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Behind The Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy

On a break, Robin and Pam chat. He thinks the script is lame, and then he demonstrates that he has some self-awareness when he refers to himself as "Monkey Boy." They commiserate about the fate of Elizabeth and Conrad, and Pam is worried that she is just as likely to be replaced, based on the fact that she has small, non-cocaine-using breasts and ABC is now the home of Jiggle TV. She asks how Robin is doing, and he tells her that he spend the hiatus relaxing in San Francisco. The director calls them back to work, and we see that Isabel has arrived to watch the rehearsal.

Robin and Pam are rehearsing some scene in which Mork discusses the fact that he spent the night at a woman's place and now she's pregnant. Alan Davis laughs at Robin, but the other writers think he's misplaying the scene. Harvey interrupts to give notes, and he tells Robin that he's being too suggestive: "We want to preserve Mork's innocence." Robin never did take that stick out of his ass -- he accuses Harvey of trying to make Mork stupid rather than innocent. He wants to take this alien sitcom "and get out on the edge, do some satire." Poor Harvey. He's such a coward that he feels compelled to promise to think about it.

Robin is performing standup in a club, and it's actually much more mellow than any other performance he gives in this movie. This Robin Williams I might actually find funny. People are laughing until one drunk starts heckling and demanding that he "do" Mork. I'm sure he does several times a week, sir. But the rest of the audience joins in the call for crappy comedy, and it looks like Robin might be sunk. Until a voice calls, from the dark recesses of the club, "Mork sucks!" How did I get in this scene? Mork asks his accuser to show himself, and we get a "dramatic" reveal of John Belushi. I know it's Belushi because there's cheesy harmonica music playing. And because he's fat. They used the same casting agent for this role as they did for Richard Pryor -- this time, the request was for a fat white guy, because that's about the only way in which this guy resembles Belushi. Robin clearly recognizes him, and he uses the attack to get the audience back on his side. He and Belushi exchange some "comic" "banter."

Robin and Belushi down shots at the bar. Robin is complaining about people typecasting him. Well, I'm glad he lost that worry over the years. His greatest fear is that he'll become Bob Denver. Too late, buddy. And then Belushi tempts Robin with some sweet, sweet cocaine.

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Behind The Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork & Mindy

On a break, Robin and Pam chat. He thinks the script is lame, and then he demonstrates that he has some self-awareness when he refers to himself as "Monkey Boy." They commiserate about the fate of Elizabeth and Conrad, and Pam is worried that she is just as likely to be replaced, based on the fact that she has small, non-cocaine-using breasts and ABC is now the home of Jiggle TV. She asks how Robin is doing, and he tells her that he spend the hiatus relaxing in San Francisco. The director calls them back to work, and we see that Isabel has arrived to watch the rehearsal.

Robin and Pam are rehearsing some scene in which Mork discusses the fact that he spent the night at a woman's place and now she's pregnant. Alan Davis laughs at Robin, but the other writers think he's misplaying the scene. Harvey interrupts to give notes, and he tells Robin that he's being too suggestive: "We want to preserve Mork's innocence." Robin never did take that stick out of his ass -- he accuses Harvey of trying to make Mork stupid rather than innocent. He wants to take this alien sitcom "and get out on the edge, do some satire." Poor Harvey. He's such a coward that he feels compelled to promise to think about it.

Robin is performing standup in a club, and it's actually much more mellow than any other performance he gives in this movie. This Robin Williams I might actually find funny. People are laughing until one drunk starts heckling and demanding that he "do" Mork. I'm sure he does several times a week, sir. But the rest of the audience joins in the call for crappy comedy, and it looks like Robin might be sunk. Until a voice calls, from the dark recesses of the club, "Mork sucks!" How did I get in this scene? Mork asks his accuser to show himself, and we get a "dramatic" reveal of John Belushi. I know it's Belushi because there's cheesy harmonica music playing. And because he's fat. They used the same casting agent for this role as they did for Richard Pryor -- this time, the request was for a fat white guy, because that's about the only way in which this guy resembles Belushi. Robin clearly recognizes him, and he uses the attack to get the audience back on his side. He and Belushi exchange some "comic" "banter."

Robin and Belushi down shots at the bar. Robin is complaining about people typecasting him. Well, I'm glad he lost that worry over the years. His greatest fear is that he'll become Bob Denver. Too late, buddy. And then Belushi tempts Robin with some sweet, sweet cocaine.

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