The Orville season 1 highlights the near future in the 25th century. The planet Earth is part of the Interplanetary Union, which contains a fleet of 3,000 ships. The government needs all possible commanders to staff a huge fleet. The main character Ed Mercer is among them. He had dreamed of such an opportunity since childhood. And this is his last chance to prove to his superiors that he is not hopeless. The hero plans to start a new life after the divorce and go exploring the cosmos. The management appoints his former wife Kelly Grayson to the position of first assistant on the ship Orville. This turn of events makes it clear that the journey will be fascinating with many comedy situations. We find out thanks to the comedy series The Orville what will happen to us in 400 years and in which parts of space people will visit. The Orville team also will introduce us to the new races and their quirks in the season 1.