High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! A webisode is a short episode which airs initially as Internet television, either download or stream as opposed to first airing on broadcast or cable television. THe format can be used as a preview, a promotion, as part of a collection of shorts, or a commercial. A Webisode can be part of an already established drama or series or it may consist of entirely original material. DEpending on its purpose, the webisode may or may not be considered a part of an established program's continuity. THe word itself is a portmanteau formed by the words 'web' and 'episode'.