Mearth - Earth offspring of Mork, a
zany alien on the science fiction comedy MORK & MINDY/ABC/1978-82.
fall of 1981 Mork and Mindy married and honeymooned on the planet
Ork. Soon, Mork gave birth (Yes, Mork!). A small egg popped from
his navel, grew, and cracked open. On Ork everything was the
reverse from Earth. A child was born fully grown and lived their
life continually shrinking in size. As they turned into a baby,
When Mork & Mindy's baby (Jonathan Winters) hatched
from his egg, he was 6-feet tall, had the body of a 50-year-old
(with three hearts), weighed a hefty 225 pounds and wore a size 42
pampers. They called him Mearth, the name being a combination of
Mork, Mindy and Earth.
When Mearth first spoke, he called Mork "Mommy"
and his mother, Mindy, "Shoe." When it was time for bed Mork,
Mindy and Mearth wore the same kind of sleepwear-pajamas with dark
vertical pink strips.
TRIVIA NOTE: Jonathan Winters appeared in an earlier episode of
this series in the role of Dave McConnell, the overbearing brother
of Mindy's father. See also - "Mork"
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