Orville Observer

News & Views Site For The Orville

WELCOME TO THE OBSERVER

Welcome to the Orville Observer — a fan site for The Orville offering news and views and in conjunction with Planetary Union Network: The Orville Fan Podcast. The posts featured here are provided by the crew of The Planetary Union Network podcast and fan contribution to share news and views regarding Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi dramedy […]

THE ORVILLE SEASON ONE LOSES AN EPISODE

According to TV Guide, The Orville will see its freshman season shortened by one episode. Originally, thirteen episodes were planned for the debut season of Seth MacFarlane’s show, but Fox has reduced the order to just a dozen episodes. Fans of the The Orville don’t need to start panicking that their Thursday night dose of […]

GUEST REVIEW: “CUPID’S DAGGER”

Caveat: A little background on me, so you can understand where I’m coming from in all this: First, obviously, I happen to belong to the gender which tends to have the most incidences of rape and sexual assault victimization — which tends also to (usually, not always) be at the hands of the opposite gender, […]

THE WORLD OF THE ORVILLE

It looks like the first officially licensed The Orville product has been revealed… The World of The Orville. Published by Titan Books, and written by Jeff Bond, The World of The Orville promises to be a lavish companion to The Orville that takes you behind the scenes through concept art, on-set photography and technical schematics […]

FOX RENEWS THE ORVILLE FOR SECOND SEASON

The Orville creator, Seth MacFarlane took to Twitter today to announce that his sci-fi dramedy has been picked up for a second season on Fox. #TheOrville has been picked up for season 2! Thanks to all our awesomely enthusiastic fans who’ve made this happen! pic.twitter.com/Y19MNAg2fa — Seth MacFarlane (@SethMacFarlane) November 2, 2017 No word yet […]

HOPE, SCIENCE, AND LAUGHS

How many shows currently on television present hope as a main theme? The answer is ‘a few’. The Orville is perhaps the best. For almost a decade, the trend across all platforms has been dystopic, melodramatic, suspenseful action. In fact, since 2001 the overall tendency has been toward a gritty and violent setting where the main characters […]

WHAT A NOVEL IDEA

On Saturday the 14th of October, author Peter David tweeted the following… We couldn’t agree more. And, we also think that Peter David is the man for the job. Peter more than has the chops to handle such an assignment, having written a number of Star Trek novels including I, Q; Vendetta; Q-Squared; and Imzadi. […]

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