Why are the episode numbers wrong on so many shows?

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Please fix
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Catriona

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steb

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Which shows for example?

And by the way, everybody with an imdb user account can edit the database. Which is most likely the answer to your question as well as the solution to your problem.
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Catriona

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Poldark season 3, both seasons of Top of the Lake. How can I edit them?
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Catriona

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Thanks but i still cannot find how to remove?
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Catriona

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I'm back because I cannot find where to edit/alter??
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gromit82, Champion

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Catriona: If you still have problems after reading the instructions provided by Tom, please post here what the corrections are supposed to be. For example:

"Show Title" episode 2.3 should actually be episode 2.2.

Also, please provide some kind of proof that the numbering you are requesting is the correct numbering.

With that information, the contributors and/or the staff should be able to investigate the problem and make the corrections if they are indeed needed.
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As gromit82 mentions, you will need proof for these changes.

Which episode numbers are wrong and how are they wrong? 

The guide to adding / updating episodes, including numbering is located at https://contribute.imdb.com/updates/guide/episode 

If you are seeing large numbers of episodes which are incorrectly numbered then one possible explanation is that your region numbers the shows differently (and may even broadcast them out-of-sequence -- for a particularly bad example see http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0303461/trivia?item=tr2053799)
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Poldark was first broadcast on BBC One (UK) on 8 March 2015. The first eight-part series was aired in seven parts in the USA which could cause some confusion. The UK episode order is the correct one.

But I noticed that Wiki has listed 9 episodes for S3, while IMDb has 10 listed. But which one is correct?
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For what it's worth, BBC UK lists 9 episodes for S3:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08vh...

Ep. 9 (season finale) was originally shown on 6 Aug 2017.