Originally Posted by bitbydeath
Isn't series just short for 'TV Series' which means the whole show?
Yes, but a lot of people in the UK and Ireland refer to it as "the new series of Game of Thrones", for example. It's pointlessly confusing.
Originally Posted by Anoregon
In the US, the Girlscouts sell their wares in the spring and it's "Cookie season"
In the UK it's the beloved tradition, Biscuit Series.