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1''Series/TheOrville'' episodes: [[foldercontrol]][[index]][[folder:Season 1]]# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E01OldWounds Old Wounds]]": Captain Ed Mercer is given command of the ''Orville'', an exploratory vessel and his first command. This is his last chance to prove himself, after a year of poor performance in the aftermath of a divorce. On their way to their first mission, they stop to pick up Mercer's new first officer -- [[WorkingWithTheEx his ex-wife, Commander Kelly Grayson]].# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E02CommandPerformance Command Performance]]": Ed and Kelly embark on a rescue mission and mysteriously vanish, and with Commander Bortus [[BizarreAlienBiology on maternity leave]] Alara must [[YouAreInCommandNow take command]] of the ''Orville'', much to her chagrin.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E03AboutAGirl About a Girl]]": In keeping with Moclan tradition, Bortus and Klyden want a controversial procedure performed on their newborn child, causing a shipwide moral dilemma. The problem eventually escalates into a situation that jeopardizes the Union's alliance with the Moclan race.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E04IfTheStarsShouldAppear If the Stars Should Appear]]": The ''Orville'' encounters a massive [[GenerationShips generation ship]] which is adrift and on course for a star.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E05Pria Pria]]": After rescuing a stranded mining ship Ed swiftly falls for its captain, Pria, but Kelly suspects that Pria is more than she appears.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E06Krill Krill]]": Ed and Gordon are sent on a risky undercover mission to retrieve a copy of the Krill bible. During this rare glimpse into Krill society, the two ''Orville'' officers soon find themselves entangled in a crisis with potentially grave ethical consequences.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E07MajorityRule Majority Rule]]": While investigating the disappearances of two Union anthropologists John runs afoul of the inhabitants of a planet similar to 21st century Earth, whose justice system is based on public voting.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E08IntoTheFold Into the Fold]]": After their shuttle passes through a spacial fold, Isaac, Claire, and Claire's children find themselves stranded on a dangerous unknown world and must rely on each other to survive.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E09CupidsDagger Cupid's Dagger]]": Things get very awkward when an anthropologist brought aboard the ''Orville'' turns out to be the man Kelly had cheated on Ed with.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E10Firestorm Firestorm]]": Having failed to save the life of a crewman, Alara becomes racked with guilt and questions her worth as the ''Orville's'' Chief of Security. Shortly thereafter, she is the first to encounter bizarre deadly incidences occurring throughout the ship.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E11NewDimensions New Dimensions]]": John's promotion to Chief Engineer becomes a trial by fire as the ''Orville'' is caught between a Krill fleet and a hazardous TwoDSpace anomaly.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS1E12MadIdolatry Mad Idolatry]]": The ''Orville'' discovers a mysterious planet orbiting between dimensions, and a simple act of kindness from Kelly has major ramifications.[[/folder]][[folder:Season 2]]# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E1Jaloja Ja'loja]]": The crew of the ''Orville'' heads for Moclus to attend a special ceremony, dealing with a myriad of personal issues during the trip.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E2PrimalUrges Primal Urges]]": Bortus struggles with an addiction that strains his relationship with Klyden. Later, the ''Orville'' discovers a planet about to be destroyed by its sun. # "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E3Home Home]]": When her strength begins waning, Alara is forced to return to Xelaya. Once there, bitter feelings quickly resurface as Alara finds herself at odds with her disapproving family.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E4NothingLeftOnEarthExceptingFishes Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes]]": Ed lands behind enemy lines after learning a shocking secret. Meanwhile, Gordon pursues a promotion but Kelly questions his motivations.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E5AllTheWorldIsABirthdayCake All The World Is a Birthday Cake]]": The new security chief of the ''Orville'', Talla, begins her tour of duty as the ship makes first contact with a seemingly utopian world. However, trouble ensues when the ''Orville's'' envoy party unwittingly commits an unspeakable faux pas against their hosts.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E6AHappyRefrain A Happy Refrain]]": Claire wishes to explore her romantic feelings for Isaac. However, when the two take their relationship to the next level, Claire quickly discovers the challenges of dating someone who's incapable of human emotion.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E7Deflectors Deflectors]]": Talla, Bortus, and Klyden all become embroiled in a tumultuous clash of cultures when Bortus's ex-boyfriend comes aboard the ''Orville''. Meanwhile, Kelly finds that she must make difficult decisions in her own personal life.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E8E9Identity Identity, Part 1]]": When Isaac mysteriously shuts down, the ''Orville'' journeys to Kaylon 1 in order to fix him. While there, Ed attempts to convince the Kaylon people to join the Union. However, things are not as they seem and a dark secret is soon uncovered.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E8E9Identity Identity, Part 2]]": As the Kaylon begin their crusade to eradicate all biological life, the crew of the ''Orville'' fights back against their captors to save Earth.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E10BloodOfPatriots Blood of Patriots]]": Ed feels the pressures of leadership as the Union tasks the ''Orville'' with a sensitive mission -- to initiate a peace agreement with the Krill. The matter becomes all the more complicated after the ''Orville'' rescues two longtime prisoners of the Krill, one of whom is a Union officer and Gordon's close friend who had been MIA for twenty years.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E11LastingImpressions Lasting Impressions]]": The contents of a time capsule from the year 2015 causes unrest for several of the ''Orville's'' crew members: Gordon uses the Environmental Simulator to recreate the life of a 21st century woman and promptly becomes obsessed with her. Bortus and Klyden also blunder into trouble when they try cigarettes.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E12Sanctuary Sanctuary]]": The ''Orville'' takes on two Moclan passengers with mysterious cargo, leading to a shocking discovery that threatens to tear the Union apart.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E13TomorrowAndTomorrowAndTomorrow Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow]]": A temporal displacement transports Kelly's self from seven years prior onto the ''Orville'' in their present day -- an event which may have dire repercussions for the ''Orville's'' timeline.# "[[Recap/TheOrvilleS2E13TheRoadNotTaken The Road Not Taken]]": In an alternate future where the Kaylon are prevailing in their war on biological life, Kelly brings the scattered crew of the ''Orville'' back together, embarking on a perilous all-or-nothing mission to set the timeline right.[[/folder]][[/index]]


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