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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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Nov 29, 2017

Chris and Steve finally get around to discussing Star Trek Discovery.

More preconceptions than usual due to the delay, but their take might surprise you!

Is it worth figuring out how to subscribe to CBS: All Access?

What other shows from the 60s should be revived?

Find out on the episode one podcast!

Nov 8, 2017

Well, it took a year, but Steve and Chris have finally jumped on the Stranger Things bandwagon. Could it possibly live up to the hype?

We also have a new strategy on twitter, follow one random person from each show we do, for some random reason (usually Sucker Punch related) and try to get them to engage on twitter. We'll let you know if it works.

Hey, has anyone done a spinal tap/ stranger things joke yet? if not can we turn this podcast up to eleven?

Nov 8, 2017

Fox, not yet owned by Disney is back with a new X-men TV Show, no not Legion, that was on FX.

Steve and Chris discover some old friend son the series, talk about how mutants fit into the current political/social sphere and discuss some great writing.

We're excited about The Gifted, come, be excited with us!

 

Oct 28, 2017

Welcome to our Undecennisode tradition (that somehow means every 11 episodes).

We take a quick look back into our catalog and see where those shows are now as a new traditional television season has begun. We take a look back at the upfronts trailers we watched and discuss which shows we've seen, which we changed our mind son and which are still to come.

We take quick looks at: Me Myself and I, The Mayor, Will and Grace, Chris suffers through 9JKL and Ghosted. Then we look ahead to some more future episodes, especially the comic book related ones to come

Oct 5, 2017

Is it Star Trek? Or is it something new?

This week Chris and Steve take a look at the new Seth MacFarlane show, the Orville. We also take a brief moment to try and figure out, what the heck is Neo Yokio?

 

Sep 29, 2017

Welcome back! after a month in limbo Chris and Steve have returned to finally talk about the new version of The Tick on Amazon. Steve also gets into his take on the theatrical premiere for the television show of The Inhumans

This week we'll discuss how dark this Tick revival is and why, Why we loved the animated series and Patrick Warburton's the tick We also get into what other 90's cartoon series should have a dark revival.

Aug 25, 2017

This week, the culmination of everything netflix has been building towards.... No, not just the netflix marvel shows, every netflix show has been building to this point. Defenders!

But where is Namor? 

Also answered this episode: did chris watch the other netflix marvel shows, which one was the best. Did Iron Fist get any more interesting on this show? And just who is Sigourney Weaver? (In the show... not in real life)

All this and more, in this week's Episode One Podcast!

Aug 22, 2017

Steve and Chris check out the season 3 premiere of Rick and Morty, and also dig back in time to watch the pilot.

Will Chris and Steve find hope in a Hopeless World?

No this is Rick and Morty!

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Aug 15, 2017

Chris and Steve are back!

 

This week we take a look at the recent Netflix Show: Friends from College. This show stars everyone you love. Colbie Smulders, Keegan Michael-Key, Fred Savage BILLY EICHNER!!!

But does it work. Is there room for another show with an unlikeable protagonist?

Find out! This week on the Episode One Podcast!

 

Jul 25, 2017

This week, to celebrate the start of season 2, we go back and watch the pilot for season one of Preacher.

 

Back to our roots again checking out a comic book adaptation. How does Preacher fare in the world of prestige television?

Jul 18, 2017

Back to our true passion! WRASSLIN!

 

This week on the episode one pod we watch GLOW, the new netflix series with one of our favorites, Alison Brie. It's a fascinating new series from the creators of Orange is the New Black creating a dramatized version of the origins of the Gorgeous Ladies Of Wrestling from the 80s.

 

How'd it fare, will there be another epic wrestling showdown? Also, Ronald Reagan?

 

Tune in to this week's Episode One Podcast!

Jul 4, 2017

This week we pay homage to one of the all-time greats. Adam West. Steve and Chris take a quick look at "Lookwell" a 90s pilot penned by Conan O'Brien and Robert Smigel. We also check out Adam West's Cameo on an unaired episode of Powerless.

 

Then Chris and Steve step into the past to take a look at the highly underrated Pilot for the 1970s Wonder Woman show. Talk about how it compares to the Movie, and to the Comics.

 

Our longest episode to date, but it's a fun one. dig in!

Jun 29, 2017

This week Chris is the Rookie and Steve the wise Sage when it comes to Twin Peaks.

 

After never having seen an episode of the show, what is it like to see Episode one of the Twin Peaks Reboot/Revival/Continuation? And how does that contrast with a long time fan catching up with the denizens of this strange land.

 

Also, did Steve really date a Log? find out, this week on the Episode One Podcast!

Jun 20, 2017

This time out on the Episode one podcast, are Steve's flirting chops refined?

We watch the pilot for the original Baywatch Series, going way back to it's debut on NBC! How does it hold up, is it anything like we remembered, why does this show have no women on it?

Also is that guy really going to live in the closet? and why doesn't Aquaman cameo?

All this and more in the latest Episode One Podcast!

 

May 30, 2017

In this eleventh episode spectacular It's Recap and Upfronts Season.

 

First Steve and Chris do a quick hit on the reboot of Mystery Science theater 3000.

Then, they take a look back at the shows covered in the first ten episodes. how did they fare? Are they coming back for a second season, did they keep watching?

 

Finally we close out by taking a look at the trailers for the new shows coming this fall, revealed at the Upfronts.We do a quick rating, and then decide whether or not we're going to do the show on a future Episode One Podcast!

 

Lots of fun this week, please let us know if you enjoyed this Very Special Episode.

 

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May 26, 2017

It's that time. g-g-g-GIRLBOSS!

 

This week Steve  and Chris check out the new netflix series Girlboss.

 

We discover what life was like in the ancient days of the mid-2000s. We talk a bit about unlikeable protagonists. and we discuss how Girlboss is a Prequel to community (the timeline matches up!)

 

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May 10, 2017

This week things get dark. Well, not as dark as episode 13 of this show, but still pretty dark.

 

Chris and Steve discuss the pilot of 13 reasons why, other teen dramas it reminds them of (including one that it has a pretty good reason to reference). They also dance around some touchy subjects while still having fun.

 

And what is the fourteenth reason why?

 

This week, on the Episode One Podcast!

 

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May 4, 2017

This week Steve and Chris get their teenage girl on and catch Freeform's new bingeworthy series Famous In Love

What Fan Fic is Steve going to write. How exactly is Bella Thorne such a great actor playing an actor. Why are Laundromats so fun?

What mystery did Chris discover about the creator that made him an instant fan?

Find out, this week on the Episode One Podcast

 

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Apr 25, 2017

Chris couldn't be more excited that Prison Break is back on the air after 8 years!

Steve has never seen an episode.

Who was intrigued, who w as disappointed.

 

What is this pitch for "Because of Yemen?"

 

All will be revealed, this week on the Episode One Podcast

 

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Apr 21, 2017

This week we dig into a show that's not new to air, but new to Netflix. Lucha Underground. What happens when a seasoned vet of wrestling content (Steve) makes a relative newbie (Chris) watch a Lucha Wrestling show?

Find out, this week's Episode One Podcast!

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Mar 29, 2017

This Week Chris and Steve catch the latest netflix marvel show, and are disappointed. What flaws did they see, how could the show have improved, and do they expect it to get better?

 

Apologies for having 3 shows without a zach snyder reference, we'll work on it!

 

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Mar 14, 2017

In this episode Chris and Steve talk about a new comedy from the executive producers of Last Man on Earth. Making History.

 

What is this show? Why is it so similar to Bill and Ted? What inspired another week of discussing Gossip Girl. Listen and find out!

 

 

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Mar 10, 2017

In this episode Chris and Steve talk about the new CW show: Riverdale. They discuss how amazing Roberto Aguirre Sacasa is. How much this show reminds Chris of Gossip Girl, with a little Veronica Mars. They also gives pitches for other children's comics to reboot.

 

 

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Feb 14, 2017

This Week's Episode 1 podcast is about the pilot for the new FX comic book series Legion.

 

Listen to Chris and Steve talk about Terry Gilliam influences, A little history of the character Legion. Rave about Aubrey Plaza, and somehow mention Zach Snyder again.

 

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Feb 9, 2017

In this first episode Chris and Steve discuss the new DC Comics Comedy series: Powerless. Find out what they thought of Van Wayne, Emily and the rest, and whether this series will survive

 

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