correct order and try and have someone with better access fix it.
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Do I post the series list order here, or is there some way of contacting an employee?
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Col said earlier that if the episodes are already numbered and have titles, that the merge should occur. I submitted an update for two out of order episodes for another show but they haven't been switched yet.

Which show are you looking at?
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Hi, E.a. Solinas. Which would you prefer?
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I'd be happy to just post it here. Can I do that?

It's the fifth season of the 2012 version of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, whose last three episodes on IMDB's episode guide should actually be episodes 11, 12 and 13 (the airdates even show that it was aired earlier than several other episodes, but somehow they ended up at the end).

It should be
1. Scroll of the Demodragon
2. The Forgotten Swordsman
3. Heart of Evil
4. End Times
5. When Worlds Collide Part 1
6. When Worlds Collide Part 2
7. Yojimbo
8. Osoroshi no Tabi
9. Kagayake! Kintaro
10. Lone Rat and Cubs
11. The Wasteland Warrior
12. The Impossible Desert
13. Carmageddon!
14. The Curse of Savanti Romero
15. The Crypt of Dracula
16. The Frankenstein Experiment
17. Monsters Among Us!
18. Wanted: Bebop and Rocksteady
19. The Foot Walks Again!
20. The Big Blow-Out!
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Okay. I just reordered them. It took about a day for my changes to go through on re-ordering another series.
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E.a. Solinas

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Thank you very much!
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Why doesn't have a production code in the episodes?
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Hi Lucas,

Your question is unclear to me. Could you please rephrase it?