Not All Ready for Prime Time


The networks are busy promoting their new fall lineups, but there are plenty of rookie shows they'd prefer to forget. Play TV executive: guess which of the following shows were chosen to air and which never made it past the pilot stage.

1 Freaks and Geeks: Features "a smallish but hyper geek," "a friendly but slightly dangerous freak" and "a tall freak who dreams of stardom as a rock-'n'-roll drummer"

2 The Expendables: A buddy comedy about indestructible, human-looking robots who team up to be crime fighters

3 Now and Again: An updated Six Million Dollar Man, about a middle-age insurance...

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