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
- In 1987 and 1988, Topps issued a series of trading cards based on the show. And in packs of the cards, randomly inserted were Bouillabaisseball cards. Bouillabaisseball was a popular sport on…
[show]In 1987 and 1988, Topps issued a series of trading cards based on the show. And in packs of the cards, randomly inserted were Bouillabaisseball cards. Bouillabaisseball was a popular sport on ALF's home planet. It was like Baseball, only a rotting fish was thrown instead of a ball. The cards depicted some of the great and not so great players of the fictional game.
- The character of baby Eric was written into the series when Anne Schedeen became pregnant in real life.
- ALF stands for Alien Life Form.