TIL that Robin Williams made his debut as Mork from Ork in one of the worst-ever episodes of Happy Days, but was funny enough to get his own show after that.
Also apparently his "alien gibberish" included swear words in a bunch of languages, and once the network censors figured that out they hired somebody fluent in multiple languages to keep an eye on him.
@DialMforMara i remember that, and also the joy i felt when he got his own show :)
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