UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 14:  MORK & MINDY - gallery - Season One - 9/14/78, The character of Mork, an alien from the planet of Ork, became so popular from an episode of "Happy Days" that it was spun-off into this series starring Robin Williams in the lead role (his first major acting break). The misfit alien was sent to study Earthlings by his fellow Orkans. Landing in a giant eggshell, near Boulder, Colorado, he was befriended by Mindy McConnell, who helped him adjust to Earth's strange ways.,  (Photo by Jim Britt/Walt Disney Television via Getty Images)