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
- Due to the technical difficulties of taping the program and to not give away the secrets of ALF, the show was taped on a closed studio set with no audience. An audience laugh track was used…
[show]Due to the technical difficulties of taping the program and to not give away the secrets of ALF, the show was taped on a closed studio set with no audience. An audience laugh track was used to make it sound like it was recorded in front of a live audience.
- ALF stands for Alien Life Form.
- Michael Eisner, head of The Walt Disney Company, made an unsuccessful bid to buy the series outright before Lorimar made a syndication deal with Alien Productions.