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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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Oct 15, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. Today's episode is a discussion of the pilot episode for the new NBC series "A Million Little Things," starring James Roday, Romany Malco, and Ron Livingston.

Today's intro music is a cover of the Linkin Park song "In the End" performed by Gordi.

Oct 4, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episodes for Murphy Brown, both the classic 1988 CBS sitcom, as well as the newly premiered reboot.

Today's intro music is "Natural Woman" by Aretha Franklin.

Sep 24, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode for the new NBC sitcom I Feel Bad, starring Sarayu Blue and Paul Adelstein.

Today's intro music is "Mayonsaise" by the Smashing Pumpkins.

Sep 17, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the first episode for the new Amazon Prime original series Forever, starring Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph.

Today's intro music is "Forever" by Jesse & the Rippers.

Sep 12, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for the new Lifetime series You, starring Penn Badgley, Elizabeth Lail, and Shay Mitchell

Today's intro music is "Possession" by Sarah McLachlan.

Sep 3, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode for the Netflix original series "Insatiable," which has been generating a lot of, let's say, enthusiastic discussion online.

Today's intro music is "Beauty Queen" by Foxes.

Aug 13, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. We are continuing our Summer vacation with a rerun of our episode for the NBC series The Good Place, starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson. Listen to the episode if you want to hear us prove that we loved the show before it was cool.

Today's intro music is "Spirit in the Sky" by Norman Greenbaum.

Aug 6, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. It's been 15 years since the premier of the classic Fox teen drama "The OC." To honor this momentous occasion, we are re-airing this episode with our discussion about the series premiere.

The intro music for today's episode is "I Guess So," by Steve Combs, which used to be the intro music for every episode of the show.

Jul 31, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspector. On today's episode, we are discussing the premier episode for the new Hulu series "Castle Rock," based on the characters and locations of the Stephen King novels set in the eponymous small town in Maine.

Today's intro music is from the musical score for the movie "The Running Man," composed by Harold Faltermeyer.

Jul 23, 2018
Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the recently released on Rivit TV pilot episode for the Kevin Smith written, directed, and starred series "Hollyweed."
 
Today's intro music is "Jungle Love" by Morris Day and the Time.
Jul 17, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the premiere episode for the new HBO limited series Sharp Objects, based on the novel by Gillian Flynn, directed by Jean-Marc Valee, and starring Amy Adams and Patricia Clarkson.

Today's intro music is "Habits (Stay High)" by Tove Lo.

Jul 9, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for the new FX original series from creator Ryan Murphy, Pose.

Today's intro music is "Running Up That Hill" by Kate Bush.

Jul 2, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. For today's episode, we are discussing the 2001 sitcom Scrubs, starring Zach Braff, Donald Faison, and Sarah Chalke.

Today's intro music is "Please Forgive Me" by David Gray.

Jun 26, 2018

The Netflix Original Series GLOW, starring Alison Brie and Marc Maron, is returning for its second season this week. For this week's episode, we are re-airing our conversation about the fantastic pilot episode.

Today's intro music is "Sunset Cruise" by Miami Nights 1984.

Jun 18, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the premiere episode for the new Freeform series based on the Marvel comic "Cloak & Dagger" starring Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph.

Today's intro music is "Starlight" by Jaw Wolf featuring Mr Gabriel.

Jun 12, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for the new AMC series Dietland, starring Joy Nash and Juliana Margulies.

Today's intro music is "Thunder Thighs" by Miss Eaves.

Jun 4, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode for the 2014 Bravo series Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, starring Lisa Edelstein, Janeane Garofalo, and Paul Adelstein.

 

Today's intro music is a cover of the Gnarles Barkley song "Crazy" performed by Nelly Furtado.

May 28, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode for the 2003 Fox Sitcom Arrested Development, starring Jason Bateman, David Cross, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Jessica Walter, Tony Hale, and Michael Cera.

 

Today's intro music is "Mr. Wendal" by Arrested Development.

May 26, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, instead of discussing a pilot episode of a series, we are having a conversation about the role the guilt plays in our decision to watch a television show. Whether the issue is sexual harrassment and rape (the Cosby Show, for example) or the real world effects that a show might have on society (13 Reasons Why), outside forces can affect our decision to choose whether or not to invite a television show into our homes.

May 21, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the first episode of the new Netflix original series Safe, starring Michael C Hall. Plus, we have an additional conversation about our feelings regarding the return of 13 Reasons Why for its second season.

 

Today's intro music is "Safe" by M83.

May 15, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are mourning the cancellation of one of our favorite shows by talking about the pilot episode of the Fox comedy The Last Man On Earth.

 

Today's intro music is "Falling Slowly" by Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova.

May 7, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the new YouTube Red series Cobra Kai, starring William Zabka and Ralph Macchio, which continues the story of the Karate Kid films.

 

Today's intro music is "Head Games" by Foreigner.

May 5, 2018

Welcome back to and experimental episode of Pilot Inspectors. For today's episode, we are discussing the 2009 ABC sitcom Cougar Town for the second time this week. Today we are talking about season 1, episode 9, titled "Here Comes My Girl" as an alternative first episode to watch, rather than the official pilot.

 

Today's intro music is a cover of A-ha's "Take On Me," performed by the Blanks.

May 1, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we will be discussing the pilot episode of the 2009 ABC sitcom Cougar Town starring Courtney Cox.

 

Today's intro music is "Lisztomania" by Phoenix, the Shook Remix.

Apr 23, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the series premiere episode of the new NBC sitcom Champions, starring Anders Holm.

 

Today's intro music is "We Are the Champions" by Queen.

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