It Was a Thing on TV Twin Pack: Episodes 151 & 152: The Nerd (1989)/The Amazing Screw-On Head (2006)

Pilot Month 2021 continues on It Was a Thing on TV as the gang looks at two very weird pilots that will have you saying WTF? 

First, we start with a show submitted just based on its ridiculous open.  It may have been the most entertaining part of The Nerd, a pilot for NBC done in 1989 which aired on the network.  It didn’t air in 1989, though. 

Then, it’s time for some revisionist history on a sci-fi channel with The Amazing Screw-On Head.  A star-studded cast couldn’t get this out of pilot stage.  Maybe it was ahead of its time? 

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