Long Before We Met
Mork & Mindy Long Before We Met Robin Williams Paul Reubens

Episode # 4.7
Aired November 19, 1981
Previous My Dad Can't Beat Up Anybody
Next Rich Mork, Poor Mork

Long Before We Met is a Mork and Mindy episode from season 4.


When they attend Mindy's high school reunion, Mork becomes jealous of Mindy's ex-boyfriend, so he travels back in time to see how the young lovers interacted back in the day. Meanwhile, Cora babysits Mearth.


  • In the Pilot, Mindy says she's 21, which would make her graduation in 1975. In this episode, Mindy attends the 10 year high school reunion for the Class of 1971.
  • Glenda Faye Comstock had been a regular in season 3, but was dropped from the cast when the show was retooled. This marked her final appearance on the series.
  • Paul Reunbens had already been performing his Pee Wee Herman character, but he wouldn't skyrocket to fame for a few more years.

Pop-Culture ReferencesEdit

  • When Mearth plays with his toy car, he pretends it's being driven by famous stunt-man Evel Knievel.
  • When Steve prepares to dunk his face in the punch bowl, Mork says, "I would not like to do Esther Williams impression." Williams was a competitive swimmer and actress noted for her water-ballet performances.
  • Mork mentions the film Heaven's Gate, which was a notorious box-office flop.

Cast & CrewEdit

Written by Deborah Raznick & John B. Collins
Directed by Frank Buxton


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