‘The Orville’ Episode Guide (Oct. 26): Ed and the Crew Face the Majority

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‘The Orville’ Episode Guide (Oct. 26): Ed and the Crew Face the Majority

“Majority Rule” (10/26/17) – 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 in an all-new episode of “The Orville” airing Thursday, Oct. 26 (9:01-10:00 PM ET) on FOX.

Guest starring in “Majority Rule” are Ron Canada as Admiral Tucker, Giorgia Whigham as Lysella, Loren Lester as Lewis, Barry Livingston as Tom, and Steven Culp as Willks.

From Emmy Award-winning executive producer and creator Seth MacFarlane (“Family Guy,” “Ted,” “Cosmos: A SpaceTime Odyssey”), FOX’s “The Orville” is a live-action, one-hour space adventure series set 400 years in the future that follows The U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory spaceship.

Its crew, both human and alien, face the wonders and dangers of outer space, while also dealing with the problems of everyday life. The ensemble series stars MacFarlane as the ship’s Captain, Ed Mercer, and Adrianne Palicki (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” “Friday Night Lights”) as his ex-wife, who’s assigned as his First Officer. Additional cast members include Penny Johnson Jerald (“24,” “The Larry Sanders Show”), Scott Grimes (“American Dad!,” “Justified”), Peter Macon (“Shameless,” “Bosch”), Halston Sage (“Neighbors,” “Goosebumps”), J Lee (“American Dad!,” “The Cleveland Show”), Mark Jackson (“That Royal Today”) and Chad L. Coleman (“The Walking Dead,” “The Wire”).

“The Orville” is produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The series was created and written by Seth MacFarlane. MacFarlane, Brannon Braga (“Terra Nova”), David A. Goodman (“Family Guy”), Jason Clark (“Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” “Ted”) and Liz Heldens (“Mercy,” “Deception”) serve as executive producers on the series. Jon Favreau (“The Jungle Book,” “Iron Man”) directed the series premiere episode.

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