"Orkin Without a Cause"
Season 1, Episode #4
(#1) in series (26 episodes)
Mork & Mindy The Animated Series 04 Orkin Without a Cause
"The Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour" episode
Guest Star(s): Shavar Ross
Frank Welker
Network: ABC-TV
Production code: 1x4
Original airdate October 2, 1982
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Orkin without a Cause was a Mork and Mindy themed episode from ABC-TV's The Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour animated cartoon seriesm, also the fourth overall episode in the series.


Mindy's joined the girls-only glee club, Eugene's joined the kids-only bicycle club, and Doing's joined a dog club, so Mork joins up with The Sharks, a gang of bikers. The hoodlums soon discover they can take advantage of Mork's powers, making him a hapless accomplice in their crime spree.


  • The titular spelling of "Orkin" (like the pest control service) is inconsistent with the live-action show, in which it was "Orkan." Adding further confusion, there was also an activity book in which it was spelled "Orkian."
  • Orkin Without a Cause is a take-off of the famous James Dean/Natalie Wood film Rebel Without a Cause.