Pilot Episodes, Ranked

by solmaquina | created - 03 Jun 2013 | updated - 09 Jan 2016 | Public

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1. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2008)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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Diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, chemistry teacher Walter White teams up with his former student, Jesse Pinkman, to cook and sell crystal meth.

Director: Vince Gilligan | Stars: Bryan Cranston, Anna Gunn, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris

Votes: 16,421

10/10

Pilot for Breaking Bad (10/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

2. Spacecataz (2004 TV Short)

10 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

8.6
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Director: Dave Willis | Stars: Dave Willis, Matt Maiellaro, Andy Merrill, Mike Schatz

Votes: 148

9.5/10

Pilot for Spacecataz.

Series was scrapped on the grounds that the creators didn't know where to take it after the events of the pilot.

3. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Space Pilot 3000 (1999)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

8.7
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A down-on-his-luck pizza delivery guy is accidentally frozen on New Year's Eve 1999, and wakes up in 2999.

Directors: Rich Moore, Gregg Vanzo | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Dick Clark

Votes: 2,004

9/10

Pilot for Futurama (10/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

4. Comedy Lab (1998– )
Episode: Trigger Happy TV (1998)

Comedy

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Stars: Dom Joly, Patrick Moore

9/10

Pilot for Trigger Happy TV (9/10).

Essentially an unaired pilot, but was aired as part of Comedy Lab, a series made up of Channel 4 pilots.

5. Better Call Saul (2015– )
Episode: Uno (2015)

TV-14 | 54 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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Struggling public defender Jimmy McGill constructs an elaborate yet questionable plan for winning back a pair of wealthy, potential clients.

Director: Vince Gilligan | Stars: Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 9,719

8.5/10

Pilot for Breaking Bad (9/10)

Serves as the show's first episode.

6. Dexter (2006–2013)
Episode: Dexter (2006)

TV-MA | 53 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.8
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Dexter takes part in the investigation of a serial killer who drains his victims of blood. He also kills two criminals, and his romantic relationship may be going to the next level.

Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Michael C. Hall, Julie Benz, Jennifer Carpenter, Erik King

Votes: 5,898

8/10

Pilot for Dexter (8/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

7. The Walking Dead (2010– )
Episode: Days Gone Bye (2010)

TV-14 | 67 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

9.2
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After being shot, Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find the world overrun by the undead, and sets off to find his family.

Director: Frank Darabont | Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies, Laurie Holden

Votes: 16,505

8/10

Pilot for The Walking Dead (9/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

8. Penn & Teller: Fool Us (2010– )
Episode: Episode #1.0 (2011)

TV-PG | 90 min | Game-Show

7.5
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Director: Richard van't Riet | Stars: Penn Jillette, Teller, Jonathan Ross, Dominic Byrne

Votes: 39

8/10

Pilot for Penn & Teller: Fool Us (7/10).

Aired as a TV special to gage audience reaction before the series was commissioned.

9. Malcolm in the Middle (2000–2006)
Episode: Pilot (2000)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy, Family

8.5
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Malcolm Wilkerson has been labeled a boy genius and is moved, much to his chagrin, into the Krelboyne class, which is a class full of nerds and geniuses like himself.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Jane Kaczmarek, Bryan Cranston, Christopher Masterson, Justin Berfield

Votes: 665

8/10

Pilot for Malcolm in the Middle (9/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

10. 30 Rock (2006–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2006)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

7.4
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Liz Lemon is called upstairs to meet the new network exec, Jack Donaghy, who instructs her to hire movie star Tracy Jordan to draw a young male audience to 'The Girlie Show'.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Tina Fey, Tracy Morgan, Jane Krakowski, Jack McBrayer

Votes: 1,091

8/10

Pilot for 30 Rock (8/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

11. Jonathan Creek (1997–2016)
Episode: The Wrestler's Tomb (1997)

89 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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An exuberant artist is found dead at home. The only suspect is the artist's wronged wife who was well aware of his affair with his model, but how could she have left her city office without her P.A. seeing her leave?

Director: Marcus Mortimer | Stars: Colin Baker, Paul Allen, Saskia Mulder, Sheila Gish

Votes: 248

8/10

Pilot for Jonathan Creek (9/10).

Was edited into the show's first two episodes "The Wrestler's Tomb: Part 1" and "The Wrestler's Tomb: Part 2".

12. The Day Today (1994– )

30 min | Comedy

8.6
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A spoof of the British style of news broadcasting - including ridiculous stories, patronising vox pops, offensively hard-hitting research and a sports presenter clearly struggling for metaphors.

Stars: Christopher Morris, Steve Coogan, Patrick Marber, Rebecca Front

Votes: 3,835

(This represents the pilot which I couldn't find using the list search function)

8/10

Pilot for The Day Today (10/10).

Non-broadcast pilot, remade as episode "News".

13. Community (2009–2015)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

TV-PG | 26 min | Comedy

7.9
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An ex-lawyer is forced to return to community college to get a degree. However, he tries to use the skills he learned as a lawyer to get the answers to all his tests and pick up on a sexy woman in his Spanish class.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Joel McHale, Gillian Jacobs, Danny Pudi, Yvette Nicole Brown

Votes: 2,133

7.5/10

Pilot for Community (9/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

14. Scrubs (2001–2010)
Episode: My First Day (2001)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Three interns - two medical and one surgical - kick off their first day at Sacred Heart teaching hospital.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: Zach Braff, Sarah Chalke, Donald Faison, Ken Jenkins

Votes: 1,383

7.5/10

Pilot for Scrubs (9/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

15. Reno 911! (2003–2009)
Episode: Pilot (2003)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Crime

8.2
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The seven Sheriffs of Reno introduce themselves to the new camera crew who are filming their every move. And we see just how horribly wrong their every move really is.

Director: Michael Patrick Jann | Stars: Cedric Yarbrough, Niecy Nash, Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon

Votes: 119

7.5/10

Pilot for Reno 911! (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

16. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )
Episode: The Gang Gets Racist (2005)

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

8.3
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The guys hire Dee's friend as a promoter for the bar and get more than they bargained for. Charlie seeks black friends to prove he isn't a racist.

Director: John Fortenberry | Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 2,027

7/10

Pilot for It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (8/10).

Serves as the first episode.

17. King of the Hill (1997–2010)
Episode: Pilot (1997)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Hank Hill is a proud and true American. He loves his job as a propane salesman, and respects and loves his family. But one day, after his son Bobby receives a black eye from a baseball game... See full summary »

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Mike Judge, Kathy Najimy, Pamela Adlon, Brittany Murphy

Votes: 289

7/10

Pilot for King of the Hill (8/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

18. Girls (2012–2017)
Episode: Pilot (2012)

TV-MA | 32 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Hannah searches for a job in New York City after she is cut off financially by her parents.

Director: Lena Dunham | Stars: Lena Dunham, Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke, Zosia Mamet

Votes: 880

7/10

Pilot for Girls (8/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

19. Family Guy (1998– )
Episode: Death Has a Shadow (1999)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

8.0
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Peter tries to smooth things over with Lois after he "innocently" defrauds the government out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Directors: Peter Shin, Roy Allen Smith | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green, Lori Alan

Votes: 2,020

7/10

Pilot for Family Guy (9/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

20. Jericho (2006–2008)
Episode: Pilot (2006)

TV-PG | 39 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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A small Kansas town struggles with life after a nuclear attack destroys America.

Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Ashley Scott, Lennie James, Michael Gaston

Votes: 943

7/10

Pilot for Jericho (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

21. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: Where No Man Has Gone Before (1966)

TV-PG | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.8
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The flight recorder of the 200-year-old U.S.S. Valiant relays a tale of terror--a magnetic storm at the edge of the galaxy!

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Gary Lockwood, Sally Kellerman

Votes: 3,404

7/10

Second pilot for Star Trek (9/10).

Serves as the show's third episode.

22. Fear the Walking Dead (2015– )
Episode: Pilot (2015)

TV-14 | 65 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.5
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A highly dysfunctional blended family is forced together when they realize a reported virus is actually the onset of the undead apocalypse.

Director: Adam Davidson | Stars: Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane, Alycia Debnam-Carey

Votes: 6,280

7/10

Pilot for Fear the Walking Dead (7/10)

Serves as the show's first episode.

23. South Park (1997– )
Episode: Unaired Pilot (2003)

TV-MA | 28 min | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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Cartman wakes up and realizes he was abducted by aliens after hearing it from his friends. He is in major denial at first though, but even Chef is a believer.

Directors: Trey Parker, Matt Stone | Stars: Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Karri Turner, Rochelle Leffler

Votes: 173

7/10

Unaired pilot for South Park (10/10).

Was edited to create the show's first episode, "Cartman Gets an Anal Probe".

24. The Big Bang Theory (2007– )
Episode: Pilot (2007)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy, Romance

8.4
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A pair of socially awkward theoretical physicists meet their new neighbor Penny, who is their polar opposite.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Johnny Galecki, Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco, Simon Helberg

Votes: 3,896

7/10

Pilot for The Big Bang Theory (6/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

25. Under the Dome (2013–2015)
Episode: Pilot (2013)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.8
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In Chester's Mill, Maine, a strange occurrence locks the town in under an invisible dome-like surface.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Natalie Martinez, Britt Robertson

Votes: 2,207

7/10

Pilot for Under the Dome (4/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

26. American Dad! (2005– )
Episode: Pilot (2005)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Comedy

7.4
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In order to help him get a girlfriend, Stan rigs the school election to make Steve class president. Things go awry when the powers of his new position go to his head.

Director: Ron Hughart | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

Votes: 614

7/10

Pilot for American Dad! (8/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

27. Star Trek (1966–1969)
Episode: The Cage (1986)

TV-PG | 63 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

7.7
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Capt. Pike is held prisoner and tested by aliens who have the power to project incredibly lifelike illusions.

Director: Robert Butler | Stars: Jeffrey Hunter, Susan Oliver, Leonard Nimoy, Majel Barrett

Votes: 3,798

7/10

Unaired first pilot for Star Trek (9/10).

Was later edited and combined with newly shot bookend sequences to create the episodes "The Menagerie: Part I" and "The Menagerie: Part II".

28. The Last Man on Earth (2015– )
Episode: Alive in Tucson (2015)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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After a deadly virus wipes out humanity, Phil Miller searches the country for more survivors.

Directors: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller | Stars: Will Forte, Kristen Schaal, Alexandra Daddario, Patti Forte

Votes: 1,696

7/10

29. Flight of the Conchords (2007–2009)
Episode: Sally (2007)

TV-14 | 28 min | Comedy, Music, Musical

8.3
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Transplanted New Zealanders Bret and Jemaine--a.k.a. Flight of the Conchords--search for romance and gigs in New York City. At a bohemian party, Jemaine falls for Sally (who used to date ... See full summary »

Director: James Bobin | Stars: Jemaine Clement, Bret McKenzie, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal

Votes: 580

7/10

Pilot for Flight of the Conchords (8/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

30. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Where Is Everybody? (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

8.1
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Mike Ferris finds himself alone in the small Oakwood town and without recollection about his name, where he is or who he is. Mike wanders through the town trying to find a living soul. The tension increases and Mike has a breakdown.

Director: Robert Stevens | Stars: Earl Holliman, James Gregory, Paul Langton, James McCallion

Votes: 2,909

7/10

Pilot for The Twilight Zone (10/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

31. Everybody Hates Chris (2005–2009)
Episode: Everybody Hates the Pilot (2005)

TV-PG | Comedy

7.7
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Chris and his family move to Bed-Stuy and Chris attends a predominantly white middle school where he meets his new friend, Greg and ends up in the crosshairs of the school bully, Joey Caruso.

Director: Reginald Hudlin | Stars: Terry Crews, Tichina Arnold, Tequan Richmond, Imani Hakim

Votes: 167

7/10

Pilot for Everybody Hates Chris (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

32. Comedy Lab (1998– )
Episode: Karl Pilkington: Satisfied Fool (2007)

Comedy

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Director: Dave Lambert | Stars: Karl Pilkington, Ricky Gervais, Germaine Greer, David Icke

Votes: 56

7/10

Unaired pilot for Karl Pilkington: Satisfied Fool.

Essentially an unaired pilot, but was aired as part of Comedy Lab, a series made up of Channel 4 pilots. The series wasn't picked up.

33. Comedy Showcase (2007– )
Episode: The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (2009)

Comedy

8.1
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Pilot episode to a potential sitcom about an American advertiser (David Cross) who takes a job running the sales team at the London branch of his company trying to sell a new energy drink, ... See full synopsis »

Stars: David Cross, John Fortune, Will Arnett, Amber Tamblyn

Votes: 52

7/10

Pilot for The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret (7/10).

Essentially an unaired pilot, but was aired as part of Comedy Showcase, a series made up of Channel 4 pilots.

Was remade as the episode "In Which Claims Are Made and a Journey Ensues" of The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret.

34. Modern Family (2009– )
Episode: Pilot (2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

8.3
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Jay must adapt to his young new wife, Gloria and her son. Meanwhile, Claire deals with her own family. Mitchell and Cam decide to adopt a baby.

Director: Jason Winer | Stars: Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell

Votes: 2,140

7/10

Pilot for Modern Family (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

35. Parks and Recreation (2009–2015)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

7.1
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In an attempt to beautify her town, Leslie Knope takes on the seemingly simple job of helping turn an abandoned construction pit into a park.

Director: Greg Daniels | Stars: Amy Poehler, Rashida Jones, Paul Schneider, Aziz Ansari

Votes: 1,601

7/10

Pilot for Parks and Recreation (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

36. Hello Ladies (2013– )
Episode: Pilot (2013)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Series Premiere. English transplant Stuart Pritchard (Stephen Merchant) is a web designer who owns a house and has an attractive tenant named Jessica (Christine Woods), a struggling actress... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Merchant | Stars: Stephen Merchant, Christine Woods, Nate Torrence, Kevin Weisman

Votes: 325

7/10

Pilot for Hello Ladies (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

37. Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge (1994–1995)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

8.2
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A mock of a TV show where the host is rude to many of his guests.

Stars: Steve Coogan, Rebecca Front, Patrick Marber, Steve Brown

Votes: 4,498

(This entry represents the pilot, not listed on IMDb)

7/10

Pilot for Knowing Me, Knowing You with Alan Partridge (9/10).

A non-broadcast pilot. It was only 15-minutes in length and was later released as a DVD special feature.

38. SpongeBob SquarePants (1999– )
Episode: Help Wanted/Reef Blower/Tea at the Treedome (1999)

TV-Y | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

8.8
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Spongebob tries to get a job as a fry cook at the Krusty Krab. Later, he meets a squirrel named Sandy and is invited over to her house.

Stars: Tom Kenny, Rodger Bumpass, Clancy Brown, Bill Fagerbakke

Votes: 751

Specifically the segment "Help Wanted".

7/10

Pilot for SpongeBob SquarePants (8/10).

Was attached to the segments "Reef Blower" and "Tea at the Treedome" to create the show's first episode. It ran slightly shorter than usual segments, meaning that the first episode contains three segments rather than the usual two, with one ("Reef Blower") being very short in length.

39. My Name Is Earl (2005–2009)
Episode: Pilot (2005)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy

8.6
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Earl wins the lottery, but loses the ticket. He discovers that it could be because he has bad karma. So he makes a list and begins fixing the bad things he has done. And once he begins ... See full summary »

Director: Marc Buckland | Stars: Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, Jaime Pressly, Nadine Velazquez

Votes: 694

7/10

Pilot for My Name Is Earl (8/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

40. The X-Files (1993– )
Episode: Pilot (1993)

TV-14 | 48 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.3
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Agent Dana Scully is instructed to debunk an FBI project dubbed "The X-Files," paranormal cases that have been reopened by Agent Fox Mulder.

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Charles Cioffi, Cliff De Young

Votes: 8,287

7/10

Pilot for The X-Files (8/10)

Serves as the show's first episode.

41. Mission Hill (1999–2002)
Episode: Pilot (The Douchebag Aspect) (1999)

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Andy's perfect life is suddenly a perfect mess: Nerdy teen brother Kevin moves into his loft apartment.

Director: Lauren MacMullan | Stars: Wallace Langham, Vicki Lewis, Scott Menville, Brian Posehn

Votes: 47

7/10

Pilot for Mission Hill (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

42. Archer (2009– )
Episode: Mole Hunt (2009)

TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.9
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Archer goes to great lengths to cover up discrepancies in his ISIS expense account as he attempts to access the agency's mainframe computer. Cyril and Lana's Friday night dinner date is interrupted by work.

Director: Adam Reed | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Judy Greer, Chris Parnell, Aisha Tyler

Votes: 1,444

7/10

Pilot for Archer (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

43. The Oblongs (2001–2002)
Episode: Misfit Love (Pilot) (2001)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.6
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While Bob searches for a second job to pay for excessive medical expenses, Milo falls in love with "Debbie" who is actually an alien.

Directors: Vincent Waller, Mike Kim | Stars: Will Ferrell, Jean Smart, Pamela Adlon, Randy Sklar

Votes: 35

7/10

Pilot for The Oblongs... (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

44. Arrested Development (2003– )
Episode: Pilot (2003)

TV-14 | 21 min | Comedy

8.3
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After his father fails to promote him within the family business, Michael accepts a job in Arizona -- until his dad is arrested for shady bookkeeping.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Jason Bateman, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett, Michael Cera

Votes: 2,202

6.5/10

Pilot for Arrested Development (10/10).

Serves as the show's first episode. Running time was trimmed for TV broadcast.

45. The Venture Bros. (2003– )
Episode: The Terrible Secret of Turtle Bay (2003)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Dr. Venture, his teen sons Hank and Dean, and their bodyguard Brock head to New York to unveil Dr. Venture's new invention. They are pursued by a ninja intent on acquiring the device.

Director: Christopher McCulloch | Stars: James Urbaniak, Patrick Warburton, Christopher McCulloch, Michael Sinterniklaas

Votes: 216

6.5/10

Pilot for The Venture Bros (9/10).

Unaired pilot.

46. The Office (2005–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2005)

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

7.6
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The premiere episode introduces the boss and staff of the Dunder-Mifflin paper company in Scranton, Pennsylvania in a documentary about the workplace.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Steve Carell, Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer

Votes: 2,563

6.5/10

Pilot for The Office (9/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

47. Trilogy of Terror (1975 TV Movie)

Unrated | 72 min | Horror, Thriller

6.8
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Three bizarre horror stories all of which star Karen Black in four different roles playing tormented women.

Director: Dan Curtis | Stars: Karen Black, Robert Burton, John Karlen, George Gaynes

Votes: 4,308

6.5/10

Pilot for an anthology series featuring Karen Black.

Show wasn't picked up, but the pilot aired as a TV movie.

48. Home Movies (1999–2004)
Episode: Get Away from My Mom (1999)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Brendon's mother Paula announces her plans to go on a date with Brendon's soccer coach, Mr. McGuirk.

Director: Loren Bouchard | Stars: Brendon Small, H. Jon Benjamin, Melissa Bardin Galsky, Ron Lynch

Votes: 67

6.5/10

Pilot for Home Movies (9/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

49. Running Wilde (2010–2011)
Episode: Pilot (2010)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.1
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Steve Wilde is a filthy-rich, immature playboy trying desperately to win (or buy) the heart of his childhood sweetheart, Emmy Kadubic, the über-liberal humanitarian who got away. Given the ... See full summary »

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Will Arnett, Keri Russell, Robert Michael Morris, Mel Rodriguez

Votes: 90

6.5/10

Pilot for Running Wilde (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

50. The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990–1996)
Episode: The Fresh Prince Project (1990)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy

8.2
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Will comes to live with his aunt and uncle in Bel-Air. Phillip isn't too impressed by Will's behavior, especially teaching Ashley to rap and ruining his image to his members of the law firm... See full summary »

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Will Smith, James Avery, Janet Hubert, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 554

6.5/10

Pilot for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

51. Mr. Sunshine (2011–2012)
Episode: Pilot (2011)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.0
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On what would have been just a typical day at work -- trying to get rid of a hockey rink that won't melt so the circus can go on that night, looking for an elephant lost in the building and... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Schlamme | Stars: Matthew Perry, Andrea Anders, James Lesure, Nate Torrence

Votes: 203

6.5/10

Pilot for Mr. Sunshine (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

52. Reaper (2007–2009)
Episode: Pilot (2007)

TV-PG | 40 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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A young man learns on his 21st birthday that his parents have sold his soul to the devil.

Director: Kevin Smith | Stars: Bret Harrison, Tyler Labine, Missy Peregrym, Rick Gonzalez

Votes: 399

6.5/10

Pilot for Reaper (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

53. The Mindy Project (2012– )
Episode: Pilot (2012)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

7.5
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Mindy is a 30 something Ob/Gyn whose love life hits a snag after a messy break up with her long term boyfriend. After getting drunk and making a scene at his wedding, Mindy vows to put the ... See full summary »

Director: Charles McDougall | Stars: Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina, Ed Weeks, Anna Camp

Votes: 420

6.5/10

Pilot for The Mindy Project (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

54. Night Gallery (1969–1973)
Episode: Night Gallery (The Cemetery/Eyes/The Escape Route) (1969)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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A seemingly haunted painting drives a greedy man insane. A rich blind woman gets a new pair of eyes that allow her to see for only one brief ironic moment. An idyllic painting gives a Nazi war criminal in hiding some fleeting comfort.

Directors: Boris Sagal, Barry Shear, Steven Spielberg | Stars: Joan Crawford, Ossie Davis, Richard Kiley, Roddy McDowall

Votes: 1,287

6/10

Pilot for Night Gallery (6/10).

Aired as a TV special prior to the show getting the green light. Serves as the show's first episode.

55. The Mighty Boosh (2003–2007)
Episode: Pilot (2003)

28 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

7.9
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Howard and Vince travel to the arctic seeking the Egg of Mantumbi.

Director: Steve Bendelack | Stars: Julian Barratt, Noel Fielding, Rich Fulcher, Richard Ayoade

Votes: 95

6/10

Pilot for The Mighty Boosh (8/10).

Unaired pilot, was later remade as "Tundra".

56. Comedy Lab (1998– )
Episode: Golden Years (1999)

24 min | Comedy

6.4
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Office-set comedy without a laughter track. Clive, a video shop chain owner and David Bowie fanatic, is determined to appear as his idol on celebrity singing soundalikes show Stars in Their... See full summary »

Director: Blake Bedford | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Nicholas Hutchison, Amelia Curtis, Bill Moody

Votes: 45

6/10

Pilot for Golden Years.

The series wasn't picked up, but the pilot was aired as part of Comedy Lab - a show made up of Channel 4's comedy pilots. Much of the script of this episode was recycled into the pilot for the original The Office.

57. Aqua Teen Hunger Force (2000–2015)
Episode: Rabbot (2000)

TV-MA | 12 min | Animation, Comedy

7.4
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Dr. Weird invents a robot rabbit that escapes and destroys Carls car. So now it's up to Aqua Teen Hunger Force to find out who did it.

Directors: Matt Maiellaro, Dave Willis | Stars: Dana Snyder, Carey Means, Dave Willis, C. Martin Croker

Votes: 177

6/10

Pilot for Aqua Teen Hunger Force (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

58. Ugly Americans (2010–2012)
Episode: Pilot (2010)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.1
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A young man helps supernatural creatures adapt to life in the city.

Director: Devin Clark | Stars: Matt Oberg, Devin Clark, Pete Holmes, Julie Klausner

Votes: 92

6/10

Pilot for Ugly Americans (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

59. Cougar Town (2009–2015)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

7.2
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After her recent divorce, Jules decides to put herself "out there" again, much to the embarrassment of her teenage son.

Director: Bill Lawrence | Stars: Courteney Cox, Christa Miller, Busy Philipps, Dan Byrd

Votes: 378

6/10

Pilot for Cougar Town (6/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

60. Friends (1994–2004)
Episode: The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate (1994)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.5
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Monica and the gang introduce Rachel to the "real world" after she leaves her fiancé at the altar.

Director: James Burrows | Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 4,310

6/10

Pilot for Friends (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

61. Onion News Empire (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 27 min | Comedy

6.9
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The journalists at the Onion News Network will do anything to stay at the top of their game. And if they can't find a great story, they'll create one.

Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson | Stars: Jeffrey Tambor, Christopher Masterson, Aja Naomi King, William Sadler

Votes: 468

6/10

Pilot for Onion News Empire.

The series wasn't picked up.

62. The Goode Family (2009)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

22 min | Animation, Comedy

6.8
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We are introduced to the politically correct Goode family. Helen believes it's time to discuss sex with Bliss, and she is upset when Bliss associates with the abstinence crowd.

Director: Wesley Archer | Stars: Mike Judge, Nancy Carell, Linda Cardellini, David Herman

Votes: 54

6/10

Pilot for The Goode Family (6/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

63. Comedy Showcase (2007– )
Episode: The Angelos Neil Epithemiou Show (2011)

Comedy

8.0
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Stars: Adeel Akhtar, Dan Renton Skinner

Votes: 9

6/10

Pilot for The Angelos Neil Epithemiou Show.

Essentially a TV special used to gage reactions to the premise. Aired as part of Comedy Showcase, a series made up of Channel 4's comedy pilots.

64. Derek (2012–2014)
Episode: Pilot (2012)

35 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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When a documentary team visits the retirement home where he works,kindly,simple, middle-aged Derek is delighted as he loves reality TV - especially Secret Millionaire - and has 35,000 ... See full summary »

Director: Ricky Gervais | Stars: Ricky Gervais, Kerry Godliman, Karl Pilkington, David Earl

Votes: 2,326

5.5/10

Pilot for Derek (5/10).

Initially intended as a non-broadcast pilot, it was later decided to show it as a TV special to build hype before the debut of the first series.

Serves as the show's first episode.

65. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: Pilot (2005)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.6
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It's the year 2030 and an older Ted Mosby is telling the story to his son and daughter about how he met and will eventually marry their mother. This is where we meet for the first time Ted, Lily, Marshall, Barney and Robin.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 3,834

5.5/10

Pilot for How I Met Your Mother (7/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

66. Sons of Anarchy (2008–2014)
Episode: Pilot (2008)

TV-MA | 56 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.2
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A rival gang steals the Sons' stockpile of assault rifles, while Jax's ex-wife's drug overdose leads to an emergency c-section and life-threatening surgery for their baby.

Directors: Allen Coulter, Michael Dinner | Stars: Charlie Hunnam, Katey Sagal, Mark Boone Junior, Kim Coates

Votes: 2,296

5.5/10

Pilot for Sons of Anarchy (5/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

67. Zombieland (2013 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 28 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

5.9
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Four survivors are killin' zombies and searching for a place to call home. At least they have each other.

Director: Eli Craig | Stars: Kirk Ward, Tyler Ross, Maiara Walsh, Izabela Vidovic

Votes: 6,735

5.5/10

Pilot for Zombieland.

The show wasn't picked up.

68. The Office (2005–2013)
Episode: The Farm (2013)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

7.5
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Dwight's brother and sister return to the farm for an aunt's funeral. Meanwhile, Todd Packer returns to make amends to his former co-workers, but Pam is skeptical.

Director: Paul Lieberstein | Stars: Rainn Wilson, John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer, Ed Helms

Votes: 1,109

5.5/10

Pilot for The Farm.

The show (a spin-off of The Office) wasn't picked up, so the pilot was trimmed so that a subplot involving the rest of the main cast of The Office could be inserted for broadcast as an episode of The Office.

69. Sit Down Shut Up (2009)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

5.5
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Meet the faculty and staff of Knob Haven High on the series premiere.

Directors: Dwayne Carey-Hill, Rich Moore, Gregg Vanzo | Stars: Will Arnett, Jason Bateman, Kristin Chenoweth, Will Forte

Votes: 94

5.5/10

Pilot for Sit Down Shut Up (6/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

70. Supanatural (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 23 min | Animation, Comedy

4.8
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Two outspoken divas are humanity's last line of defense against the supernatural, when they're not working at the mall.

Director: Mark Brooks | Stars: Jameeliah Garrett, Lily Sparks, James Adomian, Kurt Braunohler

Votes: 242

5.5/10

Pilot for Supanatural.

The show wasn't picked up.

71. Comedy Showcase (2007– )
Episode: The Amazing Dermot (2009)

25 min | Comedy

7.8
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Director: Martin Dennis | Stars: Rhys Darby, Darren Boyd, Alex Macqueen, Sinead Keenan

Votes: 12

5.5/10

Pilot for The Amazing Dermot.

The show wasn't picked up, but the pilot aired on Comedy Showcase - a show made up of Channel 4 comedy pilots.

72. Tales from the Darkside (1983–1988)
Episode: Trick or Treat (Pilot) (1983)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Town miser Gideon Hackles spends Halloween hiding IOU's in his house, which he then rigs as haunted and invites local kids to search for the IOU's so he can scare them. This year, he gets his comeuppance.

Director: Bob Balaban | Stars: Barnard Hughes, I.M. Hobson, Max Wright, Joe Ponazecki

Votes: 342

5.5/10

Pilot for Tales from the Darkside (6/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

73. Bob's Burgers (2011– )
Episode: Human Flesh (2011)

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

7.8
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On top of watching his dysfunctional family crumble around him, Bob faces the wrath of a jealous health inspector who cooks up a nasty rumor about the restaurant's choice of meat.

Director: Anthony Chun | Stars: H. Jon Benjamin, Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, John Roberts

Votes: 763

5/10

Pilot for Bob's Burgers (6/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

74. Dark Minions (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.0
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Two slackers try to make a paycheck working an intergalactic warship.

Director: Ross Shuman | Stars: John Ross Bowie, Kevin Sussman, Clancy Brown, Andrew Daly

Votes: 330

5/10

Pilot for Dark Minions.

Essentially the show's first episode, released ahead of completion to gage public reaction.

75. Alpha House (2013– )
Episode: Pilot (2013)

TV-14 | 25 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Follows four senators who live together in a rented house in Washington DC.

Director: Adam Bernstein | Stars: John Goodman, Clark Johnson, Matt Malloy, Mark Consuelos

Votes: 984

5/10

Pilot for Alpha House.

Serves as the show's first episode.

76. Black Dynamite (2011–2015)
Episode: The Pilot (2011)

TV-MA | 12 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.5
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Our ass-kickin-friend-of-the-community, Black Dynamite, takes on his childhood mentor and surrogate father: That Frog Kurtis, a Puppet TV educator turned super villain!

Director: Juno John Lee | Stars: Carlos Alazraqui, Liz Benoit, Corey Burton, Tommy Davidson

Votes: 22

5/10

Pilot for Black Dynamite: The Animated Series (7/10).

Aired as the show's eleventh episode.

77. That '70s Show (1998–2006)
Episode: That '70s Pilot (1998)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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Point Place, Wisconsin, May 17, 1976. Nerdy teenager Eric, who smokes weed with some classmates in the basement, is in heaven when his dad Red decides to hand him the keys of his flashy ... See full summary »

Director: Terry Hughes | Stars: Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Danny Masterson

Votes: 988

5/10

Pilot for That '70s Show (6/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

78. Allen Gregory (2011)
Episode: Pilot (2011)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

4.5
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Since his family has fallen on hard times, Allen Gregory De Longpre, one of the most pretentious 7-year olds of our time, is forced to face his greatest challenge - attending elementary ... See full summary »

Director: Bernard Derriman | Stars: Jonah Hill, Nat Faxon, Will Forte, Joy Osmanski

Votes: 101

5/10

Pilot for Allen Gregory (5/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

79. The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
Episode: Pilot (2009)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

6.0
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After losing his house in a divorce settlement, Cleveland moves to Virginia and manages to rekindle an old flame with his high school sweetheart.

Directors: Anthony Lioi, Seth MacFarlane, Albert Calleros | Stars: Mike Henry, Sanaa Lathan, Kevin Michael Richardson, Nia Long

Votes: 384

5/10

Pilot for The Cleveland Show (5/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

80. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Cavender Is Coming (1962)

TV-PG | 25 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

5.9
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Inept guardian angel Harmon Cavender is given a chance to earn his wings by helping an unconventional big city woman, the young, awkward Agnes Grep.

Director: Christian Nyby | Stars: Jesse White, Carol Burnett, Howard Smith, Frank Behrens

Votes: 848

5/10

Pilot for Cavender.

The show was passed on, so the pilot was presented, with some opening and closing narration, as an episode of The Twilight Zone.

81. Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999 TV Movie)

59 min | Comedy

8.6
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Mock documentary about Seinfeld writer Larry David featuring contributions from his friends and colleagues. Larry makes a return to stand-up comedy and prepares to film a television special for HBO.

Director: Robert B. Weide | Stars: Jason Alexander, Larry Charles, Carol Leifer, Richard Lewis

Votes: 3,230

5/10

Pilot for Curb Your Enthusiasm (7/10).

Aired as a TV special to test the water. Serves as the show's first episode.

82. Seinfeld (1989–1998)
Episode: Good News, Bad News (1989)

PG | 23 min | Comedy

7.8
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Jerry and George argue whether an overnight visitor Jerry is expecting is coming with romantic intentions.

Director: Art Wolff | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Michael Richards, Lee Garlington, Jason Alexander

Votes: 2,357

5/10

Pilot for Seinfeld (5/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

83. Lost (2004–2010)
Episode: Pilot: Part 1 (2004)

TV-14 | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

9.3
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Forty-eight survivors of an airline flight originating from Australia, bound for the U.S., which crash-lands onto an unknown island 1000 miles off course, struggle to figure out a way to survive while trying to find a way to be rescued.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Naveen Andrews, Emilie de Ravin, Matthew Fox, Jorge Garcia

Votes: 7,098

5/10

Pilot for Lost (5/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

84. Entourage (2004–2011)
Episode: Entourage (2004)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Vincent Chase is a young, hot, up-and-coming actor living in Hollywood. Tonight, he must attend the opening of his latest movie "Head On," but first he and his three best friends from back ... See full summary »

Director: David Frankel | Stars: Kevin Connolly, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara

Votes: 1,097

5/10

Pilot for Entourage (6/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

85. New Girl (2011– )
Episode: Pilot (2011)

TV-14 | 24 min | Comedy

7.7
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After breaking up with her two-timing boyfriend, schoolteacher Jess Day moves in with three single males: a bartender, a womanizer, and a personal trainer.

Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Jake Johnson, Max Greenfield, Damon Wayans Jr.

Votes: 1,703

5/10

Pilot for New Girl (5/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

86. Joey (2004–2006)
Episode: Pilot (2004)

TV-14 | 27 min | Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Joey moves to Los Angeles to try his luck in Hollywood. His nephew, Michael, is thinking about living with him to get out of his mother's house, Joey's sister Gina.

Director: Kevin Bright | Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Andrea Anders, Paulo Costanzo, Jennifer Coolidge

Votes: 265

4.5/10

Pilot for Joey (5/10).

Serves as the show's first episode.

87. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– )
Episode: Pilot (2013)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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S.H.I.E.L.D. puts together a special team, led by Agent Phil Coulson, to track down a mysterious man with special abilities and the young computer hacker that's encouraging him to reveal himself to the world.

Director: Joss Whedon | Stars: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Chloe Bennet

Votes: 5,225

4.5/10

Pilot for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (5/10).

Serves as the show's first episode

88. The Fairly OddParents (2001– )
Episode: Crash Nebula (2004)

TV-Y | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

5.0
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Sprig Speevak is leaving his parent's farm for an intergalactic academy where he will learn to be a space hero. But first, he has to learn to survive space high school.

Director: Butch Hartman | Stars: Tara Strong, James Arnold Taylor, Richard Steven Horvitz, Daran Norris

Votes: 114

4/10

Pilot for Crash Nebula.

The show (an intended The Fairly OddParents spin-off) wasn't picked up, so the pilot was placed within short The Fairly OddParents bookends for broadcast as an episode of The Fairly OddParents.

89. Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Short)

TV-14 | 40 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vamp. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and Lily... See full summary »

Director: Bryan Singer | Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Portia de Rossi, Charity Wakefield, Mason Cook

Votes: 3,701

3.5/10

Pilot for Mockingbird Lane. Wasn't picked up.

90. Red Dwarf (1992 TV Movie)

26 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.4
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The adventures of the last human on earth, an evolved cat, a hologram and a senile computer stuck three million years in deep space.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Craig Bierko, Chris Eigeman, Jane Leeves, Hinton Battle

Votes: 746

3.5/10

First pilot for the US remake of Red Dwarf.

The show wasn't picked up.

91. Red Dwarf (1992 TV Movie)

26 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.4
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The adventures of the last human on earth, an evolved cat, a hologram and a senile computer stuck three million years in deep space.

Director: Jeff Melman | Stars: Craig Bierko, Chris Eigeman, Jane Leeves, Hinton Battle

Votes: 746

(This represents the second pilot, currently not listed on IMDb)

3.5/10

Second pilot for the US remake of Red Dwarf.

The show wasn't picked up.

92. Coming of Age (2007–2011)
Episode: Pilot (2007)

21 min | Comedy

4.9
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Jas uses an unusual technique with a piccolo to persuade Ollie to tell his mum about their relationship. Meanwhile, Chloe gives Matt an unexpected night time treat and DK gets pulled over for drink driving.

Director: David Sant | Stars: Amy Yamazaki, Alex Kew, Dani Harmer, Tony Bignell

Votes: 7

2.5/10

Pilot for Coming of Age (3/10).

A pilot that was shown as a TV special prior to the show getting the green light. It was remade as the show's first episode.

93. Comedy Showcase (2007– )
Episode: Kevin Bishop (2007)

24 min | Comedy

8.2
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Director: Elliot Hegarty | Stars: Kevin Bishop, Jim Howick, Katie Males, Oliver Maltman

Votes: 32

1.5/10

Pilot for The Kevin Bishop Show (2/10).

A non-broadcast pilot that was shown on Comedy Showcase, a show made up of Channel 4's comedy pilots.