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
- Paul Fusco (ALF) and Beverly Archer (Mrs Bird) are the only actors to appear in both this series and Project: ALF (1996) (TV).
- Goof (crew or equipment visible): In the opening credits of Season 1 & 2, the studio lights are visible on the left hand-side in the shot of Brian.
- 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.