failed sci fi/horror/fantasy tv pilots.by horrorfan000 | created - 06 Sep 2015 | updated - 19 Jan 2019 | Public
A lot of these are on DVD.A great number of them can be found online.
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1. In the Fold (1996 TV Movie)
Unrated | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A crew of freshly graduated space navy cadets find themselves fighting with opponents from breakaway Earth colonies after their commanding officers are killed in an attack.
On region 2 DVD under the title Star command.
2. The Clone Master (1978 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Sci-Fi
In order to test the validity of his experiments on cloning, a scientist makes clones of himself, but it causes problems that he didn't foresee.
3. Badlands 2005 (1988 TV Movie)
48 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In this unsold post-apocalyptic TV pilot, a U.S. marshal and his by-the-book cyborg partner are tasked to escort two mail order brides to a remote desert area where their husbands work, but a local bandit leader has other plans for them.
4. Condor (1985 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 73 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Unsold TV pilot about a hardboiled special police agent prejudiced towards robots and his beautiful new female android partner hunting his nemesis, an escaped female terrorist known as Black Widow, in the noir future of 1999.
On Amazon instant video.
5. The Steel Collar Man (1985 TV Movie)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An android soldier and its creator are on the run from the government (which it was created for and wants to destroy it), and find help from a truck driver with whom they help people.
6. J.O.E. and the Colonel (1985 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 94 min | Sci-Fi, Action
Scientists create "the perfect soldier" in a lab experiment by recombining his molecules. He is then sent out on dangerous but vital missions.
8. The Curse of Dracula (1979)
20 min | Horror, Thriller
Count Dracula is alive and well and teaching college in 1979 under false identity. However, someone is still trying to stop his evil plans. Originally aired as part of NBC's Cliffhangers TV series which featured three revolving serials.
9. Earthbound (1981)
PG | 99 min | Family, Sci-Fi, Comedy
A family of space aliens crash lands on Earth when their spaceship conks out.
11. Escape (1971 TV Movie)
73 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller
A scientist's experiment could lead to the first man-made, functioning, living organism. An elite escape artist-private investigator is working to stop him.
12. Exo-Man (1977 TV Movie)
95 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A professor, who has been paralyzed in an attack by mob hitmen, builds a suit that enables him to walk and fight crime.
Poor mans Iron man.
13. The Eyes of Charles Sand (1972 TV Movie)
75 min | Thriller
A young man inherits the ability to see visions beyond the grave. He helps a girl investigate her brother's alleged murder.
14. Genesis II (1973 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Sci-Fi
A scientist who has been preserved in suspended animation wakes up to find himself in a primitive society in the future.
15. Planet Earth (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 74 min | Sci-Fi
A man awakens from suspended animation and finds himself in the 22nd century, where he finds that women rule the world and that men are slaves called Dinks. He is captured and sold as a ... See full summary »
16. Strange New World (1975 TV Movie)
100 min | Sci-Fi
In the near future, a group of scientists living in a space ship wake up from a hibernation state and come back to an apocalyptic Earth.
17. Good Against Evil (1977 TV Movie)
84 min | Horror
A writer, Andy Stuart, teams up with an exorcist, Father Kemschler, to battle Satan, and a group of Devil worshipers led by Mr. Rimmin.
On amazon instant video.
The Magical World of Disney (1954–1991)
Unrated | 96 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
When a man is exposed to an alien gas, he acquires the ability to heal instantly and survive any injury or toxin.
On region 2 DVD
CBS Summer Playhouse (1987–1989)
60 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A scientist's experiment conveys him to another lab where his body is fused with a mechanism that can't be easily extracted---its co-creator is holding the device's plans for ransom.
20. The Man with the Power (1977 TV Movie)
93 min | Sci-Fi
A man whose father was an alien from another planet inherits his father's supernatural powers. He is assigned to guard a beautiful Indian princess who is on a state visit to America.
22. Mysterious Two (1982 TV Movie)
100 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two aliens visit the Earth in an effort to enlist converts to travel the universe with them.
24. Northstar (1986 TV Movie)
90 min | Sci-Fi
An astronaut's ship passes through a strange magnetic field on its way back to Earth, and when he emerges from it after landing, he finds he has acquired superhuman powers and a super-genius IQ.
26. The People (1972 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A young woman is assigned to teach school in a secluded valley whose inhabitants appear stern, secretive and anti-pleasure. Following two children who disappear to play in the woods, she ... See full summary »
27. The Possessed (1977 TV Movie)
Unrated | 76 min | Horror
A former priest, now an exorcist, battles the Satanic forces that are threatening the students at a girls school.
28. The Power Within (1979 TV Movie)
74 min | Fantasy
A daredevil pilot becomes a human dynamo after being struck by lighting and is then pursued by enemy agents determined to find out the secret of his superhuman strength.
29. The Questor Tapes (1974 TV Movie)
100 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Project Questor is the brainchild of the genius Dr. Vaslovik, who developed plans to build an android super-human. Although he has disappeared and half of the programming tape was erased in... See full summary »
30. Mockingbird Lane (2012 TV Special)
TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Grandpa Sam Dracula is essentially Dracula who assembled Herman because no man was good enough for his daughter Lily, a sexy vampiress. Lily's niece Marilyn the freak is actually normal and... See full summary »
31. The Stranger (1973 TV Movie)
100 min | Sci-Fi
After a freak mishap, an astronaut finds himself on an almost precise copy of Earth (right down to the Plymouth cars). However, this planet has three moons, and is run by an Orwellian ... See full summary »
32. Time Travelers (1976 TV Movie)
78 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
During an outbreak of a contagious disease in 1976, two scientists are sent back in time to 1871, when a Chicago doctor apparently had the cure for it.
33. The Ultimate Impostor (1979 TV Movie)
97 min | Action
A secret agent is trained by having his brain linked up to a computer. He is then sent on a mission to rescue a Russian sub commander. The Russian is a defector who has important secrets ... See full summary »
34. Vampire (1979 TV Movie)
88 min | Horror
Vampire Anton Voytek's lair is disturbed by the ground breaking for a new church. Anton attempts to start a modern life using his hoarded wealth, but finds it's been confiscated by the ... See full summary »
36. The World of Darkness (1977 TV Movie)
60 min | Thriller
After a near-death experience from a vehicle accident, a sportswriter finds that people in the afterlife are able to contact him and cryptically suggest that he help someone they know.
39. Poor Devil (1973 TV Movie)
73 min | Comedy, Fantasy
A young down on his luck resident of Hell (Sammy Davis, Jr.) is given a chance to redeem himself by signing up a down on his luck retail accountant to sell his soul to Lucifer.
40. K-9000 (1991 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Sci-Fi
A policeman and a female scientist team up to recover her latest creation, a cybernetic, crime-fighting dog.
42. Bates Motel (1987 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
A mentally disturbed man, who roomed with the late Norman Bates at the state lunatic asylum, inherits the legendary Bates Motel after the death of Norman and tries to fix it up to make it a respectable business.
43. The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987 TV Movie)
100 min | Action, Romance, Sci-Fi
An alien lands on Earth and decides that he needs to take a job in order to raise money to build a spaceship so he can get back to his home planet.
45. Fear No Evil (1969 TV Movie)
Unrated | 98 min | Horror, Thriller