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THE ORVILLE Season 1

By on August 28, 2017

Episode 1×06 “Krill”

ED AND GORDON ARE SENT INTO ENEMY SPACE

After the Orville crew defeats a Krill attack on a brand-new colony, the Union sends Ed and Gordon on a dangerous undercover mission to infiltrate a Krill ship and obtain a copy of the Krill bible, the “Anhkana,” to better understand the enemy.

Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer; Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson; Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn; Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy; Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus; Halston Sage as Chief Security Officer Alara Kitan; J Lee as Lieutenant John Lamarr; Mark Jackson as Isaac

Guest Cast: Kelly Hu as Admiral Ozawa, Dylan Kenin as Captain Haros, James Horan as Sazeron, Michaela McManus as Teleya, Michael Dempsey as Chief Leidecker.

Air Date: Thursday, Oct. 12 (9:01-10:00 PM ET) on FOX.

 

Episode 1×05 “Pria”

ED AND THE CREW SAVE A BEAUTIFUL CAPTAIN

Academy Award Winner Charlize Theron (“Atomic Blonde”) Guest-Stars

After the crew saves a stranded ship and its attractive captain (guest star Charlize Theron), Ed becomes smitten with the Orville’s new guest, while Kelly suspects all is not what it seems.

Meanwhile, Gordon attempts to teach Isaac the art of pulling off a practical joke.

Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer; Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson; Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn; Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy; Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus; Halston Sage as Chief Security Officer Alara Kitan; J Lee as Lieutenant John Lamarr; Mark Jackson as Isaac

Guest Cast: Charlize Theron as Pria Lavesque, Norm Macdonald as Yaphit, Larry Joe Campbell as Steve Newton, Rachael MacFarlane as Computer Voice (V.O.)

Air Date: Thursday, Oct. 5 (9:01-10:00 PM ET) on FOX.

 

THE ORVILLE: L-R: Guest star Robert Knepper and Adrianne Palicki in the “If the Stars Should Appear” episode of THE ORVILLE. Cr: Michael Becker/FOX

Episode 1×04 “If the Stars Should Happen to Appear”

 
Ed and the Orville crew encounter a massive vessel adrift in space, which is in danger of colliding with a star. While some of the crew set out to help the ship’s inhabitants, Bortus, Gordon, and John stay behind and fend off a Krill attack on another Union ship.

Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer; Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson; Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn; Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy; Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus; Halston Sage as Chief Security Officer Alara Kitan; J Lee as Lieutenant John Lamarr; Mark Jackson as Isaac; and Chad L. Coleman as Klyden

Guest Cast: Norm Macdonald as Yaphit, Robert Knepper as Hamelac, James Morrison as Kemka, and Max Burholder as Tomilin.

Air Date: Thursday, Sept. 28 (9:01-10:00 PM ET) on FOX.

Photos: “If the Stars Should Happen to Appear”

 

THE ORVILLE: L-R: Peter Macon in the “About a Girl” time period premiere episode of THE ORVILLE. Co. Cr: Michael Becker/FOX.
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Episode 1×03 “About a Girl”

ED AND THE CREW FACE A MORAL DILEMMA AS THEY TRAVEL TO BORTUS’ PLANET

The Orville crew is divided between cultures when Bortus and Klyden debate if their newly born offspring should receive a controversial surgery in the all-new “About A Girl” time period premiere episode of THE ORVILLE airing Thursday, Sept. 21 (9:00-10:00 PM ET) on FOX. (ORV-104) (TV-14 L, V)

Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer; Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson; Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn; Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy; Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus; Halston Sage as Chief Security Officer Alara Kitan; J Lee as Lieutenant John Lamarr; Mark Jackson as Isaac; and Chad L. Coleman as Klyden

Guest Cast: Norm Macdonald as Yaphit, Lamont Thomspon as Kaybrak, Deobia Oparei as Captain Vorak, Antonio Charity as Advocate Kagus, Rena Owen as Heveena, Jonathan Adams as the Moclan Arbitrator, D. Elliot Woods as the Moclan Council Foreman.

Air Date: Regular Time Period Premiere Thursday, Sept. 21 9:00-10:00 PM

Photos “About a Girl”

 

THE ORVILLE: Halston Sage in the “Command Performance” episode of THE ORVILLE. Co. Cr: Jordin Althaus/FOX

Episode 1×02 “Command Performance”

When Ed and Kelly are tricked by a hologram of a ship in distress and find themselves prisoners in a replica of their former home, Alara (Halston Sage) must step up in her first command of the Orville and attempt a heroic rescue.

Meanwhile, Bortus (Peter Macon) and Klyden (Chad L. Coleman) receive some happy, yet unexpected news.

Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer; Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson; Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn; Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy; Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus; Halston Sage as Chief Security Officer Alara Kitan; J Lee as Lieutenant John Lamarr; Mark Jackson as Isaac; and Chad L. Coleman as Klyden.

Guest Cast: Jeffrey Tambor as Bert Mercer, Holland Taylor as Jeannie Mercer, Norm Macdonald as Yaphit, Larry Joe Campbell as Steve Newton, Mike Gray as Ensign Parker, Glenn Morshower as Admiral Tucker, JD Cullum as the Calivon Zoo Administrator.

Air Date: Special Series Premiere, Part 2 Sunday, Sept. 17 ( 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT immediately following NFL on FOX Doubleheader

Photos: “Command Performance”

 

THE ORVILLE: L-R: Seth MacFarlane and Adrianne Palicki in the Series Premiere of THE ORVILLE. Co. Cr: Michael Becker/FOX

Episode 1×01 “Old Wounds”

 It’s 2417, and the Planetary Union promotes Ed Mercer (Seth MacFarlane) to Captain of the exploratory vessel, The U.S.S. Orville. Ed’s enthusiasm for his new position is diminished when his ex-wife, Kelly Grayson (Adrianne Palicki), is assigned to be his First Officer.

While on their first routine mission, the Orville crew is ambushed by the vicious alien race the Krill, who are bent on stealing a device that can cause time to accelerate.

Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer; Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson; Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn; Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy; Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus; Halston Sage as Chief Security Officer Alara Kitan; J Lee as Lieutenant John Lamarr; Mark Jackson as Isaac; and Chad L. Coleman as Klyden.

Jon Favreau directed the episode. Victor Garber guest-stars

Air Date: Special Series Premiere, Part 1 Sunday, Sept. 10 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) immediately following NFL on FOX Doubleheader.

Photos: “Old Wounds”

 

About The Orville

From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane (FAMILY GUY, “Ted”) and director Jon Favreau (“The Jungle Book,” “Iron Man”), THE ORVILLE is a live-action, one-hour series set 400 years in the future that follows the adventures of The Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship.

Its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the familiar, often humorous problems of everyday life.

The series stars MacFarlane as ED MERCER, the ship’s Commanding Officer, and Adrianne Palicki (“Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Friday Night Lights”) as his ex-wife, KELLY GRAYSON, who’s assigned as his First Officer.

The series also stars Penny Johnson Jerald (“24,” “The Larry Sanders Show”) as CLAIRE FINN, Scott Grimes (“ER,” “Justified”) as GORDON MALLOY, Peter Macon (“Shameless,” “Bosch”) as BORTUS, Halston Sage (“Neighbors,” “Goosebumps”) as ALARA KITAN, J. Lee (FAMILY GUY, “The Cleveland Show”) as JOHN LAMARR, Mark Jackson (“That Royal Today” ) as ISAAC, Chad Coleman (“The Wire”) as KLYDEN and Norm Macdonald (“The Middle,” “Saturday Night Live”) as YAPHIT.

Seth MacFarlane, Brannon Braga, David A. Goodman, Jason Clark and Liz Heldens are executive producers.

Jon Favreau serves as an executive producer and directed the pilot.

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