Pilot Study

A deep dive into first episodes.

About the show

Chris and Grimes dig deep into the world of television pilot episodes. We don't talk about episode 2. We hate second episodes.

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Episodes

  • Episode 52: Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventures

    June 29th, 2017  |  Season 3  |  33 mins 39 secs

    We continue our "Saturday Morning" theme month wi…

  • Episode 51: Saved By The Bell

    June 14th, 2017  |  Season 3  |  39 mins 10 secs

    We continue our "Saturday Morning" theme month with a look at NBC's "Saved By The Bell." We talk the history of the show, and its beginnings with "Good Morning, Miss Bliss," along with the pilot's Zack/Jessie relationship and of course, some title talk.

  • Episode 50: Mighty Morphin Power Rangers

    June 5th, 2017  |  Season 3  |  57 mins 3 secs

    Today we kick off both season 3 and our "Saturday Morning" theme month with "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers." Joined by guest Michael Escanuelas (@missingartwork), we talk the show's numerous connections to "Zyuranger," Zack's constant dancing and of course, the terrifying-as-hell putty patrol.

  • Episode 49: The Life & Times of Tim/The Leftovers

    April 30th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 40 secs

    The newest episode of Pilot Study and our season …

  • Episode 48: Louie

    April 7th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  39 mins 15 secs

    The newest episode of Pilot Study and our finish …

  • Episode 47: Flight Of The Conchords/Tenacious D (Live)

    March 28th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 37 secs

    Our SXSW live episode talks both "Flight Of The C…

  • Episode 46: Maron

    March 10th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  38 mins 34 secs

    The newest episode of Pilot Study takes on "Maron…

  • Episode 45: Riverdale

    February 28th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 23 secs

    The newest episode of Pilot Study takes on "River…

  • Episode 44: Legion

    February 16th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 9 mins

    The newest episode of Pilot Study takes on "Legio…

  • Episode 43: Greenmount

    February 3rd, 2017  |  Season 2  |  26 mins 40 secs

    The newest episode of Pilot Study is our first "P…

  • Episode 42: The Young Pope

    January 25th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  41 mins 12 secs

    The newest episode of Pilot Study takes on the re…

  • Episode 41: It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

    January 17th, 2017  |  Season 2  |  28 mins 52 secs

    The newest episode of Pilot Study takes on the fi…

  • Episode 40: True Detective

    December 23rd, 2016  |  Season 2  |  56 mins 47 secs

    We continue "Murder Month" with an hour-long disc…

  • Episode 39: Dexter

    December 9th, 2016  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 57 secs

    The beginning of "Murder Month" is all about "Dex…

  • Episode 38: The Adventures Of Pete & Pete

    November 22nd, 2016  |  Season 2  |  32 mins 6 secs

    Finishing up our ____ & ____ theme month, we talk…

  • Episode 37: Kenan & Kel

    November 9th, 2016  |  Season 2  |  31 mins 6 secs

    Continuing our ____ & ____ theme month, we talk t…