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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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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.

Apr 16, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are watching the pilot episode for the 2011 Fox sitcom New Girl, in honor of the premiere of its final season.

 

Today's intro music is "Hey Girl" by Zooey Deschanel.

Apr 9, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the premier episode for the new BBC American series Killing Eve, starring Sandra oh. We also spend some time talking about the pilot for the new HBO series Barry, starring Bill Hader.

 

Today's intro music is the theme from the movie "The Ipcress Files" by composer John Barry.

Apr 2, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the premiere episodes of the revival of the classic ABC sitcom Roseanne, starring Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, and Laurie Metcalf.

 

Today's intro music is "It Must Have Been Love" by Roxette.

Mar 26, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode for the new ABC legal series For the People, starring Britt Robertson and Hope Davis.

 

Today's intro music is "Fade Away" by Logic.

Mar 19, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the premiere episode for the new high school musical theater series from NBC, Rise, starring Josh Radnor and Rosie Perez.

 

Today's intro music is "The Bitch Of Living" from the Spring Awakening original Broadway production.

Mar 12, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the pilot episode for the new CW series Life Sentence, starring Lucy Hale.

 

Today's intro music is "I Choose You" by Sara Bareilles.

Mar 5, 2018

For this week's episode of Pilot Inspectors, we are previewing the first episode of our new podcast, Closer to Free. Closer to Free is a rewatch podcast of the 1994 Fox series Party of Five, starring Matthew Fox, Scott Wolf, Neve Campbell, and Lacey Chabert.

This preview episode covers the pilot episode for the series, episode 101, "Pilot."

Intro and outro music for Closer to Free is "It's All Happening" by Huma-Huma. You can find more information at soundcloud.com/huma-huma

Find Closer to Free on Social Media:
twitter - @closertofreepod
facebook - facebook.com/closertofreepod
email - closertofreepod@gmail.com

Feb 26, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are talking about the premiere episode for the new NBC series Good Girls, starring Christina Hendricks, Retta, and Mae Whitman.

 

Today's intro music is "Good Girls" by Elle King.

Feb 19, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. On today's episode, we are discussing the pilot episode for the 90's nostalgia series Everything Sucks! from Netflix.

 

Today's intro music is "Don't Look Back in Anger" by Oasis.

Feb 16, 2018

Welcome back to Pilot Inspectors. Today, we are discussing the premier episode of the new HBO original series from Alan Ball, Here and Now, starring Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter.

 

Today's intro music is "Here and Now" by Letters to Cleo.

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