Sunday, September 10th, 2017
1: Old Wounds
It's 2418 and the Planetary Union promotes Ed Mercer to Captain of the exploratory vessel The U.S.S. Orville. Ed's enthusiasm for his new position is dampened when his ex-wife, Kelly Grayson, is assigned to be his First Officer. While on their first routine mission, the Orville crew is ambushed by the Krill, a vicious alien race, who are bent on stealing a device that can cause time to accelerate.
Sunday, September 17th, 2017
2: Command Performance
When Ed and Kelly are tricked by a hologram of a ship in distress and find themselves prisoners in a replica of their former home, Alara must step up in her first command of the Orville and attempt a heroic rescue. Meanwhile, Bortus and Klyden receive some happy, yet unexpected news.
Thursday, September 21st, 2017
3: About a Girl
The Orville crew is divided between cultures when Bortus and Klyden debate if their newly born offspring should receive a controversial surgery.
Thursday, September 28th, 2017
4: If the Stars Should Appear
Ed and the Orville crew encounter a massive vessel adrift in space, which is in danger of colliding with a star. While some of the crew set out to help the ship's inhabitants, Bortus, Gordon, and John stay behind and fend off a Krill attack on another Union ship.
Thursday, October 5th, 2017
After the crew saves a stranded ship and its attractive captain, Ed becomes smitten with the Orville’s new guest, while Kelly suspects all is not what it seems. Meanwhile, Gordon attempts to teach Isaac the art of pulling off a practical joke.
Thursday, October 12th, 2017
After the Orville crew defeats a Krill attack on a brand-new colony, the Union sends Ed and Gordon on a dangerous undercover mission to infiltrate a Krill ship and obtain a copy of the Krill bible, the "Anhkana," to better understand the enemy.
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
7: Majority Rule
When two Union anthropologists go missing on a planet similar to 21st century Earth, Ed sends a team led by Kelly to find them, but the mission quickly goes awry when they realize the society’s government is completely based on a public voting system to determine punishment.
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
8: Into the Fold
Ed and the crew set out to save Dr. Finn, her two sons and Isaac after their shuttle gets thrown into unchartered space and they crash-land on a moon that is light years from the Orville.
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
9: Cupid's Dagger
The Orville is called to mediate a peace treaty between two warring cultures, but tensions run even higher between Ed and Kelly when a familiar face boards the ship. Meanwhile Yaphit declares his love for Dr. Finn with surprising results.
Thursday, November 16th, 2017
When a fire breaks out on The Orville and a crew member dies, Alara begins to question if she is fit for her job, just as unusual and terrifying things start happening on the ship.
Thursday, November 30th, 2017
11: New Dimensions
Kelly discovers that Lt. John Lamarr is smarter than he lets on. So, she pushes Ed to consider him for a key leadership position on the ship after The Orville gets damaged by a mysterious spatial anomaly causing harrowing effects to all things living.
Thursday, December 7th, 2017
12: Mad Idolatry
Ed and Kelly seriously reconsider getting back together. However, while Kelly is on a mission with Isaac and Gordon to investigate the origins of an uncharted star, they suddenly crash-land on a planet from another universe. Kelly then makes a decision with unforeseen long-term consequences for the planet, putting Ed in a difficult position.
Sunday, December 30th, 2018
The Orville heads towards Moclus for Bortus' special once-a-year ceremony, Ed discovers Kelly has moved on and has started dating. Gordon asks for John's help in getting game. Claire turns to Isaac for parenting advice.
Thursday, January 3rd, 2019
2: Primal Urges
Ed and the crew race to save a small group of survivors on a planet about to be destroyed by its sun. Bortus and Klyden start marriage counseling when Bortus' obsession with the ship's simulation room gets out of hand.
Thursday, January 10th, 2019
Ed, Gordon, and Alara visit Alara's home planet of Xelayah.
Thursday, January 17th, 2019
4: Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes
Ed finds himself behind enemy lines when he crash-lands on a mysterious planet. Kelly questions why Gordon wants to take the Command Test.
Thursday, January 24th, 2019
5: All the World is Birthday Cake
The Orville makes First Contact and a new crew member joins the ship.
Thursday, January 31st, 2019
6: A Happy Refrain
The Orville crew is surprised when Claire's personal life takes an unexpected turn. Gordon makes an unusual grooming suggestion to Bortus.
Thursday, February 14th, 2019
Kelly breaks up with Cassius, while the Orville has its deflectors upgraded by a Moclan engineer who used to be Bortus' boyfriend.
Thursday, February 21st, 2019
8: Identity (1)
Ed and the crew travel to Isaac's home planet, Kaylon.
Thursday, February 28th, 2019
9: Identity (2)
The Kaylons take control of the Orville with the intention of destroying all biological lifeforms.
Thursday, March 7th, 2019
10: Blood of Patriots
Ed must initiate peace talks with the Krill.
Thursday, March 21st, 2019
11: Lasting Impressions
The Orville crew members open a time capsule from 2015.
Thursday, April 11th, 2019
Ed discovers that Moclans aboard The Orville are harboring a secret.
Thursday, April 18th, 2019
13: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
A time distortion affects Ed and Kelly’s relationship.
Thursday, April 25th, 2019
14: The Road Not Taken
The crew must contend with the disastrous fallout from Kelly’s decision.