Pilot Season: The Coltons

This weeks backdoor pilot was episode of MacGuyver with hardly any Richard Dean Anderson but a lot of Froggy the Dog.

Tangents include: a brief discussion of how long, Touched by an Angel was on TV for, the flaws in Fight club, Alan’s MacGuvyer related claim to fame, Fat Grandma and what it really means to be President of Ireland (hint: night time zoo trips).

Theme: Hustle by Kevin McLeod (http://incompetech.com)

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Pilot Season: J. “Digger” Doyle

Get out your Hawaiian shirts and overly short shorts! This week we look at the backdoor pilot for J. “Digger” Doyle which is actually an episode of Magnum PI. Topics for discussion include how Tom Selleck looks like someone’s divorcee dad, the fact Orson Welles does a guesting voice role and how the plot tries to undercut Digger at every chance it gets.

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Pilot Season: Coupling (US)

Friends meets Sex and the City in the US adaptation of Stephen Moffat’s Coupling.

Plus: One of is us ill and the other is very tired and we briefly start talking about Goodnight Sweetheart.

Theme: Hustle by Kevin McLeod (http://incompetech.com)

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