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Firefly


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Fletch F Fletch
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Two pilots which I think should always be considered on Mt. Rushmore are "Eastbound and Down" and "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret".


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Even though I hate Lost, that pilot was awesome.


Ehh, couldn't keep the plane from going down.


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Lost
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Not saying it's the best, but the Supernatural pilot kind of blew me away. Had seen the show a few times before and wanted to start from the beginning. Was shocked at how riveting it was.


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Breaking Bad


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Game of Thrones & Breaking Bad


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Battlestar Galactica


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alajones
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Firefly and Warehouse 13 both had really good pilots. They both hooked me.

Scrubs had a pretty well done pilot IIRC.


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Lost for sure.


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Cosby Show.

It was actually pre-tested on the USA Network a couple months before it aired on NBC. I got a phone call from a survey group asking how I liked it.

I never thought it would become the juggernaut that it was.


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The Pilot for The Americans and Breaking Bad really hooked me.


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Game of Thrones, not only the pilot but the opening 10 minutes of them in the forrest with the white walkers, still gives me chills

such brillance


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All good choices in this thread. I'm always partial to BSG. The Shield Pilot was outstanding, such a punch in the beginning. FNL and Lost were also both great. Cheers, also a great pilot, maybe Best of the Sitcoms.

I'd add Sports Night. Much like cheers there was just a ton of personality shown in that one episode. Just great stuff.

Futurama set up all of its rules very early, and I loved it. (A much better start than Simpsons). Not a GOAT, but should be in the discussion.



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AmosMosesAndTwins
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ETA: The Walking Dead


Awesome. I want to watch it again now.


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SlimCharles140
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Two pilots which I think should always be considered on Mt. Rushmore are "Eastbound and Down" and "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret".

Agree 100%. The EB&D pilot is one of the funniest things I have ever seen. Him walking out the door shooting the double bird all triumphant and the old janitor asks the other "who the frick was that" with a cut to Kenny on the panty dropper ripping it up to Foghat(?) was epic.


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Sheriff Lobo


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BobbyGoulet
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Two pilots which I think should always be considered on Mt. Rushmore are "Eastbound and Down"


ABSOLUTELY. Was coming in here to post that. EB&D's pilot is one of the funniet episodes of any show I've ever seen


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flvelo12
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Six Feet Under. Really laid the groundwork for all of the "stuff" the Fisher family would experience for the five interesting seasons to follow. Great show.


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