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The Episode One Podcast

The Episode One Podcast talks about a different Pilot, or first episode of a Television show in each episode. We discuss the show from the perspective of a fan and a writer. We then unfairly judge the rest of the series based solely on it's pilot.
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Mar 23, 2018

It's Lucy Hale time. Join Steve and Chris as we explore the first of 2 Lucy Hale shows on the episode one podcast.

What makes a great pilot? and what does a great pilot have that can translate into a long running show? Life Sentence present san interesting answer to these questions, with a unique hook, some interesting characters, but a plot that leaves you wondering: how long can this go on?

We also answer one of the most important questions in entertainment. If Lucy Hale isn't America's sweetheart, then who is?

All this and Crossovers and 30 second pitches on the Episode One Podcast

Mar 16, 2018

It's prestige drama time! It's been awhile since there was a brand new AMC show. And hey who can resist a good burger? So Steve and Chris dive into McMafia this week... Only to learn the connection to everyone's favorite fast food is more of a reference.

What do Chris and Steve discover going in blind, and is there enough there to break into Steve's limited hour-long viewing routine?

We've got some good crossovers this time, so tune in and enjoy!

Mar 16, 2018

You ever have that experience where you feel like someone just ripped into your head and stole an idea you had? This week Chris experiences that with Living Biblically on CBS. Find out some history behind the show, the book it was based on, and learn some basic television pilot keys from Chris and Steve.

We hope you have as much fun stretching those comedy chops as Chris and Steve did this week.

And as always, Crossovers and 30 second pitches!

Mar 2, 2018

This week Chris and Steve do double duty. We check out the original 2003 Queer Eye for the Straight guy, then watch the Netflix Reboot.

How do they compare, what's changed over the last 15 years? Do Chris and Steve even watch reality TV?

And what kind of show do you cross Queer eye with?

All this and more!

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