Mork & Mindy Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was made by Thermos in 1980. It has a yellow plastic snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible, yellow plastic handle. The box is decorated with colorful animated scenes of the television show Mork & Mindy. Mork & Mindy was a spinoff of Happy Days and helped launch Robin Williams to stardom. It ran from 1978-1982 on ABC and featured the adventures of the alien Mork living alongside a human companion Mindy, trying to learn the ways of humans.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
overall: 22.5 cm x 11 cm x 19 cm; 8 7/8 in x 4 5/16 in x 7 1/2 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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