Here, are the list of best failed tv pilot shows as below: Once Upon a Twilight, BByC, Sebastian Says, Cocked, The Cosmopolitans, Delirium, The After, Zombieland, Mockingbird Lane, The Cult, Vidocq, Virtuality, Phoo Action, Comedy Showcase, Aquaman, This Space for Rent, Homeland Security, Young MacGyver, Heat Vision and Jack, Comedy Lab, 1775, CBS Summer Playhouse, The Exit List, Legally Mad, Ultra, Backyards & Bullets, Tremors, The Man, Mud Show, Fearless, .
The pilot episode for a proposed 1967 TV series starring Aussie pop sensations The Twilights. Inspired by The Monkees, the Seven Network series was planned to feature the group going through the usual round of zany youthful antics, interspersed with musical numbers.
Chronicles Sebastian's old-school values, instilled by his opinionated Italian father, which are constantly put to the test by his new wife, her family, and the absurdities of the modern world.
The darkly comic tale of the Paxsons, a broken family working together—and against each other—in the most quintessentially American business, the business of guns. Emotionally armed, physically armed, and in the business of arming others, the Paxsons fight to save their family gun company and their individual sanity.
A dramatic comedy about a group of young American expats in Paris searching for love and friendship and an ocean of distance from their past.
Set in a world where love is deemed illegal and can be eradicated with a special procedure. With 95 days to go until her scheduled treatment, Lena Holoway does the unthinkable, she falls in love.
OTT Platforms for Delirium are Amazon Prime Video
Eight strangers are thrown together by mysterious forces and must help each other survive in a violent world that defies explanation.
Four survivors are killin' zombies and searching for a place to call home.
Settling into their new home—the rambling Victorian mansion at 1313 Mockingbird Lane— the Munster are quickly onto the mission at hand: to gently ease sweet little Eddie into the reality of his werewolf adolescence. The loving, supportive, run-of-the-mill family includes his mom Lily, the daughter of Dracula, his dad Herman, who brings new meaning to "Frankenstein," and Grandpa! Of course, there's creepy cousin Marilyn, who's really the odd one because she's so completely normal.
When a father discovers that his missing daughter has been indoctrinated into a cult, he goes underground and enters the cult to save her.
Virtuality is a television pilot co-written by Ronald D. Moore and Michael Taylor and directed by Peter Berg that aired on the Fox network. Since the show was never picked up as a television series, the two-hour pilot episode aired as a movie on June 26, 2009.
The high-kicking, high-action exploits of Buddhist Kung-Fu law enforcement officer Terry Phoo and feisty teen-rebel turned super-hero Whitey Action, who form an unlikely but effective crime-fighting team taking on Britain's super-vile, super-famous mutated criminals, The Freebies.
Comedy Showcase is a series of one-off comedy specials featuring some of Britain's fledgling comedy talent. Its format is reminiscent of the much earlier Comedy Playhouse. The format was replaced in 2012 by 4Funnies.
A young twenty-something diver living in the Florida Keys discovers he has the power to breathe underwater.
This Space for Rent is a Canadian dramedy on CBC starring Dov Tiefenbach that premiered on January 4, 2006 as a 'special' CBC pilot as part of its "Comedy Week". Tiefenbach plays Lucky Carroway, a recent university graduate and writer who finds that life after university is not as perfect as it might seem. The show begins shortly after his valedictorian speech, when his world comes crashing down after his first book is rejected by his literary agent. His life becomes worse as his arch-nemesis becomes a published author who appears in "Vancouver Magazine's" top 10 writers list. He becomes a recluse who constantly wears his graduation robe and plays video games all day. However, he quickly recovers by writing a vicious 'letter to the editor' to Vancouver Magazine where he decries the selection of his arch-nemesis as a top 10 writer. This letter angers so many readers of the magazine that they offer him a job as an anonymous "Hate Male" article writer. He lives in downtown Vancouver in a flat with several friends. Emily Hampshire plays a recent law school graduate named Iona Goldenthal, a binge drinker who must deal with the chauvinistic world of law. Rainbow Sun Francks plays a recent graduate named Barnaby Sharpe who majored in economics and Russian literature. He fails his first audition and ends up working at a Jar Heads, a Starbucks parody, as a "coffee jerk". Kea Wong plays Rumour Wong, a medical intern and Lucky's girlfriend, who must deal with Lucky's mental breakdown and reclusive nature. Jason Bryden plays Elliot Hayden, a mutual gay friend who speaks Mandarin and frequents Chinatown. He teaches English to immigrant children and acts as a foil to the rest of the characters.
Homeland Security is a 2004 made-for-TV film, which was intended as a pilot for a series which never materialized.
Angus MacGyver's nephew Clay leaves school and winds up joining his uncle's organization, the Phoenix Foundation, on a lark. He begins to discover that, with time, his talents could closely match his uncle's. The show was scheduled to start in the fall of 2003.
An astronaut with a medical secret is on the run from the evil Ron Silver and the rest of NASA, with the help of a talking motorcycle called Heat Vision. The failed pilot was originally ordered by FOX.
Comedy Lab is a British television series which showcases pilots of experimental comedy shows. Series have been aired irregularly on Channel 4 and E4 since 1998. Several pilots first shown on Comedy Lab have gone on to spawn full series, most notably Trigger Happy TV, Fonejacker, That Peter Kay Thing, Meet the Magoons and FM. It also gave Jimmy Carr his first television appearance in Jimmy Carr's World of…Corporate Videos. The 2001 series features the episodes Knife and Wife, Orcadia, Daydream Believers: Brand New Beamer and Jimmy Carr's World of…Corporate Videos featuring Jimmy Carr. The 2008 series features the episodes Headwreckers, Mr and Mrs Fandango, Olivia Lee's Naughty Bits, Karl Pilkington: Satisfied Fool, Pappy's Fun Club, School of Comedy and Slaterwood. 2010's shows are iCandy, Happy Finish, Penelope Princess of Pets, Jack Whitehall Secret Census, Filth, Moviemash and Hung Out. The 2011 lineup includes: Anna & Katy, Totally Tom and Rick and Peter.
OTT Platforms for Comedy Lab are All 4 Apple iTunes, Amazon Video.
1775 was a 1992 pilot episode for a CBS situation comedy, similar in style to the BBC situation comedy Blackadder. Set in colonial Philadelphia during the run-up to the American Revolution, the series was to follow the exploits of innkeeper Jeremy Proctor and his family. The series was not picked up by CBS. A similar idea for a situation comedy was mentioned by Andrew Alexander in a commentary track for SCTV.
CBS anthology series airing unsold television pilots during the summer season.
Legally Mad is a television pilot that was made to be an American television series. It takes place in a Chicago law firm. On May 4, 2009, NBC announced it would be picking up the show and was expected to debut in spring 2010. But on May 12, 2009, the show was dropped by NBC, due to scheduling conflict and is not going to be shopped to any other network.
OTT Platforms for Legally Mad are Hulu Amazon Video, Google Play Movies, and Vudu.
Ultra is a TV pilot starring Lena Headey as a single superhero juggling her crime-fighting career with the demands of her active social life. Unfortunately, the comic-book-based drama was never picked up.
Strange things are afoot at a local suburban neighborhood watch group.
25 years after the movie, the prehistoric subterranean monsters known as Graboids return to Perfection, Nevada.
The performers and staff of a dilapidated one-ring circus attempt try to get along with a new owner — the grudging, estranged son of the previous owner.
Born with a genetic defect, 23-year-old agent Gaia lacks one of the most basic human instincts: fear. She works for an elite Special Investigations Unit (SIU) staffed with the finest young agents to infiltrate and apprehend society's dangerous new class of young criminals. While her partners Ryan and Harmony suspect she has a secret, they have no choice but to trust her. Whether her rare mutation is an important asset or a deadly liability for the unit remains to be seen.