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'The Orville': 5 Things We Need to See in Season 3
Following the show's first season, the series found its groove and hit its stride in season two – focusing more on internal strife within the Planetary Union, a truce with a sworn enemy, and an ominous threat in the Kaylon. So where do we go from here? Funny you should ask… Here's a look at five things[...]
The Orville - Identity Part I Scott Grimes
1" The formula for the show is simple and clear: weighing humanity's standards through the Planetary Union against the standards of the numerous participants it serves. The Orville built many contentious moments with one of its allies with Moclus, but the crew faces its biggest challenge trying to work with the Kaylons – who haven't decided if[...]
'The Orville': "A Happy Refrain" is Rom-Com Ex Machina [SPOILER REVIEW]
Claire Finn (Penny Jerald Johnson) and Isaac (Mark Jackson) The episode begins with Finn wanting to show her appreciation to Isaac for everything's he's done for her and her boys Following her youngest, Ty's (Kai Di'Nilo Wener) piano recital, which Isaac served as his tutor, Claire thought about taking the relationship with Isaac to the[...]
The Orville - Ja'loja
Isaac (Mark Jackson) is fortunately there to stay at her side as a voice of reason. While we don't see clear resolutions with these arcs in the episode, we do see a natural progression of the ongoing struggles that the crew faces, likely setting the groundwork for ongoing plot threads later in the season It's been[...]
The Orville Season 2: Questions We Need Answered Before the Premiere
Finn (Penny Johnson Jerald), Bortus (Peter Macon), Kitan (Halston Sage), and Isaac (Mark Jackson) – as they're more traditional sci-fi characters. Those like LaMarr (J Lee) and Malloy (Scott Grimes) don't appear to fit in as well as they're more traditional MacFarlane "low-brow, frat boy" caricatures While LaMarr faced the challenge and responsibility of accepting a[...]
The Orville
Additional cast members include Penny Johnson Jerald ("24," "The Larry Sanders Show"), Scott Grimes ("ER," "Justified"), Peter Macon ("Shameless," "Bosch"), Halston Sage ("Neighbors," "Goosebumps"), J Lee (FAMILY GUY, "The Cleveland Show"), Mark Jackson ("That Royal Today") and Chad L Coleman ("The Walking Dead," "The Wire"). THE ORVILLE is produced by 20th Century Fox Television The series was[...]