THE ORVILLE Season Two...

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    The show does have some great music.
     
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    Well, all the network fiction shows I watch are now on at the exact same time. Guess I'll be watching Orville the next day. Schur trumps MacFarlane.
     
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    I can definitely see the nostalgic value of that.

    When I was in high school, I used to borrow my Uncle Joe's car, which had an 8-track player in it. Used to cruise around, listening to Meatloaf and Aerosmith..... :rommie:

    That's probably what I'd do, just for the sake of quality control. :rommie:
     
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    It has better music than most of that used in the post-TOS Trek TV shows.

    Of course, a lot of it has that very familiar Mercer-esque quality ("Thanks, I plagiarized it from like nine different places."). :lol:

    Debney has several cool performance videos on his FB page, at least one other of which is from The Orville.
     
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    To be fair, that's not exactly a difficult achievement for a musician.
     
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    True, but people get worked up about it anyway.
     
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    Don't know if this has been posted - it's a four minute video interview from about eight months ago with the production designer of The Orville, Stephen Lineweaver:

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    OMG!!!!! Panic!
     
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    I feel awful, I still haven't seen season two yet. Just haven't found the time. Will likely watch all three this weekend.
     
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    So it's you who's to blame for the low ratings. I'll go get my pitchfork.
     
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    Trekmovie review of "Primal Urges."

    This is very much after the model of original Star Trek using humor where TOS relied more heavily on disguising the issues. The sequal series were far more timid.
     
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    I'll get the torches!
     
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    I'll get the latchcomb!
     
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    I like the idea of them going back to the idea of doing social commentary present in the TOS. I give them credit for attacking porn addiction in this last episode. I just didn’t find either season 2 episode particularly good. I’m hopeful it gets better.
     
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    The article did say the delayed viewing numbers are good, so maybe that will be enough to keep it around.
    I was thinking earlier today that it will be interesting to see how this compares to Star Trek: Lower Decks. While The Orville is a Star Trek style dramedy, LD will be our first truly comedic Trek series. It will be animated, so that'll probably give it more freedom than The Orville, but it will still be interesting to see how they approach things vs how The Orville has.
     
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    Looks good. Week after next?