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TV Shows with HUGE Episode Counts

I've been working on filling out a bunch of the TV Show Pages and I think we're going to start running into problems with some shows with HUGE episode lists.  There have been shows with loads of episodes, shows with long running seasons; but the more we're expanding the Wikia--we're going to start running into shows with a combination of huge running seasons and episodes. 
I've been having to create a bunch of episode lists for One Piece, it's got 17 seasons and over 732 episodes right now and is still in production.  Just out idle curiousity, I tried looking up on the internet if there are any other shows out there with such large episodic counts ... I was dismayed to find out that One Piece isn't even considered in the top ten slots. 
No, that goes to Guiding Light; a soap opera that ran for over 57 seasons with 18,262 episodes and a bunch of other shows that seem to be closing the gap.  Unless we're planning on skipping those series--we need to start thinking about how to improve the Wikia to make it easier for contributors; perhaps some sort of automated system where we can just punch in the season and episode counts?  If that's even possible?
Another problem is page size.  For most TV shows; it's not necessary but there are already some TV pages on our site that are getting sizeable in length and most of it has to deal with the episode lists.  For some people, they won't care but I think the majority prefer something easier and smaller to digest.  And that's something we want to concentrate on; if we want this wikia to grow in popularity, we have to make it easier for them.  If it's too big, they'll probably simply dump the page for something else. 
We already started addressing this with scroll boxes for the character pages; but we may need to think about something similiar for these large episode lists.  The only other thing that I can think of is maybe a click-here-hyperlink to take the viewer to a dedicated episode page?
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Creating Appearances List on Character Pages

I've been working recently on some of the Character Pages and I've been thinking that we might want to have some sort of addition to specific ones like in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.  It probably doesn't matter to most character pages but I think we may want to consider having some sort of list of what films or TV shows that a character might have appeared in.  Maybe after the "Personality & Traits" and before "Trivia"?
We already an "Other Versions" section for characters with multiple incarnations like the Joker, but I think we need one for those characters who have made multiple appearances in different movies or shows. 
Like I said, it probably doesn't really matter for most since they only appear in one movie or one TV series.  But there were exceptions like spin-off series as well as certain shows like Golden Girls, Nurses, and Empty Nest which had all of the characters ocassionally crossing over; it was easy since apparently they were all written/produced by the same person and were all on the same network.  Some networks have even done special episodes like Two and a Half Men had a CSI crossover episode once upon a time I think. 
But there appear to be a growing number of characters who crossover into various films and tv shows.  I know that the Arrow has appeared in "The Flash" and vice versa and will probably be guest starring in the forthcoming Vixen and Legends of Tomorrow show if what I've seen in the trailers is accurate. 
Robert Downey, Jr.'s version of Iron Man has appeared in a ton of stuff including Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and he did a cameo spot in the Incredible Hulk as well. 
Samuel L. Jackson's version of Nick Fury has also appeared all over the place, even in TV shows like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.  In those cases, we should probably not only mention the TV series, but the episode as well, like Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., "0-8-4" and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,"Beginning of the End". 
If we do that, we can create internal links to the other parts of the Wiki, which is something we're interested in as well right? 
So what do you guys think?  Maybe even haveing subcategories; breaking it down into Film Appearances and TV Show Appearances?
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Duplicate Character Pages

I have noticed that as the Character Pages are expanding, I am seeing a few duplicate entries so to speak.  That is, different incarnations of the same character from different series. 
For example:
Joker (DCAU)
Joker (Batman Nolanverse)
Joker (Batman '66)
Joker (The Batman)
Joker (Batman Burtonverse)
God only knows how many more Joker profiles will have to be created.  That's not even thinking about some of the other characters who have mere cameo appearances or ones like Batman's incarnations.  I am already imagining the headache inducing problems those profiles will result in.
I am thinking we may eventually some better organization for this.  For some dupe entries, it will probably be a bit easier.  For example, there are two entires for Captain Kirk. 
James T. Kirk (Star Trek TOS)
Captain James T. Kirk (Star Trek Alternate Reality)
We may have to create a third one for the animation version?  Or simply put it under the TOS Kirk since they are essentially the same character, just animated?  But perhaps we can have at the beginning of each page a shortcut link to the other page or pages?  Like if you're looking at the William Shatner version at the top of the page is something like: "Not the character you're looking for?  You may be looking for Captain James T. Kirk (Star Trek Alternate Reality)."
For those characters with a ton of incarnations (like maybe 5 or more?), could we create a disambigation page or something?  Something similiar like a link to a page which will only feature all of the varied incarnations of the characters themselves?
What do you guys think?
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