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"Mork & Mindy" (1978) More at IMDbPro »TV series 1978-1982

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Mork & Mindy: Season 4: Episode 21 -- Mork and Mindy accidentally ride a time warp back into the caveman era when Mork puts on his magic, ruby red time-travel shoes to escape evil Kalnik of Neptune.
Mork & Mindy: Season 4: Episode 16 -- Mork uses Orkan components to assemble a home computer named Milt that is so sophisticated and tyrannical that it decides to hold its creator, Mindy and Mearth as hostages.
Mork & Mindy: Season 4: Episode 10 -- Mearth hates his first day of school on planet Ork so much that Mork and Mindy accompany him back to Ork Prep, where Mork's ancient teacher - who looks like a child - is still sternly in charge.
Mork & Mindy: Season 4: Episode 8 -- Mork buys Mearth a fortune in presents to assure his happiness, and when Mindy, fearing a spoiled child, orders that they be returned, their unusual child decides they don't love him anymore.
Mork & Mindy: Season 4: Episode 5 -- Mindy is dazed at the reality that she and Mork are the parents of Mearth -half-earthling/half-orkan with the body of a 50-year-old and the mind of an infant - and feels left out when Mearth accepts Mork as his mommy.


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Release Date:
14 September 1978 (USA) See more »
A wacky alien comes to Earth to study its residents, and the life of the human woman he boards with is never the same. Full summary »
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Won Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations See more »
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Great show up to the point Mork and Mindy got married. See more (15 total) »


 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 61)

Robin Williams ... Mork / ... (94 episodes, 1978-1982)

Pam Dawber ... Mindy McConnell / ... (94 episodes, 1978-1982)

Conrad Janis ... Frederick McConnell (69 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ralph James ... Orson (57 episodes, 1978-1982)

Series Directed by
Howard Storm (59 episodes, 1978-1981)
Bob Claver (15 episodes, 1981-1982)
Jeff Chambers (5 episodes, 1978-1980)
Frank Buxton (4 episodes, 1981)
Harvey Medlinsky (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Joel Zwick (3 episodes, 1978)
Don Barnhart (3 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Writing credits
Joe Glauberg (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Garry Marshall (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Dale McRaven (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Tom Tenowich (17 episodes, 1978-1981)
April Kelly (15 episodes, 1978-1981)
Ed Scharlach (14 episodes, 1979-1981)
Bruce Johnson (12 episodes, 1978-1981)
David Misch (7 episodes, 1978-1980)
Wendy Kout (7 episodes, 1980-1982)
George Zateslo (5 episodes, 1980-1982)
Cindy Begel (5 episodes, 1981-1982)
Lesa Kite (5 episodes, 1981-1982)
Gordon Mitchell (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Lloyd Turner (4 episodes, 1978-1979)
Alan Eisenstock (4 episodes, 1979-1982)
Larry Mintz (4 episodes, 1979-1982)
John B. Collins (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
Deborah Raznick (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
Bruce Kalish (3 episodes, 1979-1980)
Philip John Taylor (3 episodes, 1979-1980)
Andrew Guerdat (3 episodes, 1980-1981)
Steve Kreinberg (3 episodes, 1980-1981)
Ron Osborn (3 episodes, 1981)
Jeff Reno (3 episodes, 1981)
Winifred Hervey (3 episodes, 1982)
Neil Lebowitz (2 episodes, 1978)
David O'Malley (2 episodes, 1979)
Brian Levant (2 episodes, 1981)
Richard Rosenstock (2 episodes, 1981)
Roy Teicher (2 episodes, 1981)

Series Produced by
Bruce Johnson .... producer / supervising producer (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Anthony W. Marshall .... executive producer (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Garry Marshall .... executive producer (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Dale McRaven .... producer / supervising producer (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
James O'Keefe .... associate producer (50 episodes, 1978-1980)
Colleen D. Murphy .... associate producer (44 episodes, 1980-1982)
Ed Scharlach .... producer (22 episodes, 1980-1981)
Tom Tenowich .... producer (22 episodes, 1980-1981)
Brian Levant .... producer (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Original Music by
Perry Botkin Jr. (71 episodes, 1978-1982)
Series Cinematography by
Meredith M. Nicholson (77 episodes, 1979-1982)
F. Bud Mautino (14 episodes, 1978-1979)
Travers Hill (3 episodes, 1981)

Stephen H. Burum (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Robert Paltz (66 episodes, 1978-1981)
Robert P. Seppey (22 episodes, 1978-1981)
John Therieau (4 episodes, 1981-1982)
Mike Wilcox (3 episodes, 1978-1979)
Robert James Kern (2 episodes, 1978)
Series Casting by
Linda M. Trescony (71 episodes, 1978-1981)
Susan Edelman (22 episodes, 1981-1982)

Bobby Hoffman (unknown episodes)
Series Art Direction by
James F. Claytor Sr. (73 episodes, 1978-1982)
Series Set Decoration by
Sharon Thomas (38 episodes, 1979-1982)
Lynne Albright (22 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jacqueline S. Price (14 episodes, 1978-1979)
Series Makeup Department
Dorinda Carey .... makeup artist (70 episodes, 1979-1982)
Charlene Johnson .... hair stylist (68 episodes, 1978-1981)
William Lyon MacKenzie .... makeup artist (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
Carol Mercatoris .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1978)
Adele Taylor .... hair stylist (2 episodes, 1978)
Series Production Management
Norm Gray .... unit production manager (50 episodes, 1978-1980)
Gene Sultan .... unit production manager (44 episodes, 1980-1982)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Don Barnhart .... second assistant director / first assistant director (53 episodes, 1978-1982)
Gene Sultan .... first assistant director (34 episodes, 1979-1981)
Miles Kristman .... second assistant director / first assistant director (25 episodes, 1980-1982)
Bob Graner .... assistant director (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
George W. Fulton .... second assistant director (11 episodes, 1978-1979)

Lee Rafner .... second unit director (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Bob Fox .... stand-by painter (50 episodes, 1978-1980)
Margaret Mazzola .... leadman (33 episodes, 1979-1980)
Frank Bellina .... property master (31 episodes, 1979-1980)
Louis Zamora .... labor foreman (5 episodes, 1978-1979)

Joe Wood .... construction coordinator (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Bruce Schoengarth .... sound editor (40 episodes, 1978-1980)
John Hicks .... production mixer / sound mixer (37 episodes, 1978-1981)
Rick Wachter .... production mixer (26 episodes, 1979-1980)
James R. Wright .... sound mixer (5 episodes, 1979)
Larry Mann .... sound editor (4 episodes, 1979)
Bill Henderson .... sound re-recording engineer (2 episodes, 1979)
Peter Collier .... sound editor (2 episodes, 1980)
Dominick Gaffey .... production mixer (2 episodes, 1981-1982)

Rusty Amodeo .... utility sound (unknown episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Ken Speed .... special effects assistant (1 episode, 1979)
Series Stunts
Jesse Wayne .... stunt double: Robin Williams (2 episodes, 1981-1982)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
James Saper .... camera operator (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Wayne Kennan .... camera operator (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Richard Debolt .... camera & mechanical design (20 episodes, 1978-1979)
John C. Moulds .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1978)

Cliff Concialdi .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Dave Friedman .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Michael Hofstein .... first assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Gerald B. Wolfe .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Ronny Hallin .... casting coordinator (94 episodes, 1978-1982)

Bobby Hoffman .... casting consultant (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Sharlene Williams .... costumer: women (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Robert Fuca .... costumer: men (73 episodes, 1978-1981)
Series Music Department
Perry Botkin Jr. .... composer: theme music (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Bickford Webber .... music editor (44 episodes, 1980-1982)
Patricia Peck .... music editor (43 episodes, 1978-1980)
Bennett Salvay .... music coordinator (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Bob Whyley .... score music mixer (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Mary Morlas .... music editor (5 episodes, 1978)
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (1 episode, 1978)
Series Other crew
Jane Ficker .... script supervisor (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Bruce Johnson .... story consultant (94 episodes, 1978-1982)
Jim Buck .... technical coordinator (70 episodes, 1979-1982)
April Kelly .... executive script consultant / story editor (50 episodes, 1978-1980)
Tom Tenowich .... executive story editor (50 episodes, 1978-1980)
Milt Josefsberg .... executive consultant (44 episodes, 1980-1982)
Wendy Kout .... story editor / program consultant (42 episodes, 1980-1982)
George Zateslo .... executive story editor / story editor (41 episodes, 1980-1982)
Ed Scharlach .... executive story supervisor / story editor (32 episodes, 1979-1980)
David Misch .... story editor (26 episodes, 1979-1980)
Deborah Raznick .... program consultant / assistant to associate producer (24 episodes, 1979-1982)
Erik Emi .... technical coordinator (23 episodes, 1978-1979)
Gordon Mitchell .... executive creative consultant (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Lloyd Turner .... executive creative consultant (22 episodes, 1978-1979)
Ron Osborn .... story editor (22 episodes, 1980-1981)
Jeff Reno .... story editor (22 episodes, 1980-1981)
John B. Collins .... program consultant (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Richard Rosenstock .... executive script consultant (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Roy Teicher .... executive script consultant (22 episodes, 1981-1982)
Bruce Kalish .... story editor (18 episodes, 1979-1980)
Philip John Taylor .... story editor (18 episodes, 1979-1980)
Jim Parker .... executive story consultant (16 episodes, 1979-1980)
Brian Levant .... creative consultant (16 episodes, 1980-1981)
Stuart Gillard .... executive story editor (13 episodes, 1980-1981)
Tom Moore .... story editor (3 episodes, 1980)
Jeremy Stevens .... story editor (3 episodes, 1980)
Robert Banas .... choreographer (3 episodes, 1981-1982)

Ed Meyer .... advertising (unknown episodes)

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Also Known As:
30 min (95 episodes) | Argentina:30 min
Sound Mix:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Finland:S | USA:TV-G | USA:TV-PG (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Pam Dawber did not audition for the role of Mindy. To sell the show to the network, Garry Marshall edited clips together of Dawber's performance from a failed ABC series entitled "Sister Terri," with existing footage of Robin Williams', earlier guest appearance as Mork on "Happy Days" (1974). ABC was sold on the idea and the show was picked up. Dawber later learned she had been cast in the series via industry trade paper "Variety."See more »
Mork:If Holly liked him so much, how come she punched him and told him he was weird.
Mindy McConnell:Boys and girls often punch or push or hit each other as a sign of affection.
Mork:Punching and pushing and calling someone names means you like them?
Mindy McConnell:Yeah, it can.
Mork:Then the cowboys and Indians are lovers?
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Great show up to the point Mork and Mindy got married., 14 February 2010
Author: Aaron1375

The television show "The Happy Days" had an episode which is used in many shows. It is called "jumped the shark", basically an episode that is the beginning of the end for a show as this is the point in the show that the ratings start to go down and the episodes become really weak. Sometimes there is room for debate as to when this happens in a show, and sometimes it is hard for me to say when it occurred for a particular show. However, it is easy for this one, it is when Mork and Mindy got married. After that the show just got to bizarre with the birth of their child and the strange way the show ended. I would think there was some rule that all shows involving aliens ended with an ending that really did not conclude the show in a satisfying way. "Alf" had the same kind of end, however I do believe "Third Rock from the Sun" ended in a more conclusive way. This show was great though up until that point as this is one of the few Robin Williams vehicles that I enjoyed watching. His energy and craziness does not detract from this show as it often does in his movies, but rather enhances it. Pam Dawber plays the perfect straight woman to his madness as she must withstand an onslaught of questions and trying to get him used to things on our planet. Sometimes the show got a bit to sappy, and at others downright strange, but for the most part the show worked. There was even one that was a bit scary when I saw it as a child where a house was haunted and Mork got possessed or something. Then there was the strange one where he shrunk that was oddly unfunny when he was in the strange universe. However, my favorite episodes were the simpler ones. One of my favorite gags was when he learned about arguments from some guy who owned a deli with his sister and how great it was when they made up so Mork proceeds to start a fight with Mindy by taking the spaghetti she made for dinner and slamming it against the wall yelling "You expect me to eat this slop!". When Mirth was born the show was just becoming to strange as I did not care for the fact Mork got pregnant as he may have been an alien and they may have been able to give birth, but what exactly could Mindy have done to get him that way? Basically, a great show for three seasons that got to weird its fourth.

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