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The Orville 

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Follows the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 400 years in the future.

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Season 2 Premiere


Sunday, December 30

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

The crew crash land on a planet from another universe; Ed and Kelly consider getting back together.


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Thursday, November 30, 2017

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2   1  
2019   2018   2017  
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Series cast summary:
...  Capt. Ed Mercer 26 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Cmdr. Kelly Grayson 26 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Dr. Claire Finn 26 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Lt. Gordon Malloy 26 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Lt. Cmdr. Bortus 26 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Lt. Alara Kitan 26 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Lt. Cmdr. John LaMarr / ... 26 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Isaac 26 episodes, 2017-2019
...  Talla 14 episodes, 2018-2019
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Set 400 years in the future, the show follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, this motley crew of space explorers will boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before.

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10 September 2017 (USA)  »

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The majority of Season 1 was directed by various Star Trek series alumni: James L. Conway (director: TNG, DS9, Voyager, Enterprise), Brannon Braga (writer/producer: TNG, Voyager, Generations, First Contact; creator: Enterprise), Robert Duncan McNeill (director/actor: "Lt. Tom Paris" Voyager, Enterprise), and Jonathan Frakes (director/actor: "Cmdr. William T. Riker" TNG, DS9, Voyager, Enterprise, First Contact, Insurrection, Discovery). Actor/director Jon Favreau directs the pilot. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Captain Ed Mercer: Alara, you want to open this jar of pickles for me?
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVII (2016) See more »

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An enjoyable Star Trek send up
11 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

Although it is a send up of Star Trek, but it never goes overboard with silliness, and surprised by it coming from Seth Macfarlane, the creator of Family Guy and American Dad. When the comedy is there it's funny, there are some dramatic moments but they are few and far between.

The characters all play off each other perfectly, just have a great chemistry. The sets look like they borrowed from Star Trek : The Next Generation. The sci- fi elements is pretty effective. And I got all this from the first episode. I hope it go on awhile, cause it's good to see a send up of Star Trek, although there was Galaxy Quest(1999), there where not that many Star Trek parodies. I'm glad The Orville has come around, and hope it will last a few more seasons.


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