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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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 (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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Additional Details

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)

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The house used for the exterior shots of Mindy's home is at 1619 Pine St near downtown Boulder. Mindy's father's music store was actually a bookstore on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall.See more »
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 rabbit died. Poor little muffet. Your two choices are, eat it or stuff it".
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14 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
Absolutely wonderful TV show, 22 January 2005
Author: Shawn Watson from The Penumbra

I first saw Mork and Mindy when I was about five and thought it was the funniest thing on earth. I would even sit on my head like Mork did and I had some of the Mork toys too.

So it's obvious I would grab this DVD box set as soon as it came out. And is Mork and Mindy as good today as it was back then? Of course! In fact it might be even better coz when you compare it to modern sitcoms M&M has more integrity as Robin Williams and Pam Dawber seem to be performing to a much rawer audience with more theatrical performances.

Robin Williams is just completely crazy as Mork (from Ork), an alien sent to Earth to investigate our strange customs and report back telepathically to Orson, his boss. Mindy is the girl he meets who gives him a home in her attic, much to the annoyance of her cynical dad. And, trust me, you can clearly see that Robin Williams often gives up the script to manically ad-lib his own madness while Pam Dawber runs after him, desperately trying to keep the show under control. It's so cool in certain moments when they're close together during a manic moment and she's looking into his eyes in amazement, petrified at what he's about to do next. He would also go crazy off-stage in an effort to distract Dawber when she had a scene on her own.

Supporting characters are also cool. Mr Bickley, Mindy's dad and grandma, Eugene and the outrageous Exidor all grab as much attention as they can whenever Williams isn't going mental. David Letterman, Dana Hill, Tammy Lauren, Morgan Fairchild, Penny Marshall and Geoffrey Lewis show up in cameos too. Plus Fonzie is the first episode (a flashback to Mork's first ever appearance in Happy Days).

There are NO FEATURES AT ALL on the DVDs. Which is annoying seeing as how this time I would have liked to have seen stuff. But I'm just glad to have it. Hey, Paramount, give us Season 2 NOW!!! The show is presented in 1.33:1 full frame, as originally shot. And for a 27 year old show it looks great with very little in the way of print damage or grain. The sound is plain old mono but it's fine for what it is.

You MUST buy.

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