ALF: Season 1

Episodes

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Un-Aired Pilot

The whole story starts here as Gordon Shumway, a Melmacian who escaped his planet before it was destroyed, crash lands into the garage of the Tanner family. The Tanners call hi…

1 Sep 22
1986

A.L.F.

Gordon Shumway, last known survivor from the planet Melmac, crash-lands his spaceship into the Tanner family’s suburban garage. Willie dubs him “

2 Sep 29
1986

Strangers in the Night

ALF decides to have some fun while a nervous Mrs. Ochmonek baby-sits Brian.

3 Oct 06
1986

Looking For Lucky

When Lucky the cat disappears, everyone pins the blame on ALF.

4 Oct 13
1986

Pennsylvania 6-5000

ALF calls the president to address his concerns about nuclear weapons.

5 Oct 20
1986

Keepin' the Faith

ALF takes a job selling cosmetics over the phone.

6 Nov 03
1986

For Your Eyes Only

ALF befriends a lonely blind girl.

7 Nov 10
1986

Help Me, Rhonda

Willie helps homesick ALF arrange a trip to Melmac.

8 Nov 17
1986

Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?

ALF has a crush on Lynn, so he makes a music video to impress her.

9 Nov 24
1986

Jump

On his 45th birthday, Willie feels unfulfilled, so ALF suggests he go skydiving.

10 Dec 01
1986

Baby, You Can Drive My Car

ALF sells parts of his spaceship to buy Lynn a Ferrari.

11 Dec 08
1986

On the Road Again

Willie loses his temper with ALF during a family camping trip.

12 Dec 22
1986

Oh, Tannerbaum

ALF convinces Willie to travel to the mountains to cut down a real Christmas tree.

13 Jan 12
1987

Mother and Child Reunion

ALF heads for the garage when Kate’s mother pays a visit.

14 Jan 19
1987

A Little Bit of Soap

ALF submits scripts to his favorite soap opera.

15 Feb 02
1987

I've Got a New Attitude

ALF plays matchmaker for Kate’s mother.

16 Feb 09
1987

Try to Remember (1)

ALF hits his head and is convinced he is an insurance salesman. The Tanners try reviewing past events to try and jog his memory.

17 Feb 09
1987

Try to Remember (2)

The Tanners continue to try and jog ALF’s memory, and deal with the police at the same time.

18 Feb 16
1987

Border Song

ALF befriends a young Mexican immigrant.

19 Mar 02
1987

Wild Thing

ALF goes through a 24-hour period of bizarre behavior.

20 Mar 16
1987

Going Out of My Head Over You

Willie and ALF both talk to a psychologist.

21 Mar 23
1987

Lookin' Through the Windows

ALF thinks he witnessed a murder at a neighbor’s house.

22 Mar 30
1987

It Isn't Easy ... Bein' Green

ALF comes to Brian’s aid when the boy has to play an asparagus in the school play.

23 Apr 06
1987

The Gambler

ALF develops a gambling habit and winds up in trouble with his bookie.

24 Apr 13
1987

Weird Science

Brian causes trouble at school when he repeats some of ALF’s intergalactic knowledge.

25 May 04
1987

La Cucaracha

A cockroach from outer space invades the Tanner home.

26 May 11
1987

Come Fly With Me

When Mr. Ochmonek becomes sick during a flight, ALF flies the plane.

About ALF

The Tanner family is an average American family. One day, they discover that they have a visitor. He’s small, he’s furry, he’s arrogant, and he’s an alien from the planet Melmac. Unsure what to do, they name him ALF: Alien Life Form. Alf soon decides that as much as he misses his home planet, there’s a lot to be said for Earth: the Tanners are willing to concede anything as long as he doesn’t announce his presence. Oh yeah, the the Tanners also have a cat, which looks rather tasty…

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