The Orville - Seth McFarlane still trying to be funny? -1 reply

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#1 1 year ago

I don't generally find his stuff funny, but this new series is a live-action, obvious Star Trek spoof / send-up.

Problem is, Sci-Fi comedy is very hard to get right, only two good examples come to mind, Futurama and Red Dwarf.

No doubt Patrick Stewart will turn up at some point though.


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#2 1 year ago

Got shown this yesterday and frankly Laughed most of the preview.  I'm hoping that the actual show turns out well (I don't know about you, but I could use more shows like Red Dwarf!). Although with Mcfarlane in charge, I also have some concerns about repetitive dick and fart jokes which he tends to fall back on once he runs out of other ideas.  Hoping for the best, though!

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#3 1 year ago

Huh. That actually looks surprisingly good. Good production values, a star cast(they even got Victor Garber in there - he doesn't do anything that's not worth watching).