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We (co-hosts BJ & Mitu) are a couple judgmental friends who want to put our judgy skills and intense love of television to use for you! We watch the pilot episodes of TV shows and answer your question: 'Should I Watch This?'

We (co-hosts BJ & Mitu) are a couple judgmental friends who want to put our judgy skills and intense love of television to use for you! We watch the pilot episodes of TV shows and answer your question: 'Should I Watch This?'
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We (co-hosts BJ & Mitu) are a couple judgmental friends who want to put our judgy skills and intense love of television to use for you! We watch the pilot episodes of TV shows and answer your question: 'Should I Watch This?'

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@thepilotpod

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English


Episodes

The Code (CBS)

4/15/2019
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We review the CBS legal drama, The Code, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we chat all things procedurals and legal dramas. BJ also shares a fascinating insight on brains and how to study them (we promise it’s relevant to the pilot!). Does this CBS procedural live up to or even surpass its competition? Tune in to find out!

Duration:00:17:36

In the Dark (CW)

4/15/2019
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We review the CW drama series, In the Dark, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we discuss Murphy’s poor life choices, casting decisions for this series and how we want more of Tyson’s backstory. Do you think Pretzel the guide dog deserves more screen time too? Also, did you know this is the CW’s first series to carry Descriptive Video Service audio?

Duration:00:24:13

Ultraman (Netflix)

4/6/2019
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We review the Netflix animated series, Ultraman, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we explore the show about a man learning his world is under attack and he may have to be the person to save it. Lots of drama, lots of background and maybe a little more action needed? Also, buckle up for BJ’s sass in this one.

Duration:00:15:47

Made in Mexico (Netflix)

4/2/2019
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We review the Netflix reality series, Made in Mexico, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch the opulent lifestyles and famous families of Mexico City's socialites. Their lives are full of money and family drama. Sure, it’s odd that they all speak English and look pretty similar but it’s still a fun ride.

Duration:00:23:19

The Village (NBC)

3/22/2019
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We reviewed the NBC drama, The Village, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we follow drama, immigration issues, poorly executed salutes, somewhat predictable storylines, and questionable CGI! Do you know your neighbors? Could y’all build a village?

Duration:00:17:33

The Fix (ABC)

3/20/2019
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We reviewed the ABC drama, The Fix, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we live Marcia Clark’s fanfic at a second chance at O.J., follow the drama and double crossing on the different legal teams, and discuss how this story works in the cultural context of 2019.

Duration:00:19:41

Shrill (Hulu)

3/19/2019
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We review the Hulu comedy series, Shrill, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch Annie struggle with a bad boyfriend, a sick dad, an unappreciative boss and constant criticism about her weight. With the help of her best friend, hopefully Annie will start to realize she’s as good as anyone else. But like… is it going to take six episodes for her to build up her confidence?

Duration:00:22:33

Will Smith's Bucket List (Facebook Watch)

3/14/2019
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We review the Facebook Watch reality show, Will Smith’s Bucket List, on The Pilot Podcast. After achieving everything in his career and his life, Will Smith is searching for his next big thrill - and bringing and/or dragging his family with him. Listen as we vehemently disagree through our entire review.

Duration:00:16:48

The Order (Netflix)

3/10/2019
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We review the Netflix horror-drama, The Order, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch Jack attend Belgrave University and dive deeper into the mysteries behind the secret society called “The Order.” What will Jack do once he learns about magic and werewolves? Also, is this show supposed to be funny?

Duration:00:19:08

Whiskey Cavalier (ABC)

3/2/2019
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We review the ABC comedy, Whiskey Cavalier, on The Pilot Podcast. Will (Whiskey) and Frankie (Fiery) team up for an FBI-CIA buddy agent comedy full of weaponized ebola, throwing knives and exploding tampons. Will they push past their differences to get along? Which team member do you think you could be? The agents? The profiler? The innovator? The surprisingly in-lots-of-danger nerdy NSA agent/hacker? Tune in to find out!

Duration:00:18:42

The Enemy Within (NBC)

2/28/2019
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We review the NBC drama series, The Enemy Within, on The Pilot Podcast. Erica Shepherd became an enemy of the state and is now separated from her daughter. Will working with FBI agent Will Keaton help clear her name? While you might think that the master criminal Tal is the true enemy, we think it just might be all those moments of long awkward silence during serious conversations.

Duration:00:22:31

The Umbrella Academy (Netflix)

2/20/2019
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We review the Netflix action-comic comedy, The Umbrella Academy, on The Pilot Podcast. An eccentric billionaire bought seven of forty-three children who were born at the same time under mysterious circumstances. Follow these super siblings as they navigate action and family drama against a billionaire mansion backdrop. Can superpowers and wealth buy you happiness? We’ll see!

Duration:00:23:42

Miracle Workers (TBS)

2/12/2019
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We review the TBS comedy, Miracle Workers, on The Pilot Podcast. Steve Buscemi is God and Daniel Radcliffe is an angel and even they can’t escape millennial burnout. Join us as question time, space, miracles, what our unanswered prayers would be, and the CGI on Will Smith’s genie in the live-action Aladdin trailer. Can you overcome burnout? If God can’t, then what chance do we have?

Duration:00:23:24

Russian Doll (Netflix)

2/10/2019
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We review the Netflix drama, Russian Doll, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch Nadia repeatedly die on her birthday and struggle to figure out what no one else seems to be noticing. This type of mysterious plot brings up so many questions and it’s hard to know which is the most important or relevant. Like, does her missing cat matter? Can you have a genuine love interest if you are repeating the same day over and over? And, does she become one day older after each cycle?

Duration:00:18:47

The World's Best (CBS)

2/6/2019
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We review the outsized CBS series, The World’s Best, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we fawn over singers from around the globe, admire a violinist’s resilience, and truly freak out over a man who swallows swords. Would you implant magnets under your skin? No? Maybe? Let’s talk about a man who did so he could more easily swallow swords.

Duration:00:23:33

I Am the Night (TNT)

2/3/2019
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We review the TNT series, I Am the Night, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch Fauna Hodel, a young girl who was given up by her birth mother, uncover the secrets of her past. It’s going to be a wild ride as she follows a sinister trail that draws her closer to the legendary Black Dahlia murder. Oh yeah, and Chris Pine plays a reporter who wants to know more about the murder too.

Duration:00:19:31

Hilda (Netflix)

1/29/2019
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We review the Netflix animated series, Hilda, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch an adventurous young girl and her deerfox explore the fantastical Scandinavian inspired world filled with trolls, elves and more. It seems that Hilda is always getting herself and her friends and family involved in precarious situations. Would you live in the middle of nowhere with your mom and a deerfox named Twig?

Duration:00:19:31

You (Netflix)

1/24/2019
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We review the dropped from Lifetime, but picked up by Netflix, You, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch a stalker go up against a woman who can comfortably be described as an exhibitionist. We also share reading recommendations to go with the show and relive fun college memories. Can you look past Joe’s good looks to see the monster for who he is?

Duration:00:25:26

Carmen Sandiego (Netflix)

1/23/2019
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We review the Netflix reboot, Carmen Sandiego, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch the top tier thief, Carmen (or Black Sheep to her friends), take on V.I.L.E. by acting as a modern day Robin Hood. We even dive into the importance of shows like this. Also, where in the world do you think Carmen Sandiego will go next?

Duration:00:18:08

Celebrity Big Brother (CBS)

1/22/2019
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We review the new season of the CBS spinoff, Celebrity Big Brother, on The Pilot Podcast. Join us as we watch a wide range of celebrities (some really stretch that definition) as they compete to win lots of money. It’s weird that they live on a soundstage, right? Also, we would be much better than most of the contestants at these games.

Duration:00:23:54