Sci Fi Watcher 230: The Orville S01E12: Mad Idolatry

The guys sit down to talk about the joys of being a good as they look at The Orville episode “Mad Idolatry”.  They geek out over the appearance and time differential the planet has and how the season was as a whole.

The Orville: Mad Idolatry

Season: 1
Episode: 12
Overall Episode: 12

Air Date: December 7, 2017
Cast: Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer; Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson; Penny Johnson Jerald as Doctor Claire Finn; Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy; Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander Bortus; Halston Sage, as Lieutenant Alara Kitan; J. Lee as Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Commander) John LaMarr; Mark Jackson as Isaac.
Writer: Seth MacFarlane
Director: Brannon Braga
Synopsis: The Bridge crew is shocked by the appearance of a planet “out of thin air.” A shuttle makes a sharp descent into the planet. Helmsman Gordon Malloy cries, “Where the Hell are we?” Mercer says, “You’ll die there.” The narrator calls the mission “so dangerous, the crew may sacrifice one of their own.” Mercer grips Grayson’s hand. Action scenes from previous episodes play. The teaser concludes with Mercer announcing, “All right, let’s do this.”

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