The Best Episodes of Moral Orel
Last Updated: Jan 26, 2019
Orel is an eleven year old boy who loves church. His unbridled enthusiasm for piousness and his misinterpretation of religious morals often lead to disasterous results, including self-mutilation and crack addiction. No matter how much trouble he gets into, his reverence always keeps him cheery.
#2 - Passing
Season 3 - Episode 8
This episode, mirroring "Help," is a flashback which explores Clay's relationship with his mother and father.
#4 - Innocence
Season 3 - Episode 3
The show begins with the townspeople realizing that the song Orel sang in the school musical is blasphemous and conclude that they may have been giving him bad advice. They agree to avoid giving him advice. Eventually Danielle inadvertently advises him to bathe in the blood of the innocent to purify himself. It ends with Orel bathing in blood he has collected from the towns children and provides the background for the beginning of the episode grounded.
#5 - Honor
Season 3 - Episode 13
Morel discovers the truth about his father and Coach Stopframe. A short blink into Morel's future is shown.
#7 - Closeface
Season 3 - Episode 9
This episode is about the Annual Arm's-Length dance at Orel's school.
#8 - God-Fearing
Season 1 - Episode 7
Halloween is boring for Orel when he believes that he doesn't have anything to fear since God is with him at all times. Hoping to get scared, Orel decides to make God angry with him by breaking all 10 Commandments.
#12 - Grounded
Season 3 - Episode 2
During events that take place two weeks before Orel's hunting trip with his father, Clay bans him from Church because he let his friends cut him when in the bath. After a near death experience, Orel appears to be in hell before being saved, and then becomes obsessed with dying in order to get closer to God.
#13 - Help
Season 3 - Episode 7
This episode is a flashback Bloberta has when Orel asks her why she married Clay.
#14 - Charity
Season 1 - Episode 4
After Orel is taught that the Christian way is to help the poor, he befriends a homeless crack dealer. The homeless man offers a gift in return, and well - it just wouldn't be polite to refuse. Good Christians aren't wasteful either, and Orel does his fair share to ensure the town's crack supply doesn't go to waste.
#15 - The Best Christmas Ever
Season 1 - Episode 1
After Reverend Putty teaches Orel that Jesus will one day return to the earth, he believes that his younger brother, Shapey, is the second coming of Christ. Orel's parents plan for their divorce, and Christmas looks set to be an unhappy one.
#16 - Maturity
Season 1 - Episode 8
After getting shot in the eye with Shapey's BB gun, Orel's father tells him to be more repsonsible and mature. In order to learn more about maturity, Orel goes to the local pub and drinks alcohol which is known to him as "Maturity Juice".
#18 - God's Image
Season 2 - Episode 1
When the young Italian Figurelli boy, Billy, gets hurt, Orel tries to put a band-aid on him with the same color as God's skin but the band-aid doesn't blend in with Billy's skin color. However, the band-aid's blend in with other kid's skins just fine. This leads Orel to prompt the city of Moralton to segregate God's people from the Figurelli's, the only Italian-American family in the town. But this, however leads to a form of reverse racism. Soon the Figurelli's special treatment gets too out of hand for the other citizens of Moralton & they begin to go on a rampage! Now it's up to Orel's Father to set things right.
#20 - Alone
Season 3 - Episode 4
While Orel is on the hunting trip, the lives of Ms. Sculptham, Ms. Censordoll and Nurse Bendy are shown in disturbing detail.
#21 - Love
Season 2 - Episode 2
Orel befriends a stray dog and Bloberta allows Orel to keep it. After a while, the two grow very attached and Orel becomes worried that he's loving his dog Bartholomew more than Jesus. Bartholomew quickly spreads enough love around Moralton that convinces the adults that he is a danger.
#22 - The Lord's Greatest Gift
Season 1 - Episode 2
After learning that God's greatest gift is life, Orel recruits his friend Doughy to help protect that gift. A library book, a graveyard full of dead townsfolk, and Orel's convictions spell trouble for the population of Moralton.
#24 - Numb
Season 3 - Episode 1
While Clay and Orel are on their camping trip, Bloberta keeps herself busy, and finds time to reunite with Shapey