[LMB] OT: The Orville (was Re: Question for the list)

Jonathan Spencer jonrspence at aol.com
Sun Oct 22 09:20:08 BST 2017


From Seth’s twitter feed:

Q. Seth, why did you call it the Orville?

Seth Macfarlane: I was reading David McCullough's Wright brothers biography while writing the pilot. Seemed fitting.

Jonathan Spencer
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> From: "A. Marina Fournier" <saffronrose at me.com>
>> I haven?t been watching it, but that can be fixed.
>> I don?t know the reason that ship is called Oroville: perhaps
>> the originator came from a town of that name.
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> Not Oroville, Orville. Presumably after Orville Wright.
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