Dale McRaven & Bruce Johnson
November 12, 1981
Henderson Production Company, Miller-Milkis Productions, Paramount Television
ABC (television), Paramount Home Video (DVD)
Mork feels like a total failure as a parent when Mearth becomes confused because his hero, Superman, has two jobs and Mindy works while his dad stays home. Mindy, who is leaving for an assignment in Aspen, tries to reassure Mork that all kids go through periods of hero worship. While Mindy is away, Mearth finds Mork's spacesuit and wants to know if Mork is secretly a superhero. Although the parents have agreed not to tell Mearth about Mork's alien origins until he is younger, it strikes Mork as a perfect job. He slips into his "crime fighter" suit and takes Mearth to a seedy bar to look for bad guys. When an armed one of them terrifies Mearth, Mork goes berserk with awesome results.
So you liked your first movie, huh, Mearth?
Oh, I really did enjoy the movie. You know something, I've been thinking, Mom. Now as I understand it, Superman has two jobs.
OK, and Mommy has one job.
And Daddy watches General Hospital.
Well, no comment.
Oh, now, Mearth, your daddy has a job. He watches you.
Not during General Hospital.
Mork! I think his voice is changing.
Mearth, do you have a frog in your throat?
No, I have John Wayne in my throat and I have a frog in my pocket.