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Earth 2418

Earth, 2418.

One year later

One year later.

For a list of The Orville media in chronological order, see Timeline of media.

A timeline of events in The Orville.

The series premiere opens with Kelly Grayson's affair in the fall of 2418 before jumping to September 2419 when Ed Mercer becomes captain of the USS Orville. The show briefly enters the 29th century in the episode Pria. Season 1 concludes in April or May of 2420.

Season 1.5 takes place over the summer of 2420 with glimpses back to the early 24th century in New Beginnings, Pt. 1.

Season 2 commences around August 2420.

The events are set a year earlier in the original script of Old Wounds, with the series opening in 2417 before moving forward to 2418.

c. 27,581 BCE Edit

c. 702 BCEEdit

  • A star in the constellation of Giliac collapses. As part of the astrology of Regor 2, Giliac is now regarded as a bad omen.[n 2]

c. 419 CE Edit

Jahavus Dorahl

Jahavus Dorahl.

  • A bioship under the command of Jahavus Dorahl embarks on a three-generational trip through the galaxy that turns into a 2,000 year journey.[n 3]

c. 1100s Edit

  • Saladin battles the Knights Templar.[1]

1729 Edit

1871-1948 Edit

1880sEdit

  • Flatland, a story about a two-dimensional society of shapes which Ed Mercer would liken to two-dimensional space, is published. A metaphor for inequality, the more sides a shape had, the higher their social status; the triangles were the workman class, the squares were the gentry and the circles were the most respected of all.[3]

1903 Edit

  • December 3
    • The Wright Brothers, Orville and Wilbur, make their first successful flight in the Wright Flyer. The Orville will later be named for one of them, and a model of the Wright Flyer will adorn Ed Mercer's office.

1937 Edit

1945 Edit

New York 1945

Kelly Grayson and Cassius in a holographic recreaation of New York, 1945.

1952 Edit

1955 Edit

1956 Edit

The King and I

The King and I as seen in the 25th century.

1964 Edit

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer as seen in the 25th century.

1965 Edit

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music as seen in the 25th century.

1993 Edit

Seinfeld

Seinfeld as seen in the 25th century.

2006 Edit

2015 Edit

Phone time and date

The time and date displayed on Laura's phone.

  • Historical data around this era on Earth is sketchy, leading to great interest when a time capsule from this year is uncovered in the 2420. Gordon will ultimately use data from Laura Huggins' mobile device to recreate locations from 2015 in the Orville's simulator. [13]

March Edit

  • March 21:
    • 01:43 PM: Laura Huggins donates her cellphone to the community time capsule of Saratoga Springs, New York.[14]

Late 2015 Edit

  • The time capsule is buried somewhere north of Albany, New York.[15]

2035 Edit

  • Mind of Hermes, featuring the character of Jeff Bellman and destined to become Claire Finn's favorite film, is completed in this year.[16]

2056Edit

  • An unnamed genetic engineer discovers how to target and eradicate individual cancer cells.[17]

c. 2200s Edit

  • Ensign Hodges is likely born in the late 2200s.[18]

c. 2313Edit

c. 2320Edit

Tzel war

The Union-Tzel War.

2370s Edit

  • c. 2370: The Envall make an agreement with the Planetary Union to stay away from worlds with nitrogen atmospheres; their blood cells contain an iodide compound which renders plasma highly unstable when exposed to such an atmosphere, with potentially explosive results.[21]
  • Ed Mercer is born.[22]

Late 2370s Edit

2380s Edit

2388 Edit

2390s Edit

Young Gordon and Orrin

Gordon Malloy and Orrin Channing were friends throughout the 2390s.

Early 2390sEdit

2390 Edit

August or September Edit

2394 Edit

2396 Edit

Late 2396 or Early 2397 Edit

  • A fire breaks out in the Kitan household, sparking a debilitating fear of fire in Alara that leads to the events of Firestorm.[n 9]

2400sEdit

Kitan family photo

The Kitan family photo is taken on Xelaya.

c. 2400Edit

  • The Krill launch a surprise attack on Union Outpost 73, where Orrin Channing and a mohawked Gordon Malloy are stationed. Orrin saves the lives of Gordon and several others when they are caught in the wreckage, but loses his wife Sophie and newborn daughter Leyna. Orrin himself is captured by the Krill and taken to a prison camp, where he will spend the next 20 years.[25]
  • c. 2409: In 2421, Orrin claimed that Leyna stopped talking in this year. In reality, she had died nine years prior.[26]

2410sEdit

Is anyone out there

A few years prior to 2420, the first interstellar message is launched from Regor 2.

2411Edit

2412Edit

2413Edit

2414Edit

Ed and Kelly picnic

Ed and Kelly's relationship begins.

  • Ed Mercer and Lieutenant Kelly Grayson go out on their first date.[28]
  • On the morning after the date, Kelly is extracted from her apartment, which deposits her aboard the USS Orville seven years later.[29]
    • Kelly is sent back but her memory is not wiped. Remembering the future, she declines a date with Ed, creating an alternate timeline.
    • Claire is sent back and successfully wipes Kelly's memory, eliminating the alternate timeline.[30]
      • With Kelly's memory now fully expunged, she accepts a date with Ed at 9:00 a.m.[30]

Mid-Late 2410sEdit

  • On one year, Ed celebrated Kelly's birthday by presenting her with a cake in her office.[31]

2415Edit

  • Kelly and Ed celebrate their 1 year anniversary.[32]

2416 Edit

2417Edit

2418Edit

Late 2418 Edit
Ed pain

Ed shortly after finding Kelly with Darulio.

In a line from the original script of Old Wounds which does not appear in the final version, Ed states that he and Kelly were married for four years.

2419Edit

JanuaryEdit

Pre-March Edit

Mid-2419Edit

  • Darulio begins work on an archaeological dig on the planet Lopovius.[n 15]
  • For a period of about two months, John LaMarr dates both heads of a Keribex without either head finding out about the other one. Ultimately, however, LaMarr chooses to end the relationship as the left head always wants to go hiking, which is "sort of a deal-breaker" for him.[n 16]

SeptemberEdit

Foxs-the-orville-season-1-photos 3cn8

The USS Orville is relaunched under the command of Ed Mercer.

In the original script of Old Wounds, it is stated that three weeks pass between Ed accepting Kelly as his First Officer and the repaired Orville leaving the Dockyard. This detail, however, does not appear in the final version.

September-October Edit

AlaraAward

Alara Kitan receives the Sapphire Star.

  • Lieutenant Commander Bortus lays an egg, taking a leave of absence for the 21 day gestation period.
    • Mercer and Grayson are captured by the Calivon and contained in their alien zoo.[n 21]
  • During Mercer and Grayson's incarceration, Lieutenant Alara Kitan, placed in command for the first time, arranges for the Calivon to return their human specimens by providing them with a selection of Earth's cultural database, act which earns her the Sapphire Star award.
  • Topa, child of Lieutenant Commander Bortus and Klyden, is born.[n 22]

October-November Edit

Topa holding Rudolph

Topa.

  • Shortly following her birth, Topa is examined by Dr. Finn and the Orville bridge crew.
  • Bortus asks Dr. Finn to perform sex reassignment surgery on Topa so she may become male. The doctor refuses, as does Captain Mercer when Bortus requests that he order her to do so. With no other options, Bortus contacts Internal Affairs on Moclus, who send a vessel to rendezvous with the Orville near the Pleiades cluster. However, Bortus is convinced to allow Topa to remain female after learning of the tale of Rudolph. Faced with Captain Vorak, Bortus requests a Tribunal on Moclus to decide the fate of his child.
  • After two weeks, the Orville arrives at Moclus. As decided by the tribunal, Topa receives sex reassignment surgery to become male.[n 23]
  • Following Topa's procedure, Bortus starts to grow apart from Klyden, who opposed his wish for Topa to remain a female. As a result, Bortus gradually loses interest in making love with Klyden, instead using the simulator to engage with holographic Moclans.[40]

November-December Edit

Late 2419 Edit

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Teleya.

  • The Krill conquer the colony planet Chara 3.[n 25]
  • In the third Krill attack on the Union in the space of a month, the Kakov attacks the brand new colony of Kastra 4, claiming the lives of 19 colonists before it is destroyed by the Orville.
    • A Krill shuttlecraft recovered from the Kakov is used by Ed and Gordon to infiltrate the Yakar, where they partially copy the Anhkana. Learning that the Krill intend to use a prototype neutron field generator to wipe out the population of Rana 3, Ed and Gordon thwart the Krill as they cause the deaths of the entire crew of the Yakar save for Teleya, a teacher, and her class of children. Teleya is incarcerated by the Union.
  • Admiral Halsey assigns Dr. Darden and his team of xenoanthropologists, Karx, Franz and Celeste to study the Anhkana. Over time, they begin to follow the Krill teachings and seek out Teleya to fill in the gaps. With her guidance, the four Union citizens worship Avis.[1]
  • A team from the Orville is sent to retrieve the missing anthropologists Tom and Lewis. Only Lewis is found.[n 26]

2420sEdit

2420 Edit

Early 2420 Edit

March Edit

Payne dead

Harrison Payne is killed.

April Edit

April-May Edit

  • From the perspective of the Orville's universe, the humanoid species of the Multiphasic Planet evolves from a Bronze Age level of development into a highly advanced Space Age over a span of 33 days.[n 28]
    • Ed starts dating Kelly one day before encountering the planet and its people. Kelly breaks up with him shortly after their final encounter, meaning their relationship lasts roughly 34 days.[47]

June Edit

Orville BCV Burton crashed

The battle ship Burton is rediscovered.

  • "Several weeks" after encountering the Multiphasic Planet,[20] the Orville spends less than 48 hours[48] analyzing the magnetar AXP 1E 1048-59.[20] In those roughly two days, the following occurs:
  • The USS Ulysses removes the Chog from their homeworld to a new planet.[18]
  • Dr. Darden and his team of xenoanthropologists, Karx, Franz and Celeste, attempt to enter Krill space in a small Union transport vessel but are stopped by the Orville; at that time, Celeste covertly inserts a program into the Orville's systems. Though the team claim a malfunction set them on a course to Krill territory, the Orville crew soon find evidence of their worship of Avis. As a result of Celeste's program, the Orville is lead into Krill space.[49]

July Edit

c. August Edit

Nyxia

Nyxia is destroyed.

September Edit

Alara leaving

Alara Kitan leaves the Orville.

  • A week later, Alara departs the Orville and returns to Xelaya leading to the events of Home.[53]
    • Alara breaks her arm during her 31st Friday night arm-wrestling matches against Isaac. Since Alara joined the Orville in September of the preceding year, Isaac and Alara started arm wrestling sometime between September 2419 and February 2420.
    • The entire time from Alara's arrival at Xelaya to the end of her time at the beach house lasts, at most, "a few days."[54]
    • Alara begins gravity treatment on the Orville, but decides to rejoin her family on Xelaya and leaves the following day.
  • Lieutenant Tharl joins the Orville as its interim Chief of Security.[53]
  • Yaphit has his six-month performance review.[53]

September-October Edit

TallaKeyali

Talla Keyali joins the Orville.

  • Janel Tyler is revealed to be Teleya, a Krill turned infiltrator.[55]
  • A week later,[56] Lieutenant Talla Keyali joins the Orville as the ship's new Chief of Security. Soon after, the Orville detects the first interstellar message from Regor 2 ("Is anyone out there?"), broadcast "a few years" prior. Making first contact with the utmost enthusiasm, the Orville party initially receives a warm welcome from the native Regorians, only for an incident to occur as Commander Grayson and Lieutenant Commander Bortus are arrested for revealing their birthdays, which fall under the sign of Giliac in Regorian astrology.[57]
  • On the following Tuesday, Kelly spends her birthday in incarceration on Regor 2.[58]
  • On the following Monday, Bortus spends his birthday in incarceration on Regor 2.[59]

October Edit

  • After a month, Regor 2 enters the blessed sign of Wasanda. Thanks to an observation made by Talla, that Giliac became a bad omen after a star in the constellation collapsed thousands of years prior, the Orville creates the illusion that the star has returned to Regor 2's Celestial Advisory. Forced to change their perspective, at least until their technology advances to uncover the deception, the Regorians set Kelly and Bortus free just as they are about to be executed for a failed escape attempt.[60]
  • As the last of the Giliac camps on Regor 2 are opened, a four weeks late "joint birthday party" is thrown for Kelly and Bortus aboard the bridge of the Orville.[61]
  • Thanks to a follicle stimulator, Bortus grows a mustache. That evening, Orville crewmembers attend a piano recital by Ty Finn.
  • On the following Thursday, Klyden finds pieces of Bortus' dinner in his mustache.
  • On the following Friday, a ship transports the Union Symphony to perform aboard the Orville. That night, Claire and Isaac go on their first date, having dinner within the simulator.
  • On the following day, Claire and Isaac recount their date to their crewmates.
  • At 3:14 AM, Isaac wakes up Claire, presenting her with a cake in an attempt to surprise her. Claire declines his request for another date.
    • At 8:00 PM, Claire meets Isaac in simulator 2, where he generates a human form. Following their second date, Claire sleeps with Isaac.
  • In order to terminate his coupling with Claire, Isaac acts unappealing.
  • Isaac completes his spectrographic analysis of the Septar binary system. After making an error, Isaac realises that the adjustments to his programming following the break-up are responsible, leading him to pursue his relationship with Claire. After Bortus shaves his mustache, Isaac successfully apologises to Claire, and the two rekindle their relationship.[62]

Late-2420/Early-2421Edit

  • Groogen, a Katrudian, arrives on the Orville with a botanical team.
  • Kelly decides to break up with Cassius. By this point, she has not hand time off in six months.
    • Locar, an engineer of the Moclan Fleet and ex-boyfriend of Bortus, is loaned by Captain Rechik to perform upgrades on the Orville's Deflector Screens. These new deflectors are tested successfully against the firepower of Rechik's ship. That night, Locar confides in Talla that he his a heterosexual, a taboo in Moclan society, and is attracted to her.
  • The following day, Talla takes Locar to the Environmental Simulator, where she teaches him dancing. Left alone in the simulator, Locar is confronted by Klyden, who knows his secret. To avoid being reported to the authorities, Locar goes into hiding and manufactures evidence indicating that Klyden vaporized him.
  • Ultimately, Talla finds Locar in the Shuttle Bay. As Talla refuses to let him go lest Klyden be condemned, Locar chooses to face trial on Moclus.
  • Cassius transfers to the USS Watson.[63][n 29]
  • Orrin Channing steals a Krill shuttle and escapes from the Krill prison camp. Joining up with an Envall woman, Orrin uses her blood to destroy a Krill vessel.[64][n 30]
  • Isaac spontaneously deactivates, leading Captain Mercer to set a course to return him to his people on Kaylon 1.[n 31]
Union-Kaylon War

The Battle for Earth commences.

  • Arriving on Kaylon 1, the Orville crew learn that Isaac's mission to collect data on biological lifeforms has been completed. Soon after, they make the disturbing discovery that a humanoid population created the Kaylon machines before being exterminated by them. Determining that humanity and their allies are not worth preserving, the forces of Kaylon Primary commandeer the Orville, which will lead the newly constructed Kaylon fleet in an invasion of the Planetary Union, starting with Earth.[65]
    • Battle for Earth: Having taken control of the Orville, the Kaylon opt to spare the majority of the crew so that they may be used to further the invasion of Earth in the most efficient manner, a tactic which proves to be their undoing when the Orville crew manages to send out a Priority One signal to Union Central, as well as a shuttle to enlist the aid of the Krill. Terminating the Kaylon leadership, the Orville joins a combined Union-Krill fleet in the fight against the Kaylon in Earth's solar system, ultimately forcing what remains of the invaders to retreat to their homeworld.[66]
  • In recognition of his defection against his people and his critical role in saving the Earth, Isaac is allowed to remain aboard the Orville.[67]
  • Following the Battle of Earth, the Planetary Union and Krill agree to a cease-fire.[68]
  • Over the following 30 days, Orrin destroys a further three Krill vessels, amounting to a loss of 1200 Krill lives and constituting a violation of the cease-fire.[69]
  • For his actions during the Battle of Earth, Yaphit receives the Sapphire Star.
    • Six weeks following his escape, Orrin and his shuttle are pursued by the Krill destroyer Davoro'kos in Tarazed before being picked up by the Orville, which had come to meet with the Krill in the system.[70]
  • Orrin requests Gordon's assistance in breaking the peace with the Krill. While accompanying him in shuttle 1, Gordon works with his crewmates to stop Orrin. Following a confrontation, Orrin is killed in his attempt to destroy the Davoro'kos, with Gordon only just escaping the destruction of the shuttlecraft. Meanwhile, Orrin's Envall accomplice is apprehended by the Orville crew.[71]
    • The Lak'vai Pact of Tarazed 3 is signed, cementing the cessation of hostilities between the Planetary Union and the Krill in light of the Kaylon threat.[72]
  • The Saratoga Springs time capsule is discovered on Earth. Escorted by Dr. Sherman, the capsule is taken aboard the Orville, on a course to the Delta Pavonis museum.
    • John reactivates a mobile phone belonging to the late Laura Huggins. Borrowing the phone, Gordon creates a simulation using the phone's data and soon develops a relationship with the holographic Laura. Meanwhile, Bortus and Klyden develop an addiction to old Earth cigarettes.
    • At Gordon's request, Ed, Kelly, John and Talla attend a party with him and Laura. After they leave, Gordon sleeps with Laura.
    • On the following day, Gordon arrives late for work. His crewmates confront him over his bond with Laura.
    • Dr. Finn develops a formula to eliminate Bortus and Klyden's nicotine addiction. Gordon is convinced to leave Laura behind. Ultimately, the Orville drops off the time capsule at Delta Pavonis.[73]
  • Topa's birthday is celebrated by his parents, who give him his first latchkum.[74][n 32]
  • The Moclus' dockyard provides a new round of weapons upgrades for all Union Fleet explorer-class vessels and above, including the Orville.
  • After a day or so, the Orville receives a 30% power upgrade to the plasma cannons and 20% increase in torpedo capacity. As the Moclan engineering team leaves, the Orville picks up a transport carrying the engineer Toren and his mate Korick, who are to be transported to a research vessel in the Nekkar system. At school, Topa clashes with a female student, Olivia. Later, Bortus finds that the Moclan couple are hiding their baby, a female named Mersa, and that they intend to seek asylum on Retepsia. He is convinced to keep his discovery secret.
  • On the following day, Bortus shows Mersa to Topa. After Toren and Korick leave with their child, Topa reveals what he saw to Klyden, who brings the unauthorized passenger to the attention the senior staff. As a result, the Orville follows the Moclans to a planet hidden within a nebula. Landing on the planet, they find it to be a Sanctuary for a breakaway colony of Moclan females, led by Heveena, who have sought refuge from Moclus for many years.
Sanctuary stand-off

The USS Orville faces a Moclan battlecruiser in orbit of the sanctuary world.

  • Ed makes a successful request for a hearing regarding the colony with the Planetary Union Council on Earth. To that end, he takes a shuttle with Heveena to rendezvous with the USS Burnell, which takes them back to Earth while the Orville remains in orbit to protect the colony.
    • Battle of the Sanctuary: The Union Council agrees not to recognize the sovereignty of the Sanctuary for the time being, Moclan colonists agree to immediately end their clandestine emigration network and Moclus agrees to leave the colony in peace and take no further action against them.[75]
  • Heveena is returned to the Sanctuary. Meanwhile, Bortus is pleased to find that Bortus and Olivia have become friends.[76]
  • Roughly three months following the Battle of Earth,[n 33] Ed and Kelly reminisce over their first date.
  • On the following day, the Aronov device aboard the Orville picks up with Kelly's thoughts and accidentally transports a version of Kelly from seven years ago, specifically from the morning after her first date with Ed, to the ship. With no way to immediately return her, she is accomodated in guest quarters and given a posting as a Lieutenant.
  • Ed goes on a "second date" with the past Kelly at Mooska's.
  • Several Orville crewmembers go to a simulated nightclub.
  • After a few days, a method is devised to return the past Kelly to her own time. Before she is sent back, Dr. Finn performs a memory wipe so that she will retain no knowledge of the future.[77]

2423Edit

2431Edit

  • Following an upgrade by John LaMarr in 2421, the power storage capacity of the mobile phone belonging to the late Laura Huggins is projected to last to this year. Dr. Sherman predicts that the data within will only be completely analyzed by this year at the earliest.[78]

29th century Edit

  • Pria Lavesque is born.
  • Captured Amelia Earhart lives the remainder of her life.
  • A Benzian antiques collector negotiates for the price of the Orville.

c. 3015Edit

c. 5,000,000,000 Edit

  • Earth is projected to be destroyed as the Sun changes into a red supergiant.[80][n 34]

NotesEdit

  1. Based on Darulio's analysis of the artifact. (Cupid's Dagger)
  2. Based on Isaac's analysis of the constellation. (All the World is Birthday Cake)
  3. Based on Isaac's analysis of the hull.
  4. Rop is 107 years old in New Beginnings, Pt. 2.
  5. In Blood of Patriots, it is noted that Orrin and Gordon are about the same age, having been friends since grade school.
  6. Ock'or has been in the Calivon zoo for 31 years as of Command Performance.
  7. In Home, Cambis Borrin states that his son just turned 30 while speaking as if he is still alive. Note also that because the episode Home must take place in September 2420, Galdus Harona must have been born in August or September when Cambis says that his birthday was "just last week."
  8. Alara is 23 years old in Old Wounds.
  9. Kitan's mother says that the fire happened eight months after her birth.
  10. Torena nd Korich have been joined for nine years as of Sanctuary.
  11. Bortus and Klyden have been joined for six and a half years as of About a Girl.
  12. Finding a recreation of his robe in the Calivon zoo, Ed notes that he hasn't seen it in two years. (Command Performance)
  13. Sometime between January and March of 2420, Grayson says that her affair with Darulio was "a year ago." For that comment to make sense (meaning not to exceed the two year mark), her affair must have been in April or after of 2418.
  14. After March, 2420, Grayson again says that a year has passed since the affair. Episode 1x11: New Dimensions.
  15. Conjectural placement based on Darulio's account that he has been digging on Lopovius for six months. Cupid's Dagger.
  16. In Episode 2x01: Ja'loja, set in mid-to-late 2420, John reveals to Gordon that he was in a relationship with a Keribex "last year" (2419). As John and Gordon met aboard the Orville in Episode 1x01: Old Wounds, set on September 10th, the relationship must have began and ended prior to then.
  17. Episode 2x03: Home indicates that Alara joined at the same time as Ed and the others.
  18. Exact date found in the 2017 Television Critics Association press kit.
  19. As part of Ed's forced ruse informing Bortus that Epsilon 2 is hosting a pizza party for an office birthday, he adds that there is a "lot of September birthdays down here."
  20. Kelly: "You've kind of kept to yourself these last few days."
  21. Ed and Kelly spend one night at the zoo.
  22. The events of Episode 1x02: Command Performance transpire over a period of 21 days. Bortus begins incubation of his egg at the start of the episode and the egg hatches at the end.
  23. Bortus notes that the Orville's trip to Moclus takes two weeks.
  24. Contact with Lewis and Tom was lost a month ago.
  25. A freshly severed human head is presented as having been captured at Chara 3, suggesting it to be recent.
  26. LaMarr notes that Alara has gone through two guys in two months.
  27. Ed notes that his first meeting with Alara in Old Wounds occured six months ago.
  28. The episode is clear that each run-in with the planet occurs ever 11 days. The episode begins with an encounter with the planet, and the Orville sees the planet three more times.
  29. Talla acknowledges that she still hasn't been on the Orville "that long".
  30. In Blood of Patriots, Orrin claims to have escaped from prison six weeks ago.
  31. Identity opens with Dr. Finn announcing her relationship with Isaac to her children, indicating that not much time has passed since the conclusion of A Happy Refrain.
  32. In a deleted scene from Lasting Impressions, Bortus and Klyden agree to get Topa a latchkum for his upcoming birthday. Falling in 2421, around October, this would evidently be Topa's 2nd birthday. However, it should be noted that the Moclan calendar system and its relation to our own remains unknown.
  33. In The Road Not Taken, Kelly states that she was temporally displaced to "what would have been six months ago". The Road Not Taken takes place "less than nine months" following an alternate Battle of Earth, which may not have necessarily taken place at precisely the same time as originally seen in Identity, Pt. 2.
  34. Isaac: "Earth's sun will not become a red supergiant for another five billion years, Commander. You will be long deceased and forgotten."

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Episode 1.5x03: The Word of Avis, Pt. 1
  2. Episode 2x06: A Happy Refrain
  3. Episode 1x11: New Dimensions
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Episode 1x05: Pria.
  5. Episode 2x07: Deflectors
  6. Episode 2x06: A Happy Refrain
  7. Episode 1x02: Command Performance
  8. Episode 2x03: Home
  9. Episode 2x04: Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes
  10. Episode 1x03: About a Girl
  11. Episode 1x04: If the Stars Should Appear
  12. In the year 2015, Laura tells Gordon that she dated Greg for nine years. Episode 2x11: Lasting Impressions
  13. Implied given the crew's demonstrated knowledge of 20th century pop culture throughout seasons 1 and 2, yet their unfamiliarity with that of 2015. (Episode 2x11: Lasting Impressions)
  14. Date and time are revealed on the screen of Laura's phone. Episode 2x11: Lasting Impressions
  15. One of the items shown to be in the time capsule is a copy of the album 25 by Adele; the CD wasn't released until November 2015, implying that the time capsule was not buried until some time after Huggins donated her phone.
  16. Episode 2x06: A Happy Refrain
  17. Episode 1x03: About a Girl.
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 18.3 18.4 18.5 Episode 1.5x02: New Beginnings, Pt. 2
  19. Episode 2x02: Primal Urges
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 20.4 20.5 20.6 20.7 Episode 1.5x01: New Beginnings, Pt. 1
  21. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  22. 22.0 22.1 22.2 22.3 The character was written specifically for the actor or actress. Therefore, the age listed in the original script is reliable. See Seth MacFarlane, "Orville - Pilot", Fox (2016).
  23. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  24. 24.0 24.1 Episode One: Old Wounds.
  25. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  26. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  27. Episode 2x03: Home
  28. Episode 2x13: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
  29. Episode 2x13: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
  30. 30.0 30.1 Episode 2x14: The Road Not Taken
  31. Episode 2x06: A Happy Refrain
  32. Episode 2x13: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
  33. Based on the fact that Alara tells her father, Ildis Kitan, that "a trip to the beach house won't fix 20 years," implying that she lived with him for 20 years. Episode 2x03: Home
  34. Episode 2x13: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
  35. Episode 2x13: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
  36. 36.0 36.1 Episode 2x01: Ja'loja
  37. In September 2420, Cambis Borrin states that Galdus Harona "died last year." Episode 2x03: Home
  38. Episode 1x02: Command Performance.
  39. Gordon says that he dated a woman for five months while on suspension on Earth, Episode 2x01: Ja'loja, and his suspension ended in September 2419, Episode 1x01: Old Wounds. Therefore, this must have occurred on March 2419 or before - not after.
  40. Episode 2x03: Home
  41. 41.0 41.1 Episode Four: If the Stars Should Appear.
  42. Episode 1x08: Into the Fold.
  43. 43.0 43.1 Episode 1x09: Cupid's Dagger.
  44. Episode Ten: Firestorm.
  45. 45.0 45.1 Episode 1x11: New Dimensions.
  46. Episode 2x03: Home
  47. Episode 1x12: Mad Idolatry
  48. Isaac estimates 48 hours in Episode 1.5x01: New Beginnings, Pt. 1 and completes his analysis several hours under his estimation in Episode 1.5x02: New Beginnings, Pt. 2.
  49. Episode 1.5x03: The Word of Avis, Pt. 1
  50. Episode 2x01: Ja'loja
  51. Episode 2x02: Primal Urges
  52. Episode 2x02: Primal Urges.
  53. 53.0 53.1 53.2 Episode 2x03: Home.
  54. Solana Kitan states that she planned to visit for only a few days. That means the beach-house excursion could not be longer. Episode 2x03: Home
  55. Episode 2x04: Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes.
  56. The new Security Chief is scheduled to arrive next week. Episode 2x04: Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes
  57. Episode 2x05: All the World is Birthday Cake
  58. Episode 2x05: All the World is Birthday Cake
  59. Episode 2x05: All the World is Birthday Cake
  60. Episode 2x05: All the World is Birthday Cake
  61. Episode 2x05: All the World is Birthday Cake
  62. Episode 2x06: A Happy Refrain
  63. Episode 2x07: Deflectors
  64. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  65. Episode 2x08: Identity, Pt. 1
  66. Episode 2x09: Identity, Pt. 2
  67. Episode 2x09: Identity, Pt. 2
  68. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  69. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  70. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  71. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  72. Episode 2x10: Blood of Patriots
  73. Episode 2x11: Lasting Impressions
  74. Episode 2x11: Lasting Impressions deleted scene
  75. Episode 2x12: Sanctuary
  76. Episode 2x12: Sanctuary
  77. Episode 2x13: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
  78. Episode 2x11: Lasting Impressions
  79. Episode 2x11: Lasting Impressions
  80. Episode 2x02: Primal Urges.
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