The Orville, Ep. 4 Review

The Orville is fighting a ghost. And, y’know what? Through four rounds, it’s holding its own. There’s nothing terribly subtle about The Orville: Seth MacFarlane wrote a Star Trek fan-fiction where he gets to play captain. And if it’s done well there’s nothing wrong with that. After a promising (if rough) pilot, the second and third episodes were remarkable improvements and in a very short period of time the show established its identity as a fun spaceship show. For some, it seems there’s no room on TV for a show that doesn’t inundate its audience with life-threatening visuals and dutch-angled cliffhangers…