Citing an episode of a television show on Blue-ray or DVD

To cite an episode of a TV show on Blue-ray or DVD you will need the following:

  • Title of the episode
  • Year of original broadcast
  • Title of the tv show
  • Title of the compilation or box set
  • Format (DVD/Blue-ray)
  • Place of distribution
  • Distribution Company

Format for citing an episode of a television show on Blue-ray or DVD: Harvard style

‘Episode Title’ (Year of original broadcast) TV Show Title In Title of compilation or box-set [DVD/Blue-ray] Place of distribution: Distribution Company.

For example:

‘Torn Between Two Lovers’ (2018) Modern Family In Modern Family: The Complete Tenth Season [DVD] Los Angeles: 20th Century Fox Television.

Citing an episode of a television show on a streaming service

If you are citing an episode viewed on a streaming service, the format is as follows:

‘Episode Title’ (Year of original release) TV Show Title, Season number, episode number. Available at: Name of streaming service (Accessed: Day Month Year).

For example:

‘Torn Between Two Lovers’ (2018) Modern Family, Season 10, episode 4. Available at: NOW TV (Accessed: 12 March 2021).