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A friendly desert community where the sun is hot, the moon is beautiful, and mysterious lights pass overhead while we all pretend to sleep. Welcome to Night Vale.
— Cecil

"Pilot" is the 1st episode of Welcome to Night Vale. It was released on June 15, 2012.


A new dog park opens in Night Vale. Carlos, a scientist, visits and discovers some interesting things. Seismic things. Plus, a helpful guide to surveillance helicopter-thing.

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  • According to Meg Bashwiner, Joseph Fink used his own song as the Weather for this episode because it was the one piece of music he had rights to. [1]
  • This episode was created by Joseph Fink alone, with no contribution from Jeffrey Cranor.[2]



Look to the north. Keep looking. There’s nothing coming from the south.
— Proverb


  1. Good Morning Night Vale episode 1, "Good Morning Pilot"
  2. Good Morning Night Vale episode 2, "Good Morning Glow Cloud"