Mork & Mindy (1978–1982)
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Little Orphan Morkie 

When Mork is threatened with deportation, Exidor adopts him.

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When Mork is threatened with deportation, Exidor adopts him.

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

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7 February 1980 (USA)  »

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The title is based upon the comic strip Little Orphan Annie created by Harold Gray (1894-1968) and first appeared on August 5, 1924. The character has been on radio, television, stage plays and in the movies. See more »

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References Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

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Hooray for Hollywood
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Music by Richard A. Whiting
Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
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Mork is adopted by Exidor
16 October 2016 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

"Little Orphan Morkie" begins with Mork receiving a letter from the Immigration Department, where Judge Baker (Charles Lane) acknowledges that he cannot grant naturalization without further evidence. Having no passport or birth certificate, only marriage to a US citizen can save Mork from deportation. A better option turns out to be adoption, but Mork refuses Mindy for a new mother so as not to break the old one's heart. Mr. Bickley (Tom Poston) passes, so it's up to a well dressed Exidor (Robert Donner) to save the day: "I'd do anything for this waif!" Miss Kalinowski (Priscilla Morrill) conducts the interview with Exidor, who gives a stirring speech on why he wishes to adopt an adult man for a son: "if we could bag what I just said over there, we could double the corn crop in Kansas!" Yes folks, who would have believed that Exidor would eventually become Mork's father!


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