"Pilot" is the first episode of the American serial drama NYPD Blue.
In the series premiere, John Kelly takes on the mob after his partner, Andy Sipowicz, is shot by a vengeful gangster. Kelly's wife wants a divorce.
Awards and honors
This episode won the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series and was a nominee for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series and Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series.
- *A quarter of ABC's 225 member stations preempted the pilot.