The first time I wrote about The Orville was about five years ago (when it was on Fox), and back then I was mostly surprised at how easily it seemed to balance its down-to-Earth comedy with wanting to be taken seriously as a sci-fi drama. Now, in its third season -- and its first as a Hulu Original -- The Orville: New Horizons is finally becoming the show that series creator and star Seth MacFarlane always wanted it to be: Star Trek.
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