ALF

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The furry wiseguy from Melmac has crash-landed on MeTV! After following a radio signal to Earth, Gordon Shumway (Paul Fusco) cracks up his shuttlecraft in suburbia, ending up in the garage of the Tanner family, who promptly give him the nickname ALF (alien life form). Though he is troublesome, slovenly and sarcastic, ALF never takes his pranks too far and makes plenty of earthling friends while learning about his new home.

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Episode Guide

Season 1
  • Season 1
  • Season 2
  • Season 3
  • Season 4

Ep 1: Pilot

Gordon Shumway, last known survivor from the planet Melmac, crash-lands his spaceship into the Tanner family's suburban garage. Willie dubs him "ALF," short for alien life form. Aired: 9/22/1986

Ep 2: Strangers in the Night

ALF decides to have some fun while a nervous Mrs. Ochmonek babysits Brian. Aired: 9/29/1986

Ep 3: Looking for Lucky

When Lucky the cat disappears, everyone pins the blame on ALF. Aired: 10/6/1986

Ep 4: Pennsylvania 6-5000

ALF calls the president to address his concerns about nuclear weapons. Aired: 10/13/1986

Ep 5: Keepin' the Faith

ALF takes a job selling cosmetics over the phone. Aired: 10/20/1986

Ep 6: For Your Eyes Only

ALF befriends a lonely blind girl. Aired: 11/3/1986

Ep 7: Help Me, Rhonda

Willie helps homesick ALF arrange a trip to Melmac. Aired: 11/10/1986

Ep 8: Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?

ALF has a crush on Lynn, so he makes a music video to impress her. Aired: 11/17/1986

Ep 9: Jump

On his 45th birthday, Willie feels unfulfilled, so ALF suggests he go skydiving. Aired: 11/24/1986

Ep 10: Baby, You Can Drive My Car

ALF sells parts of his spaceship to buy Lynn a Ferrari. Aired: 12/1/1986

Ep 11: On the Road Again

Willie loses his temper with ALF during a family camping trip. Aired: 12/8/1986

Ep 12: Oh, Tannerbaum

ALF convinces Willie to travel to the mountains to cut down a real Christmas tree. Aired: 12/22/1986

Ep 13: Mother and Child Reunion

ALF heads for the garage when Kate's mother pays a visit. Aired: 1/12/1987

Ep 14: A Little Bit of Soap

ALF submits scripts to his favorite soap opera. Aired: 1/19/1987

Ep 15: I've Got a New Attitude

ALF plays matchmaker for Kate's mother. Aired: 2/2/1987

Ep 17: Try to Remember: Part 2

ALF hits his head and is convinced he is an insurance salesman. Aired: 2/9/1987

Ep 16: Try to Remember: Part 1

ALF hits his head and is convinced he is an insurance salesman. Aired: 2/9/1987

Ep 18: Border Song

ALF befriends a young Mexican immigrant. Aired: 2/16/1987

Ep 19: Wild Thing

ALF goes through a 24-hour period of bizarre behavior. Aired: 3/2/1987

Ep 20: Going Out of My Head Over You

Willie and ALF both talk to a psychologist. Aired: 3/16/1987

Ep 21: Lookin' Through the Windows

ALF thinks he witnessed a murder at a neighbor's house. Aired: 3/23/1987

Ep 22: It Isn't Easy... Bein' Green

ALF comes to Brian's aid when the boy has to play an asparagus in the school play. Aired: 3/30/1987

Ep 25: La Cuckaracha

A cockroach from outer space invades the Tanner home. Aired: 4/5/1987

Ep 23: The Gambler

ALF develops a gambling habit and winds up in trouble with his bookie. Aired: 4/6/1987

Ep 24: Weird Science

Brian causes trouble at school when he repeats some of ALF's intergalactic knowledge. Aired: 4/13/1987

Ep 26: Come Fly with Me

When Mr. Ochmonek becomes sick during a flight, ALF flies the plane. Aired: 5/11/1987

Ep 27: Working My Way Back To You

ALF is relocated to the family garage as a result of his mischievous behavior. Aired: 9/21/1987

Ep 28: Somewhere Over The Rerun: The Ballad of Gilligan's Island

ALF dreams he visits "Gilligan's Island," with castaways Gilligan, the Skipper, the Professor and Mary Ann. Aired: 9/28/1987

Ep 29: Take a Look At Me Now

Mrs. Ochmonek thinks she's gone crazy when she spots ALF in the backyard. She takes her story to a TV-show and is devastated when nobody believes her. Aired: 10/5/1987

Ep 30: Wedding Bell Blues

ALF joins a monastery after learning that his parents weren't married before he was born — a disgrace on the planet Melmac. Aired: 10/12/1987

Ep 31: Prime Time

The Tanners become a TV-ratings family, and ALF decides to rig the system so that his favorite program becomes a hit. Aired: 10/19/1987

Ep 32: Some Enchanted Evening

ALF becomes the star attraction at the Tanners' Halloween party. Aired: 10/26/1987

Ep 33: Oh, Pretty Woman

ALF helps Lynn boost her self-confidence by enrolling her in a beauty pageant. Aired: 11/2/1987

Ep 34: Something's Wrong With Me

ALF gets a severe case of hiccups after being excluded from Dorothy and Whizzer's wedding party. In order to save the wedding, the Tanners try to give him fake cat juice. Aired: 11/9/1987

Ep 35: Night Train

Willie and ALF hop on board a freight train in search of adventure. Aired: 11/16/1987

Ep 36: Isn't It Romantic

ALF and the Tanner kids give Willie and Kate a second honeymoon. Aired: 11/23/1987

Ep 37: Hail to the Chief

Kate dreams that she and ALF are rival presidential candidates. Aired: 12/7/1987

Ep 39: ALF's Special Christmas: Part 2

ALF and the Tanners prepare to spend Christmas in a cabin. When the owner comes to visit them, ALF accidentally jumps into his trunk and he is taken to a hospital and given away as a Christmas gift to a little girl. Aired: 12/14/1987

Ep 38: ALF's Special Christmas: Part 1

ALF and the Tanners prepare to spend Christmas in a cabin. When the owner comes to visit them, ALF accidentally jumps into his trunk and he is taken to a hospital and given away as a Christmas gift to a little girl. Aired: 12/14/1987

Ep 40: The Boy Next Door

ALF befriends the Ochmoneks' belligerent nephew, Jake. Aired: 1/4/1988

Ep 41: Can I Get a Witness?

ALF demands a fair trial after being accused of throwing a football through the Ochmoneks' window Aired: 1/11/1988

Ep 42: We're So Sorry, Uncle Albert

ALF believes that he scared Willie's uncle to death. Aired: 1/25/1988

Ep 43: Someone To Watch Over Me: Part 1

ALF lends a hand with the neighborhood block patrol and ends up confronting a prowler in the Ochmoneks' house. Aired: 2/8/1988

Ep 44: Someone To Watch Over Me: Part 2

It's up to Willie to save ALF from the SWAT team surrounding the Ochomonek house, in which ALF had been chasing a prowler. Aired: 2/15/1988

Ep 45: We Gotta Get Out of This Place

ALF moves in with his blind friend, Jody, and learns some important lessons about life without sight. Aired: 2/22/1988

Ep 46: You Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog

ALF, jealous of the attention a stray dog is getting, gives the pooch to a mean old woman who claims to be the owner. Aired: 2/29/1988

Ep 47: Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Willie abandons his belief in pacifism after meeting the hostile father of the bully who's been pushing Brian around. Aired: 3/7/1988

Ep 48: Movin' Out

Willie has problems trying to sell the house because ALF keeps scaring off potential buyers with phony ghosts. Aired: 3/14/1988

Ep 49: I'm Your Puppet

ALF's mail-order ventriloquist's dummy takes on a life of its own, and it takes a visit from a psychiatrist to cure him. Aired: 3/21/1988

Ep 50: Tequila

Kate's friend, a known drinker, sees ALF in the kitchen and thinks she's hallucinating. Aired: 3/28/1988

Ep 51: We Are Family

ALF fantasizes that he reveals his existence to the world and serves as substitute host on David Letterman's show. Aired: 5/2/1988

Ep 52: Varsity Drag

ALF takes a job as a paper carrier when he learns that the cost of his upkeep is preventing Lynn from attending her first-choice college. Aired: 5/9/1988

Ep 53: Stop in the Name of Love

ALF hides out in the back seat during Lynn's date at the drive-in. Aired: 10/3/1988

Ep 54: Stairway to Heaven

In a fantasy sequence, ALF's guardian angel shows him what the Tanners' lives would be like without him. Aired: 10/10/1988

Ep 55: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

The Tanners let Trevor Ochmonek stay at their house after he has a fight with his wife. Aired: 10/17/1988

Ep 57: Tonight, Tonight: Part 2

ALF hosts The Tonight Show, with Ed McMahon. Aired: 10/24/1988

Ep 56: Tonight, Tonight: Part 1

ALF hosts The Tonight Show, with Ed McMahon. Aired: 10/24/1988

Ep 58: Promises, Promises

Betrayed confidences cause a falling-out between ALF and Lynn. Aired: 10/31/1988

Ep 59: Turkey in the Straw: Part 1

The Tanners are invited to a Thanksgiving dinner with the Ochmonek's bizarre relatives. Aired: 11/14/1988

Ep 60: Turkey in the Straw: Part 2

ALF must avoid the Alien Task Force when a bum blows the whistle on him. Aired: 11/15/1988

Ep 61: Changes

Kate goes back to work when a strike sends Willie home. Aired: 11/21/1988

Ep 62: My Back Pages

After watching some old Woodstock footage, ALF wonders what happened to Willie over the years. Willie has a nightmare of his old college days, with ALF as his roommate influencing his ideals. Aired: 11/28/1988

Ep 63: Alone Again, Naturally

ALF mistakenly believes his cousin is living in Barstow, when he reads an article in the National Inquisitor. Aired: 12/5/1988

Ep 64: Do You Believe in Magic?

ALF makes Brian disappear with a mail-order magic kit. Aired: 12/12/1988

Ep 65: Hide Away

ALF is convinced gangsters are chasing the Tanners' houseguest. Aired: 1/9/1989

Ep 66: Fight Back

Thinking Willie is getting ripped off at his car repair shop, ALF, Jake and Lynn start Operation Sam-scam to provide proof. Aired: 1/16/1989

Ep 67: Suspicious Minds

ALF is convinced that a reclusive neighbor is actually Elvis Presley. Aired: 1/23/1989

Ep 68: Baby Love

ALF has an allergic reaction to a baby. Aired: 2/6/1989

Ep 69: Running Scared

An extortionist threatens to turn ALF in to the immigration authorities for being an "illegal alien." Aired: 2/13/1989

Ep 70: Standing in the Shadows of Love

ALF ghostwrites Jake's love letters. Aired: 2/20/1989

Ep 71: Superstition

ALF blames his streak of bad luck on a Melmac superstition. Aired: 2/27/1989

Ep 72: Torn Between Two Lovers

Lynn ends up with two dates for a dance through ALF's mishandled phone message. Aired: 3/6/1989

Ep 73: Funeral for a Friend

Desperate for a pet of his own, ALF acquires an ant farm. Aired: 3/20/1989

Ep 74: Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

ALF and Jake suggest Brian camp out to overcome his fear of the dark. Aired: 3/27/1989

Ep 75: Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?

ALF sees Jake's kleptomaniac mother arrives for a visit, and steals a broach from Kate. Aired: 4/10/1989

Ep 76: Like an Old Time Movie

ALF imagines in black and white that he and the Tanners are silent-movie stars. Aired: 4/17/1989

Ep 77: Shake, Rattle and Roll

ALF prepares for the worst after experiencing a mild earthquake. Aired: 5/1/1989

Ep 78: Having My Baby

ALF prepares for the baby's arrival by re-enacting scenes from The Dick Van Dyke Show. Aired: 5/8/1989

Ep 79: Baby, Come Back

ALF earns the right to baby-sit Eric, but almost blows it when the child disappears. Aired: 9/18/1989

Ep 80: Lies

Tabloid photographers accidentally photograph ALF, so the Tanners have to get the film back. Aired: 9/25/1989

Ep 81: Wanted: Dead or Alive

ALF shields Willie when a criminal resembling him is profiled on a crime-stopper TV show, but Trevor turns him in. Aired: 10/2/1989

Ep 82: We're in the Money

Using Willie's home computer, ALF discovers and later becomes addicted to the art of making stock-market deals. Aired: 10/9/1989

Ep 83: Mind Games

After a visit from a psychologist, ALF subjects the Tanners to a barrage of unwanted psychoanalysis. Aired: 10/16/1989

Ep 84: Hooked on a Feeling

Willie, in an effort to curb ALF's cotton addiction, holds a support group meeting in his living room. Aired: 10/23/1989

Ep 85: He Ain't Heavy, He's Willie's Brother

ALF, forced to hide, plots the removal of Willie's visiting brother, Neal. Aired: 10/30/1989

Ep 86: First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, The

ALF gets peeved about having to remain hidden while Willie's brother extends his visit. Aired: 11/6/1989

Ep 87: Live and Let Die

ALF's attitude toward cats changes after his first encounter with kittens. Aired: 11/13/1989

Ep 88: Break Up to Make Up

Whizzer comes face-to-face with ALF when he searches for Dorothy at the Tanners. Aired: 11/20/1989

Ep 89: Happy Together

ALF, on the outs with the Tanners, is offered a place to stay by Neal. Aired: 11/27/1989

Ep 90: Fever

The Tanners pamper ALF after he catches his first Earth cold. Aired: 12/4/1989

Ep 91: It's My Party

ALF is relegated once again to the attic when the Tanners throw a Hawaiian luau. Aired: 12/11/1989

Ep 92: Make 'em Laugh

ALF dreams he's a famous stand-up comic. Aired: 1/8/1990

Ep 93: Love on the Rocks

Neal and his ex-wife, Margaret, reconcile, but ALF goes a long way to prove her motives are less than honest. Aired: 1/15/1990

Ep 94: True Colors

ALF enters the art world after he earns praise for a still life made from food. Aired: 1/22/1990

Ep 95: Gimme That Old Time Religion

As a newly ordained Melmacian minister, ALF must officiate a ceremony on Earth. Aired: 1/29/1990

Ep 96: Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

ALF considers the future with the Tanners, who will age faster than the ageless alien. Aired: 2/5/1990

Ep 97: When I'm 64

ALF encounters youth-seeking senior citizens when he's discovered sneaking into a retirement home. Aired: 2/12/1990

Ep 98: Mr. Sandman

ALF and Willie scour Death Valley for buried treasure after discovering an old map. Aired: 2/19/1990

Ep 99: Stayin' Alive

A morally outraged ALF writes nasty letters to a pollution-producing company. Aired: 2/26/1990

Ep 100: Hungry Like the Wolf

ALF takes to the park in search of food after his diet fails. Aired: 3/3/1990

Ep 101: I Gotta Be Me

ALF is the only one excited by the idea of Lynn moving in with her boyfriend. Aired: 3/10/1990

Ep 102: Consider Me Gone

It's a sad day in the Tanner household as ALF announces he's leaving Earth to settle on another planet with Skip and Rhonda, but ALF is captured by the Alien Task Force before he can get to their spaceship. Aired: 3/24/1990