Gordon Malloy was Ed's drinking buddy at Union Point. Teleya was friendly and outgoing towards other Krill. For me, anyway. The big twist of “Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes” comes early: once Ed gives up the codes, the Krill show Ed that Lt. Tyler has been Teleya all along!  Their friendship was not perfect. Their son, Tomilin, believed the officers to be from the "Underland" and took them to the Reformers, a group of religious dissidents under a theocratic dictatorship led by Hamelac. "You reject the guiding hand of Avis," she tells Ed. Around September 2418, Ed came home to find Kelly in bed with Retepsian archaeologist Darulio.  After introductions with his new crew, he spearheaded their first mission to resupply the science station on Epsilon 2. Darulio says only, "Maybe.". Worse, Kelly slept with Darulio a second time when she was supposed to greet the Navarian delegation in the Shuttle Bay. The truth of those words was reinforced when the Union killed my brother.ℹ︎— Telaya. On the other hand, The Orville has two characters that fit the criteria in Teleya (Michaela McManus), the Krill who infiltrated the ship to win the heart of Ed… , Teleya escaped some time after interrogation, though she has refused to explain exactly how. Kelly helps Ed learn to trust himself and accept help from others. Ed was incensed. Captain, it seems we have encountered a dictatorial theocracy.Oh, great, those are always fun.ðâ¹ï¸â Isaac and Ed Mercer. Not only did the two successfully acquire a copy of the Anhkana, but stole an entire Krill destroyer to boot. Gordon Malloy and Ed Mercer had been close friends since Union Point, and Ed even hired Gordon to be helmsman of the Orville. Ed and Teleya use an escape pod and land … Over the course of a year, she had undergone transcellular micrografting to appear Human, fooling even bioscanners, to enter the Union and eventually join the Orville. Orrin Channing had once been Gordon's best friend before Orrin was captured by the Krill. , Teleya undercover as Lieutenant Janel Tyler, By the end of June, Teleya underwent transcellular micrographing to assume a new, fake identity: the Human Science Officer Janel Tyler. The Yakar arrived at Rana 3, but a blast of UV radiation was emitted, killing most Krill life on board excepting Teleya and the students. Along the way, they picked up their new first officer, Kelly. Ed led an away team to the Epsilon Science Station with Kelly, Chief of Security Alara Kitan, and Doctor Claire Finn. By early 2421, Ed stated he was still open to a relationship again, but Kelly remain edunchanged. , During the journey to Earth, the Kaylon held Ed and the other senior officers captive in the Shuttle Bay. lost in love with you is a pretty thing by Madam Lady Lovely. Since Alara is security chief, it makes sense that Teleya would want to be sure right away that she's able to fool Alara. That is what I was trying to steer away from, because I haven't seen a captain who is kind of that mediocre, accounting kind of guy. * EnemyMine: Teleya and Ed have to work together to escape the planet and the pursuing Shak'tal, Chak'tal, a proposition considerably more difficult for Teleya than Ed. They crashed onto the planet's surface, discovering a population of Chogs surviving off of the Burton's Food Synthesizers. By January 2420, Kelly had accepted that a relationship with Ed would be impossible: "He would never trust me in that way again.". I want this to be an efficient ship, tightly run, but also one that you're glad to be serving on.ðâ¹ï¸â Ed Mercer. Ed gave them false codes. Ed, protecting Kelly, neglected to include Kelly's first contact in his incident report to Admiral Ozawa.  Yet Ed's commitment to work came at the cost of personal development, and his early marriage to Kelly Grayson suffered. Ed and Gordon took the nearly empty, captured Yakar to Planetary Union space. When the Orville arrived, Ed arranged for the Planetary Union to terraform the planet so that the Chogs may thrive once again.. Relatives Ed briefly dated the dark matter cartographer Janel Tyler from August until September, and Kelly broke up with Cassius around December 2420.  His opinion softened after rescuing Kelly and him from a Calivon zoo, and he awarded her a Sapphire Star for bravery.  One of his flight instructors was Marcos, the eventual captain of the USS Roosevelt during the Battle of Earth. Back aboard the Orville, Ed made a highly controversial unilateral decision to release Teleya to the Krill, overriding his First Officer's strong objections and risking a court martial, in the hope that his decision would soften the Krill to the Union. First Seen Ed and Kelly did not speak to each other for a full year. Affiliation The rogue terrorists Orrin and Leyna Channing attempted to sabotage the signing, but Ed managed to stall for time until sufficient evidence was procured to charge the pair with violating the ceasefire. Note the name is "Ed Stevens," which was changed only late in production. Ed and Teleya fled the destroyer by escape pod to the nearest habitable planet. It seems as though Ed Mercer was highly educated on television shows from the. Wishing to keep their attack secret, they forced Ed and First Officer Kelly Grayson to tell Marcos, now captain of the Roosevelt, that the armada was an ambassadorial envoy as the Kaylon have decided to join the Union. Ed is shocked to see the planet is centuries more advanced a mere eleven days later! , With the Yakar's crew dead, Ed and Gordon pilot the Yakar to Union space and took Teleya prisoner. The bomb was a prototype to be dropped on the Union colony planet of Rana 3. For most of her working life, Teleya held a post as schoolteacher in Krill society. , The planet's peoples developed a religion around Kelly, invoking her not only as a healer but as a judge of accused criminals; and Ed was forced to inform Ozawa of Kelly's first contact. , Ed grew depressed following the affair. While being pursued by Chak'tal soldiers, Teleya repeatedly shows the Captain mercy and spares his life on multiple occasions. While dating Kelly in May 2420, he declined to inform Admiral Ozawa that Kelly made first contact with a planet's developing civilization. Facebook gives people the power … She goaded Ed into drinking heavily, and the two kissed goodnight. Ed and Janel were imprisoned in separate prison cells aboard a Krill destroyer, and guards forced Ed to watch them torture Janel until he gave up his Planetary Union command codes. And yes, she's changed a lot, but so have I. Darulio, as a Retepsian, was in a biological period of producing a powerful, nearly irresistible sex pheromone. A year later, Mercer was given command of the Orville based on Kelly's secret recommendation to Planetary Union Central. Episode 2x04: Nothing Left on Earth Excepting Fishes, Episode 2x13: Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, Mindscape 58 | Seth MacFarlane on Using Science Fiction to Explore Humanity, https://orville.fandom.com/wiki/Teleya?oldid=26223, Her favorite film in Ed Mercer's collection is. " Instead, he wrote the character of Ed as a flawed, but ultimately good person, and then added a co-worker who is also his ex-wife to flesh out Ed's foibles and add drama.. The Orville arrived at Epsilon 2 the next day. , Isaac unexpectedly betrayed the Kaylon, killing the Kaylon and allowing Ed and the surviving crew to re-take the ship. He jumped out of his seat and "bashed" Maureen's head, giving her a massive bruise on her face. Ed next sent Isaac in an attempt to steer the people away from Kelly yet, as the peoples eventually surpassed the Union in technological prowess, they abandoned religion and belief in Kelly irrespective of the Orville's interference. The Orville Wiki has a collection of images and media related to. This may include any local, state, and federal court documents, sensitive legal information and any litigation Teleya may have been involved in.  The Kaylon remotely deactivated Isaac in late January 2421, having secretly decided that biological life must be eradicated from the universe. At 09:47, Ed says to Janel: "An explorer at heart, huh?" She pleaded with him to return to the 29th century and not disrupt the original timeline, but Ed ordered the Orville to fire upon the wormhole, destroying it and erasing Pria. , Ed's independent streak derived from a principled understanding of morality where ethical values are more important than blindly following orders; and Ed rarely came to a decision without examining his own beliefs first. , In an alternate timeline where Kelly Grayson declined a second date with Ed in 2413, Ed never became captain of the Orville. „Next time you tell someone not to shoot you should do it first and not just keep walking in ominous silence. Gordon successfully hacked into the ship's computers and sets a timer for the UV blast. Commanding Officer With the Kaylon threat imminent, the Union's members were split over acceding to Moclus.  The couple divorced, and Ed moved out of the apartment to live with Gordon. Ed Mercer was born to Bert and Jeannie Mercer in Boxford, Massachusetts on Earth sometime in the late 24th century. Pria claimed to be a Vega Mining Consortium worker but was secretly from the 29th century. Human , About a week later, Teleya befriended "Chris" and "Devon" (pseudonyms of Ed Mercer and Gordon Malloy respectively), undercover agents of the Union posing as Krill survivors from the battle. Kelly later said that she tried on "numerous occasions" to talk to her husband, but Ed simply shut her out. For their second date, Kelly took Ed, Gordon, Bortus, Klyden, and Talla Keyali to a simulation of one of her favorite places on Earth: a nightclub. Pria revealed her true identity: an antiquities dealer from the future who traveled through a wormhole to steal the Orville. Eventually, he is informed that … She assisted Union xenoanthropologists Doctor Darden, Karx, Franz, and Celeste to study the Anhkana and, when the four converted to the Krill religion, led them in worship of Avis. Ed took command of the USS Orville in September 2419 and Kelly joined the next day. And for you to put me in the captain's chair... yes, I'm ready.â Ed Mercer to Admiral Halsey. , By October 2420, Janel and Ed planned a romantic excursion to Sensoria 2, but Janel led Ed into Krill hands. His work ethic collapsed, and he began self-medicating with alcohol.  As Gordon was overly laid-back even to the point of negligence, Ed often kept him in check. Ed noticed that the Krill were extremely susceptible to UV radiation, and they devised a plan for Gordon to hack into the ship's engineering and cause the ship to emit large amounts of light; enough to kill a Krill but not enough to kill a Human. A 100-year-old message left by its acting captain explained that after the Burton crashed, the planet's ecosystems, once verdant, were destroyed by a leaking quantum reactor. Read Full Summary The mission was a rousing success. Admiral Ozawa joined the USS Orville to give Ed and Gordon Malloy a new mission: to pose as Krill survivors from the Kakov, infiltrate a Krill destroyer, and escape with a copy of the Anhkana. Kelly considered dating Darulio; Ed spoke with Darulio, intending to remove him from the ship. To celebrate their relationship going public, Ed and a disguised Teleya decide to go on a vacation together. ""You know what? Krill You're afraid to accept the fact that your superiority may just be a comforting myth. Portrayed by When he was ten, his mother took him to the Salem history museum, which "scared the crap out of him" due to the holographic recreation of the trial and caused him to have nightmares for a month. Ed ordered the ship's sunroof to be opened so that the people would realize they do not live in the world Hamelac preached. Ed is forced to reveal (bogus) command codes as the Krill torture Janel in an attempt to make him talk.  He showed up late to work, his work became "sloppy," and was reported six times for working hungover. Becoming captain of the USS Orville reinvigorated Ed, and he quickly proved a capable, attentive commander willing to risk life and reputation for the sake of others. Ed lost control of his ship in late November or December 2419 when the Orville picked up a distress signal from the Horizon, a ship trapped on a nearby sundiver. Posing as Krill soldiers "Chris" and "Devon," Ed and Gordon were picked up by the Yakar. Ed courted Darulio, ignoring his duties and jeopardizing the peace process, and ultimately slept with Darulio as the threat of war loomed.  Admiralty was going to consider Ed for command until his recent unprofessionalism alarmed them. They infiltrated and captured the Yakar and rescued the Chogs from their dying world. Ed and Kelly's marriage strained. Kelly tried to apologize, which angered him further, so she agreed to request a transfer to another ship. First Seen You have validated our trust in you.â Admiral Halsey to Ed Mercer. Teleya scorns post-religious civilizations as a-moral, such as the Union.  By February 2420, Ed told her, "If I was being rushed by an angry Moclan who wanted to kill me, the one person I would want between him and me is you.". Telaya hosts regular events for our guests. Biographical information The Orville Wiki is a FANDOM TV Community. Home Planet 40s Pria Lavesque and the theft of the Orville, Discovery of a multiphasic planet and letter of reprimand, Darulio returns, and a second attempt at a relationship, Kelly makes multiple comments about this in. (Alara nearly got Ed and Kelly killed when she told the Calivon Zoo Administrator that the pair are sick.) After their narrow victory in the Battle of Epsilon 2, Ed asked Kelly to remain First Officer. Status Though getting close a couple of times, he never attained command of a starship. Elsewhere, Hamelac's police shot Alara and took Kelly to Hamelac for interrogation. The Anhkana was a Krill holy text that preached the destruction of all other species believed inferior, which Planetary Union Central understood motivated the Krill. Around September or October 2419, the Orville picked up a distress call from the USS BlÃ©riot. Ed enrolled in the academy Union Point, where he became "drinking buddies" with Gordon Malloy. , Around early June 2420, the Darden and the xenoanthropologists, fully converted to the Krill religion, attempted to join the Krill but were stopped by the Orville. A concept sketch of Mercer by the show's wardrobe designer Joseph Porro and illustrator Luca Nemolato. Darulio and Kelly Grayson caught in the act. When Orrin reappeared, Ed admitted that he felt insecure about his friendship with Gordon. Kelly later recalled Ed had "zero game" for calling at 9:00 a.m. the next morning: "If I had been five years younger, I probably wouldn't have answered. After a brief kiss, Ed confessed, "Seven years ago, she was you, and I was completely in love with her. In July 2421, Ed and Kelly posed as Alibars and investigated whether a large construct in orbit around the Alibar planet was a weapon. Relatives Ed’s happy about their new relationship and decides they should go public with their romance and go on a vacation together. And I think that there is a lot more of her in you than you're willing to admit. The buoy sent Ed and Kelly to a zoo exhibit, an exact replica of their old apartment in New York City. Janel Tyler and she responds: "Since I was a kid. Buddy, Cap, Chris, Eddie, Ted It's unknown if this is simply hyperbole or a legitimate fact about the Earth's legal stance on bullying. Though an Anhkana sat in every destroyer, the Union had not yet procured a copy. Teleya Meanwhile, the Orville traced Ed and Kelly to Calivon space. As the birthing bucket contained genetic material of the first peoples of Lopovius, both sides agreed to honor the analysis of the Planetary Union as proof of one species' right to the planet.  According to MacFarlane: "There's a consistency to the classic starship captain model that they are paragons of virtue, that they are these models of nobility. Satisfied, Janel revealed herself to be Teleya, the schoolteacher from the Yakar. Despite everything Teleya has done, Ed still believes she has a good heart. Ed Mercer rescues Kelly Grayson from Hamelac's torture. With their relationship at the brink of collapse, Ed and Kelly attended counseling. In late 2418, Kelly met and slept with Darulio, a Retepsian archaeologist working as a civilian for the Planetary Union. 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