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So does anybody besides me watch it? I like it but one thing bothers me. WHY are people in the 25th century watching movies and listening to music from the 20th century?? Does MacFarlane have no more imagination than that??
Scott Grimes who plays Gordon Malloy on the Orville once played Wesley's teenage friend on Star Trek TNG , in a deleted scene of the episode "Evolution" in season 3 of the next generation
Did anyone watch that last two-parter? What did you think? Here are my thoughts:
Who would have thought Isaac would turn out to be evil? Or the Kaylons, specifically. Evil in an impersonal and therefore more chilling way. On one hand, you can understand why they wiped out their creators. But on the other hand, why do they need to take over other planets now? They're not organic so in order to reproduce they'd have to keep building new ones, and why would they do that?
And the second episode - I like Isaac a lot and it's nice they found a way to keep him on this show in his old capacity, but it seemed Implausible (and schmaltzy) to redeem him. If they were going to do that it would have made more sense, dramatically, to keep him deactivated. But they found a way to push the reset button, thereby cancelling out a very daring direction for the show.
It's nice that Captain Mercer has such an accepting disposition, in that he's always willing to give his crew another chance and that he genuinely wants to find common ground with the Krill. I hope to see Telaya again
And explosions in space? It looks awesome but really, this is true science fiction, not Star Wars! THERE SHOULD NOT BE EXPLOSIONS IN SPACE!
Meh... I've heard of worse.I love this show. Some people aren't crazy about the focus on the Moclans, but I think they're fascinating and are very good for commentary. I wonder if Bortus and Klyden are going to stay together much longer, but then again to split up one of them has to stab the other to death. Pretty harsh society.
As we know, the upcoming third season of FOX’s sci-fi series “The Orville” is departing the network and making the jump from broadcast to streaming as it’s set to have a new home at Hulu.
The first season aired September 2017, the second from December 2018 and so going by their production timetables it’s expected the third season won’t premiere until around May 2020. Creator and star Seth MacFarlane announced the Hulu shift at Comic-Con last month, with the reasoning being that the series was simply not feasible to continue on a broadcast schedule.
Fox Entertainment CEO Charlie Collier, speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour this week, confirmed as much and says he’s still happy to support MacFarlane’s endeavours and what works best for the show even if it means it’s not a FOX series anymore:
“First of all, Seth is awesome. It’s his passion project and we’ve talked about it from the day I walked in the door because I’m such a fan of the show itself. You’re right, at the heart of the network’s schedule issue was that he is so prolific in front of and behind the camera and in the writers room that this is a show he really manages every detail.
I talked a lot about supporting the artist and creating a home where we nurture the artist and this is the epitome of it in the sense that we really worked with Seth to make sure he could still do the show he loves on a platform that can handle it on the schedule that’s appropriate for it.
So it’s been great and actually Seth in his remarks, certainly to me and I saw some of the press on it, has been nothing but generous about how much Fox is a home of his on the right project at the right time. Certainly Family Guy, I couldn’t be prouder of that in the middle of our Sunday lineup.”
“The Orville” clocks in at around $5 million per episode on average with the second season finale earlier this year pulling in 2.97 million viewers in Live + Same Day (a number it effectively doubles with DVR/Delayed Viewing added).