"The Orville" Best Episodes

by behranblue | created - 28 Oct 2017 | updated - 9 months ago | Public

ranking all the episodes of "The Orville" starting with the best.

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1. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: If the Stars Should Appear (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The crew encounters a vessel adrift in space that's about to collide with a star.

Director: James L. Conway | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 3,364

from the director of the great Star Trek:Deep Space Nine episode "Little Green Men" and the great Star Trek:Enterprise episode "In a Mirror Darkly"

2. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: The Road Not Taken (2019)

TV-14 | 48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The crew must contend with the disastrous fallout from Kelly's decision.

Director: Gary S. Rake | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 1,465

last episode of the second season (continuing the story from the episode "Tomorrow, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow")

3. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Pria (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Ed becomes smitten with the captain of a stranded ship, but Kelly suspects all is not what it seems.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,932

from the director of Star Trek 8: First Contact Guest starring Charlize Theron

4. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Lasting Impressions (2019)

TV-14 | 49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The crew opens a time capsule from 2015.

Director: Kelly Cronin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,682

Guest starring Leighton Meester as "Laura" also guest starring Tim Russ (who played "Tuvok" on "Star Trek:Voyager")

5. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow (2019)

TV-14 | 48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A time distortion affects Ed and Kelly's relationship.

Director: Gary S. Rake | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 1,443

6. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Mad Idolatry (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The crew crash land on a planet from another universe; Ed and Kelly consider getting back together.

Director: Brannon Braga | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,228

from the director of the 2014 t.v. series documentary "Cosmos"

7. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: New Dimensions (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The Orville gets damaged by a spatial anomaly causing harrowing effects to all living things.

Director: Kelly Cronin | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 1,898

from director Kelly Cronin who also worked with Seth MacFarland in the movies "Ted" and "Ted 2"

8. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Krill (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Ed and Gordon are sent on an undercover mission to infiltrate a Krill ship and obtain a copy of their bible.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,805

co-written by the writer of the Star Wars themed episode of The Family Guy "Episode 6:It's a Trap"

9. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Firestorm (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Alara questions whether she's fit for her job when a fire breaks out on the Orville and a crew member dies.

Director: Brannon Braga | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,225

co-written by the writer of the Family Guy episode "Stu and Stewie's Excellent Adventure"

10. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Majority Rule (2017)

TV-14 | 43 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

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

Director: Tucker Gates | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 3,189

11. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Identity: Part I (2019)

TV-14 | 48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

When Issac shuts down, the crew head to his home planet to fix him, and uncover a shocking secret that was better off hidden.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,894

This may have been the best episode so far if it was made before the recent episodes with Dr. Claire's storyline which are now overlapped into this great episode about Isaac.

12. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Identity: Part II (2019)

TV-14 | 48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The Kaylons take control of the Orville with the intention of destroying all biological lifeforms.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,629

13. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Old Wounds (2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Newly promoted Captain, Ed, is taken aback when his ex-wife is assigned as his First Officer.

Director: Jon Favreau | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 3,899

1st episode of the series directed by the director of "Iron Man" and "Iron Man 2"

14. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Command Performance (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Alara must take command of the Orville when Ed and Kelly end up imprisoned in a replica of their old home.

Director: Robert Duncan McNeill | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 3,408

directed by the director of the great Star Trek:Voyager episode "Someone to Watch Over Me" and the great Star Trek:Enterprise episode "Twilight"

15. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes (2019)

TV-14 | 48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Ed finds himself behind enemy lines when he crash lands on a mysterious planet; Kelly questions why Gordon wants to take the Command Test.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,312

16. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: All the World Is Birthday Cake (2019)

TV-14 | 48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The Orville makes First Contact; A new crew member joins the ship.

Director: Robert Duncan McNeill | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,027

17. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Home (2019)

TV-14 | 49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Ed, Gordon and Alara visit Alara's home planet of Xelayah.

Director: Jon Cassar | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,446

guest starring Robert Picardo of Star Trek:Voyager (the holographic doctor)

18. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Cupid's Dagger (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

While the crew attempts to mediate a peace treaty between two warring cultures, tensions rise between Ed and Kelly when a familiar face comes aboard.

Director: Jamie Babbit | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,366

19. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Blood of Patriots (2019)

TV-14 | 48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Ed must initiate peace talks with the Krill.

Director: Rebecca Rodriguez | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 1,598

20. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Sanctuary (2019)

TV-14 | 46 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Ed discovers that Moclans aboard the Orville are harboring a secret.

Director: Jonathan Frakes | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 1,696

co-written by the writer of "Star Trek:The Next Generation" episodes "Best of Both Worlds" part 2 and "Time's Arrow" parts 1 and 2

21. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Deflectors (2019)

TV-14 | 49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The ship's deflectors upgrade leads to conflict between the Moclan culture and the crew.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 1,926

22. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Ja'loja (2018)

TV-14 | 48 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The crew face personal challenges on their way to witness Bortus perform a Moclan ceremony on his homeworld.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,495

23. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: About a Girl (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Bortus and Klyden debate whether their newborn child should have a controversial surgery.

Director: Brannon Braga | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 3,688

24. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Into the Fold (2017)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The crew set out to save Dr. Finn, her two sons and Isaac, after their shuttle gets thrown into uncharted space.

Director: Brannon Braga | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,382

25. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: A Happy Refrain (2019)

TV-14 | 49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Claire's personal life takes an unexpected turn; Gordon makes an unusual grooming suggestion to Bortus.

Director: Seth MacFarlane | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,536

26. The Orville (2017– )
Episode: Primal Urges (2019)

TV-14 | 49 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

The crew race to save a small group of survivors on a planet about to be destroyed by its sun.

Director: Kevin Hooks | Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes

Votes: 2,634



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