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TV & Film Reviewing TV pilots old and newish, on twitter Launching The Pilot @LaunchingTPilot Facebook Launching The Pilot Group




Person Of Inerest (2011)

Episode 120 Person Of Inerest We review the pilot episode of this 2011 series. After a scrape with a few hot-heads on the subway, homeless man and former government agent John Reese is offered a job by the somewhat secretive Mr. Finch. After 9/11, Finch developed a computer program that would sift enormous amounts of information, looking for patterns of behavior or activity that would predict another attack. It also provided information about individuals who could be in danger.


The Fall Guy (1981)

Episode 119 is THE FALL GUY from 1981 starring Lee Majors, Heather Thomas and Douglas Barr. Colt Seavers is a stuntman who moonlights as a bounty hunter. His cousin, Howie Munson, shows up to “manage” Colt’s career, and ends up helping him track down fugitive Country Joe Walker.


Cobra Kai (2018)

Episode 118 Cobra Kai the Youtube red series (or in the uk £1:89 an episode) Set 34 years after the events of The Karate Kid, Does Johnny still have beef with Larusso. Johnny Lawrence decides to reopen the Cobra Kai Dojo while his school adversary, Daniel LaRusso, runs a successful auto business.


Cop Rock (1990)

Episode 117 is COP ROCK the musical Cop show. In what must have been one of the shortest lived series on network television, “Cop Rock” was part “Real Stories of the Highway Patrol” and part “The Sound of Music”.


Charlie’s Angels (1976)

Episode 116 Is Charlie’s Angels Once upon a time, there were three little girls who went to the police academy and they were each assigned very hazardous duties, but I took them away from all that, and now, they work for me. My name is Charlie When a wealthy winegrower disappears, the three private investigators go un [...]


Stingray (1985)

Stand by for action with episode 115 Stingray. Assistant DA hires Ray after her boss the DA shows up with the intellect of a 6 year old just before they are supposed to go to trial in big case. Ray tracks the events back to an organized crime leader and infiltrates the compound to gather more information. While there, he is asked to assist the wife of the doctor running the operation for the crime lord.


The Prisoner (2009)

Episode 114 we return to the new Village. An update to the cult favorite series from the 1960s, about a government agent who is kidnapped, and sent to a remote island known as “The Village”.


The Prisoner (1967)

Episode 113 We take a look at the The Prisoner (1967) After resigning, a secret agent is abducted and taken to what looks like an idyllic village, but is really a bizarre prison. His warders demand information. He gives them nothing, but only tries to escape.


Darkman (1992)

Episode 112 we take a look at the unaired pilot of the Tv show Darkman (1992) similar to the one in the original film as Peyton discovers his synthetic skin, is attacked and left for dead by Durant and his gang. In this version, however, Peyton is already married to Julie, and she is killed in the explosion. As in the films, Westlake becomes the Darkman, and seeks vengeance on Durant and his gang. Darkman’s headquarters are based in an abandoned observatory overlooking the city, and he is...


The Bionic Woman (1976)

Episode 111 is The Bionic Woman (1976) This time we review the greatest show ever……..about a bionic woman. Jaime finds out her old adversary Carlton Harris has been laying traps for her in order to test her Bionic abilities. So she decides to play into his hands by pretending to have had enough of working for the OSI and infiltrate Carlton’s organization.


The Fantastic Journey (1977)

Episode 110 The Fantastic Journey (1977) This is one we both remembered from reruns and left an impression on us that the tuning fork is not just for tuning. A scientific expedition in the Atlantic Ocean becomes lost in the Bermuda Triangle and get stranded on a mysterious uncharted island. They meet up with travelers from other times, planets and dimensions who have also become trapped, and together they walk through portals from one dimension to the next hoping to find the one that...


Now and Again (1999)

Episode 109 Now And Again (1999) Michael Wiseman’s brain is taken from his dead body to be implanted inside the “perfect man”, created by the U.S. Government. Dr. Theodore Morris, his caretaker, instructs him he will never see his family again.


Nightman (1997)

Episode 107 Nightman (1997) Johnny Domino is a well-known San Franciscan jazz musician who is accidentally struck by a lightning bolt in a freak cable-car accident. The strike allows him to telepathically recognize evil but robs him of the ability to sleep. Although Night Man has no other superhuman powers of his own, he owns a special bulletproof bodysuit that gives him several abilities, including flight, holographic camouflage-style invisibility and advanced sight functions...


My Secret Identity

Episode 106 My Secret Identity(1988), we take a look at this family superhero show we talk facts, figures and fun (although there might not be any facts, figures and fun). Andrew (Jerry O’Connell) accidentally stumbles onto Dr. J’s photon( Derek McGrath) beam, which inadvertently gifts him with super powers. Andrew also develops a crush on a wary girl Caroline (Alyson Court) who just moved in across the street.


The Secret Of Isis (1975)

Episode 105 The Secret Of Isis (1975) An archaeologist gains an amulet that allows her to transform into the superheroine goddess Isis and fight evil. ”O zephyr winds which blow on high / Lift me now so I can fly.” Among her many powers, she exhibits superhuman strength, command of the elements (earth, air, fire, and water) but she couldn’t run in them heels.


The Greatest American Heroine (1986)

It’s Girl Power time with The Greatest American Heroine The aliens tell Ralph to find a suitable replacement for himself when his secret identity is revealed to the world. Much to Bill’s disgust he selects a woman to be his successor. And he has chosen poorly with Holly Hathaway.


The Greatest American Hero (1981)

Episode 103 The Greatest American Hero believe it or not we are looking at this superhero show from 1981. The Pilot episode of the series. School teacher Ralph Hinkley meets FBI agent Bill Maxwell on a field trip to the desert, where they are met by a UFO that gives them a mission and a red costume with amazing powers. The new team must then use those powers to thwart a conspiracy.


Paul Starr (1964)

Episode 102 is Paul Starr. Where ever there is danger just call Paul Starr, In this one off pilot we follow the space agent Paul Starr and his sidekick Ligthing as the embark on a mission to Mars. S.B.I. (Space Bureau of Investigations) agent Paul Starr attempts to save an atomic power station on Mars from attack.


The Highwayman ( pilot 1987)

Episode 101 is The Highwayman pilot episode, now we have coved this show before but we never found the pilot so we reviewed the first episode. Highwayman The HighwayMan helps a group of bikes who seem to be on the wrong side of the law against the loacl sheriff. This time Highwayman The Highwayman does have his trusty invisible truck and a surprise or too for the bad guys. On the road, you must be brave and tireless, On the road, you can listen to the wireless, On the road, you eat...


Bigfoot and Wildboy (1977)

Episode 100 is here with our top ten Tv theme soundtrack (of all the shows we have done) plus we talk Bigfoot and Wildboy which was part of Kofft Supershow. An orphan who was raised in the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest by the legendary Sasquatch. Wildboy and Bigfoot roamed the countryside stomping out pollution, capturing diabolical villains, and rescuing those in distress.