The Orville (2017– )
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Identity, Part II 

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

Director:

Jon Cassar

Writers:

Seth MacFarlane (created by), Seth MacFarlane
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Seth MacFarlane ... Capt. Ed Mercer
Adrianne Palicki ... Cmdr. Kelly Grayson
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Dr. Claire Finn
Scott Grimes ... Lt. Gordon Malloy
Peter Macon ... Lt. Cmdr. Bortus
Jessica Szohr ... Lt. Talla Keyali
J. Lee ... Lt. Cmdr. John LaMarr (as J Lee)
Mark Jackson ... Isaac
Chad L. Coleman ... Klyden
Victor Garber ... Admiral Halsey
Graham Hamilton ... Kaylon Primary
Carlos Bernard ... Capt. Marcos
Nick Chinlund ... Capt. Dalak
BJ Tanner ... Marcus Finn
Kai Wener ... Ty Finn (as Kai Di'Nilo Wener)
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The Kaylons take control of the Orville with the intention of destroying all biological lifeforms.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 2019 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA

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Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Isaac's commander downloads Alex Haley's true story, "Roots," into Isaac's memory to convince him humans are predisposed to enslaving each other. The commander then tells Isaac to change his name, which is the first thing slave owners did to newly arriving slaves. In Roots the main character, Kunta Kinte, is ordered to change is name to Toby. See more »

Goofs

At the airlock, when Primary is sending Issac to the bridge, you can faintly see the mouth of Primary moving under the face shield of the actor. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Gordon Malloy: The Big Dipper is not there; I'm kind of useless.
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References Top Gun (1986) See more »

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Seth MacFarlane fused Star Trek and Star Wars by taking "the best of both worlds"
1 March 2019 | by yoshimo-13129See all my reviews

With this episode of "The Orville" Seth MacFarlane fused TNG-era "Star Trek" and pre-Disney "Star Wars" into the second-most amazing TV show currently on air, right after "Game of Thrones". And should the show get renewed for a third season, it is going to be the number one after GoT wraps up in summer.

This was the conclusion of the most amazing two parter I've seen in a long time. It has become rare for bombastic special effects to mix up with an ingenious plot, amazing storytelling, sublime presentation, perfect pacing, great acting, astonishing music, nice sound effects, immersive camerawork and a pleasing cutting rate.

It's also terrific to see how little plot holes there were in this episode, especially when considering how difficult this is to achieve in a worldbuilding format like this. (Some of the show's earlier episodes had a few medium-level problems in that regard.)

I rarely give a straight 10/10, but I had to do it this time.


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