Admiral Tucker orders the Orville to investigate the disappearance of two Union anthropologists undercover on a planet akin to 21the century earth. The captain must stand by observing Kelly's small away party, including suitably empathetic doc, Alara -who headdress proves inefficient- and lieutenant John LaMarr, whose childish dance on a statue is considered an utter outrage. The society has no actual authorities, just a system of voting by the general public on everyone's behavior, and John's is deemed bad enough for tele-voting which may result in 'social correction', a primitive electric brainwashing.
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When Wilkis first meets John he asks him if his name is Kelvic. Later in the episode, a man tells Alara to take off her hat because its Kelvic headwear and she is not Kelvic. The man and John are different ethnicities. If Kelvic is not an ethnicity then the man has no reason to believe that Alara isn't Kelvic. See more
I'm your publicity officer. I'm here to help guide you through your apology tour.
Lt. John LaMarr
Okay, wait. Now I'm really lost. What the hell is that?
You-you don't know what an apology tour is? John, they happen every day. How can you not be aware...
Lt. John LaMarr
Let's say I'm not aware, okay? Let's say, right, I'm the dumbest sonofabitch you've ever met. Now with that in mind, why don't you explain my situation to me?
Okay: you performed a disrespectful act on a statue commemorating frontier hero Mella Giffenden. It ...
References American Idol