General Information

Poster for Mork & Mindy
  • Directed by

    Howard Storm

  • Written by

    Dale McRaven & Bruce Johnson

  • Original Air Date

    September 16, 1979

  • Production Companies

    Henderson Production Company, Miller-Milkis Productions, Paramount Television

  • Distribution Company

    ABC (television), Paramount Home Video (DVD)


  • Robin Williams


  • Pam Dawber


  • Conrad Janis

    Fred McConnell

  • Ralph James


  • Robert Donner


  • John Haymer

    Danny St. Tommy

  • Ronnie Schell

    Bob Faith

  • Jeremy Krispien

    Jerry Looney

  • Tom Poston


  • Mark Phillips

    The White-Suited Man

  • John Bates

    The Guard

  • Tyler Horn

    The Soldier


Mindy gives Mork Earth medicine for his cold. Mork has already taken the time-release capsule to shrink his nasal membranes when he remembers that, as an Orkan, he is all membrane. Mindy watches helplessly as he shrinks out of sight between the molecules of a tablecloth, sending him to an upside-down planet called Mirth where humor has been banished. In Mirth, Mork borrows clothing from a lavender cow before he is captured by three comics: Bob Faith, Jerry Looney and Danny St. Tommy. The three belong to a zany bunch of revolutionaries called the Sillies who are trying to overthrow King Exidon and his Glums. Mork is taken to the Sillies camp where he meets their leader, Mandy, who looks just like Mindy. To aid her cause, Mork becomes a glum version of a court jester -- a Court Serious -- to spy in Exidon's castle. When Mandy is captured, Mork and the three comics fly to the rescue in a hot air balloon and battle the king's troops with pie and seltzer before the effects of the medication wear off and Mork returns to normal size back in Boulder with Mindy.


  • Mindy

    Oh, Mork, you're really catching a cold! Come here, I wanna give you something. Here, take one of these.

  • Mork

    What is it?

  • Mindy

    It's a cold capsule. It'll help shrink your nasal membranes and clear your head.

  • Mork

    OK. Ow.

  • Mindy

    Mork! Don't put it in your ear. Try swallowing it.

  • Mork

    Swallow it? That's the wrong way, I've got a head cold.

  • Mindy

    Trust me.

  • Mork

    Weeelll, OK, but I'm warning you, if I swallow this there's a darned good chance you'll never see it again!



Filming Info

  • Locations

    Los Angeles, CA
    Boulder, CO


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