"The Script Pile" is a biweekly column on Splitsider that takes a look at the screenplays for high-profile movie and TV comedies that never made it to the screen.
After Comedy Central abruptly canceled Reno 911! in the fall of 2009, co-creators/stars Tom Lennon and Ben Garant spun around and sold a new show to NBC in just a couple months' time. Following the cancelation, Garant said this in an interview:
"We had a great run on Reno — 87 episodes and a movie. Not too shabby … Our next show is gonna be better, and it's gonna have a lot of the same faces from Reno … To [...]