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8 Insanely Different Unaired Pilots For TV Shows

8 Insanely Different Unaired Pilots For TV Shows went back and corrected their mistakes and eventually hitting the nail on the head and became hits. Unfortunately, not all of them got them right on the first try.

1. The producers of Game of Thrones made a Pilots episode for HBO in 2009, but since they felt it was disjointed thus, the episode wasn’t aired.

The producers of Game of Thrones made a Pilots episode for HBO in 2009. But it was Unaired because they felt it was disjointed
Catelyn Stark and Daenerys Targaryen re-cast for roles originally played by Jennifer Ehle and Tamzin Merchant. So, the revamped GOT pilot was aired on HBO in 2011.

2. The Munsters have an unaired TV pilot because CBS ultimately felt it was too garish. Besides, the footage was repurposed in My Fair Munster.

8 Insanely Different Unaired Pilots For TV Shows
The 14-minute pilot episode of The Munsters.

3. The Pilot episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer was finally aired in 1997 on WB after some changes were made in the unaired episode.

The pilot episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer was finally aired in 1997 after some changes made in the unaired episode
Before the show became the highest-rated, the network changed the title, as well as the sets. Also, Alyson Hannigan replaced Riff Regan.

4. All in the Family was aired by CBS in 1971 after ABC passed on the sitcom and didn’t air them.

8 Insanely Different Unaired Pilots For TV Shows
All in the Family, starring O’Connor, Stapleton, Bunker Sally Struthers, and Rob Reiner, was originally named Justice for All with a pilot called Those Were the Days.

5. Lacey Chabert was replaced with Mila Kunis for the pilot episode in Family Guy.

8 Insanely Different Unaired Pilots For TV Shows
Seth MacFarlane had created a seven-minute pilot called Family Guy in 1998, and Lacey Chabert voiced Meg Griffin for the first season.

6. The unaired pilot episode of Sherlock Holmes was expanded and re-shot to be aired in 2010.

The unaired pilot episode of Sherlock Holmes was expanded and re-shot to be aired in 2010
The 55 minute pilot of a modern-day version of Sherlock Holmes was expanded to 90 minutes by BBC.

7. The original pilot episode of Gilligan’s Island was used as flashback sequences in the episode, which aired in 1964.

The TV pilot of Desperate Housewives didn't get air because ABC was unhappy with the cast
The official pilot episode didn’t feature the memorable “The Ballad of Gilligan’s Isle” as its theme song.

8. The TV pilot episode of Desperate Housewives didn’t air because ABC was unhappy with the cast.

The TV pilot of Desperate Housewives didn't get air because ABC was unhappy with the cast
Michael Reilly Burke and Kyle Searles were replaced by Steven Culp and Jesse Metcalfe for the respective roles before the show got aired.

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