The Orville

Old Wounds - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When the Krill shuttles land, they park on either side of the entrance to Epsilon station, but when the Orville crew are escaping, the Krill shuttles are gone momentarily (during the firefight), only to return to their proper places a moment later as the Orville shuttle takes off.

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About a Girl - S1-E3

Continuity mistake: When Bortus knocks Kitan into the turnbuckle, her arms slip to the 2nd rope. But in the next shot of her, her arms are now on the top rope.

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Pria - S1-E5

Continuity mistake: Lt. Malloy has his lower left leg amputated in Isaac's attempt at practical humor. When they later find the leg, it's not just a lower leg, but an entire leg (upper + lower). So either Malloy regrew half a leg in the course of a single night, or they forgot to tell the prop department to only make a lower leg.

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Krill - S1-E6

New this month Trivia: While reading the Anhkana, Ed compares its gruesome contents to writing by Bret Easton Ellis. Ellis is famous for having written the graphically violent novels on which American Psycho and its sequel The Rules of Attraction are based.

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Into the Fold - S1-E8

Trivia: At the start of the episode, the way Dr Finn's son is trying to wake her up is the same as when Stewie tried to wake Lois up in the Family Guy episode "Stewie Loves Lois", also by Seth MacFarlane.

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Old Wounds - S1-E1

[A banana is reduced to a shrivelled husk.]
Ed Mercer: So...it's an anti-banana ray?
Kelly Grayson: It's really interesting.
Ed Mercer: We need no longer fear the banana.
Kelly Grayson: Does it work on all fruit?
Ed Mercer: What about salads?

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Firestorm - S1-E10

Kelly Grayson: This is going to sound like I'm talking out my ass.
Isaac: Then please try to enunciate.

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Officer Alara Kitan: Captain, there's a message coming in from Admiral Halsey. It says that an executive officer has become available and can rendezvous with the Orville at station 794.
Captain Ed Mercer: That's great. That's barely out of our way. Who is it?
Officer Kitan: He wants me to forward it to you privately.
Captain Mercer: Alright, send it to my station. [Reads message.] No. No, no, no, no.
Lieutenant Gordon Malloy: What's the matter?
Captain Mercer: [Running out of room] No, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no, no.

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New Dimensions - S1-E11

Question: I get that this may be an involved answer! They say the 2D beings are likely unaware of their presence, "because the cross-section is so small." But surely that doesn't really matter - a 3D person could be sliced in half by a wire the thickness of a hair, and they'd still be killed, so doesn't that apply to 2D being as well? They'll be leaving a trail of destruction in their wake, cutting buildings in half, etc., and none of them seem to care.

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Answer: The book "Flatland", which is mentioned in the show, is a real book that may answer your questions in full (it's the story of a 3-D being experiencing the 2-D world and the 1-D world). In the 2-D world, there is no height, so there's no way to slice anything in half (horizontally). A being living in the 2-D world sees any object or being as a line (it's messy, but the lines have thickness, just not height, but all thickness is the same). So if the Orville was seen, it would only be seen 2 dimensionally and be seen as a line and others beings could just move out of the way. While there were buildings in "Flatland", perhaps this world doesn't have any, or the Orville didn't bump into any. There is death in "Flatland" when a being isn't careful and is poked, but these are usually by lines and triangles and the Orville would more like the circles and not in danger of poking anything.

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