What is The Orville (TV) About?
The Orville is a science fiction comedy-drama television series created by Seth MacFarlane. Set 400 years in the future, the show follows the adventures of the crew of the USS Orville, a mid-level exploratory starship in the Planetary Union. Led by Captain Ed Mercer, and his ex-wife Commander Kelly Grayson, the crew includes a diverse group of individuals, both human and alien, who navigate the challenges of interstellar travel with humor and heart. The Orville explores a wide range of science fiction concepts and themes, including cultural diversity, morality, and social issues. With its blend of clever humor, well-developed characters, and compelling storylines, The Orville offers an entertaining and lighthearted take on the sci-fi genre, appealing to both fans of the genre and newcomers alike.
The first episode of The Orville aired on September 10, 2017 and the most recent episode to air was on August 04, 2022.