Thanks to a Metafilter question, renewed interest, so here's a link to all 4 pages. After my rewrite's done, I will take another run at updating and expanding this.
TV Jargon Preservation (Pt.1)
TV Jargon Preservation (Pt. 2)
TV Jargon Preservation (Pt. 3)
TV Jargon Preservation (Pt. 4)
Technically, this is mostly sitcom writing-room jargon. We'll shade it out when we do the Wikipedia entry. (And I'm not kidding)
And a nice find, backtracking a link:
TV Tropes Wiki
Oh, and on the assumption a few of my writer friends are mucking about here -- feel free to update in Comments. I missed some big ones, as I've been out of the room for a few years and like all jargon it falls away as soon as one stops using it. Chris Downey said "Jack story" the other night over beers, and I banged my head on the bar for forgetting that one.