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‘The Orville’: EP David A. Goodman Talks Season 2, Season 3 and More

With The Orville’s second season wrapped up and awaiting a third season, executive producer David A. Goodman opened up on a wide range of topics – ranging from his Star Trek background and what is adapted into The Orville to his thoughts on the show’s future. Goodman’s relationship with series creator and star Seth MacFarlane spans over 14 years with animated comedy Family Guy – which Goodman also serves as executive producer.

In an interview with to TrekMovie, Goodman examined how the show progressed from the first to the second season:

Goodman also addressed what goes into finding that perfect balance between stand-alone and serialized episodes:

Goodman also addressed the comparisons between The Orville and Star Trek: The Next Generation (ST:TNG) – whose characters are more refined to their environment by comparison:

When it came to it’s Mercer’s destiny to become a captain following the events of “The Road Not Taken,” Goodman said that despite all his flaws, Mercer came to the position in the traditional sense:

Goodman said discussions for a third season are ongoing, but he’s optimistic – and that he doesn’t believe the format of the show will change.

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(Last Updated May 7, 2019 12:47 pm )