The world is still mourning the loss of iconic comedian and actor Robin Williams, who died Monday of a confirmed suicide. Now many TV networks are giving fans the opportunity to remember the actor through his work on television and in movies.
Before "Mork & Mindy," Robin Williams made an appearance on “Happy Days” as Mork. The Hub will air the 1978 episode, “My Favorite Orkan,” on Friday, Aug. 15, at 9 p.m. EDT. The episode’s popularity spawned the 1978 spin-off, “Mork & Mindy,” that made Williams a star.
Also on Friday, Aug. 15, Reelz will air a special “Robin Williams Remembered” tribute covering his stand-up, charity work for Comic Relief, and his film career. The special will air at 8 p.m. EDT.
All weekend Disney’s television networks will be airing the 1992 animated classic “Aladdin.” In one of his most famous roles, Williams played the genie in the popular family film, giving younger audiences their first encounter with the comic great. The movie will play on Disney Channel on Saturday, Aug. 16 at 9 a.m. EDT and 6:30 p.m. EDT. On Sunday, Aug. 17, the movie will play on Disney XD at 11 a.m. EDT and 7:30 p.m. EDT. Disney Junior will air the animated film at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, and again at 11 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 18.
Fans can also check out more of Robin Williams’ films on Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Red Box by clicking HERE for a list of available films.
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