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Majority Rule 

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Kelly leads a team to find two missing Union anthropologists on a planet similar to Earth.

Director:

Tucker Gates

Writers:

Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Seth MacFarlane ... Capt. Ed Mercer
Adrianne Palicki ... Cmdr. Kelly Grayson
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Dr. Claire Finn
Scott Grimes ... Lt. Gordon Malloy
Peter Macon ... Lt. Cmdr. Bortus
Halston Sage ... Lt. Alara Kitan
J. Lee ... Lt. John LaMarr (as J Lee)
Mark Jackson ... Isaac
Giorgia Whigham ... Lysella
Steven Culp ... Willks
Ron Canada ... Admiral Tucker
Catherine Shu ... Hoshel
John Viener ... Man Spilling Coffee
Roy Abramsohn ... Morning Host
Loren Lester ... Lewis
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Storyline

Admiral Tucker orders the Orville to investigate the disappearance of two Union anthropologists undercover on a planet akin to 21the century earth. The captain must stand by observing Kelly's small away party, including suitably empathetic doc, Alara -who headdress proves inefficient- and lieutenant John LaMarr, whose childish dance on a statue is considered an utter outrage. The society has no actual authorities, just a system of voting by the general public on everyone's behavior, and John's is deemed bad enough for tele-voting which may result in 'social correction', a primitive electric brainwashing. Written by KGF Vissers

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TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Majority Rule See more »

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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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16:9 HD
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Trivia

John LaMarr comments to the group that "maybe there's a Bustin' Jeeber walkin' around somewhere" - obviously referring to Justin Bieber See more »

Goofs

All of the cars are current Earth cars, including a Chevrolet Cruze and a Toyota Prius. See more »

Quotes

Admiral Tucker: Exactly what did you navigator do down there?
Capt. Ed Mercer: I'm told he... dry-humped a statue.
Admiral Tucker: My God - what kind of ship are you running out there, Captain?
Capt. Ed Mercer: Look, Admiral, he's an impulsive guy, yeah, but he's fantastic at his job.
Admiral Tucker: Part of his job is to maintain a low profile when observation lesser-developed alien cultures.
Capt. Ed Mercer: I, I know that, and I promise it will not happen again; I will personally order him... not to hump things.
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Connections

References American Idol (2002) See more »

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China
7 October 2018 | by jehchips-99347See all my reviews

It seems as if the Chinese have watched this episode tooooooo many times. It seems that they are about ti institute this episode as National policy.


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