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Welcome to Pilot Inspectors, a podcast where your hosts, Dylan and Jen, watch a new television pilot each week.
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Dec 31, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the first episode of the Netflix/Channel Four series Crazyhead, starring Cara Theobold and Susan Wokoma.

 

Today's intro music is a cover of the Pixies' "Where is My Mind?" performed by Sunday Girl.

Dec 26, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode of the 1984 sitcom Night Court. You are hearing this episode instead of our regularly scheduled episode, because we felt like having an actual Christmas break. You will hear our regular episode later this week.

Dec 21, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In honor of the recent passing of Alan Thicke, on today's episode we are talking about the pilot episode of the 1985 sitcom Growing Pains.

 

Today's intro music is "As Long As We Got Each Other" by BJ Thomas and Dusty Springfield.

Dec 19, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the premiere of the new Netflix original series The OA, from writer/actress Brit Marling.

 

Today's intro music is "Better Man" by Pearl Jam.

Dec 15, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the Cartoon Network series Steven Universe.

 

Today's intro music is "We Are the Crystal Gems" by Rebecca Sugar and Aivi & Surasshu.

Dec 12, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the classic David Lynch series Twin Peaks, starring Kyle MacLachlan.

 

Today's intro music is "Falling" by Julee Cruz and Angelo Badalamenti.

Dec 9, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode for the Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, starring Ellie Kemper.

 

Today's intro music is "Unstoppable" by Sia.

Dec 6, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for Gossip Girl, including ten minute spoiler-filled rant on the finale. (Warning for the spoiler portion is contained within the episode. Feel free to skip over the marked ten minute period if you don't want to be spoiled)

 

Intro music is "Young Folks" by Peter Bjorn & John.

Nov 30, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we ramble around the topic of the pilot episode for the 2002 WB series Everwood, starring Treat Williams, Emily VanCamp and Christ Pratt.

 

Today's intro music is the Everwood theme song written by Blake Neely.

Nov 28, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the new TBS comedy Search Party, starring Alia Shawkat.

 

Today's intro music is "Obedear" by Purity Ring.

Nov 24, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In honor of the release of the new A Year in the Life movies on Netflix this week, on today's episode we are talking about the pilot episode of Gilmore Girls.

 

Today's intro music is "Where the Colors Don't Go" by Sam Phillips.

Nov 21, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about two new sitcoms from CBS: Man with a Plan starring Matt LeBlanc and The Great Indoors starring Joel McHale. Come find out whether our incredibly low expectations for both of these shows was justified.

 

Today's intro music is "This is Hell" by Elvis Costello.

Nov 17, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. We're pulling an audible for today's episode of the show. We changed our minds, and decided to talk about the pilot for the new MTV series Sweet/Vicious. Download the episode to find out why.

 

Today's intro music is "Pacific Coast Highway" by Sonic Youth.

Nov 14, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking the first episode of the new Amazon original series Good Girls Revolt.

 

Today's intro music is a cover of the Rolling Stone's "Gimme Shelter" performed by Merry Clayton, the singer responsible for the background vocals on the original version.

Nov 9, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we talking about the pilot episode for the 2012 ABC sitcom Don't Trust the Bitch in Apartment 23, starring Krysten Ritter and James Van Der Beek.

 

Today's intro music is a cover of Modern English's "I Melt With You" performed by Nouvelle Vague.

Nov 7, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In honor of this week's US Presidential election, we are going political with today's episode. Hear what we have to say about the pilot episode of the 2012 HBO series Veep, starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

 

Today's intro music is a variation on the Veep theme song, performed by the L'Orchestra Cinematique.

Nov 3, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we're talking about the pilot episode for a new series from TBS. Listen to find out if the new sitcom People of Earth can pass the "very funny" bar that TBS have set for themselves.

 

Today's intro music is "BWU" by Tegan and Sara.

Oct 31, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. In honor of Halloween, we are talking about the pilot episode of the most popular horror television series of the last decade. Find out what we think of the FX anthology series American Horror Story.

 

Intro music is a cover of the Lennon Sisters' "Tonight You Belong To Me" performed by Steve Martin and Bernadette Peters from the movie The Jerk.

Oct 27, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we discuss the series premiere for the TV adaptation of the Douglas Adam's novel series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.

 

Today's intro music is from the Utopia original score by Cristobal Tapia de Veer.

Oct 24, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's show, we are talking about the pilot episode for the new CBS legal drama Bull, starring Michael Weatherly.

 

Today's intro music is "Ten-Day Interval" by Tortoise.

Oct 20, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about one of the many time travel series premiering this season. Hear what we have to say about the pilot episode of the new CW series Frequency.

 

Today's intro music is "Alive" by Pearl Jam.

Oct 17, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are making our first foray into horror. We are talking about the the premiere of the new SyFy internet creepypasta anthology series Channel Zero, with its first season focusing on the Candle Cove story by Kris Straub.

 

Intro music is "Candle Cove" by Topian.

Oct 14, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are taking a look at the new ABC sitcom American Housewife. Hear what we have to say about the pilot from the new series starring Katy Mixon.

 

Intro music is "Good As Hell" by Lizzo.

Oct 12, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we discuss the series premiere of the new apocalyptic romance No Tomorrow from the CW.

 

Intro music is "Everyday is Like Sunday" by Morrissey.

Oct 10, 2016

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for Insecure, the new HBO comedy series from author and YouTube star Issa Rae.

 

Intro music is "Feel No Ways" by Drake.

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