Mel's Diner in Phoenix, Arizona is the setting for this long-running series. Alice Hyatt an aspiring singer arrives with teenage son after the death of her truck-driver husband. Mel gives her a job as a waitress. Her fellow waitresses are naive and not too attractive Vera and the raucous red-headed Flo who is later replaced by Belle who is herself replaced by the spunky, curly-haired Jolene.
Last Episode09x16 Th-th-th-that's All, Folks Aired: Mar. 19, 1985
This retrospective features the best of Alice as the gang gathers at the diner for one last day to reminisce after Mel informs the gang that …
Series Fun Facts
- Allegedly Linda Lavin had trouble getting along with her co-stars, which is why both Polly Holiday and Diane Ladd left the show.
- Phillip McKeon was actually the second person to play Tommy on the show Alice. Alfred Lutter, who portrayed Tommy in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, the original film that Alice the tv…
[show]Phillip McKeon was actually the second person to play Tommy on the show Alice. Alfred Lutter, who portrayed Tommy in Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, the original film that Alice the tv series was based on, reprised his role for the pilot episode of Alice. After that he was quickly replaced by Phillip McKeon.
- Flo's favorite expression was "Kiss my grits!"