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

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Mork & Mindy -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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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Writers:
Garry Marshall (created by)
Joe Glauberg (created by)
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Contact:
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Seasons:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4
Release Date:
14 September 1978 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
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 »
Awards:
Won Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 12 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Fall of '83 See more (15 total) »

Cast

 (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)
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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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Runtime:
30 min (95 episodes) | Argentina:30 min
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Certification:
Argentina:Atp | Australia:G | Australia:PG (some episodes) | Finland:S | USA:TV-G | USA:TV-PG (TV rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Orkans evolved from chickens.See more »
Quotes:
Mork:[Eugene has just said that he needs to tell him something important] Well, come on, I'm waiting here with a worm on my tongue.
Eugene:Huh?
Mork:Baited breath.
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14 out of 16 people found the following review useful.
Fall of '83, 13 April 2006
Author: S.R. Dipaling from Topeka, Kansas, USA

In the fall of 1983,I made it my mission to catch ALL of the episodes of this series,as I had caught only about 3/4 of the last season and was so impressed by it that when it went off the air,I decided I would track this show and give it a chance. I wasn't too blown away by the show when it first ran in the late seventies and early,early eighties and missed a lot of episodes early on(strange it wouldn't have appealed to me back then,since I was between the ages of six and nine back then,but maybe I just didn't get Robin Williams back then. I don't really recall). I must say that I am very pleased I did make the effort,because this show was quite the pleasant escape!

Robin Williams' Mork,culled from an episode of "Happy Days",lands in Colorado and ends up staying with Boulder resident Mindy McConnell(pretty,game straight-woman Pam Dawber),laying low as he observes humans and their nature. His reports back to his mission commander,a basso-profundo disembodied voice named Orson. Through the episodes,from season to season,Mork goes from being a Tres-silly alien caricature to a thoughtfully funny adult who seems to find more questions to the answers he's seeking. The relationship he builds with Mindy is one of the most unforced and sweet ones I've sen on television,a nice contrast to the Sam-and-Diane,Muleder-and-Scully,Niles-and-Daphne type of "Will they/Won't they?" type of flirtations. Most of the rest of the cast seems to be expendable,shifting in-and-out each season,with probably her father(Conrad Janis)and local eccentric Exidor(Robert Donner)being the few constants. Jonathan Winters' turn as the son that the pair have was a great bonus,and probably what got me interested in the show to begin with. The high sense of improvisation was evident,and didn't hurt the show at all.

It's a great memory from when I was in sixth grade,and a fun show to watch. Even though I haven't caught an ep of this show in God-knows how many years,I've seen each episode at least twice and was charmed each time. A fun,silly show that holds good memories for me.

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