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Pilot is the first episode of the first season and the series premire of the Friday Night Lights television series. It first aired on October 3rd, 2006. It was written and directed by Peter Berg.


We will all be tested - In the town of Dillon, Texas, football is life. Pressure mounts as the Dillon Panthers, the #1 high school football team in Texas, is surrounded by a swirl of press, recruiters, and State Championship-sized expectations.








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Slammin' Sammy Meade: "Good morning, West Texas! Slammin' Sammy Meade comin' at you with Panther Football radio! 470 AM on your dial. It's Monday morning, and we all know what that means. Only four days 'till Friday night." (First Line of the Series)
Landry Clark: "I'm thinking about getting a sign that says, 'Landry Clarke, utterly useless, all-state jerk team.'" (to Matt)
Brian Williams: "You're making us look weak. One person fumbles the ball, we ALL fumble the ball! One person shows up half-drunk, we ALL show up half-drunk!" (to Dillon Panthers team)
Tim Riggins: "Let's touch God tonight boys. Let's touch God."
Julie Taylor: "I don't eat with football players. Oh, and I don't eat with you either." (to Landry and Matt)
Jason Street: "I think everybody loves football." (To Little QB)
Tyra Collette: (sarcastically) "Really? How interesting...That's SO interesting...I think I'd be hard pressed to remember anything so damn interesting."
Coach Eric Taylor: "Do you remember how to read the coverage? You go out there and you see where their guys are and you see where our guys are. Then you throw the ball to our guys. Stay calm, Do your best....Son, we have a chance to win this game."