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Mission Log: The Orville

Following the adventures of the crew of the USS Orville, one episode at a time. Mission Log discusses the morals, meanings and messages of Seth McFarlane's "The Orville"

Jan 26, 2022

Alara is having trouble with the gravity on The Orville and needs to return to her homeworld for her body to heal. That might be easier to resolve than the issues with her family though. Mission Log: The Orville goes Home.

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Jan 19, 2022

Too much time in the environmental simulator puts a strain on Bortus and Klyden's relationship. Meanwhile, the crew attempt to rescue the population of a planet whose sun has exploded. "Primal Urges" goes into the Mission Log.

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Jan 12, 2022

The Orville crew have the honor of taking Bortus back to his home world, Moclus, for an important ritual. Meanwhile, Grayson has a date and Mercer tends his heartache. Relationships and food synthesizers run amok when we put "Ja'loja" into the Mission Log.

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Jan 5, 2022

A planet from another universe phases in and out of an anomaly in The Orville's path. When a shuttle is sent to investigate, Commander Grayson is seen by the locals as a goddess. "Mad Idolatry" goes into the Mission Log.

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Dec 31, 2021

Just as LaMarr is promoted, The Orville encounters an anomaly in space that wreaks havoc on the ship's systems. A trip into two-dimensional space to avoid the Krill when "New Dimensions" goes into the Mission Log. Please don't eat Yaphit.

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