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another nerd geeking out about Star Trek a surprisingly well done adaption and a reminder of why we love space ships? You’ll come for the social commentary but stay for the dirty jokes… or maybe it’s the other way around. :
The Orville surprised everyone when it debuted. Advertised as a crass parody of Star Trek, the Orville turned out to be a far more sophisticated show than anyone including the network gave it credit for. In this episode we do a deep dive into the first season of The Orville, discussing the the characters and plots, but also talking about how it fits into the legacy of Trek and whether it and Star Trek: Discovery can coexist. This week’s Five Minute Controversy asks if Quentin Tarantino should direct Star Trek.