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"Well, the way they pick the shows on TV is they make one show, and that show's called a pilot. And they show that one show to the people who pick the shows, and on the strength of that one show, they decide if they want to make more shows. Some get accepted and become TV programs, and some don't, and become nothing. [Mia Wallace] starred in one of the ones that became nothing."
Jules Winnifeld, discussing with Vincent about Mia Wallace's failed show titled "Fox Force Five", on The Best TV Shows That Never Were.
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For every show that gets picked up, there's a dozen that aren't. This index is for pilots that were never made into full series.

Also see Short-Runners, Poorly Disguised Pilot, One-Episode Wonder, and Stillborn Franchise.


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