The Orville - Home

Title: The Orville - Home

Series Identifier: S2 E3

Format: TV / Video


  • Comedy
  • Sci-fi

Conversation Topic:

  • Change
  • Family (Toxic/Unsupportive Parents)
  • Gender Issues (Pressure to get married)
  • Cultural Differences
  • Resilience
  • Strong female role models (sisterhood)
  • Standing up for oneself
  • Identifying Strengths
  • Family of Origin vs Family of Choice

Relatable Experience:

  • Disability
  • Sick Leave
  • Fear/Anxiety
  • Making Others Worry
  • Health (Physical) (Myositis, Neuropathies, Muscular Dystrophies and Osteoporosis)
  • Physical Rehabilitation therapy
  • Loss (other than death)
  • Confronting Parents
  • Returning to Childhood home


  • Alara Kitan finds out that she is losing her strength and bone mass because she has spent too many of her early years outside of her home planet where the force of gravity is high. She has to give up her job as the chief security officer to go back home and recover for an indefinite amount of time.

  • Being at home proves difficult for Kitan because her family was never supportive of her joining the military or most of her life judgments. Kitan deals with the pressures imposed on her by her parents to be someone she isn’t.


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