This is the article for the unaired pilot. For the series premiere, see Welcome to LazyTown.
The unaired pilot episode is a series of short clips filmed by the LazyTown crew in 2002, as a test.
The short clips include: "A Beautiful Day", "Happy Birthday", "One on One" and "The Bing Bang Song".
Many photographs were used to accompany the episode. The role of Stephanie was played by Shelby Young and a few puppets were also featured.
The pilot episode was made to promote LazyTown as a TV show for Nick Jr.
Before every clip started, the original LazyTown logo and the title of the clip was showed on a white background.
A total of 6 short clips were made, each one with a different story.
- A Beautiful Day
- Happy Birthday
- One on One
- Let's Go!
- The Bing Bang Song
The episode wasn't broadcasted on TV due to techincal problems and contract disagreements, The first LazyTown episode to be aired on TV was "Welcome To LazyTown", from 2004.
A Beautiful Day
Pixel and Ziggy are playing videogames and then, Stephanie invites them to go outside and play soccer.
Ziggy doesn't understand at first, but Stephanie insists, opens the window and tells Ziggy that it's a beautiful day.
Stephanie and Pixel visits Ziggy to comemorate his birthday. Ziggy receives a caramel as a present and a letter.
Sportacus arrives and gives a toothbrush as a present. Ziggy confuses the toothbrush with a caramel and Pixel confuses it with a remote control.
One on One
Robbie Rotten watches the kids playing soccer and has the idea for a plan. Sportacus asks Robbie to join his team but he refused the invitation.
Robbie challenges Sportacus for a soccer match. Sportacus accepts the challenge and Robbie presents a machine to compete on the challenge.
When a robot attacks LazyTown, Stephanie needs Pixel's help to stop the robot.
Pixel tries to find a way to beat the robot by searching on the computer. Although the computer is not capable of finding any result, Pixel agrees to stop the robot himself.
Sportacus performs a series of tricks and moves in his airship.
The Bing Bang Song
Stephanie sings "Bing Bang" and dances along with Pixel and Ziggy next to the Mayor's House.
- Bing Bang: An adaptation of the song "Bing Bang Dingalingaling" from "Glanni Glæpur í Latabæ".
- Enginn Latur í Latabæ: A snippet of this song can be heard during the ending of "Let's Go!"
- Even though Trixie and Stingy weren't shown to have puppets in this video, they were shown on the old Lazytown website.
- While Magnús Scheving still played Sportacus in the pilot, his voice was dubbed over by an unknown American actor. It is unknown why, although some fans suspect it may be because Magnús wasn't as fluent in English at the time.
Differences Between the Unaired Pilot and Episodes
- Ziggy's Birthday takes place in his house.
- Ziggy gets caramels instead of taffies.
- Stingy and Trixie aren't included.
One on One
- Robbie shows the robot instead of controlling it.
A Beautiful Day
- Stingy and Trixie aren't included and only appear in storyboards.
- Sportacus uses balls instead of watermelons.