Tag: Seth MacFarlane

REVIEW: The Orville – Season 2, Episode 5 “All the World is Birthday Cake”

After its first few slower episodes, The Orville is back in the zone, following up last week’s excellent “Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes” with “All the World is Birthday Cake,” another Trekian morality play that stretches the Union edict to respect all cultures to its limits. The c...

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REVIEW: The Orville – Season 2, Episode 4 “Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes”

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Things picked up considerably on The Orville this week, and “Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes” is the best episode of the sci-fi show’s sophomore season so far. The Krill make their return, Ed is confronted with the shortcomings of his humanity, and Gordon gets some lofty aspirations. Al...

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REVIEW: The Orville – Season 2, Episode 3 “Home”

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Three episodes into its second season and The Orville continues to focus on its characters. “Home” is more thrilling than either “Ja’loja” or “Primal Urges,” but its primary function is to develop a member of the crew, this time Alara. And it does so effectively, stripping our favorite...

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REVIEW: The Orville – Season 2, Episode 2 “Primal Urges”

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As with its first season, The Orville is kicking off its second run with two episodes in the first week. “Primal Urges,” airing in the show’s traditional time slot on Thursday night, is the lost episode from season one after Fox bumped it due to “scheduling.” It’s fairly easy to tell, to...

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REVIEW: The Orville – Season 2, Episode 1 “Ja’loja”

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After a year-plus-long wait – a tough pill to swallow when the show in question is on network television – The Orville has finally returned. I watched the series premiere last September expecting a Star Trek spoof with Seth MacFarlane’s particular brand of humor (which many have soured on, I g...

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The Orville Season 2 Trailer Lifts Off at Comic-Con

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Amidst the epic movies, fan-favorite superhero shows, and long-awaited returning series, one sci-fi show seems to have slipped through the cracks at the San Diego Comic-Con this year: The Orville. The space-faring dramedy’s second season promises more of the tonal balance and social commentary its...

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