Pam Dawber started her career as a fashion model before appearing in television commercials. She screen-tested for the lead in ‘Tabitha,’ an American fantasy sitcom, but lost the role to Lisa Hartman. Her breakout role came with ‘Mork & Mindy,’ a television series where she portrayed Mindy McConnell.
Though she is mostly popular for her works on television, Dawber has starred in a number of films, including ‘Stay Tuned,’ ‘I’II Remember April,’ ‘Do You Know The Muffin Man?,’ ‘The Girl, The Gold Watch & Everything,’ ‘A Wedding,’ ‘A Child’s Cry For Help,’ ‘Remembrance of Love,’ ‘Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story,’ ‘Web of Deception,’ etc.
Roy is a salesman, who spends majority of his free time watching TV. One day, Spike, a TV salesman convinces him to buy a satellite dish offering 666 channels. However, it seems that Spike is actually an emissary of the devil, and the TV sucks Roy and his wife into a hellish realm. For 24 hours, they will now need to survive devilish parodies of several TV programs.
It is based on Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s ballet Swan Lake. Princess Odette has been taken captive and transformed into a swan by the evil sorcerer Rothbart. When Prince Siegfried falls in love with her and attempts to marry her, Rothbart replaces Odette with his own daughter Odille. A final violent confrontation between Rothbart and Siegfried leads to a happy ending.
Pam Dawber Awards
|Winner||Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program||1987|
|Winner||Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program||1979|