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Mork & Mindy 

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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations. See more awards »
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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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14 September 1978 (USA)  »

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Mork vom Ork  »

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(95 episodes)

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Trivia

Of Robin Williams' suicide Pam Dawber said ,"I am completely and utterly devastated. What else can I say?" See more »

Quotes

Mork: [excited] Wait a minute, I've got to show you something. I've already picked out my bumper sticker.
[runs into bedroom and returns with a whole car bumper]
Todd Norman Taylor aka TNT: [reading the sticker] "Aliens make better lovers".
Mork: And look at this one here. "Horn if you're a honky".
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Crazy Credits

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Community: Introduction to Film (2009) See more »

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Mork calling Orson. Come in Orson.
12 August 2000 | by 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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