General Information

Poster for Mork & Mindy
  • Directed by

    Howard Storm

  • Written by

    Bruce Kalish & Philip John Taylor

  • Original Air Date

    February 7, 1980

  • Production Companies

    Henderson Production Company, Miller-Milkis Productions, Paramount Television

  • Distribution Company

    ABC (television), Paramount Home Video (DVD)


  • Robin Williams


  • Pam Dawber


  • Ralph James


  • Tom Poston

    Mr. Bickley

  • Robert Donner


  • Charles Lane

    Judge Baker

  • Noah Hathaway


  • Priscilla Morrill

    Miss Kalinowski


Mork, without birth certificates or passport, faces deportation unless he marries an American citizen like Mindy or finds someone to adopt him fast. After Mork receives notification, he dons an Uncle Sam costume and a super-patriotic facade to impress Judge Baker at the Department of Immigration, but the judge gives him five days to produce the necessary papers. Mindy offers to marry Mork, but he turns her down. Then his little friend, Jud, mentions adoption. Mork and Mindy consider Mr. Bickley - briefly - as a father for Mork. With time running out, they enlist the help of Exidor, who promises to act normal to try to impress the adoption officer, Miss Kalinowski, into letting him become Mork's dad.


  • Jud

    Guess we shouldn't have bagged our own groceries.

  • Mork

    Ooh, dead bread. Well, at least now we can have pumpernickel tortillas.

  • Jud

    [looking into bag] Looks like you don't have to worry about scrambling your eggs, either.

  • Mork

    Ohh... it's not a pretty sight, is it? Well, at least they died with their shells on. May you rest in pieces!

  • Exidor

    Would you put that thing away? There are ladies present!

  • Mork


  • Exidor

    Son! Is that you?

  • Mork


  • Exidor

    Morkie! Here's the present I got you. You left it in the other office. Careful, it's still got its claws!



Filming Info

  • Locations

    Los Angeles, CA
    Boulder, CO


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