General Information

Poster for Mork & Mindy
  • Directed by

    Howard Storm

  • Teleplay by

    Jeff Reno & Ron Osborn

  • Story by

    Jim Fisher & Jim Staahl

  • Original Air Date

    April 30, 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


  • Jim Staahl

    Nelson Flavor

  • Crissy Wilzak

    Glenda Faye Comstock

  • Jay Thomas

    Remo DaVinci

  • Gina Hecht

    Jeanie DaVinci

  • Robert Donner


  • Conrad Janis

    Fred McConnell

  • Foster Brooks

    Miles Sternhagen

  • Patrick Cranshaw

    Jake Loomis

  • Tom Poston

    Mr. Bickley

  • Bebo



Mindy is up for a promotion from Mr. Sternhagen, her boss at the TV station, but gets cold feet because it means she must handle a gossip segment. Mork decides on his own to do some legwork and get Mindy her promotion. Armed with camera and notebook, he moves in on his friends, including Exidor, at DaVinci's Restaurant. Mork, who doesn't understand why people gossip, reveals some hilarious "inside scoops" when he shows and tells all about his friends while subbing for Mindy as host of a local TV show called 'Rumor Has It.' After Mork appears on air with his juicy commentary and juxtapositioned photos, Mr. Sternhagen and Mr. Bickley are the only ones happy with the program.


  • Exidor

    [talking about his autobiography] Can you imagine the movie it'll make? But who could play me?

  • Mork

    Now, let's see... Fabian's too old... Benji's too short... and we can't afford Suzanne Somers.

  • Mork

    Don't beat me don't beat me pleeease don't beat me!

  • Mindy

    Now do you see what can happen when rumors get started?

  • Mork

    Well, Mr. Bickley was happy, Mind.

  • Mindy

    He's one out of the whole town! That's not a great average, Mork! Do you realize how many reputations you could have ruined tonight?

  • Mork

    Everyone was real happy when I told them really juicy pieces of gossip, Mind, I mean, I don't understand why I'm right now on the endangered Orkan list! I mean it's not fair, Mind! It's not fair, it's not fair!

  • Mindy

    Mork, that's because no one likes to hear gossip about themselves!

  • Mork

    Oh! I see, it's all right if it's about somebody else! Isn't that a little two-sided, Mind? Whoa, walking up and down the two-sided highway of life! No way! Double truths, double truths, watch out!

  • Mindy

    Wait a minute. Let me put it to ya this way. How would you like it if I told everyone that you ate eggs?

  • Mork


  • Mindy

    Mork, where did you get that picture?

  • Mork

    Oh, I thought you'd learned by now, Mind, it's none of your business.

  • Mindy

    Oh! You're right. But you know, Mr. Sternhagen's daughter is really beautiful.

  • Mork

    Yeah... but I don't think she gets along with her mother very well.

  • Mindy

    Why, why would you say that?

  • Mork

    Well, when Mrs. Sternhagen came into the restaurant, her daughter ducked under the table and crawled out the back door.



Filming Info

  • Locations

    Los Angeles, CA
    Boulder, CO


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