Mindy reconnects with an ex boyfriend who's intent on marriage. Meanwhile Mork uses his age machine to revert to childhood.



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Susan Lawrence ...
Ralph James ...
Orson (voice)


Mindy reconnects with an ex boyfriend who's intent on marriage. Meanwhile Mork uses his age machine to revert to childhood.

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi


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16 November 1978 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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In this story when they are having milk the name of the dairy "Lucerne" is on the side of the milk carton. In next week's show when they are having milk with their PB&J sandwiches the same type of milk carton is used only this time half of the name has been blocked out with white tape. The producers must have adapted to not showing actual product names on the show at this time. See more »


In the music store on the wall for decorations are various album covers. On the right of the Tom Petty album (the black one with the red heart) is an album with a big yellow snail on a dark background. (the same album also decorates Mindy's apartment wall) This is the first album by a group named "SNAIL" from Santa Cruz, California. However in next week's show when George is in the music store looking for Mork the Snail album has been replaced by Linda Ronstadt's "Living in the USA". See more »


Mork: On Earth, babies aren't grown in test tubes, they're grown in something wonderful called a mother.
Orson: That's the old fashioned way, Mork. 80 bleems ago a few of us did it up here too, as part of a nostalgia craze.
Mork: Sometimes I think the old ways are the best ways, Orson.
Orson: Nap, nap, our method is much more efficient.
Mork: Orson, when you were a baby, don't you remember being held and cuddled, taken for walks?
Orson: Magnavac26 did that.
Mork: But on Earth a mother does it. And she does all sorts of other nice things ...
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References Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

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