“The Orville” is Star Trek

It’s “Star Trek” stuck in the Berman universe

Orville cast photo

When The Orville was announced as an upcoming show on Fox in 2017, the comparisons to Star Trek were immediate and accurate. It’s certainly no accident since Seth MacFarlane is a major Trek fan and voiced his intent to create a show based on that fandom. The fact that the debut of The Orville coincided with the new “legit” Trek show, Star Trek: Discovery, caused battle…