First Aired

Sep 22, 1986




Network: NBC

Status: Ended


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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Episode 1

Gordon Shumway, last known survivor from the planet Melmac, crash-lands... Read more

Strangers in the Night

Episode 2

ALF decides to have some fun while a nervous Mrs.... Read more

Looking for Lucky

Episode 3

When Lucky the cat disappears, everyone pins the blame on... Read more

Pennsylvania 6-5000

Episode 4

ALF calls the president to address his concerns about nuclear... Read more

Keepin' the Faith

Episode 5

ALF takes a job selling cosmetics over the phone. Read more

For Your Eyes Only

Episode 6

ALF befriends a lonely blind girl. Read more

Help Me, Rhonda

Episode 7

Willie helps homesick ALF arrange a trip to Melmac. Read more

Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue?

Episode 8

ALF has a crush on Lynn, so he makes a... Read more


Episode 9

On his 45th birthday, Willie feels unfulfilled, so ALF suggests... Read more

Baby, You Can Drive My Car

Episode 10

ALF sells parts of his spaceship to buy Lynn a... Read more

On the Road Again

Episode 11

Willie loses his temper with ALF during a family camping... Read more

Oh, Tannerbaum

Episode 12

It's Christmas time. Unfortunately ALF chops the Christmas tree into... Read more

Mother and Child Reunion

Episode 13

ALF heads for the garage when Kate's mother pays a... Read more

A Little Bit of Soap

Episode 14

ALF submits scripts to his favorite soap opera. Read more

I've Got a New Attitude

Episode 15

ALF plays matchmaker for Kate's mother. Read more

Try to Remember (1)

Episode 16

ALF hits his head and is convinced he is an... Read more

Try to Remember (2)

Episode 17

The Tanners continue to try and jog ALF's memory, and... Read more

Border Song

Episode 18

ALF befriends a young Mexican immigrant. Read more

Wild Thing

Episode 19

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

Going Out of My Head Over You

Episode 20

Willie and ALF both talk to a psychologist. Read more

Lookin' Through the Windows

Episode 21

ALF thinks he witnessed a murder at a neighbor's house. Read more

It Isn't Easy... Bein' Green

Episode 22

ALF comes to Brian's aid when the boy has to... Read more

The Gambler

Episode 23

ALF develops a gambling habit and winds up in trouble... Read more

Weird Science

Episode 24

Brian causes trouble at school when he repeats some of... Read more

La Cucaracha

Episode 25

A cockroach from ALF's spaceship grows to gigantic proportions Read more

Come Fly with Me

Episode 26

When Mr. Ochmonek becomes sick during a flight, ALF flies... Read more

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