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Spun-off from 

Happy Days (1974) (TV Series)
Mork is introduced in Happy Days: My Favorite Orkan (1978).


Referenced in 

Saturday Night Live: Steve Martin/Van Morrison (1978) (TV Episode)
Lisa Loopner calles Todd 'Mork'
Happy Days: Mork Returns (1979) (TV Episode)
Mork visits Richie again to ask him about relationships in the '60s.
What's Happening!!: The Last Page (1979) (TV Episode)
Rerun fantasizes about being Mork
Saturday Night Live: Michael Palin/James Taylor (1979) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Fred Silverman
Out of the Blue: Random's Arrival (1979) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams Guest stars as Mork
Saturday Night Live: Howard Hesseman/Randy Newman (1979) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by morning jock Steve Marvin
Scooby-Doo Goes Hollywood (1979) (TV Movie)
Shaggy pitches a show called "Mork and Shaggy".
Playthings (1979)
"Dork calling Orgon, come in Orgon."
Sitcom: The Adventures of Garry Marshall (1979) (TV Movie)
Features interviews and behind-the-scenes footage.
Tinseltown (1980)
Audience entrance seen for TV show.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robin Williams/Jean Marsh (1981) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams talks about his series
Nightmare (1981)
Poster is shown.
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Dom DeLuise/Betty White/Jerry Seinfeld (1981) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the Video Untouchables segment
Saturday Night Live: Danny DeVito/Sparks (1982) (TV Episode)
Title on screen during 'Blotto' segment on Weekend Update.
Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards (1987) (Video Game)
One of the questions in the age verification test is "Mork was from the plant -".
Saturday Night Live: Robin Williams/James Taylor (1988) (TV Episode)
'Sixty year old' Robin Williams watches this show
Day by Day: The Age of Dinosaurs (1988) (TV Episode)
Ross greets the kids by saying "Na-nu, na-nu."
Whose Line Is It Anyway?: Episode #1.1 (1988) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Jim Henson Hour: Science Fiction (1989) (TV Episode)
Quote has been used during Digit's case of the reruns.
ALF: When I'm 64 (1990) (TV Episode)
ALF says, "Nanu nanu."
Saved by the Bell: Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind (1990) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Max.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: First Spaceship on Venus (1990) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Isn't he on 'Mork & Mindy'?"
The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson: Robin Williams/Jonathan Winters/Park Overall (1991) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams talks about working with Jonathan Winters on their earlier series
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Robin Williams (1991) (Video)
'Sixty year old' Robin Williams watches this show
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Space Travellers (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "This is Mork, calling Orson."
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Being from Another Planet (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Mork, calling Orson"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Manhunt in Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel: "Mork calling Orson."
The Larry Sanders Show: Hank's Contract (1992) (TV Episode)
Mentioned once.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Fire Maidens of Outer Space (1992) (TV Episode)
Joel (as Mork): "Mork calling Orson!"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Human Duplicators (1992) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Mork, calling Orson"
Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
When Daniel is showing his voices to Mrs. Sellner as his special skill, the second voice, an alien voice, sounds like his voice as Mork, also an alien, from Mork and Mindy.
Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man: Clip Job (1995) (TV Episode)
One of the characters Duckman turns into when he's hooked up to the TV transmitting device is Mork.
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror VI (1995) (TV Episode)
The use of the word "Shazbot"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Brute Man (1996) (TV Episode)
Tom: "Mork, calling Orson"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Incredible Melting Man (1996) (TV Episode)
"I never should of appeared on Mork and Mind"
Saturday Night Live: Elle MacPherson/Sting (1996) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and quoted by Winston Graff during his recording session
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie (1996)
Mike: Nanu, Nanu
Saturday Night Live: Robert Downey Jr/Fiona Apple (1996) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned and catchphrases quoted by the Spartan Cheerleaders
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Leech Woman (1997) (TV Episode)
Nanu Nanu
The Simpsons: Homer's Phobia (1997) (TV Episode)
John mentions the show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Giant Spider Invasion (1997) (TV Episode)
"Mork of Ork was taken to St. Mary's Hospital but pronounced dead on arrival."
Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods (1997) (TV Episode)
When they meet Jackson, Ferretti greets him the same way Mork greets people
100 Years of Comedy (1997) (Video)
Mentioned when discussing Robin Williams.
You Don't Know Jack: Television (1997) (Video Game)
One of the question intros references this show.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Academy of Robots' Choice Awards Special (1998) (TV Special)
Mike: (when Robin Williams is on screen) Na-nu, Na-nu!
A Night at the Roxbury (1998)
Steve says, "That alien was Robin Williams!"
Friends: The One Hundredth (1998) (TV Episode)
Rachel mentions Mork.
Just Shoot Me!: The Mask (1998) (TV Episode)
Glenn goes "Nanu nanu" when sayin goodbye to Maya.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Final Justice (1999) (TV Episode)
Mike: "Nanu nanu!"
Freaks and Geeks: Beers and Weirs (1999) (TV Episode)
Bill reads Cracked magazine with Mork on the cover
Freaks and Geeks: I'm with the Band (1999) (TV Episode)
Neil mentions Mork
Saturday Night Live: Lucy Liu/Jay-Z (2000) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Robin Williams
Wet Hot American Summer (2001)
One kid wears rainbow suspenders like Mork, and says "nanu nanu" while they're looking up at the stars
Malcolm in the Middle: Surgery (2001) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Commandant Spangler
The Simpsons: Wrestling (2001) (Video Game)
Kang's use of the word "Shazbot"
V.I.P.: Amazon Val (2001) (TV Episode)
Mork mentioned
The Simpsons: I'm Goin' to Praiseland (2001) (TV Episode)
Comic Book Guy exclaims, "Shazbot!"
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Jay refers to "Good Will Hunting" co-star Robin Williams as "that Mork from Ork guy."
Saturday Night Live: John Goodman/Ja Rule (2001) (TV Episode)
Gator wears a 'Shazbot' T-shirt in America Undercover
The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XII (2001) (TV Episode)
The word "Shazbot" from this show is used.
Saturday Night Live: The Rock/Andrew W.K. (2002) (TV Episode)
Gator wears a 'Shazbot' T-Shirt during America Undercover and says this Orkian exclamation as well.
Cheerleader Ninjas (2002)
A character say "Shazbot."
Will & Grace: Fagmalion Part 2: Attack of the Clones (2003) (TV Episode)
Karen dialog
Pauly Shore Is Dead (2003)
Todd Bridges mentions the show
Starsky & Hutch (2004)
knife throwing kid is wearing rainbow colored suspenders a la mork
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) (TV Movie)
The title is visible in a magazine article.
Penn & Teller: Bullshit!: Profanity (2004) (TV Episode)
mentioned in dialog
Drawn Together: Gay Bash (2004) (TV Episode)
"Nanu nanu" said
Max Havoc: Curse of the Dragon (2004)
The 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (2005) (TV Special)
Mentioned by Robin Williams.
Scrubs: My Life in Four Cameras (2005) (TV Episode)
in J.D.'s quiz Kylie names "Mork and Mindy" as "Happy Days" spin-off
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy (2005) (TV Movie)
Behind-the-scenes look at this show
The Office: Health Care (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue
Two and a Half Men: I Always Wanted a Shaved Monkey (2005) (TV Episode)
Alan had a Mork & Mindy lunch box.
Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005) (Video)
A man asks to see the virtual show of Mork and Mindy.
The Comeback: Valerie Hangs with the Cool Kids (2005) (TV Episode)
Valerie mentions the show.
American Dad!: All About Steve (2005) (TV Episode)
Roger says nanu-nanu.
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.27 (2005) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Sitcoms" category
Will & Grace: A Little Christmas Queer (2005) (TV Episode)
Will mentions that he had Mork and Mindy suspenders as a child
Robot Chicken: Federated Resources (2006) (TV Episode)
In the Swedish Chef segment, he runs into Mork.
Family Guy: Stu & Stewie's Excellent Adventure (2006) (TV Episode)
in the future a man has an episode of Mork and Mindy beamed straight into his brian
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.202 (2006) (TV Episode)
referenced in clue in "Seasonal Acting" category
An Evening with Kevin Smith 2: Evening Harder (2006) (Video)
Kevin mentions Mork and says "nanu-nanu".
Ugly Betty: Brothers (2007) (TV Episode)
Wilhelmina says she's watching the Spanish Mork & Mindy.
Allemaal film: Betere tijden (2007) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by interviewee
Howard Stern on Demand: Jay Thomas (2008) (TV Episode)
Jay Thomas talks about his experiences on the show
Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business of America: Would Ya Hit a Guy with Glasses?: Nerds, Jerks & Oddballs (2009) (TV Episode)
Amy Sedaris mentions the title in the Robin Williams segment.
Scrubs: My Comedy Show (2009) (TV Episode)
"Nanu nanu"
Kingdom: Episode #3.2 (2009) (TV Episode)
The catchphrase ,'na nu na nu', is used by a man in the bar.
Community: Introduction to Film (2009) (TV Episode)
Jeff says, "Shazbot!" and wears suspenders that resembled those frequently worn by Robin Williams' character, Mork.
The Jay Leno Show: Episode #1.56 (2009) (TV Episode)
John Travolta says he met Robin Williams while Williams was on the show
Robin Williams: Weapons of Self Destruction (2009) (TV Special)
In his stand-up routine, Robin Williams mentions being recognised as Mork.
The Answer to the Lost Riddle: Prophets of the New Order (2009) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Mike, and still images from an episode are shown.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Tic Tac (2010) (TV Episode)
Morgan says, "I set the DVR to record the 'Mork & Mindy' marathon."
V: John May (2010) (TV Episode)
referenced in dialogue by James
Futurama: Lrrreconcilable Ndndifferences (2010) (TV Episode)
When Fry says he needs to call Orson Welles, Bender says, "Dork calling Orson". Mork would call his leader, Orson, at the end of each episode.
Cougar Town: Keeping Me Alive (2010) (TV Episode)
"Nanu, nanu"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.23 (2010) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams says that when he took his children trick-or-treating when they were young, people would say, "Oh, it's Mork" and give him candy
Nostalgia Critic: Waterworld (2010) (TV Episode)
"Na-nooing is such sweet sorrow."
Paul (2011)
Near the end of the movie Paul is referred to as "Mork."
Late Show with David Letterman: Episode #18.102 (2011) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Robin Williams during his segment.
America's Next Top Model: Lori Goldstein (2011) (TV Episode)
Photographer Pamela Hanson says Mork's greeting "Nanu-nanu."
Community: Critical Film Studies (2011) (TV Episode)
Abed compares himself to Mork.
The Super Hero Squad Show: The Ballad of Beta Ray Bill! (Six Against Infinity, Part 1) (2011) (TV Episode)
Thor says 'nanoo nanoo' after entering the space station
Vic & Bob's Afternoon Delights: Bob Meets George (2011) (TV Episode)
Talked about.
Psych: The Amazing Psych-Man & Tap Man, Issue No. 2 (2011) (TV Episode)
Juliet gives Shawn a joke "set-up" that involves "Mr. T, Crockett, and a word that rhymes with 'Mork.'"
Late Show with David Letterman: Jerry Seinfeld/Lykke Li (2011) (TV Episode)
Dave gets a visit from "German Mork"
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Birth of the Man Child (2012) (TV Episode)
Mike says, "nanu-nanu".
The Middle: The Sit Down (2012) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Frankie
The Simpsons: How I Wet Your Mother (2012) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams says "Shazbot"
The Cleveland Show: March Dadness (2012) (TV Episode)
Black Mork mentioned
Watchman Video Broadcast: The Serpent and the Egg (2012) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Community: Curriculum Unavailable (2012) (TV Episode)
Troy says that Abed is "usually adorable weird, like Mork from Ork."
Family Guy: Viewer Mail #2 (2012) (TV Episode)
The Robin Williams clones that are wearing a jumpsuit with a triangle on it and also the ones wearing a striped sweater and rainbow suspenders. Also the line "Let's face it, Mork, you're getting Nanoo Na-Old!"
Wilfred: Progress (2012) (TV Episode)
Dr. Eddy/Robin Williams groans "Shazbat!" before passing out from being zapped with the defibrilator paddles by Orderly #2.
The Neighbors: Things Just Got Real (2012) (TV Episode)
Debbie refers to Larry and Jackie as Mork and Mindy.
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.185 (2012) (TV Episode)
Dave mentions the show by name.
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
Mork is among the graffitti names
Toy Hunter: KISS n' Tell (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Jordan.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.198 (2013) (TV Episode)
Robin Williams talks about the audience reaction to the first taping of the show
Gone Home (2013) (Video Game)
Listed on the TV listing.
The Cinema Snob: Friday the 13th (2013) (TV Episode)
sees a boy who looks like a young Robin Williams and says "Nanu-Nanu"
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #22.63 (2014) (TV Episode)
Jay says he went to the pilot of the show
The Crazy Ones: Love Sucks (2014) (TV Episode)
Pam Dawber calls Robin Williams an alien
Caffeine Madness (2014) (Short)
Mork is one of the influences of Roger's character
L'Enfant d'Beans (2014)
The character Pam Dawber is named in honour of the actress that played Mindy
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Mickey Rourke/Rob Riggle/Kings of Leon (2014) (TV Episode)
Instead of shouting the episode number as the show begins, Tariq Trotter yells "nanu nanu"
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 12 August 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of Robin Williams' death the previous day
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 13 August 2014 (2014) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of favorite Robin Williams
Honest Trailers: Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014) (TV Episode)
"Nanu, nanu"
Tosh.0: The Best of Season 6 (2014) (TV Episode)
Still frame seen
Bad Movie Beatdown: New Year's Eve (2014) (TV Episode)
Film Brain talks about Garry Marshall's career as a TV and movie director
Parks and Recreation: Gryzzlbox (2015) (TV Episode)
April refers to Mike as "Mork."
The Goldbergs: The Lost Boy (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam wears a Mork & Mindy t-shirt.
Just About Famous (2015)
Robin Williams impersonator admits he wasn't familiar with 'Mork & Mindy' sitcom when he started impersonating Williams.
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of: Robin Williams (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by narrator, plus a still image from the series is shown.
BoJack Horseman: Yesterdayland (2015) (TV Episode)
Mork mentioned
De slimste mens ter wereld: Episode #6.13 (2015) (TV Episode)
Answer to a question
The Goldbergs: Couples Costume (2015) (TV Episode)
Beverly wears a Mork costume.
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Larry, Hilary & Josh Meyers/Brian Chase (2015) (TV Episode)
Seth's mother says "nanu nanu"
Supernatural: Just My Imagination (2015) (TV Episode)
"Mork from Ork"
Zoolander 2 (2016)
Don Atari says, "Holy Shazbot!"
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.13 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mark as the TV comedy series in which Robin Williams and Pam Dawber played the title roles during his Cash Builder round.
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 20 July 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned in discussion of the death of TV/film producer Garry Marshall
Mike & Mike: Episode dated 25 July 2016 (2016) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Mike Greenberg
The Chase Australia: Episode #2.112 (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Andrew O'Keefe as a possible answer to a question about a TV series that celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2016 asked when Rohan and the Chaser go head to head.
The Goldbergs: O Captain! My Captain! (2017) (TV Episode)
Beverly calls Robin Williams "Mork from Ork".
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Danny DeVito/Brit Marling/Ciro Ortiz/Jon Bellion (2017) (TV Episode)
Danny DeVito recalls other series filmed at Paramount Studios at the same time as Taxi (1978)
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Starcrash (2017) (TV Episode)
In the song "UFO": "Klaatu barada, na-noo na-noo"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: Wizards of the Lost Kingdom II (2017) (TV Episode)
"Now hear this." Jonah: "Orson?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return: At the Earth's Core (2017) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Mork, calling Orson"

Featured in 

Science Fiction: A Journey Into the Unknown (1994) (TV Movie)
scenes from the series are shown here
TV Land Moguls (2004) (TV Mini-Series)
shows it when talking about Garry Marshall
Happy Days: 30th Anniversary Reunion (2005) (TV Movie)
Shows clips from the series
Pioneers of Television: Robin Williams Remembered (2014) (TV Episode)
archive footage
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of: Robin Williams (2015) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.

Spoofed in 

ALF: Lies (1989) (TV Episode)
ALF has a dream about reporting what he has learnt to Orson.
The Adam and Joe Show: Episode #3.3 (1999) (TV Episode)
In the Star Wars action figure parody of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Mork is a contestant on the show.
Ultrachrist! (2003)
Robot Chicken: Celebutard Mountain (2007) (TV Episode)
Mork is subjected to an alien autopsy.
Futurama: Bender's Game (2008) (Video)
Army of morcs speaking in nonsense syllables peppered with "Morkisms" such as "nanu nanu" and "shazbot".
Meet Monica Velour (2010)
Poster for "Pork N' Mindy".
Mork & Mindy: A Dream Zone Parody (2011) (Video)
xxx parody

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