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EPISODE GUIDES | SITCOM

----------- "ALF" -----------

EPISODE GUIDE by
Jeremiah Eis
Released 4 Jul 10
Last Update 29 Jul 12

First season 1986-87 (26) episodes
Second season 1987-88 (26) episodes
Third season 1988-89 (26) episodes
Fourth season 1989-90 (24) episodes


Cast (Regular):
Paul Fusco..........voice of ALF (Gordon Shumway)
Max Wright..........Willie Francis Tanner
Anne Schedeen..........Katherine "Kate" Daphne Halligan Tanner
Andrea Elson..........Lynn Tanner
Benji Gregory (Ben Hertzberg)..........Brian Tanner
John La Motta..........Trevor Ochmonek
Liz Sheridan..........Rachel Ochmonek
Lisa Buckley (puppet)
Bob Fappiano (puppet)
Michu Meszaros (suit)

Cast (Recurring):
Josh Blake..........Jake Ochmonek (seasons 2+3)
Anne Meara..........Dorothy Halligan (seasons 1+2, 4)
JM J. Bullock..........Neal Tanner (season 4)
J.R. and Charles Nickerson..........Eric Tanner (season 4)
Paul Dooley..........Whizzer Deaver (seasons 1+2, 4)
Bill Daily..........Dr. Lawrence "Larry" Dykstra (seasons 1+2, 4)

Production Staff:
Created By..........Tom Patchett and Paul Fusco
Producer..........Paul Fusco
Executive Producers..........Tom Patchett and Bernie Brillstein

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ALF
FIRST SEASON (1986-87)

1. Production #1001 - "ALF" (Pilot Episode) - 22 Sep 86 -
Willie Tanner (MAX WRIGHT), an amateur radio enthusiast, and his family's peaceful life in the suburbs is thrown out of whack when a bedraggled Alien Life Form (ALF) crashes into the roof of his garage and takes up residence. Their furry guest also has a sharp tongue and, in the opener, it's no easy trick to keep him out of sight of the neighbors, the Alien Task Force, and away from the family cat, Lucky.

Written By: Tom Patchett
Directed By: Tom Patchett

Guest Cast: Francis X. McCarthey (Alien Task Force Officer)

Title: The title is an abbreviation of Alien Life Form.

German Title: "Hallo hier bin ich"
French Title: "Le Visiteur Inconnu"
Yugoslavian Title: "Posetilac sa Druge Planete"

2. Production #1004 - "Strangers in the Night" - 29 Sep 86 -
Willie and Kate (MAX WRIGHT and ANNE SCHEDEEN) reluctantly agree to leave ALF and Brian (BENJI GREGORY) at home while their nosey neighbor, Mrs. Ochmonek (LIZ SHERIDAN), babysits, and although ALF has strict orders to stay hidden in the bedroom he can't resist having some fun with the nervous sitter.

Written By: Paul Fusco and Thad Mumford
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Larry Hankin (Burgler)

Title: The title is derived from a Frank Sinatra song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Nacht, in der die Pizza kam"
French Title: "La nuit tous les Alf sont gris"
Yugoslavian Title: "Noc u Kući Mog Komšije"

3. Production #1006 - "Looking for Lucky" - 6 Oct 86 -
When Lucky, the Tanner family's cat, disappears, everyone is sure ALF has eaten him, so to prove his innocence ALF searches for Lucky and winds up in the local dog pound.

Written By: Howard and Bob Bendetson
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Carrie Lorraine (Heidi)
Jed Mills (Dad)
Darwin Josten (Assistant)

Title: It is unknown where the title from this episode is derived from, though the band Hootie and the Blowfish did release an album by this title in 2005.

German Title: "Katzenjammer"
French Title: "Bien malin qui pourra le dire"
Yugoslavian Title: "Potraga za Srećkom"

4. Production #1003 - "Pennsylvania 6-5000" - 13 Oct 86 -
Believing he's doing his patriotic duty and concern over nuclear weapon build-up, ALF cracks Air Force One's radio signal codes and calls the President - - which lands Willie (MAX WRIGHT) in jail.

Written By: Donald Todd
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Vince McKewin (Stele)
Meshach Taylor (Addison)
Harry Shearer (Larry)
Richard Sanders (Hogarth)
Arthur Rosenberg (Defoe)

Title: The title refers to a song by the Glenn Miller Band.

German Title: "Großer Mann, was nun"
French Title: "Raccrochez c'est une erreur"
Yugoslavian Title: "Predsednička Veza"

5. Production #1008 - "Keepin' the Faith" - 20 Oct 86 -
In order to help out the family finances, ALF takes a job selling cosmetics over the phone, but when his customers want to meet him he asks Willie (MAX WRIGHT) to stand in for him.

Written By: Laurie Gelman
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Mary Jo Catlett (Mary Jo)
Alan David Gelman (Delivery Man)
Sandy Freeman (Sandy)

Title: This title is derived from a Billy Joel song of the same name.

German Title: "Parasit mit Puderquaste"
French Title: "Question de confiance"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Se Zapošljava"

6. Production #1005 - "For Your Eyes Only" - 3 Nov 86 -
While listening to a radio talk show ALF becomes interested in Jody (ANDREA COVELL), a lonely young lady who is having difficulty making friends in Los Angeles, and when ALF learns that Jody is blind, he decides to meet her in person.

Written By: Adrienne Armstrong and Mitzi McCall
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Carol Williard (voice)
Andrea Covell (Jody)

Title: The title is derived from the Sheena Easton song with the same name.

German Title: "Ganz im Vertrauen"
French Title: "Pour tes beaux yeux"
Yugoslavian Title: "Slepa Ljubav"

7. Production #1010 - "Help Me Rhonda" - 10 Nov 86 -
ALF suffers serious homesickness, for Melmac and Willie (MAX WRIGHT) tries to make contact with other Melmacians, but when ALF gets a chance to leave Earth he must decide if he really wants to go.

Written By: Lloyd Garver and Tom Patchett
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Bob Fappiano (Skip)
Lisa Buckley (Rhonda)

Title: The title of this episode is derived from the Beach Boys song of the same name.

German Title: "Ein Mädchen namens Rhonda"
French Title: "Au secours"
Yugoslavian Title: "Rondin Povratak"

8. Production #1011 - "Don't It Make Your Brown Eyes Blue" - 17 Nov 86 -
ALF develops a romantic crush on Lynn (ANDREA ELSON) and to impress her he produces and stars in his own rock video.

Written By: Jerry Stahl
Directed By: Tom Patchett

Guest Cast: Kurt Mckinney (Scott)

Title: The title is derived from a Crystal Gayle song with the same name.

German Title: "Eifersucht nach Noten"
French Title: "Adieu tristesse"
Yugoslavian Title: "Zaljubljeni Alf"

9. Production #1009 - "Jump" - 24 Nov 86 -
On Willie's (MAX WRIGHT) 45th birthday, he reflects on the goals set for himself 20 years ago and is sad to realize he hasn't achieved any of them, so ALF encourages him to fulfill at least one - - skydiving! In a dream sequence, JOE NAMATH (as himself) makes an appearance as Kate's (ANNE SCHEDEEN) handsome, macho, athletic ex-boyfriend.

Written By: Gary Markowitz
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Thomas Callaway (Animal)
Michael Lemon (Nolan)
Ivan Bonar (Dean Houseman)
Joe Namath (Himself)
Clyde Kusatsu (Sky Diver)
Tim Rossovich (Instructor)

Title: The episode title could allude either to the song "Jump" by the Pointer Sisters or the song "Jump" by Van Halen, two entirely different songs, both released in 1984.

German Title: "Der Sprung in die Tiefe"
French Title: "Le Grand Saut"
Yugoslavian Title: "Skok"

10. Production #1013 - "Baby, You Can Drive My Car" - 1 Dec 86 -
When Lynn (ANDREA ELSON) expresses a wish for a car, ALF sells parts from his spaceship to buy a sparkling new Ferrari, but Willie and Kate (MAX WRIGHT and ANNE SCHEDEEN) feel the car is too extravagent and order ALF to return it.

Written By: Thad Mumford and Laurie Gelman
Directed By: Nancy Heydorn

Title: The title is derived from a Beatles song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Spritztour"
French Title: "Gare à ma Voiture!"
Yogoslavian Title: "Luda Noć na Autoputu"

11. Production #1002 - "On the Road Again" - 8 Dec 86 -
ALF joins the Tanner family on a camping vacation, but tight quarters in the motorhome lead to hot tempers. When his complaining about the family's camping vacation gets to be too much, Willie (MAX WRIGHT) tells ALF that if he doesn't like it, he can leave - - which he does.

Written By: Howard and Bob Bendetson
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Mickey Jones (Artie)
Sam Whipple (Sam)

Title: The title is dervied from a Willie Nelson song with the same name.

German Title: "Fröhliche Ferien"
French Title: "C'est reparti"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Ide na Kampovanje"

12. Production #1012 - "Oh, Tannerbaum" - 22 Dec 86 -
ALF is looking forward to his first white Christmas, like the ones he's read about, but when he learns that it doesn't snow in Los Angeles, and that the Tanners plan to have an artificial Christmas tree, he talks Willie (MAX WRIGHT) into taking him to the snowy mountains to cut their own tree.

Written By: Donald Todd
Directed By: Rick Gough

Title: This title alludes to the song O Tannenbaum, which is the German verison of Oh Christmas Tree.

German Title: "Eine schöne Bescherung"
French Title: "Oh, quelle fête"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfova Božićna Jelka"

13. Production #1014 - "Mother and Child Reunion" - 12 Jan 87 -
Actress/comedian ANNE MEARA guest stars as Kate's (ANNE SCHEDEEN) overbearing mother, Dorothy, whose unexpected visit forces ALF into a brief retreat into a cage in the garage - - until he decides to confront her in person.

Written By: Howard and Bob Bendetson
Directed By: Tom Patchett

Guest Cast: Anne Meara (Dorothy Halligan)

Title: The title is derived from a Paul Simon song with the same name.

German Title: "Wenn Schwiegermutter kommt"
French Title: "La réunion"
Yugoslavian Title: "Neočekivani Gost"

14. Production #1015 - "Little Bit of Soap" - 19 Jan 87 -
ALF decides to submit scripts for his favorite daytime soap opera and is very successful, unfortunately, his ideas are not original, they were taken from private conversations he overheard between Kate (ANNE SCHEDEEN) and her mother, Dorothy (ANNE MEARA).

Written By: Laurie Gelman
Directed By: Tom Patchett

Guest Cast: Robert Pine (Husband on soap opera)

Recurring Role: Anne Meara (Dorothy Halligan)

Title: The title is derived from a 1961 song with the same name, first made popular by The Jarmels.

German Title: "Die Fernsehfamilie"
French Title: "N'en faisons pas un drame"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfova Sapunica"

15. Production #1017 - "I've Got a New Attitude" - 2 Feb 87 -
ANNE MEARA and PAUL DOOLEY guest star as ALF gets swept away with the spirit of Valentine's Day and decides to play Cupid to Kate's mother, Dorothy, who has refused to date in the decade since her husband's death.

Written By: Thad Mumford
Directed By: Nancy Heydorn

Guest Cast: Paul Dooley (Whizzer Deaver)
Stephen Seigel (Delivery Man)

Recurring Role: Anne Meara (Dorothy Halligan)

Title: The title is derived from a Patti Labelle song with the same name.

German Title: "Mit den besten Wünschen aus dem Jenseits"
French Title: "Changement d'attitude"
Yugoslavian Title: "Vidovnjak Alf"

16/17. Production #1023A/1023B - "Try to Remember" (Parts 1 & 2) - 9 Feb 87 -
After a strong electric shock leaves ALF with amnesia, he thinks he's an insurance agent named Wayne Schlegal, and the family tries to refresh his memory by recalling recent events in his life.

Written By: Howard and Bob Bendetson, Donald Todd, and Laurie Gelman
Directed By: Tom Patchett

Guest Cast: Judy Landers (Brenda)

Title: The title is derived from a Tom Jones song with the same name.

German Title: "Gestatten, mein Name ist Schlegel"
French Title: "Les souvenirs"
Yugoslavian Title: "Amnezija"

18. Production #1016 - "Border Song" - 16 Feb 87 -
ALF befriends a human alien, an undocumented Mexican boy brought home by Willie (MAX WRIGHT) when his office is unable to locate the lad's father.

Written By: Donald Todd
Directed By: Tom Patchett

Guest Cast: Diane Cary (Ms. Wine)
Phillip Gordon (Luis Tejada)
Earl Boen (Broom)

Title: The title is derived from a Elton John song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Ausreißer"
French Title: "Ca c'est une chanson"
Yugoslavian Title: "Dečak sa Granice"

19. Production #1018 - "Wild Thing" - 2 Mar 87 -
ALF, beginning to go through a Melmacian personality transformation, warns the Tanner family that he must be locked up for 24 hours during this period in which he will experience wild, erratic behavior - - but he escapes before the day is over.

Written By: Stephen Sustarsic and David Silverman
Directed By: Nancy Heydorn

Title: The title alludes to a 1966 cover song by the English band The Troggs with the same name.

German Title: "Ein Käfig für den Narren"
French Title: "Pas de panique"
Yugoslavian Title: "Divlji Alf"

20. Production #1019 - "Going Out of My Head Over You" - 16 Mar 87 -
Willie (MAX WRIGHT) is quickly reaching his breaking point with ALF and, out of desperation, he confides in his friend Larry (BILL DAILY), a psychologist, who conducts a role-reversal exercise with ALF and Willie.

Written By: Howard and Bob Bendetson
Directed By: Nancy Heydorn

Guest Cast: Bill Daily (Larry)
Jack Riley (Mr. Carlin)

Title: The title was derived from a Frank Sinatra song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Rollentausch"
French Title: "Les idées claires"
Yugoslavian Title: "Pogodi Ko Dolazi na Večeru"

21. Production #1021 - "Lookin' Through the Windows" - 23 Mar 87 -
ALF thinks he witnesses a homicide at the next-door neighbor's home, which puts the Tanner household into a turmoil.

Written By: Bob Bendetson
Directed By: Nancy Heydorn

Guest Cast: Bill McIntyre (Officer Reilly)

Title: This title alludes to the Jackson 5 song of the same name.

German Title: "Das Fenster zum Garten"
French Title: "Par la fenêtre"
Yugoslavian Title: "Prozor u Dvorište"

22. Production #1007 - "It Isn't Easy...Bein' Green" - 30 Mar 87 -
ALF gives Brian (BENJI GREGORY) a special good-luck charm to give him confidence to play an asparagus in the school pageant.

Written By: Lisa Stotsky and Wendy Graf
Directed By: Peter Bonerz

Guest Cast: Mitchell Group (Man)
Marcia Wallance (Mrs. Lyman)
Joshua Rudoy (Spencer Kadish)
Mimi Davis (Lady)

Title: The title was derived from a Kermit the Frog song with the same name.

German Title: "Bühne frei für Spargelspitzen"
French Title: "C'est dur la vie"
Yugoslavian Title: "Brajanova Školska Predstava"

23. Production #1022 - "The Gambler" - 6 Apr 87 -
ALF's gambling habit gets him into major trouble when his bookie (DAVID LEISURE) leans on him to pay his debts.

Written By: Laurie Gelman and Thad Mumford
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: David Leisure (Nicky Mintz)
Lee Ryan I (Carl)

Title: The title was derived from a Kenny Rogers song with the same name.

German Title: "Schulden und Sühne"
French Title: "Quel joueur"
Yugoslavian Title: "Kockar"

24. Production #1020 - "Weird Science" - 13 Apr 87 -
ALF shares his special inter-galactic knowledge with Brian (BENJI GREGORY), who gets into trouble when he tells his class there are 11 planets in our solar system.

Written By: Paul Fusco
Directed By: Paul Fusco

Guest Cast: Marcia Wallace (Mrs. Lyman)
Gary Goodrow (Consumer Ed)

Title: The title alludes to a 1985 movie and theme song with the same name.

German Title: "Brains Sternstunde"
French Title: "Vive la Science"
Yugoslavian Title: "Deseta Planeta"

25. Production #1025 - "La Cucaracha" - 4 May 87 -
ALF is surprised to learn he's brought an intergalactic cockroach to Earth with him. The bug starts to grow bigger when the Tanner family douses him with a solution to get rid of his uninvited guest.

Written By: Jerry Stahl
Directed By: Peter Baldwin

Guest Cast: Doug Warhit (Exterminator)

Title: The title is derived from a traditional Mexican folk song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Kammerjäger und seine Kakerlake"
French Title: "La Cucaracha"
Yugoslavian Title: "Šesti Putnik"

26. Production #1024 - "Come Fly With Me" - 11 May 87 -
When the Tanner family takes to the skies for a vacation, ALF ruins the trip by stowing away on the airplane. The pilot, Trevor Ochmonek (JOHN LA MOTTA), the Tanner's neighbor, gets sick and ALF is faced with flying the plane back home.

Written By: Nelson Costello
Directed By: Peter Baldwin

Guest Cast: Archie Hahn (Bill Loman)

Title: This is a reference to the album by American singer Frank Sinatra.

German Title: "Der blinde Passagier"
French Title: "Et si on volait"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf na Odmoru"

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ALF
SECOND SEASON (1987-88)

27. Production #2003 - "Working My Way Back to You" - 21 Sep 87 -
ALF's bad behavior prompts the Tanners to make a new home for him in the garage.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Title: The title is derived from a Four Seasons song with the same name.

German Title: "Stets zu ihren Diensten"
French Title: "La Grande Tentative"
Yugoslavian Title: "Batler Alf"

28. Production #2004 - "Somewhere Over The Rerun/The Ballad of Gilligan's Island" - 28 Sep 87 -
ALF gets a surprise visit from the cast members of the TV series "Gilligan's Island," including Gilligan (BOB DENVER) and the skipper (ALAN HALE).

Written By: Scott Spencer Gordon
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Russell Johnson (Professor Roy Hinkley, Jr.)
Alan Hale (Jonas Grumby, the skipper)
Bob Denver (Gilligan)
Dawn Wells (Mary Ann Summers)

Title: This episodes title is derived from the song "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" from The Wizard of Oz.

German Title: "Stets zu ihren Diensten/Reif für die Insel"
French Title: "La Grande Tentative/La Grande Ballade"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf na Giliganovom Ostrvu"

Errors: After watching Gilligan's Island ALF's coconut moves between shots.

29. Production #2006 - "Take a Look at me Now" - 5 Oct 87 -
Tanner Neighbor Racquel Ochmonek (LIZ SHERIDAN) sees the elusive ALF, but no one will believe her.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: Raye Birk (Lenny Scott)

Title: This episodes title is derived from the a 1981 Phil Collins song of the same name.

German Title: "Ein Schock fürs Leben"
French Title: "Regardez-moi bien"
Yugoslavian Title: "Uhvaćeni Alf"

30. Production #2010 - "Wedding Bell Blues" - 12 Oct 87 -
A scandalous secret from his past makes ALF join a monastery.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: John M. Miranda (Brother Ed)

Title: The title is derived from a Fifth Dimension song with the same name.

German Title: "In der Kutte des Büßers"
French Title: "Les Cloches"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfovi Roditelji"

31. Production #2009 - "Prime Time" - 19 Oct 87 -
The Tanners become a Nielsen family, and ALF rigs the people meter to his spaceship to raise the ratings of his favorite shows - which causes havoc for NBC Entertainment President Brandon Tartikoff (played by guest star DAVID LEISURE).

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: David Leisure (Brandon Tartikoff)
Michelle Brustin (Herself)

Title: This episodes title alludes to an Alan Parsons Project song of the same name.

German Title: "Zur besten Sendezeit"
French Title: "La Bonne Heure"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfova Omiljena Serija"

32. Production #2005 - "Some Enchanted Evening" - 26 Oct 87 -
ALF talks Willie (MAX WRIGHT) into throwing a Halloween costume party to impress his boss and get a better job.

Written By: Seth Weisbord
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: Melanie Noble (Felicia Burke)
Richard Roat (Walter Burke)
Linda Hoy (Bernice Billings)
Lewis Arquette (Ed Billings)
Geoffrey Blake (Eric, A.K.A. Lizard)
Nedra Volz (Cat Woman)

Title: The title is derived from a song with the same name, from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific.

German Title: "Das Kostümfest"
French Title: "Quelle soirée grandiose!"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfova Noć Veštica"

Errors: When ALF is talking to Willie in the kitchen during the party, in one shot there is a piece of black tape at the top of the ALF's zipper. In the next shot, the black tape is gone.

33. Production #2001 - "Oh, Pretty Woman" - 2 Nov 87 -
ALF enrolls Lynn (ANDREA ELSON) in a beauty contest, even though she has serious doubts about her attractiveness.

Written By: Alicia Marie Schudt
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Suzanne Hunt (Miss Bartley)

Title: The title of this episode is derived from the Roy Orbison song of the same name.

German Title: "Der Schönheitswettbewerb"
French Title: "Oh! Quelle créature de rêve!"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf, Mis Sveta"

34. Production #2011 - "Something's Wrong With Me" - 9 Nov 87 -
Excluded from Dorothy (ANNE MEARA) and Whizzer's (PAUL DOOLEY) wedding party, ALF reacts with a case of non-stop, nerve shattering hiccups.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Melanie Manos (Julie)

Recurring Roles: Anne Meara (Dorothy Halligan)
Paul Dooley (Whizzer Deaver)

Title: The title is derived from an Austin Roberts song with the same name.

German Title: "Schluckauf Marke Melmac"
French Title: "Tiens, un problème"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfova Štucavica"

35. Production #2013 - "Night Train" - 16 Nov 87 -
ALF and Willie (MAX WRIGHT) hop a freight train in search of adventure.

Written By: Bob Bendetson
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Tracey Walter (Gravel Gus)

Title: The title alludes to an Oscar Peterson song with the same name.

German Title: "Eine Reise durch die Nacht"
French Title: "Le Train de Nuit"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Avanturista"

36. Production #2008 - "Isn't It Romantic" - 23 Nov 87 -
ALF and the kids give Kate (ANNE SCHEDEEN) and Willie (MAX WRIGHT) a second honeymoon.

Written By: Seth Weisbord
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Title: The title is derived from a Johnny Mathis song with the same name.

German Title: "Paradies fuer Flitterwöchler"
French Title: "C'est pas romantique, ça"
Yugoslavian Title: "Ljubavna Priča"

37. Production #2014 - "Hail to the Chief" - 7 Dec 87 -
Kate (ANNE SCHEDEEN) gives ALF a civics lesson and then dreams that they are opponents in a Presidential election. Political interviewer JOHN McLAUGHLIN has a cameo role as himself.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Lou Felder (Senator Gil Hossenfeffer)
John McLaughlin (Himself)
John O'Connell (Congressman Nathan Pearl)

Title: The title is derived from the traditional patriotic song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Traumkandidat"
French Title: "Taillaud, taillaud"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Predsednik"

38/39. Production #2040A/2040B- "ALF's Special Christmas" - 14 Dec 87 -
ALF gets mixed in with some Christmas gifts donated to a hospital, where he learns about the real spirit of the holiday from a dying child (KERI HOULIHAN), witnesses the miracle of child-birth in a stuck elevator, and convinces a suicidal Santa's helper that life is worth living.

Written By: Steve Hollander
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Patricia Thomsen (Nurse #2)
Commie Mercede (Nurse #1)
James Brown III (Little Boy)
Kate Patchett (Little Girl)
Glenn Withrow (Richard)
Molly Hagan (Denise)
Cleavon Little (Mr. Foley)
Carl Franklin (Dr. Willoughby)
Keri Houlihan (Tiffany)
Scott Brittingham (Orderly)

German Title: "Wenn der Weihnachtsmann kommt"
French Title: "Titre Inconnu"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfov Božić"

40. Production #2015 - "The Boy Next Door" - 4 Jan 88 -
ALF befriends Trevor (JOHN LA MOTTA) and Raquel's (LIZ SHERIDAN) nephew, Jake (JOSH BLAKE), a belligerent boy who has trouble communicating with anyone.

Written By: Michael Reiss and Al Jean
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Title: The title is derived from a song with the same name from the Broadway musical, Meet Me in St. Louis.

German Title: "Der Junge von nebenan"
French Title: "Le Voisin"
Yugoslavian Title: "Komšijisko Dete"

41. Production #2007 - "Can I Get a Witness" - 11 Jan 88 -
ALF is accused of breaking the Ochmonek's (JOHN LA MOTTA and LIZ SHERIDAN) window and the Tanners put him to trial.

Written By: Nelson Costello
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Title: The title is probably derived from a prominent line in a song by Grand Funk Railroad, Some Kind of Wonderful. However, Marvin Gaye once recorded a lesser-known song with the same name as the title.

German Title: "Anwalt in eigener Sache"
French Title: "On demande un témoin"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf na Suđenju"

42. Production #2016 - "We're so Sorry, Uncle Albert" - 25 Jan 88 -
ALF is afraid he may have literally scared Willie's (MAX WRIGHT) Uncle Albert (ELISHA COOK JR.) to death.

Written By: Paul Fusco
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Elisha Cook Jr. (Uncle Albert)

Title: The title is derived from the first line of the Paul McCartney song, Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey.

German Title: "Onkel Albert"
French Title: "Pardon tonton Albert"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf na Sahrani"

43. Production #2019 - "Someone to Watch Over Me" - 8 Feb 88 -
ALF joins the neighborhood block patrol and confronts a burglar in the Ochmonek's house.

Written By: Wendy Graf and Lisa Stotsky
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: Hal Havins (Officer Gaffney)
Raye Birk (Officer Griswald)
Beverly Archer (Mrs. Myrna Byrd)
Carlos Lacamara (Doug Gould)

Title: The title is derived from the George and Ira Gershwin song with the same name.

German Title: "Auf Verbrecherjagd"
French Title: " Quelqu'un à mes côtés"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Posmatrač"

44. Production #2020 - "Someone to Watch Over Me" - 15 Feb 88 -
Willie (MAX WRIGHT) must rescue ALF from the SWAT team surrounding the Ochmonek's house, in which ALF had been chasing a burglar.

Written By: Wendy Graf and Lisa Stotsky
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: Hal Havins (Officer Gaffney)
Raye Birk (Officer Griswald)
Beverly Archer (Mrs. Myrna Byrd)
Carlos Lacamara (Doug Gould)

Title: The title is derived from the George and Ira Gershwin song with the same name.

German Title: "Auf Verbrecherjagd"
French Title: "Quelqu'un à mes côtés"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Posmatrač"

45. Production #2018 - "We Gotta Get Out of This Place" - 22 Feb 88 -
An overprotective ALF invites his blind friend, Jody (ANDREA COVELL), to live with the Tanners.

Written By: Marjorie Gross
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Recurring Role: Andrea Covell (Jody)

Title: The title is derived from an Animals song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Untermieterin"
French Title: "On ne va pas rester là"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf se Seli"

46. Production #2002 - "You Ain't Nothing But a Hound Dog" - 29 Feb 88 -
Resentful of the attention the Tanners pay to a lost dog, ALF gives the stray to a mean old lady (guest star ANNE RAMSEY) with a dubious claim of ownership.

Written By: Scott Spencer Gordon
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: Logan Ramsey (Vince)
Anne Ramsey (Ethel Buttonwood)
Nicole Dubuc (Hannah)

Title: The title alludes to an Elvis Presley song of the same name.

German Title: "Ein Widersacher auf vier Beinen"
French Title: "Une vie de chien"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfov Pas"

47. Production #2021 - "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" - 7 Mar 88 -
Pacifist Willie (MAX WRIGHT) goes one-on-one with a neighborhood bully.

Written By: Kevin Abbott
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: Martin Doyle (Mr. Duncan)

Title: The title is derived from a Pat Benetar song with the same name.

German Title: "Auge um Auge"
French Title: "Le grand coup"
Yugoslavian Title: "Karate Brajan"

48. Production #2022 - "Movin' Out" - 14 Mar 88 -
Willie (MAX WRIGHT) can't scare up a buyer for the Tanner home because ALF keeps spooking potential buyers with phony phantoms.

Written By: Alicia Marie Schudt
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: H. Ray Huff (Sid)
Robert Beuth (Howard)
Nancy Linari (Mary)
Joe Colligan (Alexander)
Pamela D'Apella (Secretary)

Title: The title is derived from an Aerosmith song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Beförderung"
French Title: "Et si on déménageait"
Yugoslavian Title: "Taneri se Sele"

49. Production #2012 - "I'm Your Puppet" - 21 Mar 88 -
ALF's new ventriloquism dummy leaves the Tanners speechless when he makes ALF his puppet.

Written By: Michael Reiss and Al Jean
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Fred Gross (Delivery Man)

Recurring Role: Bill Daily (Larry)

Title: The title is derived from an Elton John song with the same name.

German Title: "Pauls Puppenspieler"
French Title: "Je suis ta marionnette"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfov Lutak"

50. Production #2023 - "Tequila" - 28 Mar 88 -
Kate's (ANNE SCHEDEEN) former college roommate, Maura (guest star Dorothy Lyman), mistakes ALF for her imaginary drinking buddy.

Written By: Sandy Gillis (story) and Art Everet (Teleplay)
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Beau Dremann (Tim)
Stephanie Hagan (Sylvia)
Hilary Thompson (Betty)
Dorothy Lyman (Maura)
Patrick Cochran (Waiter)

Title: The title is derived from a Champs instrumental with the same name.

German Title: "Der Geist aus der Flasche"
French Title: "Tequilla"
Yugoslavian Title: "Pijani Alf"

51. Production #2024 - "We Are Family" - 2 May 88 -
In his fantasies, ALF announces his existence to the world and substitutes for late-night television host David Letterman to interview guest SANDY DUNCAN (in a cameo appearance as herself).

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Michael Berryman (Rick)
Sandy Duncan (Herself)
Ed White (Reporter)

Recurring Roles: Anne Meara (Dorothy)
Andrea Covell (Jody)
Bill Daily (Larry)

Title: The title is derived from a Sister Sledge song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Schritt in die Öffentlichkeit"
French Title: "Une grande famille"
Yugoslavian Title: "Tužni Alf"

52. Production #2017 - "Varsity Drag" - 9 May 88 -
When ALF learns that the cost of his upkeep is preventing Lynn (ANDREA ELSON) from attending the college of her choice, he becomes a paper carrier to cover his expenses.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: Pamela Adlon (Lori)

Title: The title is derived from a George Olsen song with the same name.

German Title: "Nebenjob gesucht"
French Title: "Projets d'avenir"
Yugoslavian Title: "Dostavljač Novina"

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53. Production #3001 - "Stop in the Name of Love" - 3 Oct 88
Concerned over Lynn's (ANDREA ELSON) despression about breaking up with Lloyd, ALF takes his cue from "Shelley Winter's Guide to True Love" and secretly secures a blind date for Lynn with "the geekiest guy in school."

Written By: Gwyn Gurian and Skip Frank
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Ricky Paull Goldin (Danny Duckworth)

Title: The title is derived from a Supremes song with the same name.

German Title: "Rendezvous gefällig"
French Title: "Arrêtez, au nom de l'Amour"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Ljubavnik"

54. Production #3005 - "Stairway to Heaven" - 10 Oct 88
ALF wonders if the Tanners would be better off without him, and he finds his answer after awakening from a head injury. His guardian angel, Bob, shows him how he and the Tanners can have wonderful, but separate, lives - for a price.

Written By: Philip Whitehill
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Joseph Maher (Bob)
Lindy Nisbet (Mavis)

Title: The title is derived from a Led Zeppelin song with the same name.

German Title: "Blick zurück nach vorn"
French Title: "En route pour le Paradis"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf na Nebu"

55. Production #3002 - "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do" - 17 Oct 88
Trevor (JOHN LA MOTTA) moves in with the Tanners after a fight with Raquel (LIZ SHERIDAN), and it's up to ALF to help them reconcile.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Recurring Role : Beverly Archer (Myrna Byrd)

Title: The title is derived from a Neil Sedaka song with the same name.

German Title: "Nachbarschaftshilfe"
French Title: "Reconciliation"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Savetnik"

56/57. Production #3006A/3006B - "Tonight, Tonight" - 24 Oct 88
ALF stars as guest host of "THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JOHNNY CARSON." All of the cast in this episode are from the original Johnny Carson show. The format is a one-minute monologue given by ALF, followed by guest appearances, interviewed individually by the Alien. Clips of his show and ad-libbed comedy are all part of this zany one hour special which brings Hollywood's most popular talent together with the world's favorite alien.

Written By: Michael Reiss, Al Jean, Lisa A. Bannick, and Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Ed McMahon (Himself)
Fred De Cordova (Himself)
Tommy Newsom (Himself)
Dr. Joyce Brothers (Herself)
Joan Embrey (Herself)
Rich Little (Himself)
Teresa Ganzel (sometimes spelled Ganzelle) (Matinee Lady)
Tim Wade (Stage Manager)
Eugene Greytak (Pope John Paul II)

Title: The title is derived from a song with the same name from the Leonard Bernstein musical, West Side Story.

German Title: "noch nicht in Deutschland gesendet"
French Title: "Pourquoi pas ce soir"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Voditelj"

58. Production #3004 - "Promises, Promises" - 31 Oct 88
ALF betrays a secret of Lynn's (ANDREA ELSON), then tries everything he can think of and can't get Lynn to forgive him.

Written By: Beverly Archer
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Michael Des Barres (Eddie)
Mark Clayman (Randy)

Title: The title is derived from the title song of the Broadway musical with the same name.

German Title: "Reden ist Blech"
French Title: "Des promesses, des promesses"
Yugoslavian Title: "Linin Novi Dečko"

59/60. Production #3008A/3008B - "Turkey in the Straw" - 14/15 Nov 88 (Monday/Tuesday)
A bum poking around in the Tanners' trash cans on Thanksgiving spots ALF, and must decide whether to turn him in to the Alien Task Force for a five-thousand dollar reward.

Written By: Steve Hollander
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Adrienne Hampton (Diana)
David Knell (Dudley)
Norma Lee Harris (Jeff)
Michael Champion (Sergeant Fox)
David Ogden Stiers (Flakey Pete)
Shaggy Murphy (Jason)
Robert P. Lieb (Uncle Rocky)

Title: The title of this episode is derived from the popular folk song of the same name.

German Title: "Der misteriöse Fremde"
French Title: "Et une dinde, une"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfov Dan Zahvalnosti"

61. Production #3007 - "Changes" - 21 Nov 88
A strike sends Willie home, Kate back to her former job, and ALF into a funk. While Willie tries to run the household as "Mr. Mom," ALF relieves his separation anxiety by constantly phoning Kate at work and by constructing a shrine to her in the garage. In addition to dealing with ALF, Kate struggles with the first stages of pregnancy something that has happened every time she has returned to work.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Wendy Oates-Ferrand (Stephanie)

Title: The title is derived from a David Bowie song with the same name.

German Title: "Auf neuen Wegen"
French Title: "Les changements"
Yugoslavian Title: "Kejt se Vraća na Posao"

62. Production #3012 - "My Back Pages" - 28 Nov 88
Home movies from the '60s spark Willie's (MAX WRIGHT) nostalgic dreams of college, with a twist--his roommate is ALF.

Written By: Ron Burla
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: John La Motta (Big Daddy)
Liz Sheridan (Mrs. Big Daddy)

Title: The title is derived from a Bob Dylan song with the same name.

German Title: "Ein Hippie namens Willie"
French Title: "Revers"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf na Vudstoku"

63. Production #3013 - "Alone Again, Naturally" - 5 Dec 88
ALF reads a tabloid story about a couple who say they live with an alien, ALF becomes convinced the extraterrestrial is his long-lost cousin Blinky.

Written By: Paul Fusco
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Richard McKenzie (Nick Susla)
Kathleen Freeman (Betty Susla)

Title: The title is derived from a Gilbert O'Sullivan song with the same name.

German Title: "Cousin Blinky"
French Title: "Toujours seul, évidemment"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfov Rođak"

64. Production #3009 - "Do You Believe in Magic" - 12 Dec 88
ALF gets his hands on a mail-order magic kit, and the Tanners tolerate his failed tricks - until he makes Brian (BENJI GREGORY) disappear.

Written By: Scott Spencer Gordon
Directed By: Tony Csiki

Title: The title is derived from a Lovin Spoonful song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Zauberlehrling"
French Title: "Vous croyez à la magie"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Mađioničar"

65. Production #3014 - "Hide Away" - 9 Jan 89
Willie's (MAX WRIGHT) co-worker, Jim, reveals to the Tanners that he is a trial witness hiding under the witness-protection program. When Jim spends the night, ALF worries that the family could be in danger from mobsters and arms the house with a series of booby traps.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Burt Brinckerhoff

Guest Cast: Ron Steelman (John)
Jesse D. Goins (Doug)
Todd Susman (Jim Hutchinson)
Tony Lober (Intruder)

Title: The title is derived from a Mick Jagger song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Zeuge im Netz"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Gangster"

66. Production #3016 - "Fight Back" - 16 Jan 89
ALF uncovers a crooked auto-repair shop when he and Jake (JOSH BLAKE) use a hidden-camera to record Lynn's (ANDREA ELSON) being bilked by the conartist who was overcharging Willie (MAX WRIGHT) for nonessential repairs.

Written By: Seth Weisbord
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: David Horowitz (himself)
Tom LaGrua (Sam)

Title: The title is derived from a Sqaud Five-O song with the same name.

German Title: "Ein Fall für drei"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Uzvrati Udarac"

67. Production #3010 - "Suspicious Minds" - 23 Jan 89
ALF is convinced that Elvis is alive and living next door under the alias of "Aaron King."

Written By: Michael Reiss and Al Jean
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Peter M. Wilcox (Aaron King/Elvis)

Title: The title is derived from an Elvis Presley song with the same name.

German Title: "Ich und der King"
French Title: "Des esprits soupsonneux"
Yugoslavian Title: "Moj Komšija je Elvis"

68. Production #3011 - "Baby Love" - 6 Feb 89
An infant brought to Kate's baby shower triggers an alergic reaction in ALF, who's sure it is a sign that he will have to make way for the Tanner's future addiction.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Wendy Oates-Ferrand (Stephanie)
Stephanie Hagan (Sylvia)
Nancy Lenehan (Laverne Litwak)
Rebecca Boone (Andrea)

Title: The title is derived from a Supremes song with the same name.

German Title: "Ein Baby auf Probe"
French Title: "Une jalousie mal placée"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf I Bebe"

69. Production #3017 - "Running Scared" - 13 Feb 89
ALF panics when an extortionist threatens to harm the Tanners and turn him into the Immigration Department as an illegal alien.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: Peter Lacangelo (Lee Fraiser)
Bill Wiley (Farmer)

Title: The title is derived from a Roy Orbison song with the same name.

German Title: "Erpresser am Telefon"
French Title: "La peur aux trousses"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Ucenjivač"

70. Production #3015" - Standing in the Shadows of Love" - 20 Feb 89
ALF ghostwrites letters to help shy Jake Ochmonek (JOSH BLAKE) impress a girl at school.

Written By: Roger S.H. Schulman and David Cohen
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Carla Gugino (Laura)

Title: The title is derived from a Four Tops song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Liebesdiener"
French Title: "Dans l'ombre de l'Amour"
Yugoslavian Title: "Sirano de Melmak"

71. Production #3020 - "Superstition" - 27 Feb 89
ALF accidentally destroys a book, which in keeping with the lore of his native planet, sets a streak of bad luck that can only be reversed by observing a silly ritual.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Gary Shimokawa

Guest Cast: David Wohl (TV Shrink)

Title: The title was derived from a Stevie Wonder song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Pechvoge"
French Title: "Superstition"
Yugoslavian Title: "Nesrećni Alf"

72. Production #3021 - "Torn Between Two Lovers" - 6 Mar 89
When ALF fumbles a phone message, Lynn (ANDREA ELSON) has a date for the dance with both Randy and Danny.

Written By: Beverly Archer
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Mark Clayman (Randy Boylan)
Ricky Paull Goldin (Danny)

Title: The title is derived from a Mary MacGregor song with the same name.

German Title: "Zwischen zwei Stühlen"
French Title: "Amour, quand tu nous tiens"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfova Greška"

73. Production #3023 - "Funeral for a Friend" - 20 Mar 89
After bugging Willie (MAX WRIGHT) for a pet of his own, ALF gets an ant farm and immediately creates a farm crisis.

Written By: Scott Spencer Gordon
Directed By: Paul Fusco

Title: The title was derived from an Elton John instrumental with the same name.

German Title: "Der Herr der Ameisen"
French Title: "Adieu, l'ami"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfovi Kućni Ljubimci"

74. Production #3022 - "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark" - 27 Mar 89
Brian (BENJI GREGORY) wants to back out of his first scouting campout because he is afraid of the dark, but ALF and Jake (JOSH BLAKE) mistakenly believe that a trial run of camping in the backyard will prove that there is nothing to fear.

Written By: Alicia Marie Schudt
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Title: The title is derived from a Robert Cray Band song with the same name.

German Title: "Bange machen gilt nicht"
French Title: "Qui a peur du noir"
Yugoslavian Title: "Brajan ide na Kampovanje"

75. Production #3026 - "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?" - 10 Apr 89
Jake's (JOSH BLAKE) mother comes for a visit, but he seems not too happy about it. When Kate's (ANNE SCHEDEEN) jewelry is missing, all suspicions go to ALF, but he knows who the real thief is.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick
Directed By: Howard Storm

Guest Cast: Randee Heller (Elaine Ochmonek)

Title: The title is derived from a Rolling Stones song with the same name.

German Title: "Mutter Langfinger"
French Title: "Quelqu'un a vu ma mère"
Yugoslavian Title: "Istražitelj Alf"

76. Production #3003 - "Like an Old Time Movie" - 17 Apr 89
In a special black-and-white, silent movie parody, ALF encounters the colorization trend by imagining himself and the Tanners as the stars of the classic, silent films of Chaplin and Valentino. He appears as a "Little Tramp"-like character befriended by a poor woman Kate (ANNE SCHEDEEN), and her children, Lynn and Brian (ANDREA ELSON and BENJI GREGORY).

Written By: Nelson Costello
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Title: Scott McKenzie recorded a song with the same name as the title. Alternatively, the title might be derived from a line in the Gordon Lightfoot song If You Could Read My Mind.

German Title: "Der Tramp"
French Title: "Vive le muet"
Yugoslavian Title: "Režiser Alf"

77. Production #3018 - "Shake, Rattle and Roll" - 1 May 89
After ALF experiences his first earthquake, he is severely "shaken" and goes overboard in his survival preparedness in expectation of the big one.

Written By: Ron Burla
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Bruno Acalinas (Sabata Springs Man)

Title: The title is derived from a Bill Haley song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Erde bebt"
French Title: "Shake, Rattle and Roll"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfov Prvi Zemljotres"

78. Production #3019 - "Having My Baby" - 8 May 89
ALF helps Kate (ANNE SCHEDEEN) keep an ear on the future addition to the Tanner family in anticipation of the new baby's arrival.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Title: The title is derived from a Paul Anka song with the same name.

German Title: "Der Geburtshelfer"
French Title: "Le Bébé"
Yugoslavian Title: "Kejt je Trudna"

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79. Production #4002 - "Baby, Come Back" - 18 Sep 89
After battling to get the job, ALF loses Eric (J.R. & CHARLES NICKERSON) the first time he babysits.

Written By: David Silverman and Stephen Sustarsic
Directed By: Paul Miller

Guest Cast: Missy Francis (Miss Williams)

Title: The title is derived from the Player song with the same name.

German Title: "Eric wo bist Du"
French Title: "Ou est passé le bébé"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Bejbisiter"

80. Production #4003 - "Lies" - 25 Sep 89
Willie (MAX WRIGHT) admits to being an alien in an interview with a reporter from a sleazy tabloid.

Written By: Wes Stern and Jordan Tabat
Directed By: Paul Miller

Guest Cast: Judith-Marie Bergan (Marilyn Geiser)
Charles Dougherty (Phil)

Title: The title alludes to a Thompson Twins song with the same name.

German Title: "Mr. Universum"
French Title: "Mensonges"
Yugoslavian Title: "Vili Vanzemaljac"

81. Production #4004 - "Wanted: Dead or Alive" - 2 Oct 89
ALF is blamed when the FBI mistakes Willie (MAX WRIGHT) for a fugitive from justice.

Written By: Victor Fresco
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: John Ingle (Guest Star)
Denise Dowse (FBI Agent #4)
Parker Whitman (FBI Agent #3)
Aaron Lustig (Willie #2)
Bob Bancroft (Willie #1)
Kenneth Tigar (FBI Agent #2)
David Alan Grier (FBI Agent #1)
Paul Fusco (Crime Stoppers host)

German Title: "Der Heiratsschwindler"
French Title: "On recherche mort ou vif"
Yugoslavian Title: "Begunac"

82. Production #4001 - "We're in the Money" - 9 Oct 89
Willie (MAX WRIGHT) has to step in when ALF loses control while playing the stock market via computer.

Written By: Jeanne Baruch and John Romano
Directed By: Paul Miller

Title: The title is derived from the song with the same name, from the Broadway musical 42nd Street.

German Title: "Wie gewonnen so zerronnen"
French Title: "A nous la fortune"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Strit"

83. Production #3024 - "Mind Games" - 16 Oct 89
Bored but with no hobby to call his own, ALF decides to become a psychologist.

Written By: Jerry Stahl
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Recurring Role: Bill Daily (Larry)

Title: The title was derived from the John Lennon song with the same name.

German Title: "Ein Seelenkundler fuer den Hausgebrauch"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Psihijatar Alf"

84. Production #4005 - "Hooked on a Feeling" - 23 Oct 89
A major problem for the Tanner household when ALF loses control and becomes addicted to eating cotton.

Written By: Victor Fresco
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Marcia Firestein (Betsy)
Dale Raoul (Rita)
Rob Neukirch (Howard)
Joe Mays (Ron)

Title: The title is derived from the B. J. Thomas song with the same name.

German Title: "Im Baumwollrausch"
French Title: "Drôle d'impression"
Yugoslavian Title: "Zavisnik Alf"

85. Production #4006 - "He Ain't Heavy, He's Willie's Brother" - 30 Oct 89
ALF is less than sympathetic when Willie's (MAX WRIGHT) younger brother Neal (JM J. BULLOCK) arrives for a visit after the breakup of his marriage.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick and Victor Fresco
Directed By: Paul Fusco

Guest Cast: JM J. Bullock (Neal Tanner)

Title: The title is a parody of the Hollies song with a similar name.

German Title: "Bruder Neal"
French Title: "Il n'est pas ce que l'on croit"
Yugoslavian Title: "Vilijev Brat"

86. Production #4007 - "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" - 6 Nov 89
Willie (MAX WRIGHT) decides it's time for his brother Neal (JM J. BULLOCK) to meet ALF.

Written By: Lisa A. Bannick and Victor Fresco
Directed By: Paul Fusco

Recurring Role: JM J. Bullock (Neal Tanner)

Title: The title is derived from a Roberta Flack song with the same name.

German Title: "Darf ich bekannt machen"
French Title: "La première fois"
Yugoslavian Title: "Zbogom Nil"

87. Production #4008 - "Live and Let Die" - 13 Nov 89
The Tanners are skeptical when life-long cat hater ALF suddenly proclaims his love for a kitten.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Tony Csiki

Guest Cast: Kevin Bourland (Man)
Holly Fields (Joanie)
Emily Schulman (Girl)

Title: The title is derived from a Wings song with the same name.

German Title: "Alles für die Katz"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Ljubitelj Mačaka"

88. Production #4009 - "Break Up to Make Up" - 20 Nov 89
Grandma Dorothy (ANNE MEARA) and her husband Whizzer (PAUL DOOLEY) show up at the Tanner home during a party for ALF.

Written By: Anne Meara
Directed By: Tony Csiki

Guest Cast: Steve Sweeney (Airline Worker)

Recurring Roles: JM J. Bullock (Neal Tanner)
Anne Meara (Dorothy)
Paul Dooley (Whizzer)

Title: The title is derived from a Stylistics song with the same name.

German Title: "Ungebetene Gaeste"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf I Vizer"

89. Production #4010 - "Happy Together" - 27 Nov 89
ALF has a fight with Willie (MAX WRIGHT) and decides to move in with Willie's brother Neal (JM J. Bullock).

Written By: Stephen Sustarsic and David Silverman
Directed By: Paul Fusco

Guest Cast: Timothy Stack (Jim)
Fran Bennett (Mrs. Watson)
Dan Gilvezan (Harry)

Recurring Role: JM J. Bullock (Neal Tanner)

Title: The title is derived from a Turtles song with the same name.

German Title: "Männerwirtschaft"
French Title: "Heureux ensemble"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf se Ponovo Seli"

90. Production #3025 - "Fever" - 4 Dec 89
ALF catches Willie's (MAX WRIGHT) cold but after he shows no signs of improvement, the Tanners realize he's not used to Earth viruses and could die if ALF doesn't remember the name of the plant used on Melmac to cure sickness.

Written By: Bruce David
Directed By: Paul Miller

Title: The title alludes to an Little Willie John song with the same name.

German Title: "Männerwirtschaft"
French Title: "Une grosse fièvre"
Yugoslavian Title: "Bolesni Alf"

91. Production #4012 - "It's My Party" - 11 Dec 89
When Willie (MAX WRIGHT) and Kate (ANNE SCHEDEEN) decide to throw a big party for their friends, there's only one problem: what are they going to do with ALF?

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Shirley Prestia (Delores)
Ted Raimi (Julius)
Dean Cameron (Robert Sherwood)
Alex Henteloff (Mr. Rasmussen)
Jonathan Schmock (Rex)
Henry G. Sanders (George)

Title: The title is derived from a Leslie Gore song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Hawaii Party"
French Title: "Vive ma fête"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfova Zabava"

92. Production #4011 - "Make 'em Laugh" - 8 Jan 90
ALF's dream that he is a famous comedian turns into a nightmare when his comedy career takes a sudden turn for the worse.

Written By: Howard Bendetson
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Brandon Tartikoff (Himself)
John Apicella (Man)
David Spade (Larry Slotkin)
Wayne Powers (Sid)
Joseph V. Perry (Mr. Polniakoff)
John Pinette (Howie Anderson)
Casey Kasem (Himself)
Carl Carlsson (Rudolph the Plate Spinner)

Title: The title is derived from a song from the musical Singing in the Rain.

German Title: "Es war einmal ein Komiker"
French Title: "Il faut les faire rire"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Komičar"

93. Production #4014 - "Love on the Rocks" - 15 Jan 90
It's ALF to the rescue when Willie's lonely brother Neal (JM J. BULLOCK) decides to remarry his shrewish ex-wife (ALLYCE BEASLEY).

Written By: Patricia Niedzialik and Cecile Alch
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Lela Ivey (Maxine)
Allyce Beasley (Margaret)
Stanley DeSantis (Minister)

Recurring Role: JM J. Bullock (Neal Tanner)

Title: The title is derived from a Neil Diamond song with the same name from the movie Jazz Singer.

German Title: "In letzter Minute"
French Title: "Un amour de glace"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf U Vegasu"

94. Production #4015 - "True Colors" - 22 Jan 90
ALF begins a career as an abstract artist.

Written By: Stephen Sustarsic and David Silverman
Directed By: Paul Miller

Guest Cast: Tara Karsian (Ellen)
Gregory Cooke (Michael)
Kip Gilman (Lloyd)
Bill Brochtrup (Charlie)

Title: The title is derived from a Cyndi Lauper song with the same name.

German Title: "Genie und Wahnsinn"
French Title: "Une couleur authentique"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Slikar"

95. Production #4016 - "Gimme That Old Time Religion" - 29 Jan 90
ALF must perform a Melmacian religious ceremony or be doomed to a life as an outcast.

Written By: Leslie Ann Podkin
Directed By: Paul Fusco

Title: The title is derived from a tradional hymn with the same name.

German Title: "Der Jodelpriester"
French Title: "Rappelez moi un serment"
Yugoslavian Title: "Monah Alf"

96. Production #4013 - "Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades" - 5 Feb 90
Realizing that he will long outlive his adopted family, ALF's imagination runs away from him as he fantasizes about his future.

Written By: Victor Fresco
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Mark Blankfield (Eric, Sr.)
Edward Edwards (Brian, Sr.)
Dean Cameron (Robert Sherwood)
Fran Drescher (Roxanne)

Title: The title is derived from a Timbuk 3 song with the same name.

German Title: "Blendende Aussichten"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Alfova Budućnost"

97. Production #4018 - "When I'm Sixty-Four" - 12 Feb 90
When ALF finds out his favorite movie star has moved into the neighborhood, he leaves the Tanner house to get a picture of his idol.

Written By: Stephen Sustarsic and David Silverman
Directed By: Paul Miller

Guest Cast: Amzie Strickland (Rebecca)
Eric Christman (Bernie)
Phil Leeds (Jack)
Virginia Russell (Frances Bay)

Title: The title is derived from a Beatles song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Senioren-Party"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Kada Napunim Šezdeset-Ćetiri"

98. Production #4019 - "Mr. Sandman" - 19 Feb 90
ALF and Willie (MAX WRIGHT) head to the desert in search of buried treasure.

Written By: Bruce David
Directed By: Paul Miller

Title: The title is derived from a Chordettes song with the same name.

German Title: "Auf Schatzsuche"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf u Pustinji"

99. Production #4020 - "Stayin' Alive" - 26 Feb 90
ALF's letter writing campaign to save the Earth gets him into trouble with attorneys for a big corporation.

Written By: Steve Pepoon
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Dan Castellaneta (Steve Michaels)

Title: The title is derived from a Bee Gees song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Umweltschützer"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Ekolog Alf"

100. Production #4021 - "Hungry Like the Wolf" - 3 Mar 90 (Saturday)
ALF goes through a frightening personality change when Willie (MAX WRIGHT) puts him on a strict diet.

Written By: Paul Fusco
Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Donna LaBrie (Mother)
Jeff Douchette (Scooter)

Title: The title is derived from a Duran Duran song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Wolfshunger-Diät"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Lovac Alf"

101. Production #4017 - "I Gotta Be Me" - 10 Mar 90 (Saturday)
Lynn (ANDREA ELSON) shocks the family when she goes out of town for a ski weekend with her new boyfriend.

Written By: Beverly Archer
Directed By: Paul Miller

Guest Cast: Dean Cameron (Robert Sherwood)

Title: The title is derived from a Sammy Davis, Jr. song with the same name.

German Title: "Umzugsfreuden"
French Title: Unknown
Yugoslavian Title: "Lin se Seli"

102. Production #4022 - "Consider Me Gone" - 24 Mar 90 (Saturday)
ALF bids farewell to the Tanners when he gets a chance to start his own planet.

Written By: Ian Praiser (Story)
Steve Pepoon (Teleplay)
Stephen Sustarsic (Teleplay)
David Silverman (Teleplay)
Victor Fresco (Teleplay)

Directed By: Nick Havinga

Guest Cast: Larry Poindexter (Sergeant Armstrong)
Doug Ballard (Lt. Alden)
Richard Fancy (Colonel Halsey)
Sherman Howard (Officer)

Title: The title is derived from a Sting song with the same name.

German Title: "Die Entscheidung"
French Title: "Le rideau est baissé"
Yugoslavian Title: "Alf Odlazi"

Note: The episode "Consider Me Gone" was originally a "to be continued" episode, but the sitcom was cancelled after the fourth season. Closure for ALF fans came on 17 Feb 96 when the movie Project: ALF was aired.



Additional Notes:
-German/French titles from Stephan's ALF Page.
-Yugoslavian titles contributed by Matthew James.