You and I? Together? It jeopardizes your command. It jeopardizes the smooth operation of this ship. And it jeopardizes our friendship. It can't happen.


You defied an admiral's orders to protect me and it sent our Science Officer into a seven hundred year exile.


You must have faith. In reason. In discovery. And in the endurance of the logical mind.


Our planet worshiped you as a deity for many centuries. But had it not been you, the mythology would've found another face. It's a part of every culture's evolution. It's one of the stages of learning.


Malloy: How would you do it? Just walk in and say,'Hi, I'm from another planet. I'm here to fix you'?
Isaac: I would not put it so artlessly but... yes.

I have seen you bleed. A god does not bleed.


Isaac: Scans are now showing much more extensive architecture and a profound increase in the number of lifeforms on the surface.
Kitan: How could that happen in eleven days?
Malloy: Drugs?

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You want to keep your independence but you're frightened of loneliness.


You know, these jobs we've chosen? They condition you to be okay being by yourself. And, after a while, you start to think that giving yourself over to someone else is some kind of weakness.


Mercer: Cultural contamination of a society that undeveloped is a serious charge. I just don't want to have to come visit you in prison,
Grayson: Really? You wouldn't want to visit a women's prison?

Mercer: Man, if it looks like this going in, I'm afraid of what it looks like coming out.
Clyden: Upsata does not come out. It grows into a parasite within the body. This sensation is intensely pleasurable.

LaMarr: I think we could create a stable quantum bubble inside the shuttle and preserve three-dimensional space.
Dr. Finn: So the outside would be squashed but the inside wouldn't.
Mercer: More space inside than out. Like Doctor Who's phone booth.
Grayson: Or Oscar the Grouch's can.
LaMarr: Or Snoopy's doghouse, yeah.

The Orville Quotes

Malloy: Was it like a circus clown or a hobo clown or what?
Kitan: What's the difference?
LaMarr: Hobo clowns are the most dangerous because they're hungry.

The blackest abyss is a pock in the flesh when one has gazed in solitude upon the infinity of self.