This Ginger Didn’t Hang With Gilligan

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This Ginger Didn’t Hang With Gilligan

Long before the invention of Ritalin, there was a loud, hyperactive teenage girl who loves her dad so much, she knocks him down and smothers him with kisses.

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Daddy-O

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Daddy-O

Before Garry Shandling did the talk-show within a show…

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The Irish Clan That Couldn’t

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The Irish Clan That Couldn’t

In 1954, a pilot for a television series was filmed.

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Failed Pilot: “The Invaders”

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Failed Pilot: “The Invaders”

Quinn Martin was the top producer of his day

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Failed Pilots: “The Spike Jones Show”

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Failed Pilots: “The Spike Jones Show”

In 1952, a pilot was created for Spike Jones

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Failed Pilots: “Just For Laffs”

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Failed Pilots: “Just For Laffs”

How could people not love a show featuring Moe Howard, Rose Marie, and Alan Reed

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Failed Pilots: “Little Amy”

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Failed Pilots: “Little Amy”

Produced one year after Daddy-O, Little Amy seemed the perfect show

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Failed Pilots: “Daddy-O”

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Failed Pilots: “Daddy-O”

The industry is changing from the good old days where people made a living appearing in pilots that never became shows.

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Failed Pilot: “Batgirl”

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Failed Pilot: “Batgirl”

While she never got her own spin-off show (like The Green Hornet), Batgirl did make an addition to the Batman series (in a failed attempt to boost the ratings).

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Failed Pilot: “Time Out for Ginger”

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Failed Pilot: “Time Out for Ginger”

A friend was commiserating about a pilot he did years ago. It had a stellar cast with an interesting concept. Unfortunately, it never saw the light of day.

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The Three Stooges Lost Television Pilot

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The Three Stooges Lost Television Pilot

I was a big fan of the Three Stooges as a kid and enjoyed The Farrelly Brothers Three Stooges Movie.

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