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The Orville 

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An exploratory ship from Earth faces intergalactic challenges 400 years in the future.

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Seth MacFarlane
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Seth MacFarlane ...  Capt. Ed Mercer 37 episodes, 2017-2020
Adrianne Palicki ...  Cmdr. Kelly Grayson 37 episodes, 2017-2020
Penny Johnson Jerald ...  Dr. Claire Finn 37 episodes, 2017-2020
Scott Grimes ...  Lt. Gordon Malloy 37 episodes, 2017-2020
Peter Macon ...  Lt. Cmdr. Bortus 37 episodes, 2017-2020
J. Lee ...  Lt. Cmdr. John LaMarr / ... 37 episodes, 2017-2020
Mark Jackson ...  Isaac 37 episodes, 2017-2020
Jessica Szohr ...  Lt. Talla Keyali 21 episodes, 2019-2020
Halston Sage ...  Lt. Alara Kitan / ... 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Norm MacDonald ...  Yaphit 16 episodes, 2017-2019
Chad L. Coleman ...  Klyden 16 episodes, 2017-2019
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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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The musical score for this episode was by Joel McNeely. Main theme by Bruce Broughton. See more »

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[repeated line]
Captain Ed Mercer: Alara, you want to open this jar of pickles for me?
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Referenced in Family Guy: The Movement (2020) See more »

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First Episode is a worthy ST TOS successor in spirit
10 September 2017 | by kingramzeSee all my reviews

Somewhere between ST: TOS and TNG, fleet personnel became high-minded, super-moral, flawless beings... a picture of who we should be when we're at our best, but not a true reflection of who we ARE. And then you remember how human TOS people were -- bickering, flawed, sometimes racist or rude.

The Orville's first episode is funny, but it's not a parody. It puts people with personalities of friends and co-workers you already know and love (or hate) into roles they might actually have aspired to in the future. They're a bit irreverent, unprofessional, perhaps a bit childish with a sense of office humor, drama, and politics. But, it's not over the top.

It's a little bit ST: Atlantis, a little bit Guardians of the Galaxy, a bit of Galaxy Quest, and a LOT of Star Trek. It's not Shakespeare, but it's fun, yet grounded. I've only seen the first episode, so no way to know where it will go. I recall the first episode of ST TNG was pretty rocky, and I think this is off to a better start. Give it a shot!


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10 September 2017 (USA) See more »

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