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Mork & Mindy: Pilot (Part 1) / Season: 1 / Episode: 1 (00010001) (1978)

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Mork & Mindy

Pilot (Part 1) (Television Episode)

Season: 1
Episode: 1
Production Code: 00010001

September 14, 1978
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Mork's boss, Orson, assigns the misfit Mork to study the planet Earth. After landing in the woods near Boulder, Colorado, he meets Mindy McConnell who was stranded there by her lecherous boyfriend. Back at Mindy's apartment, she discovers that Mork is an alien, and offers to help him study Earth. In a flashback sequence, Mork tells Mindy about a previous visit to Earth when Arthur Fonzarelli arranged a date for him with Laverne De Fazio. When Mindy's father, Fred, discovers that Mork has moved in with Mindy, Deputy Tilwick offers to scare Mork off. Tilwick believes Mork is insane and tries to have him committed. 
NOTE: one-hour episode 
Special Guest Stars: Henry Winkler as Arthur "Fonzie" Fonzarelli, Penny Marshall as Laverne De Fazio.