This past Friday, Amazon released a slew of pilots on their Prime Instant Video service (free to Prime subscribers, who also get free 2 day shipping and a Kindle lending library among other perks) in order to compete with other subscription streaming video services, mainly Netflix. These are only pilots but the interesting thing here is that they are letting the viewers vote which goes to series. You can check them all out for yourself at amazonoriginals.com. Right now they only did a bunch of comedies and kids shows. I didn’t bother with the kids shows, but I’ve now seen all the comedies and can give my first thoughts on these shows. These are going to be short reviews because they are only pilots after all, I’ve explained in the past the difficulties in judging a series by one episode, but also there’s a bunch of them to get through. So let’s get started.