"To Ork or Not to Ork"
Season 1, Episode #3
(#3) in series (26 episodes)
Mork & Mindy The Animated Series 03 To Ork or Not to Ork
"The Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour" episode
Guest Star(s): Ralph James
Shavar Ross
Mark L. Taylor
Frank Welker
Network: ABC-TV
Production code: 1x3
Original airdate October 2, 1982
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To Ork or Not to Ork was a Mork and Mindy themed episode from ABC-TV's The Mork & Mindy/Laverne & Shirley/Fonz Hour cartoon series, also the third episode in the series..


Orson instructs Mork to learn about love, so he seeks out advice from Eugene. Meanwhile, Hamilton and Mindy are cast as Romeo and Juliet in the Mt. Mount High School production of the Shakespearean tragedy.


  • "To Ork or Not to Ork" is a play on "To be or not to be...," the beginning of a soliloquy from Shakespeare's Hamlet.
  • Mork mentions the movie Saturday Night Pneumonia, a reference to Saturday Night Fever.


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