Category Archives: Sitcom

Episode 49 – Moone Boy

What’s better than an imaginary friend? Chris O’Dowd being your imaginary friend, that’s what! This time out, Jeff and Cory discuss the first episode of Moone Boy, a sitcom created and co-written by Pilot Episode favorite O’Dowd. It’s set in … Continue reading

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Episode 48 – Dinosaurs

Jeff and Cory get downright prehistoric on the latest episode! They go back eons and millenia and decades, even, to discuss the first episode of Dinosaurs! Does Jim Henson’s final sitcom stand the test of time, or is the humor … Continue reading

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Pilot Episode 45 – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Females are strong as hell! And Kimmy Schmidt proves that! Jeff and Cory are back to discuss the Netflix original series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt! Has Netflix hit another one out of the park? Only one way to find out!

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Pilot Episode 44 – Home Movies

We’re baaaaaa-aaaaack!!!! After a more-than-brief hiatus, Cory and Jeff are back in a big way! To celebrate their triumphant return, they sat down to discuss one of their favorite animated sitcoms, Home Movies. You may have heard of it, you … Continue reading

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Episode 42 – The Big Bang Theory

We’re back! After an extended hiatus, The Pilot Episode returns to discuss a show that Josh and Cory could NOT be more excited about: The Big Bang Theory. If you read that last sentence in a sarcastic tone, you read … Continue reading

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Episode 39 – Bosom Buddies

So, you think the Brits have cornered the market on men-in-drag comedy? Well think again! In 1980, 2 relative unknowns named Peter Scolari and Tom Hanks starred in a show that sought to tear down the walls of sexism, to … Continue reading

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Episode 37 – The Critic

It stinks! Not really, actually it does the exact opposite! This time out, the guys are VERY excited to re-introduce you all to the pilot episode of The Critic! Remember when Jon Lovitz was funny? We do! Plus, we get … Continue reading

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Episode 36 – Top 5 TV Theme Songs

It’s yet another Pilot Episode first, kids! This time out, your friends at The Pilot Episode discuss their top 5 favorite TV Theme Songs of all time, complete with song snippets! Listen in and find out how inspired Josh’s list … Continue reading

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Episode 34 – Clerks – the 4th episode, the one that aired first but wasn’t really supposed to, but it did so we’re discussing it…

Judge Reinhold as an actual Judge?!?! BRILLIANT! This time out, The Pilot Episode revisits Clerks The Animated Series to discuss the episode that actually AIRED first. In this case, it’s Episode 4, in which Dante gets taken to court by … Continue reading

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Episode 33 – Clerks

The voice of a generation (or at least the voice of a generation of slackers and fat guys), Kevin Smith brought his cult hit “Clerks” to television in animated form back at the turn of the century. It did not … Continue reading

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Episode 29 – Whites

In this day and age, it’s nice to know that race relations have come so far that we can all enjoy a show called “Whites.” It’s also good to know that Jeff is still very confused about why it’s called … Continue reading

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Episode 24 – The IT Crowd (American Style)

So what happens when you take something great and try to do it with a different accent? Well…it’s seldom good, that’s for sure. If you want proof, look no further than this edition of The Pilot Episode. ┬áThis time out, … Continue reading

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Pilot Episode Special – Arrested Development Season 4

There’s always money in the banana stand. And thanks to Netflix, there’s new Arrested Development to watch! After Jeff and Josh discussed the pilot episode of the Ron Howard-narrated modern classic, they thought it would be fun to take a … Continue reading

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Episode 23 – The IT Crowd

Have you tried turning it off and back on again? If not, then you may have missed out on one of the greatest british sitcoms in the history of Britain or sitcoms! This time out, we finish up our Graham … Continue reading

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Episode 22 – Black Books

And it’s part 2 of our Graham Linehan trilogy (and part 3 of our Britcom series, but who’s counting?)!!! This time out, your fearless hosts discuss Black Books starring and co-created by Dylan Moran with Mr. Linehan. Will this literate … Continue reading

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Episode 21 – Father Ted

We had so much fun with our last Britcom, we decided to do it again! This marks the beginning of our Graham Linehan series, as we take a look at the 3 most popular Britcoms created by Mr. Linehan in … Continue reading

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Episode 20 – Spaced

Shaun of the Dead. Hot Fuzz. Paul. It ALL starts HERE. This time out, the guys tackle their first Britcom as they discuss SPACED, the pop-culture extravaganza directed by Edgar Wright and written by Simon Pegg and Jessica Stevenson. Are … Continue reading

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Episode 19 – It’s Garry Shandling’s Show

Would you listen to a podcast about a podcast? Well, this time out, we’re watching a sitcom about a sitcom! It’s Metariffic! After our foray into talk shows last week, we are dialing back the clock to revisit Garry Shandling’s … Continue reading

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Episode 18 – The Larry Sanders Show

“So, it’s a show about a show? Sort of. Actually, that’s exactly what it is. You know what, just watch it.” – that’s how Josh explained The Larry Sanders Show to Jeff. Not really, but it MIGHT have gone something … Continue reading

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Episode 17 – The Wonder Years

What would you think if I sang out of tune? Would you even care enough to tell me? Sure you would. And this time out, the guys at The Pilot Episode care enough to tell you EXACTLY what they think … Continue reading

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Episode 15 – Cheers

NORM! That’s right, kids! This time around, The Pilot Episode goes to a place where everybody knows your name, and they’re USUALLY glad you came. “Cheers” has been a much-beloved and well-respected sitcom since it debuted in 1982, but was … Continue reading

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A Very Special Pilot Episode Christmas

That’s right kids, with Santa’s visit just around the corner, the guys at The Pilot Episode have a special treat for everyone on the “Nice” list! We present A Pilot Episode Christmas! It’s a short little story about 3 guys … Continue reading

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Episode 12 – Charles in Charge

There’s a new boy in the neighborhood….actually it’s still the same 3 guys from last time. This time out Jeff, Josh, and Cory dissect a pillar of pop culture, a touchstone of television history, a sitcom of epic proportions. That’s … Continue reading

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