Tag Archives: 1980s

Episode 41 – The Dukes of Hazzard

Yeeeeeeeeeeeeee-Haaaaaaaw!!!! YES! It’s finally here, Josh and Cory agreed to discuss Jeff’s favorite, The Dukes of Hazzard! Jeff is VERY excited. Josh and Cory, not so much. But that doesn’t mean the discussion isn’t lively, it just means Jeff has … 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 38 – My Secret Identity

You’ll never guess the show we discuss this time! Well, if you read the title, you will have a GOOD guess, but I stand by my joke. Anyway, Josh, Jeff, and Cory take a look at a show from our … 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 26 – Wiseguy

Yo! It’s time for  your friends at The Pilot Episode to go undercover and become made men with the…um…Atlantic City mafia?  That’s right, it’s time for WISEGUY! This groundbreaking series doesn’t get much love from today’s viewers, but is it … 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 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 16 – Freaks & Geeks

This time out, Cory gets his first wish granted: He requested that The Pilot Episode tackled the cult hit Freaks and Geeks. Jeff had never seen Freaks & Geeks. Jeff now LOVES Freaks & Geeks. If you’ve seen the show, … 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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Episode 11 – Quantum Leap

BIG NEWS this time folks! Your fearless hosts are joined by a VERY special guest, CORY! Together, our brave trio dives into the first episode of Quantum Leap, arguably one of the greatest sci-fi shows of all time! Listen in … Continue reading

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The Pilot Episode #10 – Seinfeld

What is the deal??? This time out, the guys watched the pilot episode of one of the greatest sitcoms of all time: Seinfeld! Did The Seinfeld Chronicles give us a taste of the Seinfeldian goodness that would come later? Listen … Continue reading

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Pilot Episode SPECIAL #1 – Villains of Volturnus

That’s right, boys and girls, it’s a VERY special Pilot Episode! In this edition, you will hear Josh read an “Endless Quest” adventure, and Jeff will determine the paths that Josh’s story will take. Where will they end up? There’s … Continue reading

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The Pilot Episode #9 – Dungeons & Dragons

It’s another Pilot Episode first! This time around, the guys discuss a Saturday morning cartoon, the short-lived Dungeons & Dragons from 1983! It’s fitting that this is being released so close to Halloween, since it seems to have scared Jeff … Continue reading

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The Pilot Episode #8 – That 80’s Show

Well folks, we have a first: A pilot episode that is so awful that Josh AND Jeff both agree that it’s dreck. BUT that doesn’t mean their discussion is bad! Far from it, listen in and hear the guys rip … Continue reading

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The Pilot Episode #6 – Simon & Simon

In this edition of The Pilot Episode, travel back in time to the early 80’s as Josh and Jeff discuss the first episode of Simon & Simon starring Jameson Parker and Gerald McRaney. Listen and be amazed at just how … Continue reading

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The Pilot Episode #4 – Night Court

In this edition of The Pilot Episode, the guys discuss another of Jeff’s favorite shows, Night Court! Listen in and find out which character Jeff was often compared to during his awkward teenage years.

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The Pilot Episode #1 – Airwolf

In this episode, Josh and Jeff discuss the first episode of the greatest show to ever star a helicopter: AIRWOLF! Listen in and find out if Jan-Michael Vincent’s laconic portrayal of Stringfellow Hawke can make up for Ernest Borgnine’s casual … Continue reading

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