Episode 16: Allah in the Family, Written by Reza Aslan and Andrew Reich

Episode 16

21st September 2017

Ben Blacker and Andrew Reich bring you Dead Pilots Society, a podcast in which pilots passed over by the networks finally get their due.

Episode notes

In this episode, Ben Blacker interviews Reza Aslan (The Leftovers, Believer) and Andrew Reich (Friends, Dead Pilots Society!) regarding their dead pilot, Allah in the Family. You’ll also listen to a live table read of Allah in the Family, performed by some of today’s funniest comedic actors.

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In this episode...


  • Dominic Rains as Bobak/Little Bobak
  • Maz Jobrani as Hasan
  • Kathreen Khavari as Sissy
  • Necar Zadegan as Neda
  • Medalion Rahimi as Tina
  • Milana Vayntrub as Crystal
  • Reza Aslan as The Basij/Teenager/Brown-Skinned Student #1/Bearded Man/Persian Man
  • Jim Beaver as Mr. Hauser/Teacher
  • Maria Blasucci as Misty/Tina’s Friend
  • Joel Spence as Sonny/Brown-Skinned Student #2
  • Andrew Reich with stage directions

About the show

In Dead Pilots Society, scripts that were developed by studios and networks but were never produced are given the table reads they deserve. Starring actors you know and love from television and film, a live audience, and a good time in which no one gets notes, no one is fired, and everyone laughs. Presented by Andrew Reich (Friends; Worst Week) and Ben Blacker (The Writers Panel podcast; co-creator, Thrilling Adventure Hour).

Email them at info@deadpilotssociety.com and follow @deadpilotspod on Twitter and Instagram.

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