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In season 1, episode 4 of the sci-fi comedy series The Orville (2017-), Dr. Claire Finn (played by Penny Johnson Jerald) quotes Ralph Waldo Emerson ("If the stars should appear..."), to which Captain Ed Mercer responds "Shakespeare?" When Finn corrects Mercer, he responds "Ralph Waldo Lord Ralph Waldo Keats David Thoreau, yes."