You know them and either love them or hate them: pilot attempts within the framework of an existing series. I got to thinking about them after watching the Quincy episode "Has Anyone Here Seen Quincy?", which didn't feature Quincy but did have a main character called Dr. Hiro. I could find no reference to this being a pilot attempt, but it seems obvious to me. You have a doctor with a cute name ("It's not Dr. Hero. It's Dr. Hiro!"), you have Bob Crane as a compassionate physician, and you have both crime solving and medical heroics. It was an interesting one-off, but perhaps not compelling enough to be picked up. Other shows with pilot attempts include Emergency!. The upcoming box set won't feature it, but the fourth season box will have 905-WILD, which featured Mark Harmon and another actor as animal rescue officers. Also, season five of the Bready Bunch will feature Kelly's Kids, which saw Ken Berry as the adoptive father of three mixed-race children. This pilot failed, but Sherwood Schwartz ultimately got another shot at the concept with his short-lived Together We Stand. Any other examples of this unusual subset of television shows? I guess you don't have to limit it to shows here or on their way, but to shows you'd like to see as well. Also, do you like these one-offs, hate them, or does it simply depend on the quality of each individual pilot attempt?