Know everything about The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4 ahead of its release.
Will their alliances be tested? Did you guess who was behind the crew’s journey in the latest episode? If your answer is yes, then there is more for you to look forward to in the next episode of The Orville. The last three episodes are just the beginning as the journey is about to get even more intense and intriguing. This series is created by Seth MacFarlane and is primarily inspired by the original Star Trek.
It’s the successor of Star Trek: The Next Generation, both of which it extensively parodies and pays homage to. If you want to prepare ahead of time before watching the upcoming episode, we’ve got all you need to know about the official release date, plot, and cast, which will undoubtedly prepare you to know about the next plotlines. Continue reading to find out more about The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4.
The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4 Release Date
The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4, Gently Falling Rain, is set to premiere on Thursday, June 23, 2022, on Hulu and Disney Plus. Both services typically drop new releases at 12 a.m. Pacific Time.
Moreover, the season consists of 10 episodes, fewer than the previous two seasons, with each episode having a runtime of an average of 12 to 15 minutes. After the original airing of the first three episodes, only 7 episodes are left in this season to reach its conclusion on August 4, 2022.
Will their alliances be tested? Episode 4 of #TheOrville New Horizons premieres this Thursday on @hulu. pic.twitter.com/6RZO6bUaGU
— The Orville (@TheOrville) June 20, 2022
The official synopsis of the episode is not released as of June 22, 2022. Hence, it is impossible to obtain a clear picture of the plotline that viewers may expect to see. Here is a detailed episode guide to help you understand the series’ schedule and plan ahead to watch to understand how the series will evolve into the final episode.
- S3E1: Electric Sheep – June 2, 2022
- S3E2: Shadow Realms – June 9, 2022
- S3E3: Mortality Paradox – June 16, 2022
- S3E4: Gently Falling Rain – June 23, 2022
- S3E5: A Tale of Two Topas – June 30, 2022
- S3E6: Twice In A Lifetime – July 7, 2022
- S3E7: From Unknown Graves – July 14, 2022
- S3E8: Midnight Blue – July 21, 2022
- S3E9: Domino – July 28, 2022
- S3E10: Future Unknown – August 4, 2022
On the other hand, more information will be released after the episode airs on the streaming site rather than before, so viewers will have to wait until the episode premieres which is helpful to get some idea of what to expect in the series.
The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4 Official Promo
Take a look at the exclusive sneak peek of The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4, Gently Falling Rain. According to the promo, the viewers can get glimpses of where the series is heading after the events of previous episodes and how this universe will expand further as this is just the beginning, and viewers will definitely have a lot to look forward to.
What to expect in The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4?
It’s tough to predict what will happen in The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4 right now. Because there have been no major spoilers on social media, viewers will be able to watch the episode without getting spoilers ahead of time.
As mentioned above that, the official synopsis of the episode was not released by the network, which would have been helpful to give more insight into the episode’s plot. But, if you’re as curious as to what will happen in the upcoming episode, the official promo gives few but better glimpses of the upcoming episode.
Moreover, we have listed down the key takeaways from the previous episode to understand the structure of the series so far. The episode will definitely pick up the plot and set the tone for the viewers to get right back into the series where they left off last week.
With the premiere of The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 3, Mortality Paradox, released on June 16, 2022. The episode is directed by Jon Cassar and written by Cherry Chevapravatdumrong. Check out the official promo of Episode 3 below:
The official synopsis of the episode states, “The crew makes a new discovery. Following the synopsis, the viewers got to see in the episode that following Talla’s return from shore leave, a mysterious signal directs the crew to Narran 1, which they initially assumed to be a vastly inhabited world devoid of modern technology.
Kelly, Talla, Bortus, and Gordon accompany Ed to the surface to conduct an investigation, where they become embroiled in a series of odd and perilous circumstances that put them all in danger, leading to a scenario in which the Orville is almost obliterated by a Kaylon ship.
Inside the Episode I Mortality Paradox#TheOrville New Horizons pic.twitter.com/Aqa2kKunqQ
— The Orville (@TheOrville) June 21, 2022
The real Talla makes contact with the ship, where Lamarr has been desperately looking for the landing party, and it is eventually discovered that the illusions were created by a group of immortal beings, one of whom had assumed the identity of Talla. These beings were from the multiphasic world the crew had discovered two years earlier, and their civilization had advanced 50,000 years since their previous encounter.
It is discovered that they put the crew through the scenarios to better comprehend mortality because their society had started to stand still. As the crew boards the ship again, they talk about the ramifications of immortality.
The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Plot
The third season of The Orville: New Horizons follows the plot of Seth MacFarlane’s epic space adventure series The Orville. Set 400 years in the future, The Orville: New Horizons finds the crew of the U.S.S. Orville continues their mission of exploration as they navigate both the mysteries of the universe and the complexities of their own interpersonal relationships.
The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Cast
The main cast of the episode is as follows:
- Seth MacFarlane as Captain Ed Mercer
- Adrianne Palicki as Commander Kelly Grayson
- Penny Johnson Jerald as Dr. Claire Finn
- Scott Grimes as Lieutenant Gordon Malloy
- Peter Macon as Lieutenant Commander. Bortus
- Jessica Szohr as Lieutenant Talla Keyali
- J Lee as Lieutenant Commander. John LaMarr
- Mark Jackson as Isaac
- Anne Winters as Ensign Charly Burke
Some of the recurring cast members of the episode are as follows:
- Chad Coleman as Klyden
- Norm Macdonald as Lt. Yaphit (voice)
- Kai Wener as Ty Finn
- BJ Tanner as Marcus Finn
- Mike Henry as Dann
Where to stream The Orville: New Horizons Season 3?
New episodes of the series premiere on Thursdays at 12 a.m. Pacific Time on Hulu and Disney Plus. The third season of The Orville is also available to stream exclusively on Hulu Plus.
Watch “Mortality Paradox,” the third chapter of #TheOrville New Horizons, now streaming on @hulu. pic.twitter.com/jranFjKKoz
— The Orville (@TheOrville) June 16, 2022
Moreover, the viewers can also watch all the prior seasons by renting or purchasing on Amazon Instant Video or Vudu.
The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Official Trailer
The Orville Official Synopsis
The official synopsis of the series states, “The Orville is set on the titular spacecraft: USS Orville (ECV-197), a mid-level exploratory vessel in the Planetary Union, a 25th-century interstellar alliance of Earth and many other planets. The show consists of adventures encountered by the ship’s crew, usually involving planet exploration and visits to various parts of the galaxy.”
Catch up on the previous episodes while you wait for The Orville: New Horizons Season 3 Episode 4 to premiere on the streaming platform.