Dead Pilots Society

Dead Pilots Society

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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).


Special Executive Episode: Samie Falvey (Imagine Entertainment, ABC Comedy)
Jan 9 • 59 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
43 - Whatever Happened to… Gigi’s Pants written by Jen Crittenden & Gabrielle Allan (Divorced, Veep)
Dec 5, 2019 • 87 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
42 - The Rich Inner Life of Penelope Cloud written by Jeff Greenstein (Will & Grace, Parenthood, Desperate Housewives)
Oct 24, 2019 • 96 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
41 - Sterling written by Dan Sterling (The Sarah Silverman Program, Long Shot)
Sep 26, 2019 • 99 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
Special Executive Episode: Jamila Hunter (ABC Network, Khalabo Ink Society)
Aug 29, 2019 • 77 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
40 - Small Town Love written by Sarah Haskins & Emily Halpern (Booksmart, Trophy Wife)
Jul 25, 2019 • 85 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
39 - Lenny’s Doing Great and His Family’s Terrific written by Alex Cuthbertson & Matt Fusfeld (New Girl, Community)
Jun 27, 2019 • 113 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
38 - Sexy Justice written by Johanna Stein (Kung Fu Panda, Jaws of Destiny )
May 23, 2019 • 86 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
37 - Yogurt World written by Colleen McGuinness (30 Rock, Friends From College)
Apr 25, 2019 • 93 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
36 - Pearl written by Andrew Reich (Friends)
Mar 18, 2019 • 63 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
35 - Episode 35 - The Recent Calls of Annabel Phipps written by Billy Finnegan (Grace & Frankie)
Feb 28, 2019 • 89 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
34 - Birthright written by Joel Kim Booster (Comedy Central, Conan)
Jan 31, 2019 • 50 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
33 - American Alien written by Sierra Teller Ornelas (Superstore, Happy Endings)
Dec 20, 2018 • 69 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
32 - The Prince written by Mehar Sethi (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Bojack Horseman)
Nov 29, 2018 • 84 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
31 - Mr. Joyce’s Opus written by Brian Gallivan (The McCarthy’s, Happy Endings)
Oct 25, 2018 • 81 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
30 - Talk Nerdy to Me written by Morgan Murphy (2 Broke Girls, Jimmy Kimmel Live)
Sep 27, 2018 • 83 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
29 - Suspended written by Justin Halpern & Patrick Schumacker (Powerless, S#*! My Dad Said)
Aug 23, 2018 • 87 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
28 - Gold written by Jenji Kohan (Weeds, Orange is the New Black)
Jul 26, 2018 • 43 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
27 - Rob 5000 written by Caroline Williams (Arrested Development)
Jun 28, 2018 • 73 min
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. 

26 - Adulting written by Abby Kohn & Marc Silverstein (Never Been Kissed; He’s Just Not That Into You)
May 31, 2018 • 83 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
25 - Airport Marriott written by Phil Hay & Matt Manfredi (The Invitation; Ride Along)
May 3, 2018 • 87 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
24 - Totally Laime written by Elizabeth Laime - Story by Elizabeth Laime and Tami Sagher ((Totally Laime; Totally Married)
Apr 3, 2018 • 57 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
23 - The Money Pit written by Justin Spitzer (Superstore, The Office)
Mar 8, 2018 • 53 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
22 - Red State Blue State written by Adam McKay (The Big Short, Anchorman) & Chris Henchy (The Other Guys, Daddy’s Home)
Feb 8, 2018 • 61 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
21 - The Doulo written by Ted Cohen & Andrew Reich
Jan 11, 2018 • 48 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
20 - Jetpackula written by Rob Schrab (The Sarah Silverman Program)
Dec 14, 2017 • 58 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
19 - Women & Girls written by Kristin Newman (That ‘70s Show, How I Met Your Mother)
Nov 30, 2017 • 64 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
18 - Robot Daughter written by Greg White (Brickleberry)
Nov 2, 2017 • 60 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
17 - Tuned written by Deborah Kaplan & Harry Elfont (Mary + Jane, Can’t Hardly Wait)
Oct 12, 2017 • 60 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
16 - Allah in the Family written by Reza Aslan & Andrew Reich
Sep 21, 2017 • 71 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
15 - Front Man written by Emily Kapnek (Splitting Up Together, Suburgatory)
Aug 31, 2017 • 59 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
14 - Assisted Loving written by Claudia Lonow (Accidentally on Purpose)
Aug 10, 2017 • 56 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
13 - My Cousin Thor written by Ira Ungerleider (Angie Tribeca, Friends)
Jul 20, 2017 • 74 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
12 - Punching Out written by Jonathan Goldstein & John Francis Daley (Spider-Man: Homecoming, Horrible Bosses)
Jun 29, 2017 • 58 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
11 - Rollerworld written by Samantha McIntyre (Married, Bored to Death)
Jun 8, 2017 • 45 min
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 – Bachelor Party written by JJ Philbin (New Girl, Saturday Night Live) & Josh Malmuth (New Girl, Superstore)
May 25, 2017 • 71 min
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 – C-Company written by Steve Agee (New Girl, The Sarah Silverman program) & Rob Schrab (The Sarah Silverman Program)
May 4, 2017 • 56 min
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 – The Housewives written by Casey Wilson (Gone Girl, Happy Endings) & June Diane Raphael (Grace & Frankie, Bride Wars)
Apr 13, 2017 • 56 min
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 – Big written by Mike Royce (Everybody Loves Raymond) & Kevin Biegel (Cougar Town, Scrubs)
Mar 20, 2017 • 76 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
6 – Galaxy Fighters written by Victor Fresco (Santa Clarita Diet)
Feb 8, 2017 • 52 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
5 – Angry Angel written by Will Gluck (Easy A, Friends with Benefits)
Jan 12, 2017 • 64 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
4 - Rabbit Hole written by Jamie Denbo (Yes Man, Daddy’s Home) & Kerri Kenney-Silver (Reno 911!, Bob’s Burgers)
Dec 15, 2016 • 53 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
3 - Wunderland written by Amanda Lund (Ghost Ghirls, Goosebumps) & Matt Gourley (Podcasts: Super Ego; I Was There Too)
Nov 17, 2016 • 50 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
2 - Only Child written by John Hodgman (Pitch Perfect 2, Married)
Oct 13, 2016 • 48 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
1 - Formosa written by Thomas Lennon & Robert Ben Garant (Reno 911, The State)
Sep 15, 2016 • 60 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.
Zero “Pilot Episode” - Laurel and Holly written by Andrew Reich and Ted Cohen
Sep 15, 2016 • 75 min
Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you, Dead Pilots Society. A podcast, in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.