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Join Scott Johnson & Tom Merritt as they watch all the great TV pilots of all time, so you don't have to! Think of it as Film Sack for TV!

Join Scott Johnson & Tom Merritt as they watch all the great TV pilots of all time, so you don't have to! Think of it as Film Sack for TV!
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San Rafael, CA

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Join Scott Johnson & Tom Merritt as they watch all the great TV pilots of all time, so you don't have to! Think of it as Film Sack for TV!

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English


Episodes

Autopilot BONUS S2E13 - Poochinski

2/6/2013
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The talking bulldog at a policeman's feet turns out to be his late partner.

Duration:00:33:55

Autopilot S2E12 - Dragnet

1/29/2013
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Dragnet is a radio and television crime drama about the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes its name from an actual police term, a "dragnet", meaning a system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects.

Duration:00:46:53

Autopilot S2E11 - Max Headroom

1/22/2013
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Max Headroom is a British-produced American satirical science fiction television series by Chrysalis Visual Programming and Lakeside Productions for Lorimar-Telepictures that aired in the United States on ABC from March 1987 to May 1988. The series was based on the Channel 4 British TV pilot produced by Chrysalis, Max Headroom: 20 Minutes into the Future. It followed the adventures of Edison Carter, reporter for Network 23 and Max Headroom a virutal version of Carter as they struggled...

Duration:00:39:25

Autopilot S2E10 - Firefly

1/16/2013
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Firefly is an American space western drama television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon, under his Mutant Enemy Productions label. Whedon served as an executive producer, along with Tim Minear. The series is set in the year 2517, after the arrival of humans in a new star system, and follows the adventures of the renegade crew of Serenity, a "Firefly-class" spaceship. The ensemble cast portrays the nine characters who live on Serenity.

Duration:00:42:28

Autopilot S2E09 - CHiPs

1/8/2013
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CHiPs is an American television drama series produced by MGM Studios (now owned by Turner Entertainment) that originally aired on NBC from September 15, 1977, to July 17, 1983. CHiPs followed the lives of two motorcycle police officers of the California Highway Patrol. The series ran for 139 episodes over six seasons.

Duration:00:38:39

Autopilot S2E08 - The Newsroom

1/1/2013
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The Newsroom is an American drama television series created and principally written by Aaron Sorkin that premiered on HBO on June 24, 2012. The series chronicles the behind-the-scenes events at the fictional Atlantis Cable News (ACN) channel. It features an ensemble cast including Jeff Daniels as anchor Will McAvoy, who, together with his staff set out to put on a news show "in the face of corporate and commercial obstacles and their own personal entanglements."

Autopilot S2E07 - Dr. Who

12/28/2012
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Doctor Who is a British science fiction television programme produced by the BBC. The programme depicts the adventures of a Time Lord—a time travelling, humanoid alien known as the Doctor. He explores the universe in his 'TARDIS', a sentient, telepathic time-and-space-travel machine that flies through the time vortex.

Duration:00:32:20

Autopilot S2E06 - Twin Peaks

12/18/2012
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Twin Peaks is an American television serial drama created by David Lynch and Mark Frost. The series follows an investigation, headed by FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper (Kyle MacLachlan), into the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer (Sheryl Lee). Its pilot episode was first broadcast on April 8, 1990 on ABC. Seven more episodes were produced, and the series was renewed for a second season that aired until June 10, 1991.

Duration:00:32:43

Autopilot S2E05 - Dead Zone

12/12/2012
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The Dead Zone, aka Stephen King's Dead Zone (in USA) was an American-Canadian science fiction/suspense series starring Anthony Michael Hall as Johnny Smith, who discovers he has developed psychic abilities after a coma. The show, credited as "based on characters" from Stephen King's 1979 novel of the same name, first aired in 2002, and was produced by Lionsgate Television and CBS Paramount Network Television (Paramount Network Television 2002-05) for the USA Network.

Duration:00:35:50

Autopilot S2E04 - Misfits

12/4/2012
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Misfits is a British science fiction comedy-drama television show about a group of young offenders sentenced to work in a community service programme, where they obtain supernatural powers after a strange electrical storm. The first series started broadcasting on 12 November 2009 on E4, and was produced by Clerkenwell Films. The show aired in Australia in 2010 on ABC2, and in New Zealand, it screens on FOUR, where its fourth season is currently running. In June 2011, it was made available...

Duration:00:35:16

Autopilot S2E03 - Futurama

11/27/2012
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Futurama is an American animated science fiction sitcom created by Matt Groening and developed by Groening and David X. Cohen for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series follows the adventures of a late-20th-century New York City pizza delivery boy, Philip J. Fry, who, after being unwittingly cryogenically frozen for one thousand years, finds employment at Planet Express, an interplanetary delivery company in the retro-futuristic 31st century. The series was envisioned by Groening in the...

Duration:00:34:37

Autopilot S2E02 - Airwolf

11/18/2012
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Airwolf is an American television series that ran from 1984 until 1987. The program centers on a high-tech military helicopter, code named Airwolf, and its crew as they undertake various missions, many involving espionage, with a Cold War theme. The show was created by Donald P. Bellisario. The first three seasons star Jan-Michael Vincent, Ernest Borgnine, Alex Cord, and (from the second season onwards) Jean Bruce Scott. After the original series was cancelled, a fourth season, with an...

Duration:00:29:49

Autopilot S2E01 - Babylon 5

11/13/2012
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Autopilot S2 E1 - Babylon 5 Set between the years 2258 and 2262, Babylon 5 depicts a future where Earth has sovereign states, and a unifying Earthgov. Colonies within the solar system, and beyond, make up the Earth Alliance, and contact has been made with other spacefaring races. The ensemble cast portray alien ambassadorial staff and humans assigned to the five-mile-long Babylon 5 space station, a centre for trade and diplomacy.

Duration:00:35:29

Autopilot - QUICK CHECK IN!

10/8/2012
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Autopilot - QUICK CHECK IN!

Duration:00:01:48

Autopilot 12 - Lost

6/12/2012
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Autopilot 12 - Lost Lost is an American television series that originally aired on ABC from September 22, 2004 to May 23, 2010, consisting of six seasons. Lost is a sci-fi/drama series that follows the survivors of the crash of a commercial passenger jet flying between Sydney and Los Angeles, on a mysterious tropical island somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean. The story is told in a heavily serialized manner. Episodes typically feature a primary storyline on the island, as well as a...

Duration:00:51:08

Autopilot 11 - Roswell

6/5/2012
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Autopilot 11 - Roswell Roswell is an American science fiction television series developed, produced, and co-written by Jason Katims.[1] The series debuted on October 6, 1999 on The WB and moved to UPN for the third season. The last episode aired May 14, 2002. In the United Kingdom, the TV series aired as both Roswell High[2] and Roswell. The series is based on the Roswell High young adult book series, written by Melinda Metz and edited by Laura J. Burns, who became staff writers for the...

Duration:00:38:29

Autopilot 10 - Life on Mars (US)

5/30/2012
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Autopilot 10 - Life on Mars (US) Life on Mars is a science fiction crime drama television series which originally aired on ABC from October 9, 2008 to April 1, 2009. It is an adaptation of the BAFTA-winning original UK series of the same name produced by the BBC. The series was co-produced by Kudos Film & Television, 20th Century Fox Television and ABC Studios.

Duration:00:33:38

Autopilot 09 - seaQuest DSV

5/23/2012
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Autopilot 09 - seaQuest DSV seaQuest DSV is an American science fiction television series created by Rockne S. O'Bannon. It originally aired on NBC between 1993 and 1996. In its final season, it was renamed seaQuest 2032. Set in "the near future", seaQuest mixes high drama with realistic scientific fiction.[4] It stars Roy Scheider as Nathan Bridger, captain of the high-tech submarine seaQuest DSV 4600, Jonathan Brandis as Lucas Wolenczak, a teenaged computer genius, Stephanie Beacham as...

Duration:00:43:32

Autopilot 08 - Buck Rogers

5/16/2012
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Autopilot 08 - Buck Rogers Buck Rogers in the 25th Century is an American science fiction adventure television series produced by Universal Studios. The series ran for two seasons between 1979–1981, and the feature-length pilot episode for the series was released as a theatrical film several months before the series aired. The film and series were developed by Glen A. Larson, based upon the character Buck Rogers created in 1928 by Philip Francis Nowlan that had previously been featured in...

Duration:00:36:06

Autopilot 07 - Emergency!

5/9/2012
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Autopilot 07 - Emergency! Emergency! is an American television series that combines the medical drama and action-adventure genres. It was produced by Mark VII Limited (Jack Webb’s company) and distributed by Universal Studios. It debuted as a midseason replacement on January 15, 1972, on NBC, replacing the short-lived series The Good Life, and ran until September 3, 1977, with several more made-for-TV movies during the 1978–1979 season. Emergency! was created and produced by Jack Webb and...

Duration:00:41:49