100 episodes

Each episode Hosts Chris Rider and Steve Waldinger watch the Pilot, or Episode One of a different Television show, both new and old, then discuss it from the perspectives of a fan and of a writer. Then they unfairly judge the entire series based on the one episode.

The Episode One Podcast Christopher Rider and Steve Waldinger

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 20 Ratings

Each episode Hosts Chris Rider and Steve Waldinger watch the Pilot, or Episode One of a different Television show, both new and old, then discuss it from the perspectives of a fan and of a writer. Then they unfairly judge the entire series based on the one episode.

    191. Avatar The Last Airbender : Episode One (Netflix)

    191. Avatar The Last Airbender : Episode One (Netflix)

    Steve and Chris watch Avatar, no not that one, no not that one, no definitely not that year... Yeah the new one, the live action one on netflix.
    After one hit (One Piece) and one miss (Cowboy Bebop) how is Netflix's latest foray into the world of live action anime? Overall, not bad.
    Before all that, Chris talks a bit about Madame Web, and yeah, pretty much everything you've heard about it is right.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    190. Echo, Ted : Episodes One (Disney+,Hulu, Star;Peacock)

    190. Echo, Ted : Episodes One (Disney+,Hulu, Star;Peacock)

    The MCU is back... the seth MCfarlane cinematic Universe! Wait, oh yeah Echo is part of the other MCU.
    After a long layoff, Ted is back. And this time he's on the Goldbergs? Not exactly, but we talk about the similarities. Also, Steve never watched either Ted film.
    We also dive into Echo, which checks a lot of boxes for the podcast. Comic book adaptation, Native Heritage, overall inclusive theories. And violence?
    It's a great, if slightly tardy episode of the Episode One Podcast!

    • 1 hr 27 min
    189. Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, Such Brave Girls: Episode One (Netflix, Hulu/BBC 3)

    189. Scott Pilgrim Takes Off, Such Brave Girls: Episode One (Netflix, Hulu/BBC 3)

    After a lot of bad timing that led to a month long layoff. Chris and Steve are back.
    In lieu of a Christmas episode, we're giving ourselves a present and watch Scott Pilgrim Takes Off!
    And to be a little more timely, the new to America, Such Brave Girls.
    Hear some stories about the original Scott Pilgrim, hear out tak eon the new one, and discover something new in Such Brave Girls
    Happy Holidays!

    • 1 hr 12 min
    188. Gen V, Frasier, It's the 188th Episode Spectacular! : Episodes One (Amazon Prime, Paramount Plus)

    188. Gen V, Frasier, It's the 188th Episode Spectacular! : Episodes One (Amazon Prime, Paramount Plus)

    Gen V, Frasier, how could you imagine a better 188th spectacular?
     
    We spend about the first 45 minute son Gen V, how it relates to Pretty Little Liars, and whether it succeeds enough to get Steve to pay for Prime.
    Then we do a quick check-in on Frasier, where in we discuss Kelsey Grammar's career more than the show.
    Then we spend the last half talking about shows from the podcast's past and set ourselves up for the road to 199!!!

    • 2 hr 9 min
    187. Krapopolis : Episode One (Fox/Hulu)

    187. Krapopolis : Episode One (Fox/Hulu)

    We've got a short (for us) episode tonight.
    The twice renewed Krapopolis has finally aired. Was it worth the wait (and the hype?)
    We probably ended up talking a bit more about the history and scheduling of the show than the show itself. But it was a unique show and a unique story.
    Let us know what you think, and follow us! linktr.ee/episodeonepod

    • 41 min
    186. One Piece : Episode One (Netflix Live Action)

    186. One Piece : Episode One (Netflix Live Action)

    Apologies for the poor audio quality. Chris didn't realize the worng microphone was selected. He sounds like he's on a boat with Luffy.
    We finally review one of the One shows, after a missed opportunity in 2020, we have a second chance at One Piece.
    We marvel at the history of the Manga and Anime, then dig into how they seemingly did everything right in this adaptation.
    Plus we dig deep into Skrull steve.

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Pica Piña ,

Relatable & Fun!

This podcast is a relatable deep dive into first episodes of TV shows..I love it! It’s like your 2 best friends giving you the 411 on all things TV!!

nina veron ,

So much fun!

Such a great concept, and Chris and Steve make really personable and enjoyable hosts. I like to listen when I have a long drive for some good company.

podcastsareverycool ,

Interesting and informative!

Chris and Steve have great energy and enthusiam in their podcasts. They both are so resourceful about a variety of things, which makes any topic they cover in their episodes interesting. It is impressive how knowledgeable they are.

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