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  • Backdoor Pilot – A telemovie or an episode for a TV series which serves as the pilot for a new series.
  • Pilot – An episode (or part of) that is used to sell the idea of a new series to TV executives.  Although the first episode show commonly called the pilot by the general public and usually is, the pilot is sometime not shown at all, remade or shown as a later episode.
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