Finn: I don't even see any fish.
Grayson: The Kaylon were thorough.

Isaac: Your species' extinction is inevitable. It would be far more efficient to surrender.
LaMarr: Not today, my man.

Mercer: We'd have to learn how to farm. How to cook.
Grayson: Look at the sunset every night.
Mercer: Look at you every morning.

In the middle of this nightmare universe, I felt this weird sense of comfort, being with you.


Mercer: What was I like in the other timeline?
Grayson: You were a perfect gentleman.
Mercer: Well, that's boring.

Keyali: According to the chronometers, two full days have passed!
Malloy: Man! How was your weekend?

Mercer: You want the top or the bottom?
Grayson: I like to be on top.

Grayson: Because you were captain, the Kaylon were defeated.
Mercer: Because I was captain?
Grayson: Yes.
Mercer: I stopped the Kaylon?
Grayson: Right.
Mercer: I had to swim with my shirt on until I was twenty.

Mercer: Don't panic.
Malloy: Don't panic? They're going to cut off our skin and wear it like a suit.

Malloy: There's an ice moon orbiting the planet. I could take us inside, buy us time to reset the drive.
Mercer: What do you mean, 'inside'?
Malloy: Like, not outside.
Mercer: Do it.

Malloy: I thought we'd be safe here. At least for a while.
Mercer: There's no such thing as safe anymore.

Real is relative....Goals change. Things become more beautifully complicated. So we have to stop every so often and reassess. What is it you really want?

Dr. Finn

The Orville Season 2 Quotes

Mercer: Y'know what the worst days are, Olix? The days when you can't stay busy. No Krill confrontations. No spatial anomalies. Just nothing going on. And all your thoughts just march inward.
Olix: So most days.

Mercer: How long you had that thing?
Bartender: I had the computer replicate it last week. I'm trying to warm the place up a little bit, y'know? Get a nice vibe going.
Mercer: The late-night-jazz-depressed-guy-at-the-bar vibe? I can help you with that.