Watch a pre-Mork & Mindy Robin Williams help sell Bell Telephones

This commercial from 1977 captures a young Robin Williams right before he went huge as Mork on the hit TV show, “Mork & Mindy”. Williams plays a husband who with his sort of Pam Dawber-esque wife shops for and riffs on the various styles of phone available from Illinois Bell in the mid-seventies. I imagine this commercial shoot generated a lot of outtakes that were probably pretty hilarious.

A great gem of an ad…

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