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Happy Days: My Favorite Orkan

Mork, an alien from the planet Ork, comes to Earth to pick a humdrum person to study, and settles upon Richie.


Episode Info


Episode number: 5x22
Production Number: 60535-110
Airdate: Tuesday February 28th, 1978

Director: Jerry Paris
Writer: Joe Glauberg


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Guest Stars
Robin Williams
As Mork
Recurring
Main Cast
Ron Howard
As Richard J. "Richie" Cunningham
Henry Winkler
As Arthur Herbert "Fonzie" Fonzarelli
Tom Bosley
As Howard C. Cunningham
Episode Notes
Robin Williams makes his debut as Mork. He would soon land his own spin-off, Mork & Mindy, later in 1978.

In the original ABC broadcast of this episode, Robin Williams' final scene was where he was a simple Joe on Richie's porch after he woke up from his dream. However, when the episode was rerun in August, as "Mork & Mindy" was set to begin in the fall, a new scene featuring Williams as Mork talking to Orson was added at the end. Mork says he made everyone forget about him, let Fonzie go, and was heading for a mission in the year 1978. This scene is broadcast by TV Land / Nick at Nite and not broadcast on other stations.



Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Bobby Darin"Splish Splash" (1958) 
Fats Domino"Blueberry Hill" (sung briefly by Mork) (1956) 
Ricky Nelson"It's Late" (1959) 


Warning: Happy Days season 5 episode 22 guide may contain spoilers
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