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. The Tanners decide to take ALF in as a member of the family.
Last Episode04x24 Consider Me Gone Aired: Mar. 24, 1990
ALF announces to the Tanner family he is leaving earth to settle on another planet with Skip and Rhonda. However, the Alien Task Force catches …
ALF: Season 4, Episode #19 - When I'm 64
ALF encounters youth-seeking senior citizens when he's discovered sneaking into a retirement home.
ALF: Season 4, Episode #18 - "Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"...
ALF considers the future with the Tanners, who will age faster than the ageless alien.
Series Fun Facts
- Goof (continuity error): ALF and Brian go into the kitchen to get something to drink and we hear what two can's popped open. They come right about and ALF finished his, but Brian hasn't even…
[show]Goof (continuity error): ALF and Brian go into the kitchen to get something to drink and we hear what two can's popped open. They come right about and ALF finished his, but Brian hasn't even opened his and is holding it at an angel, so only one can was opened.
- The character 'ALF' was ranked #8 in TV Guide's list of the "25 Greatest Sci-Fi Legends" (1 August 2004, Vol. 52, No. 31) and appears on one of three collectible covers.
- Goof (continuity error): In the Halloween episode of season 2, A black strip of tape disappears and reappears on ALF's chest