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Poll: Highest Rated Pilot Episodes of IMDb's Top 250

These are the highest rated pilot episodes of IMDb's Top 250 Live-Action TV Series. Which of these acclaimed episodes is your personal favorite?

(The list doesn't include Mini-Series. In case of a tie, the episode with the higher number of votes is selected.)

Discuss here.

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    The Crocodile's Dilemma (2014)

    Fargo
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    eps1.0_hellofriend.mov (2015)

    Mr. Robot
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    Pilot (2016)

    This Is Us
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    Winter Is Coming (2011)

    Game of Thrones
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    A Study in Pink (2010)

    Sherlock
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    We Just Decided To (2012)

    The Newsroom
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    Pilot (2008)

    Breaking Bad
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    The Long Bright Dark (2014)

    True Detective
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    The Original (2016)

    Westworld
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    Episode #1.1 (1989)

    Twin Peaks
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    Descenso (2015)

    Narcos
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    The Name of the Game (2019)

    The Boys
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    Dexter (2006)

    Dexter
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    Pilot (2017)

    The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel
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    Pilot (2001)

    Six Feet Under
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    Chapter 1: The Mandalorian (2019)

    The Mandalorian
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    Pilot (1999)

    Freaks and Geeks
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    Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers (2016)

    Stranger Things
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    Uno (2015)

    Better Call Saul
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    Chapter 1 (2013)

    House of Cards
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    Pilot (2004)

    House
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    Boardwalk Empire (2010)

    Boardwalk Empire
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    Ace Degenerate (2018)

    Cobra Kai
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    33 (2004)

    Battlestar Galactica
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    The Routine (1997)

    Oz
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    Pilot (1999)

    The West Wing
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    Pilot (1999)

    The Sopranos
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    The Train Job (2002)

    Firefly
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    Fire in the Hole (2010)

    Justified
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    Pilot (2002)

    The Shield
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    Pilot (1993)

    The X-Files
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    Apéritif (2013)

    Hannibal
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    Episode #1.1 (2010)

    Downton Abbey
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    Method and Madness (2014)

    The Knick
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    The One Where Monica Gets a Roommate (1994)

    Friends

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