Dead Pilots Society
By Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich
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In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).
||ExplicitEpisode 31 - Mr. Joyce's Opus written by Brian Gallivan||Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 30 - Talk Nerdy to Me written by Morgan Murphy||Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.||9/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 29 - Suspended written by Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker||Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 28 - Gold written by Jenji Kohan||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 27 - Rob 5000 written by Caroline Williams||This month’s pilot is a special one written by Caroline Williams! It’s called Rob 5000 and it’s about two girls who buy a robot boyfriend and the chaos that ensues.||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 26 - Adulting written by Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 25 - Airport Marriott written by Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi||5/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 24 - Totally Laime written by Elizabeth Laime - Story by Elizabeth Laime and Tami Sagher||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 23 - The Money Pit written by Justin Spitzer||3/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 22 - Red State Blue State written by Adam McKay & Chris Henchy||2/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 21 - The Duolo written by Ted Cohen & Andrew Reich||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 20 - Jetpackula written by Rob Schrab||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 19 - Women & Girls written by Kristin Newman||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 18 - Robot Daughter written by Greg White||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 17 - Tuned written by Deborah Kaplan & Harry Elfont||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 16 - Allah in the Family written by Reza Aslan & Andrew Reich||9/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 15 - Front Man written by Emily Kapnek||Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.||8/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 14 - Assisted Loving written by Claudia Lonow||Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.||8/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 13 - My Cousin Thor written by Ira Ungerleider||Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.||7/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 12 - Punching Out written by Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley||6/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 11 - Rollerworld written by Samantha McIntyre||6/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 10 – Bachelor Party written by JJ Philbin & Josh Malmuth||5/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 9 – C-Compay written by Steve Agee & Rob Schrab||5/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 8 – The Housewives written by Casey Wilson & June Diane Raphael||4/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 7 – Big written by Mike Royce & Kevin Biegel||3/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 6 – Galaxy Fighters written by Victor Fresco||2/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 5 – Angry Angel written by Will Gluck||1/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 4 - Rabbit Hole written by Jamie Denbo & Kerri Kenney-Silver||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 3 - Wunderland written by Amanda Lund & Matt Gourley||11/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 2 - Only Child written by John Hodgman||10/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Formosa written by Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Zero "Pilot Episode" - Laurel and Holly written by Andrew Reich and Ted Cohen||9/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Frustrating in the best way possible.
Hearing the various histories of these scripts is fascinating. Be warned that you will find yourself wondering when the next episode of "script x" is occuring next, only to sadly realize that it never will!
I want to listen. Unfortunately this show is recorded on ice cream cones
I've given the hosts a year to figure out how to record a podcast and every episode still sounds awful. I've given up. It's kind of interesting but not worth the hassle of the sound.
Audio quality unreliable
Entertaining shows and interesting insight on the process but the audio quality is sometimes terrible.