Fox has released the Official Synopsis of The Orville episode “If the Stars Should Appear” (1.04), that will be aired on Thursday, September 28 at 09:00-10:00 PM.
The Second part of the two-night special series premiere.
THE CREW ENCOUNTERS AN OLD SHIP ADRIFT IN SPACE
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.
“The Orville” stars Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer; Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson; Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn; Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy; Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus; Halston Sage as Chief Security Officer Alara Kitan; J Lee as Lieutenant John Lamarr; Mark Jackson as Isaac; and Chad L. Coleman as Klyden.
Guest starring are Norm Macdonald as Yaphit, Robert Knepper as Hamelac, James Morrison as Kemka, and Max Burholder as Tomilin.
The Orville is a live-action, one-hour space adventure series set 400 years in the future that follows The 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 familiar, often humorous problems of everyday life.
From 20th Century Fox Television with Executive Producers Seth MacFarlane, Brannon Braga, David A. Goodman, Jason Clark, Liz Heldens. Jon Favreau directed the first episode, written by Seth MacFarlane.