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Alf TV Show

TV Series Summary for Alf

Television Show Summary

The 80's TV series ALF's title character is named Gordon Shumway, an alien in the series who is nicknamed A.L.F. (Alien Life Form), from the planet Melmac.


DVD Release Dates and Info for Alf Series

09/05/2006 - Season 4

TV Show Plot For Alf

Alf is and alien covered with orange fur. He has a rippled snout, facial moles, and eight stomachs.

In the Alf pilot episode, Shumway follows an amateur radio signal and crashes into the garage of the Tanners, a suburban middle class family.

The Tanners take Alf into their home and hide him from the Alien Task Force, the military, and their neighbors while he tries to repair his spaceship.

The Alf series spans four seasons, including 102 episodes in which Alf learns about Earth culture and makes new friends both within the Tanner family and without.

After the series run in the United States, it went on to even greater success in reruns in many European countries, including Poland, Bulgaria, Germany and Slovakia.

Cast of Alf TV Show

Max Wright - Willie Tanner
Anne Schedeen - Kate Tanner
Andrea Elson - Lynn Tanner
Benji Gregory - Brian Tanner
John LaMotta - Trevor Ochmonek
Liz Sheridan - Raquel Ochmonek
Josh Blake - Jake Ochmonek (seasons 2-3)
JM J. Bullock - Neal Tanner (season 4)
Lucky the Cat - himself

Trivia for the TV Show Alf

The voice of ALF was that of producer Paul Fusco.

The Walt Disney Company, attempted to buy the ALF series outright before a syndication deal was completed with Alien Productions.

Top 20 Ratings Info for Alf Series

1987-88 - 2nd Season - Ranked #10
1988-89 - 3rd Season - Ranked #15

80's TV Show Facts:

The TV Show Alf was televised from 09/22/1986 to 03/24/1990, on the NBC network.

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