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Boulder’s Alien Encounter: The Story of Mork & Mindy

May 14th, 2024

When it comes to iconic television shows, few have had the out-of-this-world impact that Mork and Mindy had on Boulder, Colorado. The show, which aired from 1978 to 1982, not only entertained audiences across the nation but also put Boulder on the map in a way that few other cultural phenomena have. This article will explore how Mork and Mindy made Boulder famous and the lasting impact it had on the city. About Boulder, Colorado Nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder, Colorado, is a picturesque city known for its stunning natural beauty, vibrant cultural scene, and progressive... Read More

Boulder’s Cosmic Connection: Mork, Mindy, and Beyond. More M&M!

April 5th, 2024

I know, I have Mork and Mindy on the brain. Guilty. The reality is that the show touched so many of us viscerally. Part of that magic comes from Robin Williams and Pam Dawber doing a sitcom on Pine Street, a block around the corner! Home For Mindy on Pine St. in Boulder “Mork & Mindy!” This beloved American sitcom that originally aired from 1978 to 1982, not only left an indelible mark on television history but also on the city of Boulder, Colorado, where it was set. This series, starring Robin Williams as Mork, an extraterrestrial from the planet Ork, and Pam Dawber as Mindy McConnell,... Read More

Boulder’s Hollywood Legacy: The ‘Mork & Mindy’ TV Series and its Impact

December 26th, 2023

Boulder, Colorado: How ‘Mork & Mindy’ Put This Charming Town on the Map” The quaint city of Boulder, Colorado, may have remained a hidden gem if not for the iconic 1970s sitcom, “Mork & Mindy.” This beloved show not only entertained millions but also showcased Boulder’s charm to the world. Let’s delve into how “Mork & Mindy” made Boulder famous and explore some fun historical facts related to the show’s presence in the city. From Fiction to Fame: Boulder’s Journey with “Mork & Mindy” “Mork &... Read More

The Most Famous Home in Boulder

October 4th, 2023

Mork & Mindy was a sitcom that aired between 1978 to 1982. The show centered on Orkan alien Mork and his friend Mindy. He is sent to earth by his superior Orson. His mission is to observe human behavior and report back to Orson. Location: 1619 Pine St. Boulder, CO The show was filmed in California in front of a studio audience, shots of a Boulder, Colorado, home were often seen to set the scene. After Williams’s death in 2014, fans flocked to the private residence and left memorials on the fence. ____________ Jay Leno auditioned for the show but was told his face would “scare... Read More

Mork & Mindy’s Famous Alien Home in Boulder

April 29th, 2023

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What you may not know about Boulder’s most well-known residence

February 12th, 2023

This renowned house, located at 1619 Pine St., just a few blocks from the Pearl Street Mall, is a favorite Boulder site, especially among fans of the 1970s comedy “Mork and Mindy.” It was the residence of the character Mindy. “Mork & Mindy” was a popular sitcom in the late 1970’s. It started Robin Williams’ and co-star Pam Dawber’s careers. Miss Dawber portrayed “Mindy,” a college student at the University of Colorado in Boulder, while Williams portrayed an alien from the planet Ork, dubbed “Mork from Ork.” Numerous outside... Read More

Looking Back: Boulder Remembers Robin Williams

February 3rd, 2023

Yesterday the world learned of the tragic death of comedian Robin Williams, age 63. His work, spanning across 5 decades, touched the lives of millions, particularly the Boulder community. His career began in the late 70s show, “Mork and Mindy”, which took place in Boulder. Williams played an alien named Mork from the planet Ork, who called the historical Queen Anne home on 1619 Pine St. home. After the tragic and unexpected news of his death, a memorial at the Mork and Mindy house was set up with dozens of mourners leaving flowers and letters for the star. His work following the... Read More