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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

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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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Did You Know?


Lt. Cmdr. Bortas resembles a Klingon. Bortas was the name of the ship that transported K'mpec in Star Trek :TNG and was also commanded by Duras. See more »


[repeated line]
Captain Ed Mercer: Alara, you want to open this jar of pickles for me?
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Spoofs Star Trek (1966) 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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