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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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"The Orville" and 25 Other Sci-Fi Comedies

The crew of "The Orville" is having a lot of fun in space. Check out stills from the show and discover other TV sci-fi comedies you might have missed.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017
S1.E12 Mad Idolatry
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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
S1.E11 New Dimensions
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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 opening title sequence resembles that of "Star Trek: Voyager", with the Orville passing through similar planetary objects, including a dust cloud and a comet, before entering FTL in the final shot. 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 The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XXVII (2016) See more »

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I hope the audience is big enough
10 September 2017 | by See all my reviews

The Orville is a show with potential. I liked how it didn't try too hard to be funny. In fact, it reminded me more of a Star Trek episode than Family Guy. I suspect there will be many comparisons to Galaxy Quest.

My concern is the audience. To appreciate this show, I think you need to be both a science fiction and crude humor fan. I'm one of these people, but I'm not sure if there are enough of us to support the production. Hopefully, we'll be seeing a lot more of The Orville.

Star Trek discovery was also released, and I have to say, this show comes closer to what I expect in a Star Trek series.


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