The Orville - Seth Macfarlane lead sci-fi spoof series

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  • YenRug 16 May 2017 12:27:36 4,553 posts
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    Trailer:

  • simpleexplodingmaybe 16 May 2017 12:33:09 10,273 posts
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    Production values = yay
    Seth MacFarlane = nay
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 16 May 2017 12:35:28 19,829 posts
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    Hopefully they're saving the funny bits for the full show.
  • ChiefGB 16 May 2017 12:37:33 10,708 posts
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    Yeah has caught my eye, but as I pointed out to a friend who shared it, I don't remember laughing much and it pretty much gives the whole point of the first episode away.
  • Mola_Ram 16 May 2017 12:38:34 20,142 posts
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  • simpleexplodingmaybe 16 May 2017 12:41:36 10,273 posts
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    Will there be a sentient cloud of gas alien like from TOS Star Trek but Captain Seth walks into it and confuses it for a cloud of fart gas?
  • Mola_Ram 16 May 2017 12:56:40 20,142 posts
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    You should watch A Million Ways to Die in the West.
  • Garfy 16 May 2017 13:47:48 1,372 posts
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    (Family) Guy went nuts years ago.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 16 May 2017 13:50:59 10,273 posts
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    He's the new Adam Sandler
  • Daryoon 16 May 2017 14:07:36 5,912 posts
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    Needs more Keith Harris.
  • spindle9988 16 May 2017 14:08:18 4,884 posts
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    I still manage to laugh hysterically at the latest fmaily guy episodes.
  • Deleted user 16 May 2017 14:18:11
    Christ that looks awful.
  • DFawkes Friendliest Forumite, 2016 16 May 2017 14:18:32 32,229 posts
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    I'm just happy there is a new spaceship show in any form. The Expanse is great but I'd quite like more than just that.

    I liked the trailer but, outside of the marble gag, I can't say I found it all that funny, though I did smile a couple of times and I certainly didn't hate it so I'll probably watch it.
  • Syrette 16 May 2017 14:18:34 50,234 posts
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    Lost me at Seth Macfarlane.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 16 May 2017 14:26:02 10,273 posts
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    I hope this getting made mean Netflix will add Galaxy Quest
  • minky-kong 16 May 2017 14:33:12 14,246 posts
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    Daryoon wrote:
    Needs more Keith Harris.
    I wish Seth McFarlane could fly (straight in to a jet engine turbine).
  • ChiefGB 16 May 2017 14:36:35 10,708 posts
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    DFawkes wrote:
    I'm just happy there is a new spaceship show in any form. The Expanse is great but I'd quite like more than just that.

    I liked the trailer but, outside of the marble gag, I can't say I found it all that funny, though I did smile a couple of times and I certainly didn't hate it so I'll probably watch it.
    This is me (except I've not watched the expanse yet)
  • Dirtbox 11 Sep 2017 06:15:53 91,099 posts
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    And the pilot has aired.

    I really enjoyed this first episode. It's got a good vibe to it, it's completely trek in numerous ways, which is fine by me and the humour, while being very Seth MacFarlane, which is generally shit, doesn't overcast the sci-fi adventure aspect too much. A couple of star wars nods as well but not much. I can see it's going to be chock full of trek cameos, there were a couple in this ep, one of them is on the crew and one of them a guest star.

    It's got the usual awkwardness of people not quite embracing/owning their roles yet and having to be introduced, afforded some sort of character and so on but I can see it improving over the season, and hopefully subsequent seasons.

    Edited by Dirtbox at 11:42:09 11-09-2017
  • BigOrkWaaagh 11 Sep 2017 07:07:21 8,684 posts
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    Are there plans to show this over here or is it a high seas job?
  • Dirtbox 11 Sep 2017 07:10:39 91,099 posts
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    That's a good question, I have no idea.
  • Dizzy 11 Sep 2017 12:33:10 3,709 posts
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    @Dirtbox aired where? Netflix?
  • beastmaster 11 Sep 2017 14:00:22 19,231 posts
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    Mola_Ram wrote:
    You should watch A Million Ways to Die in the West.
    I hate that film with a passion! In my top 5 worst films of all time. I have developed a deep rooted hatred of Seth Macfarlane's smug fucking face!!

    I love Family Guy though.

    Edited by beastmaster at 14:00:41 11-09-2017
  • Mola_Ram 11 Sep 2017 14:08:54 20,142 posts
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    I liked Family Guy for a while, but it got pretty terrible. Maybe it got better again, but I didn't want to stick around to find out.
  • Scimarad 11 Sep 2017 17:28:59 9,609 posts
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    I thought that pretty decent after a bit of a shaky start. Definitely want to watch more.
  • SuperCoolEskimo 11 Sep 2017 18:17:37 11,486 posts
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    We need a Lexx reboot.
  • ChiefGB 11 Sep 2017 19:56:28 10,708 posts
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    Hmmm it's a fox show so the fox channel over here would be a good bet, but I know it doesn't always work out that way.
  • cjb_bjc 11 Sep 2017 22:57:25 2,071 posts
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    Just watching it. Streams available on couchtuner.

    The cast is pretty fantastic! But it's such s strange concept of a show. Production values are great, like really really good! But hearing Bryan when I'm not watching the screen is not gonna go away!
  • Dirtbox 12 Sep 2017 00:18:33 91,099 posts
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    Dizzy wrote:
    @Dirtbox aired where? Netflix?
    The states. I live in the states now.
  • Dirtbox 12 Sep 2017 00:26:13 91,099 posts
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    I feel like Sky will probably get it in the UK. Shame.
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