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|Premiere date:||April 4, 2021 (preview)|
April 5, 2021
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"Pilot" is the first episode of Birdgirl season one. It aired on April 5, 2021 on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block. It was written by series creators, Michael Ouweleen and Erik Richter, and directed by Richard Fergusion-Hall.
When Phil Ken Sebben is declared dead, Birdgirl, not Judy, is named his successor.
Brian: I've put my blood, sweat, tears, and shit into this company to drive success!
In order of appearance:
- Sebben & Sebben Worldwide
- The Daily Newspaper
- Municipal Times
- Metro News
- Daily Argus Journal
- City News Daily
- The Bold Headline
- Picayune-Standard newspaper
- The Daily Newspaper newspaper
- Municipal Times newspaper
- Metro News newspaper
- Daily Argus Journal newspaper
- City News Daily newspaper
- The Bold Headline newspaper
- The Dead Tree
- The Bridge & Tunneler
- Paleo Media
- Nothing of importance
It was copyrighted in 2021.
The theme song was performed by Leikeli47 and Michael Barney. The music was composed by Michael Kohler, although he's not expressly credited as such. Instead, he's credited for dialogue and other sound edits.
Dates are in order of release:
- United States: April 4, 2021 on the Adult Swim YouTube channel (preview), April 5, 2021 at 12am on Adult Swim (Cartoon Network)
- United Kingdom & Ireland: June 21, 2021 at 11:00pm on E4
Behind the scenes
- Phil's attraction to Birdgirl is mentioned.
- This is the second time Phil has died, although this time it seems permanent.
- In Judy's apartment, there are photos of her time as Birdgirl working at the White House in Harvey Birdman: Attorney General.
- Brian's presentation boards say 2020.
- When Judy is talking to her staff, Jessica is both outside the building and in the conference room.
- Baltimo is mentioned as a product made by Sebben & Sebben, which sets up the episode of the same name, "Baltimo."
- Brian is a mass murderer in this episode, which is completely forgotten in the next episode.
- Even though Judy assigns her team all names at the end of this episode, they don't come into play until "Baltimo."
In other languages
- Not available. 😥