Questions tagged [suggested-order]

For questions asking about the suggested reading or watching order for a series or franchise. If asking specifically for the chronological ordering, use the [chronological-order] tag instead.

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What is the appropriate reading order for Sword Art Online?

From Googling around a bit I've gotten the impression that: The Light Novels (LNs) are the source material The "Progressive" novels (PNs) expand upon the source material The Manga was adapted from ...
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Is there an official Marvel Cinematic Universe viewing order?

I'm planning on re-watching the currently-released 5 Marvel films prior to seeing The Avengers. Have Marvel released any sort of official viewing order? Captain America: The First Avenger seems like ...
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Reading order of the Vorkosigan Saga

What is the recomended reading order for the Vorkosigan Saga? Publishing order or is there a better ordering, because I think there is more than one story line? It's next on my "sagas" list, so I'd ...
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What's the recommended reading order for the books in *The Expanse* series?

I've seen the first season of The Expanse, and liked it -- but it's been my experience that the book is always better than the movie/TV series. There are a number of books in that setting; what's the ...
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What is the viewing order of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica?

I have watched a few random episodes of BSG here and there and really enjoyed it, but now I want to do it right. I want to go back to the start, and watch it all the way through. I understand there ...
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Reading Order for Heinlein's “World as Myth” Books

Starting with Number of the Beast Heinlein began the systematic incorporation of most of his great novels into a single multiverse. Additionally, he included works by other authors in this multiverse. ...
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Reading order for books in A Series of Unfortunate Events universe

What is the reading order for the various books set in the same universe of Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events?
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What are the best comic books to get introduced to Top Cow Witchblade/Artifact series?

I would like to start getting into Top Cow comics' Witchblade/Artifact series. What would be a good approach to start reading these series? My only familiarity with that universe is: The TV series "...
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What should I read to see what happened with Ms Marvel during the Secret Wars?

I just picked up the Ms Marvel TPB Vol 5 (Super Famous), which I was disappointed to discover does not pick up directly after Vol 4 (Last Days). Although, I am happy to see the series continue, ...
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Order of watching Spider-Man movies

What is the order for watching the Spider-Man movies? I tried finding it online, but it included all the "failed projects" and animated TV shows. Could someone please make a list of the (live-action) ...
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Do I need to watch the Gundam series in order to not be lost?

I previously asked about a specific scene and found out that it was from Gundam Wing. [1] I'm now considering watching that series, but I'm concerned that I'm not going to know what's going on if I ...
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What is the release date order for all of Star Trek?

My girlfriend and I have been watching (and very much enjoying) Star Trek: The Original Series recently, resulting in us deciding to try to watch the whole lot in the order it was released. The ...
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What was the original intended order of the episodes of Firefly?

I know the Firefly episodes were originally aired out of the order that Joss Whedon intended, and that many fans think this contributed to the show's early cancellation. Looking at Firefly on Netflix,...
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What's the best order to read HP Lovecraft's novels?

I've always been interested in the Cthulhu mythos and I wanted to get into HP Lovecraft's books. What is the best book to start with? I know that Cthulhu was first mentioned in Lovecraft's Call of ...
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Which films are required viewing before “Avengers: Endgame”?

My girlfriend is interested in watching Avengers: Endgame on April 24, and as she doesn't have time to see all the MCU movies, I want to re-watch some of them with her in order to watch Endgame ...
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Chronological order for Anne Bishop's Black Jewels stories

I was looking at the list of stories and saw that there are quite a few, but I couldn't find a definitive list with all of the stories in proper in-universe chronological order. So, what is the ...
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Should I read Elantris before reading Warbreaker? [duplicate]

As far as I know, those two are set in the same world, but tell a different story, is that correct? I know that Elantris came out first, but it's not available for Kindle and Warbreaker is freely ...
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Reading Neonomicon before The Courtyard

Could one read Alan Moore's four-issue series Neonomicon before reading the two-issue series The Courtyard? If the plot is already set in The Courtyard, is the reader going to understand anything in ...
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Reading order for Cosmere series by Brandon Sanderson

My entry into Brandon Sanderson's works is Mistborn Trilogy, I finished and loved it. Then I got to know that many of his series are connected and happen in the same universe - Cosmere. Next I started ...
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Is there a less fragmented order for watching the Marvel Cinematic Universe before Avengers: Endgame? [closed]

As winter turns to spring, a young nerd's thoughts may turn from the brightly-blossoming trees and unfamiliar sunshine, towards the warm and familiar embrace of a Marvel Cinematic Universe re-watch in ...
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What should I watch before playing Alien: Isolation?

I know that the game Alien: Isolation is between Alien and Aliens. However, it is from a long time later than those films, so I’m thinking it might have big connections to the prequels or something. ...
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When should I watch The Sarah Jane Adventures alongside Doctor Who?

I know that there are certain times to watch Torchwood alongside Doctor Who (ie season one finale coincides with the start of "Utopia") but I'm just wondering is there certain times to watch The Sarah ...
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What order should I be reading the Discworld books in?

I've read some of the Discworld books, and they were referencing each other in an order different than what I've been reading. If I wanted to maintain chronology, and get all of the back references, ...
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What's the recommended reading order of the Ender Wiggin books?

The series that starts with Ender's Game has a parallel series that starts with Ender's Shadow. The graph of the timeline is... well... complicated. Does it make more sense if you read them in the ...
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Suggested order for Amazon Prime Doctor Who series

So I'm nearing the end of the fourth season of Doctor Who on Amazon Prime. And I see there's also a David Tennant Special. And then there are also the Christmas Specials. So, other than watching the ...
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What is the correct viewing order for the Pokemon TV series and movies?

There are a considerable number of Pokemon TV Series and movies. I am finding this most confusing. Can someone give me the correct viewing order?
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Can The Malloreon be read without first reading The Belgariad?

David Edding's series The Malloreon, consisting of five books, is set in the same universe as his prior series, The Belgariad, also consisting of five books. (These books are not small.) Now, I've ...
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When should the Battlestar Galactica episode “The Plan” be watched with respect to the episode “No Exit”?

I see that the special "The Plan" is generally recommended to be viewed after the episode "No Exit", although I hear it could very well be viewed before that episode, but the reasoning there is ...
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In what order should I read the Heechee novels and stories?

I played the graphical text adventure game, "Frederik Pohl's Gateway" many years ago (and again, many times since), and I decided I should read the novel Gateway on which it was (loosely) based. I ...
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Which comic series are the Arrowverse TV shows most inspired by?

I'm a big fan of the current DC Arrowverse television shows (Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, and soon Batwoman). Every comic book series is going to have some ...
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Which Marvel TV episodes are related to the MCU movies?

I've kept up to date with the movies from the MCU, but I am grossly out of date with the TV series, of which I think there is only Agent Carter (not as relevant for the movies I think, besides that ...
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Which films from the Terminator series are a prerequisite before watching Terminator Genisys?

I'm trying to introduce my girlfriend to the Terminator series before we go to the cinema and see 'Genisys'. We've recently watched both 'Terminator' and 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day' and now I have a ...
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What order should I read the Stormlight Archive in? [duplicate]

I have already read Way of Kings and Words of Radiance and I was wondering what I should read next. I heard there are six smaller books that I need to read before reading Oathbringer and have no idea ...
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How to read the Foreigner Universe

I have read the first trilogy in C.J. Cherryh's Foreigner universe and found them to be excellent. It's been a while, though, so I'm re-reading them. I've also discovered that there are actually four ...
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What is the correct order to read/watch Firefly/Serenity?

I have discovered today that there are Serenity books and comics. I have already seen the series and the movie. Books Comics Series Movie What is the correct order to read the full material?
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Dune saga: In which order should I read prequels, books and sequels

I'm really lucky, finally here in Spain all Frank Herbert's books will be published by the same editor in pocket edition! Unluckily all his works will be published in chronological order, and Dune has ...
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Is Netflix's “Daredevil” a prerequisite for “Age of Ultron”?

I'm trying to set my friend up with an MCU binge to make sure he's all caught up for Age of Ultron. I feel kind of bad already piling two seasons of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Agent Carter and two movies on him,...
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Reading order for the Lensman books

I tried to read Triplantary when I was younger, and gave up on the book pretty quickly. I've recently found out that the first two books in the series, Triplanetary and First Lensman, were written as ...
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Is there a reading order for Grimm Fairy Tales - Age of Darkness?

I've searched the net but I can't find the order for this one. It seems like a crossover but maybe it isn't. Can someone tell me the right order to read these? Any help is appreciated.
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In what order should I watch The Thing movies?

I understand that the 2011 version of The Thing is a prequel to the 1982, and would come before the original in the movie universe chronology. However, I was wondering if it's necessary to watch the ...
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Is there any meaningful material in “Witcher” canon that requires playing games?

The Witcher is a multimedia franchise of books, video games, television series, and movies based around the written works of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. - Wikia I'm interested in trying out this ...
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In what order should Justice League movies be watched?

I've caught up with the Justice League and Justice League Unlimited TV Show. I intend to start watching the Justice League movies as well. What is the suggest viewing order for the Justice League ...
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In which order should I watch the X-Men movies to know Wolverine's full sequential story?

I have watched like two X-Men movies before (can't remember which) then I just watched X-men Days of Future Past recently. I got kinda confused about Wolverine (bone claws, then metal claws, then bone ...
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Do you need to read Edgedancer before Oathbringer?

I'm listening to the Stormlight Archive series by Brandon Sanderson and next in line is Oathbringer - due for release on the 16/11/2017 (in the UK). I've noticed (via Audible) that there's another ...
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What is the best place to start Warhammer 40k?

I've got three omnibus books containing 9 total Warhammer 40,000 stories. Before I mention which ones I've got, which book would you recommend as a good place to start the series?
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What Marvel paperbacks should I read to fully appreciate Toad's Brotherhood of Mutants?

As far as I know, Toad's Brotherhood of Mutants was first introduced in X-Force and included the characters of Blob, Phantazia, Pyro, and Sauron. I was therefore wondering which paperbacks I should ...
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Novels set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?

I've recently started reading some of the Star Wars extended universe novels, and have really started to enjoy them. I'm also a big fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the storylines and ...
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In what order should the Star Wars movies be watched?

Please don't lynch me, but I've never sat through an entire Star Wars film. I'm aware that the 3 (new) films are technically prequels, but I feel strange watching 3 new films then 3 old films? Do I ...
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Are there any significant plot elements in Fantastic Beasts that will be missed if I haven't seen the Harry Potter films?

I have read all seven Harry Potter books, and The Cursed Child1, but I've only watched the first two movies. Do I have to watch all eight movies in order to fully understand the significant plot ...
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When should I watch the first X-Files movie?

About two weeks ago, I had never seen an episode of The X-Files. I am in the process of watching The X-Files back to back, having never seen them before. I am about half way through season 2. Some ...