Mork from Ork Action Figure Commercial

I must have been a huge Mork & Mindy fan as a kid, because I had these Mork toys. I can only say this about owning Mork toys, it was a very lonely toy, since no one ever wanted to play a spirited round of “Mork & Mindy”.

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8 thoughts on “Mork from Ork Action Figure Commercial

  1. Atari Adventure Square says:

    I had that Mork-in-an-egg thing and, indeed, it was mostly left alone (save for the space crew playtime, where red shirts were needed for monster feedings).
    But judging from this commercial, I would’ve preferred the Mork Goo-in-an-egg.

  2. tcv says:

    I kind of feel sad for that toy store proprietor. He clearly hung the entire shop on this particular line of toys. Mork didn’t last much beyond 1980 so I don’t think an entire toy store filled with Mork & Mindy merchandise would fare all the long or well.

  3. A little dork, er, I mean Mork trivia: The Mork action figure and the Battlestar Galactica Commander Adama figure share the same body.

    ‘If you’ve seen them parts on another toy, you can tell it’s Mattel!’

  4. donna says:

    my son at age three loved his Mork in egg , when he was a little boy would carry him in his pocket every day . one day mock s leg broke off i had to try and fix it with a nail but it did not last . i found him a new one but over time it was lost he cried for days . and i could not find another one , he is in his 30 now and it would be fun if i could find another one for him for xmas .so if you have one for sale let me know .

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