Seth McFarlane's "The Orville"

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  1. Sawyer

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    http://deadline.com/2016/05/seth-macfarlane-create-star-fox-sci-fi-series-2017-18-season-1201749292/
    Good or no, this will be interesting to see.
     
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    I'll definitely give it a try.
     
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    Warhammer Half Monk, Half Hitman

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    I can dig this. But it's science fiction and FOX. It won't make it past the first season. Sleepy Hallow was an aberration.
     
  4. terry78

    terry78 Saturday night special

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    Huh, interesting. Was sure Seth was gonna direct himself.
     
  5. Sawyer

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    I guess I didn't post it, but evidently, this has been titled Orville.
     
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    Orville will air at 9PM Thursday night with Gotham lead-in. Promotional images for the Pilot:

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    Why does this look so much like a Star Trek rip-off? (especially the first pic, even that Planetary Union Central logo reminds me so much of the United Federation of Planets with the blue and the constellation)

    Btw I realize that Adrianne Palicki plays the ex wife again. Let me guess, hers and MacFarlane's character will somehow reconcile and jump to bed before the mid-season finale.
     
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    Maybe.. because... get this.. it`s a spoof
     
  8. terry78

    terry78 Saturday night special

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    It's pretty much his take on Star Trek as well as other scifi tv shows more than likely. And there have been a lot of them.
     
  9. Teelie

    Teelie The Incredulous Spider-Man

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    I know McFarlane is a huge Star Trek fan (he even cameo'd in Enterprise) so spoofing it comes as no surprise. Whether it is any good or not... guess we'll see.
     
  10. Sawyer

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    Yeah, I don't think there was any point in this show's development that I didn't think it would be riffing on Star Trek.
     
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    terry78 Saturday night special

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    Speaking of old ass shows, somebody left the Young and the Restless on the tv here in the lounge at work and for some reason I can't stop watching.


    :o
     
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    I think Id rather just watch Galaxy Quest again.
     
  14. DarthSkywalker

    DarthSkywalker May the Force Be With You

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    Watch it end up being better then the new Star Trek show.
     
  15. Sithborg

    Sithborg Oooh, plot twist!

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    I'll give it a try.
     
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    Trailer was a little meh, but we'll see. Seth just said on Twitter that he likes to think of it as thoughtful sci-fi with a whiskey shot of comedy, so I wonder what I'll think when we see more of the former than the latter.
     
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    Drizzle You have the little one.

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    Doesn't look so bad to me, but I can't see it lasting long.
     
  18. Sawyer

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    FOX's recent ratings situation, aside from Empire, is fairly unimpressive, so that may work in favor of it's survival.

    I mean, at one point, if you said FOX would eventually get 4 seasons out of something like Sleepy Hollow, people would've looked at you like you're crazy.
     
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    It's very on the nose but there were few amusing gags in the trailer, good to see Mockingbird getting another gig.
     
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    This does not look good. Nearly every joke in the trailer landed with a "thud." I think Mccfarlane has a lot of talent but I cannot see this lasting a full season.
     
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    Hope it works out better than this show.

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  22. Dave McFly

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    but I LIKED Other Space
     
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    Well this looks very much the same, just a bigger budget.
     
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    :highfive:

    How dare you sully the late great Other Space by comparing that to this.
     

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