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Mork and Mindy

OVER-LIT, OVER-LOUD and over-egged spin-off from one of many jump-the-shark instances on HAPPY DAYS wherein Richie dreamed he was abducted by an alien from another planet in the shape of ROBIN WILLIAMS. Series itself was similarly scrappy, doused in eardrum-splitting audience whooping and sickly Americana. Williams fell for PAM DAWBER. They got married. He hatched an egg. Nannoo, “calling Orson”, crappy fat-bloke-as-son subsidiary character and the inevitable “I’ve learned something about humans today, Min” sentiment all followed. Still, every kid in the world briefly sat upside down in cars at some point or other…

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