The Orville: Season 1

The Orville: Season 1

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Sci-fi comedy from Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy) following the crew of the not-so-functional exploratory ship in the Earth's interstellar fleet, 400 years in the future.

2017Rating: TV-14USA20th Century Fox Television
ComedyScience Fiction

Streaming (1 Provider)

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Old Wounds

It's 2417, and the Planetary Union promotes Ed Mercer to... More Captain of the exploratory vessel The U.S.S. Orville. Ed's enthusiasm for his new position is dampened when his ex-wife, Kelly Grayson, is assigned to be his First Officer. While on their first routine mission, the Orville crew is ambushed by the Krill, a vicious alien race, who are bent on stealing a device that can cause time to accelerate.

EPISODE 1.2

Command Performance

When Ed and Kelly are tricked by a hologram of... More a ship in distress and find themselves prisoners in a replica of their former home, Alara must step up in her first command of the Orville and attempt a heroic rescue. Meanwhile, Bortus and Klyden receive some happy, yet unexpected news.

EPISODE 1.3

About a Girl

The Orville crew is divided between cultures when Bortus and... More Klyden debate if their newly born offspring should receive a controversial surgery.

EPISODE 1.4

If the Stars Should Appear

Ed and the Orville crew encounter a massive vessel adrift... More in space, which is in danger of colliding with a star. While some of the crew set out to help the ship's inhabitants, Bortus, Gordon, and John stay behind and fend off a Krill attack on another Union ship

EPISODE 1.5

Pria

After the crew saves a stranded ship and its attractive... More captain, Ed becomes smitten with the Orville’s new guest, while Kelly suspects all is not what it seems. Meanwhile, Gordon attempts to teach Isaac the art of pulling off a practical joke.

EPISODE 1.6

Krill

After the Orville crew defeats a Krill attack on a... More brand-new colony, the Union sends Ed and Gordon on a dangerous undercover mission to infiltrate a Krill ship and obtain a copy of the Krill bible, the "Anhkana," to better understand the enemy.

EPISODE 1.7

Majority Rule

When two Union anthropologists go missing on a planet similar... More to 21st century Earth, Ed sends a team led by Kelly to find them, but the mission quickly goes awry when they realize the society’s government is completely based on a public voting system to determine punishment.

EPISODE 1.8

Into the Fold

Ed and the crew set out to save Dr. Finn,... More her two sons and Isaac after their shuttle gets thrown into uncharted space and they crash-land on a moon that is light years from the Orville.

EPISODE 1.9

Cupid's Dagger

The Orville is called to mediate a peace treaty between... More two warring cultures, but tensions run even higher between Ed and Kelly when a familiar face boards the ship. Meanwhile Yaphit declares his love for Dr. Finn with surprising results.

EPISODE 1.10

Firestorm

When a fire breaks out on The Orville and a... More crew member dies, Alara begins to question if she is fit for her job, just as unusual and terrifying things start happening on the ship.

EPISODE 1.11

New Dimensions

Kelly discovers that Lt. John Lamarr is smarter than he... More lets on. So, she pushes Ed to consider him for a key leadership position on the ship after The Orville gets damaged by a mysterious spatial anomaly causing harrowing effects to all things living.

EPISODE 1.12

Mad Idolatry

Ed and Kelly consider the possibility of reforging their relationship,... More but Kelly soon crash-lands on a planet in another universe with Isaac and Gordon.

The Orville: Season 1 | Reviews

30%54 reviews

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Mr. MacFarlane's main attribute is a nervous proficiency.

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CNN

CNN

It feels like MacFarlane and his crew are taking a sizable step backwards.

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Vox

Vox

Isn't particularly funny at all, both by design and accidental ineptitude.

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Salon

Salon

Boldly go where you've never gone before. Go anywhere but here.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

The most damning thing you can say about The Orville is that there isn't that much to say about The Orville.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Boy, does it need work.

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Decider

Decider

This show is neither a good spoof or a good dramatic sci-fi show.

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Film School Rejects

Film School Rejects

Worth a little more time and inspection to see if MacFarlane has anything interesting to say.

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The Orville: Season 1 | Release Details

The Orville: Season 1 is available to stream in New Zealand now on Disney+.