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Pilot Inspectors

Welcome to Pilot Inspectors, a podcast where your hosts, Dylan and Jen, watch a new television pilot each week.
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Oct 29, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In today's episode, we continue our look at this season's crop of new shows with the ABC anthology series Wicked City. Watch the pilot episode, then listen to find out which one of us thought the show was wicked good, and which one thought it was wicked boring.

Oct 27, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. The last time DC Comics tried to bring a superheroine to a major network, it ended up as the 2011 never-aired disaster Wonder Woman. Four years later, DC has teamed up with CBS to try once again to bring a strong, female super hero to our television screens. Watch the pilot episode of the new CBS comic book adaption Supergirl, then listen and find out whether they've done any better this time around.

Oct 23, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In today's episode, Dylan would rather be anywhere other than trying to be watching the pilot for the 2003 CW teen drama One Tree Hill. Watch the episode, then listen and find out how we feel about it. 

Oct 21, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In anticipation of the release this week of the Aaron Sorkin film Steve Jobs, in today's episode we look at Sorkin's first foray into television, the 1998 ABC workplace sitcom Sports Night. Watch the pilot episode, then join us as we take a look at Sorkin's least patronizing show ever.

Oct 19, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In today's episode, we take a look at the pilot for the new CW musical comedy Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. Can Dylan look past his aversion to all things musical? Can Jen cope with YouTube stars on her television screen? Watch the episode, then listen and find out.

Oct 16, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In today's episode, we take a look at the 2010 ABC Family teen mystery Pretty Little Liars. Watch the episode, then join us, or we'll start sending you cryptic, ominous text messages signed -PI.

Oct 14, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In the Spring of 2012, we experienced one of the strangest, most engrossing pilot experiences of our lives. Watch the pilot episode of the ABC hit drama Scandal and find out why it's a pilot episode that we will never forget.

Oct 12, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. The Netflix original series Bojack Horseman has attracted a cult following since its 2014 premiere, as well as a slew of high profile guest voices: Patton Oswalt, Lisa Kudrow, John Krasinksi, even Keith Olbermann. Watch the pilot episode and join us to see if we were as drawn to it.

Oct 9, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In today's episode, we cover a crop of this fall's new series, discussing the pilot episodes for new Fox sitcoms Grandfathered and The Grinder, as well as two new sci-fi film adaptations, Limitless and Minority Report. If you want to know which new shows to check out this fall, listen and find out.

Oct 7, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. Do you ever wonder if, like, life really even means anything? If you do, join us as we take a look at the 1994 pilot episode for the seminal, short-lived My So-Called Life.

Oct 5, 2015

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In today's episode, one of us gets creeped out by the idea of interspecies Muppet sex. Find out more as we take a look at the new ABC sitcom The Muppets.

Oct 2, 2015

In today's episode of Pilot Inspectors, we leave the comfortable world of streaming services to venture into the murky waters of actual, broadcast television. Join us as we watch the pilot episode of 2015's new Ryan Murphy anthology series Scream Queens.

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