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
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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
- Two kinds of ALF puppets were used: The first one was was remotely controlled and used for all shots where ALF was shown only from the stomach up (most shots). Whenever ALF's entire body…
[show]Two kinds of ALF puppets were used: The first one was was remotely controlled and used for all shots where ALF was shown only from the stomach up (most shots). Whenever ALF's entire body incl. his feet were visible(occasionally), another puppet with a human inside it was used. This is easily discernible as the faces of these two puppets look quite different from one another.
- 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.
- ALF's name is Gordon Shumway, and he's from the planet Melmac.