You can combine the same title? (same short movie, two title)

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Does anyone know who to contact about combining title on IMDB? It have same two title This is one of TV Series in episode other one short movie, can your combine them?

Mater's Tall Tales Episode: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1597637/
Same short movie: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1330219/ 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled There's another one from the same short movie. Can your fix it?.

Mater's Tall Tales (Mini-TV Series) Season 2, Episode 2: Tokyo Mater and with same title There are different short movie, Can your combine them?

Mater's Tall Tales Episode: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1597637/
Same short movie: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1330219/ 
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If you're sure two listings are in reference to the same film, you can request to "merge" the two by clicking "edit page" on the one that is more correct and editing the title to be spelled exactly as the more correct one is listed as instructed in the Help area page for How to merge two titles?

Edit to add:

A very experienced Contributor corrected me with this great message:

you probably should have cautioned him NOT to merge the two titles in question. This is one of those instances where a standalone title is recycled as an episode of a TV series.

This happens frequently with shows like Masterpiece Theatre on PBS where many of the stories premiered on BBC or elsewhere and subsequently were packaged as part of MT in the US. If only the original standalone is listed, there is a hole in the episode list for Masterpiece Theatre. IMDb handles this situation by listing both the original standalone program and the episode, with a few caveats. In order to avoid duplicate credits, the episode listing should not include cast or crew listed on the original unless they performed additional work for the episode. This would include introductions, new titles, etc.. A features movie connection should be added connecting the two titles. Sadly, finding a properly listed example is difficult, as MT apparently has no one interested enough to update it. Currently in its 45th season and still airing, the most recent episode listed at IMDb is from season 42, dated 22 April 2012.

The titles Mr. Bolat wants to combine are the original short, Tokyo Mater (2008), which premiered theatrically in combination with the feature film Bolt (2008) beginning in its fourth week, 12 December 2008, and Episode 2 of Season 2, of the Disney/Pixar TV series, Tokyo Mater (2008), which aired originally on 12 March 2010.

These titles should NOT be merged. Instead, all the individual credits on Tokyo Mater (2010) should be removed, and a "featured in" movie connection to tt1330219 added with a reason along the lines of "Short film which ran theatrically with qv##tt0397892## repurposed as an episode.
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