The purpose of a “pilot” is to introduce the uninitiated to a new world and convince them they want to stay there.
Silk Road, for the uninitiated, is the eBay of illicit substances, from MDMA to LSD.
For the uninitiated, the film is set on a future Earth whose crops (save corn) have been wiped out by a mysterious blight.
To the uninitiated, it looks like a bizarro take on a classic clown act.
Fifty Shades of Grey, for the uninitiated, is an erotic novel by E.L. James—the pen name of Erika Leonard.
To the uninitiated this would have seemed the work of a playful child.
There was no greater crime than the "betrayal" of secrets to the uninitiated.
The uninitiated may believe that the latest creations of the French dressmakers' art are on view.
To begin with, to the uninitiated he is wholly unintelligible.
To the uninitiated a clod of dry earth is the most unpromising of objects—it is cousin to the stone, and the type of barrenness.
"one who has been initiated," 1811, from past participle adjective initiate (c.1600); see initiate (v.).
c.1600, "introduce to some practice or system," also "begin, set going," from Latin initiatus, past participle of initiare "to begin, originate," from initium "beginning" (see initial). In some senses a back-formation from initiation. Related: Initiated; initiates; initiating; initiator.