The Pilot is Dead
Each week, our host Matt looks at a new pilot from the past for a television show that didn't get picked up. Then, Matt delves into both the behind-the-scenes info on the pilot and the structure of the pilot's plot.
Our host Matt explores the ridiculous world of failed and unsold television pilots.
Our host Matt takes a look at the 1990 pilot "Where's Rodney?" about a boy who can conjure up Rodney Dangerfield whenever he needs help.
Our host Matt examines the 1990 comedy pilot starring Peter Boyle about a detective who's re-incarnated as a bulldog.
Our host Matt examines the 1989 failed comedy pilot "The Nerd" about a completely insufferable nerd who ruins a man's dinner party.
Our host Matt takes a look at the absolutely unbearable live action TV adaptation of "Clerks". This one nearly breaks him.
Heil Honey, I'm Home
Our host Matt examines the failed sitcom "Heil Honey, I'm Home" about a Jewish couple living next door to Adolph Hitler. And yes, it's just as bad as it sounds.
Our host Matt examines the 1996 comedy pilot written by comedy legend John Swartzwelder about a famous gunslinger coming to defend a small Western town.
Our host Matt examines the failed Comedy Central pilot "Gay Robot" about...a gay robot. Hilarious.
Our host Matt examines the nightmare fuel that is the 1960 pilot “Rosie” about a boy and his rather large dog
Our host Matt examines the 1995 CBS pilot "Clarissa Now": a spin-off of the popular Nickelodeon show.
Dollar a Second
Our host Matt examines the failed 1981 game show "Dollar a Second" where contestants get more money the longer they stand on stage.
The Pilot is Dead Christmas Spectacular
Join Matt for this delightful Christmas special where he explores the unusual world of public access Santas.