200 episodes

Nobody has time to watch every new television show...which is why we judge them all based solely on their pilot episode! Tune in for our verdict.

Trial by Pilot williamrlynch

    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 51 Ratings

Nobody has time to watch every new television show...which is why we judge them all based solely on their pilot episode! Tune in for our verdict.

    Fourth Anniversary Show!

    Fourth Anniversary Show!

    We celebrate our fourth anniversary and 200th episode with a big ol' RECAP! After playing a quick round of Trial by Wordle, we discuss a wide variety of shows from the past few months including Yellowjackets, And Just Like That, Abbott Elementary, The Legend of Vox Machina, Anxious People, Elves, and more!

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Lightning Round

    Lightning Round

    We catch up on a bunch of recent pilots including Peacemaker, Abbott Elementary, Single Drunk Female, and that new Netflix show with Kristen Bell.

    • 38 min
    The Legend of Vox Machina

    The Legend of Vox Machina

    Bill nerds out over Dungeons and Dragons while we talk about the pilot to The Legend of Vox Machina, a new animated series based on the immensely popular Critical Role podcast.

    • 39 min
    Anxious People

    Anxious People

    We take a look at the pilot to Anxious People, a new Swedish series on Netflix. Elizabeth updates us on And Just Like That... while Bill continues to speak way too fast. 

    • 25 min
    The Silent Sea

    The Silent Sea

    We kick off the new year with - you guessed it - another foreign language show! We discuss The Silent Sea, a new Korean drama on Netflix, and then chat about The Wheel of Time, The Witcher, and Bill's library.

    • 22 min
    The Dog Who Saved Christmas

    The Dog Who Saved Christmas

    It's that time of the year where we watch an awful, terrible, rotten, no-good, stinkin' Christmas movie! And this one STINKS.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

dcovell ,

Reviewed because of Bill’s compelling plea

Bill told me to review as a way to celebrate the shows fourth anniversary. I think Bill curses just enough and I love how Elizabeth gets drunk off of one IPA - a woman after my own heart. Also, the TV talk is solid. Please watch and review Six Feet Under! :)

boodalie 4 ,

Great podcast

I think this podcast is the best Bill is Wonderful and Elisabeth is really funny. I also think Emma was wonderful

a sad former user ,

Awesome, unique idea well-executed!

Seriously, who DOES have time to watch everything out there? This podcast is so well put together and is actually very useful when determining what to watch. Pilot shows are such weird animals sometimes, and this show covers off on it with wit, humor, and actual useful insight. Excellent job.

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