The Orville started strong with high hopes of pulling “purist” Trekkers, and it worked. We even had a second season, and here it is!
The Orville keeps moving on and here’s why!
Some lost their connection with Star Trek. They believed its new looks to be too far from the essence of the franchise. With that in mind, some viewers took comfort in The Orville.
The McFarlane science fiction space opera that we can safely say is its own Star Trek spin-off.
When Star Trek announced the arrival of their new addition, Discovery, a new player in the game appeared, The Orville. Let’s recap.
The Original Orville Summary
The Orville 3 soon let’s recap!
The crew of a spaceship embarks on an adventurous journey in outer space, four hundred years into the future, where they encounter various dangerous situations.
An exploratory ship from Earth faces intergalactic challenges 400 years in the future.
The series follows the crew of the USS Discovery as they encounter new worlds and civilizations, delving into familiar themes and expanding upon an incident that has been talked about within the franchise’s universe but never fully explored. — Google
The Death of Lorca
When writing for The Geek Initiative, I was the “official” review of the new Star Trek series, Star Trek Discovery. I wrote a review for each episode, and when sources came out that Captain Lorca would meet his death, I was quite angry. It was the discovery of the Terran universe.
Follow my reasoning here: Star Trek was always on the “right sight of things,” and here, we could tangibly feel that DISCO was about showing the dark side of the Federation, Starfleet and everything it implies.