|Season 1, Episode 0|
|Air date||Unaired (2003)|
|Written by||Dan Schneider|
|Directed by||Dan Schneider|
The Unaired Pilot is a 2003 pilot of Drake & Josh that never aired on Nickelodeon. The series later aired in 2004.
This pilot followed the same plot as the official first episode which was known as "Pilot". It featured almost the same cast as the series except for Walter Nichols played by a different actor who was in the series replaced by Jonathan Goldstein. The living room set was also changed in the series. Drake had a different hairstyle instead of spiky hair in Season 1. The pilot has yet to be aired or leaked.
- Drake Parker
- Josh Nichols
- Walter Nichols
- Audrey Parker-Nichols
- Tiffany Margolis
- Karate Instructor
- Josh's dad is played by a different unknown actor. But in the series he is played by Jonathan Goldstein.
- The full pilot is on YouTube. However, it has been privatized.
- The set of the living room is very different than in the actual show.
- The plot is the same as the aired pilot.
- The tennis ball clip from the first season opening was likely used here.
- Drake's hairstyle is different here than in the aired pilot.