Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)

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A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same.

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 Mork / ... (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
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 Mindy McConnell / ... (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
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 Frederick McConnell (69 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ralph James ...
 Orson (57 episodes, 1978-1982)
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Bizarre television comedy with Robin Williams as Mork from Ork, who is an alien sent to Earth in an egg, to investigate Earth and report back to his superiors. As an outsider, Mork is unfamiliar with human customs and often questions some of the strange traditions that we take for granted. Much of the humor relies on Williams' unique comic voices and mannerisms. The show was perhaps most famous for Mork's greeting, 'Nanu Nanu.' Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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As of 2004 Mork and Mindy's house is the most popular landmark in Boulder, Colorado. See more »

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Franklin Delano Bickley: That's diddly, he's just going out of town, I'm going out of business. I used to be the best greeting card writer around. I can't work any more.
Mindy McConnell: Oh, come on, we don't make that much noise.
Franklin Delano Bickley: I know, I was blaming it on you but it's time i faced it. I've lost it.
Mork: We could form a posse and find it if you want.
Franklin Delano Bickley: No, it's no use. They say your sympathy is the first thing to go. I used to be able to get tears out of a coat rack. Not any more.
[pulls a card from his pocket]
Franklin Delano Bickley: Listen to this. "Your pet ...
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In the opening credits of season 2, 3 and 4, the "o" in the word "Mork" is the shape of an egg, a reference to the eggs in which Orkans travel through space. See more »

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Referenced in Playthings (1979) See more »

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Mork calling Orson. Come in Orson.
12 August 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

Mork & Mindy was a hilarious series that unleashed the comic talents of Robin Williams. This series began as a hilarious episode of Happy Days and ended with Mork getting his new assignment to go to the seventies. Mork even went back in another episode of Happy Days (a clip show but still funny). The series had a pretty good cast behind it, but it could have failed without Williams and his unique humor. It remains as one of Williams' best works.


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