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Fridge / The Orville S2 E5 "All the World is a Birthday Cake"

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  • Kelly and Bortus stage a spectacular escape attempt... and are immediately caught and sentenced to summary execution. In other words, they killed a bunch of guards and accomplished absolutely nothing. It could be dismissed as simply an unnecessary action sequence to pad the episode. On the other hand, perhaps it serves as a very subtle validation of the Union’s insistence on negotiation, since this is what happens when you go all guns blazing.

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