The Orville: Primal Urges

Episode Title: Primal Urges (2×02)
Original Airdate: January 3 (watched via Hulu at a later date)
Grade: B-

Notable Guest Stars/Directors:
Kelly Hu (Admiral Osawa) – I recognized her as China White, a recurring villain on CW’s Arrow
Gavin Lee (Henry Park) – He is a recurring character that for some reason I thought was dead.

Notable Quotes:
“You have had enough injections” – Klyden
“I see.  It is pertinent that you are in therapy.”
– Issac

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Orville Review: Jo’loja

Episode Title:  Ja’Loja  (2×01 Season Premiere)
Original Airdate:  December 30, 2018 on FOX (Watched on Hulu on January 20)
Grade:  A
Notable Guest Stars/Directors: 

Jason Alexander as Olix:  Alexander is most known for his role on Seinfeld. On Orville, he plays Olix the mess hall bartender.

Notable Quotes:
John:  Always go with one zipper more than what your comfortable with.


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TV Review: The Orville 1×12

Episode Title: Mad Idolatry 1 x12 (Season Finale?)

Original Airdate: 12/7/2017 on FOX (Watched via HULU the next day)

Grade: C

NOTE:  This is quite possibly the season finale of the Orville, which was renewed for a second season.  I am not sure if they ordered more episodes for Season 1, or if they are planning on going on shorter format series similar to other sci fi series like Doctor Who.

Notable Guest Stars

Kelly Hu (Admiral Ozawa) – Ms. Hu has appeared on numerous hit TV shows as recurring characters, as well provide voice for many comic-based animated TV shows.  You might recognize her though from X-men as Lady Deathstrike.

Brannon Braga (Director and Producer) – Also Director and Producer on Star Trek.

Notable Quotes

Alara:  But how can that happen?

Gordon:  Drugs?

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TV Review: The Orville 1×10

Episode: Firestorm (1×10)

Original Airdate:  Thursday, November 16, 2017 (Watched via Hulu on 11/17)

Notable Guest stars:

Richard Picardo (Ildis Kitan):  Known for being on Star Trek (As The Doctor/EMH) , and Stargate (as Richard Woolsey), as well as promoting science.   He’s one of my favorite guest stars to see.
Molly Hagan (Kitan):  I looked her up because I couldn’t figure out why she looked so familar.  Turns out that Ms. Hagan is a Frequent Flyer guest star on several programs I like.  Usually for only one episode.
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Tv Review: The Orville 1×09

Episode Title: Cupid’s Dagger (1×09)

Original Airdate:  November 9, 2017 (Watched via Hulu on 11/10/17)

Notable Guest Stars:

Victor Garbo –  He’s back as Admiral Halesy.
Rob Lowe  (Darulio) – Rob Lowe is known for being part of the ‘brat pack’ of the 80s, and for me as Sam Seaborn from The West Wing.  He is also known for Parks & Recreation and lately he has been working on a ghost hunting show with his two sons.

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