The Best TV Pilots of the Decade, Ranked

More than anything else, the very successful pilots discussed in this article all had a certain wonderful magic at their very core – which is to say, in the writing.

by Steve Greene, Ann Danahue, LaToya Ferguson, Libby Hill, Ben Travers, Leo Garcia

Each of these 20 series expertly built worlds of their own, breaking the rules to make them feel all the more relevant to ours.