General Information

Poster for Mork & Mindy
  • Directed by

    Jeff Chambers

  • Written by

    Dale McRaven & Bruce Johnson

  • Original Air Date

    December 14, 1978

  • Production Companies

    Henderson Production Company, Miller-Milkis Productions, Paramount Television

  • Distribution Company

    ABC (television), Paramount Home Video (DVD)


  • Robin Williams


  • Pam Dawber


  • Elizabeth Kerr

    Cora Hudson

  • Conrad Janis

    Fred McConnell

  • Ralph James


  • Jeffrey Jacquet


  • Morgan Fairchild

    Susan Taylor

  • Dave Ketchum


  • Ysabel MacCloskey


  • Patrick Cranshaw

    Old Man

  • Laura Reed

    Young Mindy


Mork is frightened and overwhelmed by the mad rush of his first Christmas until Mindy explains the Earth observance and its meaning. Mindy reluctantly agrees when Mork, who learns that the season is a time of caring and sharing, wants to invite pretentious Susan Taylor to join them and Mindy's family for the holiday. Mork asks his young friend Eugene to accompany him to a discount store to buy presents, but is informed by the clerk that he doesn't have enough money. Mork is excited by Eugene's suggestion that he can make gifts, and does so. Later, when he overhears the reactions to his strange labors of love, Mork is hurt. Then with childlike innocence and joy, he finds a way to give the best gifts of all to Mindy's family and her "fair-weather friend", Susan.


  • Mindy

    It's really interesting... what kind of beads are they?

  • Mork

    Oh, they're not beads. I knew you would love it. There's a whole collection in the attic. They're flies!

  • Mork

    Susan, even though you're yeeeeeeeck and inflated, would you like to spend Christmas over here?

  • Mork

    What's this?

  • Eugene

    A tree.

  • Mork

    A tree in bondage? Eugene, you're weird. Why are you dragging this dead thing around?



Filming Info

  • Locations

    Los Angeles, CA
    Boulder, CO


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