Squinters–Pilot (Hit the Road)

The job of a pilot is to establish a show’s premise and characters, and set up story arcs for the season, I felt that this pilot pulled this off beautifully.

The premise of the show was established within the first ten seconds of the episode by displaying the dictionary definition of Squinters–“person who commutes to work…squinting into the rising sun in the morning and again into the setting sun in the evening.” Displaying this definition literally spells out the premise for those unfamiliar with the term and is the easiest way of kicking off the pilot.

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