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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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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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When Ed Mercer arrives at his New York City apartment, the lake in the background out the window is Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir in Central Park. Mercer's apartment would be at approximately W 56th and 9th Ave. See more »

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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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I hope the audience is big enough
10 September 2017 | by (United States) – 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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