General Information

Poster for Mork & Mindy
  • Directed by

    Howard Storm

  • Written by

    Dale McRaven & Bruce Johnson

  • Original Air Date

    February 19, 1981

  • Production Companies

    Henderson Production Company, Miller-Milkis Productions, Paramount Television

  • Distribution Company

    ABC (television), Paramount Home Video (DVD)


  • Robin Williams


  • Pam Dawber


  • Ralph James


  • Foster Brooks

    Miles Sternhagen

  • Gina Hecht

    Jeanie DaVinci

  • Jay Thomas

    Remo DaVinci

  • Jim Staahl

    Nelson Flavor

  • Johnnie Decker


  • Hillary Horan

    Young Girl

  • Rance Howard


  • Bebo



Mindy complains about Robin Williams' inaccessibility to her boss, Mr. Sternhagen, when she has to interview the comedian to keep her job. He retorts that Williams not only performed for nothing at the local Comedy Cabaret but also introduced himself to everyone during lunch at DaVinci's Restaurant. Mork later shows up at the restaurant, where he is mistaken for Williams. Mobbed and with his clothes tattered, Mork believes people have discovered he is an alien. Mork disguises himself for protection to accompany Mindy on her desperate final attempt to interview Robin at the auditorium where he is performing. Once there, Mork has a hilarious nose-to-nose encounter with the famous star.


  • Mindy

    Oh, Mork, I'm so excited! Dewey Fishbeck, our feature writer, is out with the mumps, and Mr. Sternhagen, my boss, wants me to interview... you'll never guess who!

  • Mork

    Ahhh, let me try, um... Rula Lenska?

  • Mindy


  • Mork

    Menachem Begin.

  • Mindy

    No. Give up?

  • Mork

    Yeah, I don't know who it is. Who is it, who is it, who who who, Min, who who?

  • Mindy

    Robin Williams!

  • Mork


  • Mindy

    Robin Williams.

  • Mork

    Oh... ararararar!

  • Mindy

    What's so funny about that?

  • Mork

    Does he really call himself Robin?

  • Mindy

    Well, yeah.

  • Mork

    Do you know what 'Robin' means on Ork?

  • Mindy

    No. [Mork whispers something in Mindy's ear] Oh, that's disgusting!

  • Mork

    Don't look at me, I didn't give him that smutty name! Parents must've had a sense of humor, though, Min.

  • Mork

    I have another question right now, a little fashion by-line... why do you wear baggy pants?

  • Robin Williams

    I don't want visible pantyline.

  • Mork

    There's your headline right there, Mind. "Robin Williams... Kinky!"

  • Robin Williams

    Well, you're a member of the Brotherhood of the Bozo. Why do you wear them?

  • Mork

    Oh! That's where I keep my bees.



Filming Info

  • Locations

    Los Angeles, CA
    Boulder, CO


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