List of ALF episodes

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The following is a list of episodes of the American sitcom ALF. Most episode titles derive from those of American and British popular songs.[1]

Series overview[edit]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRating
First airedLast aired
126September 22, 1986 (1986-09-22)May 11, 1987 (1987-05-11)#2816.5
(Tied with Hunter)
226September 21, 1987 (1987-09-21)May 9, 1988 (1988-05-09)#1018.8
(Tied with The Wonder Years)
326October 3, 1988 (1988-10-03)May 8, 1989 (1989-05-08)#1517.5
(Tied with Monday Night Football)
424September 18, 1989 (1989-09-18)March 24, 1990 (1990-03-24)#3913.7
(Tied with Family Matters and Jake and the Fatman)[2]

Episodes[edit]

Season 1 (1986–87)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"A.L.F."Tom PatchettTom PatchettSeptember 22, 1986 (1986-09-22)
22"Strangers in the Night"Peter BonerzPaul Fusco & Thad MumfordSeptember 29, 1986 (1986-09-29)
33"Looking for Lucky"Peter BonerzBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonOctober 6, 1986 (1986-10-06)
44"Pennsylvania 6-5000"Peter BonerzDonald ToddOctober 13, 1986 (1986-10-13)
55"Keepin' the Faith"Peter BonerzLaurie GelmanOctober 20, 1986 (1986-10-20)
66"For Your Eyes Only"Peter BonerzMitzi McCall & Adrienne ArmstrongNovember 3, 1986 (1986-11-03)
77"Help Me, Rhonda"Peter Bonerz and Rick GoughTom Patchett & Lloyd GarverNovember 10, 1986 (1986-11-10)
88"Don't It Make Your Brown Eyes Blue?"Tom PatchettJerry StahlNovember 17, 1986 (1986-11-17)
99"Jump"Peter BonerzGary MarkowitzNovember 24, 1986 (1986-11-24)
1010"Baby, You Can Drive My Car"Nancy HeydornThad Mumford & Laurie GelmanDecember 1, 1986 (1986-12-01)
1111"On the Road Again"Peter BonerzBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonDecember 8, 1986 (1986-12-08)
1212"Oh, Tannerbaum"Rick GoughDonald ToddDecember 22, 1986 (1986-12-22)
1313"Mother and Child Reunion"Tom PatchettBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonJanuary 12, 1987 (1987-01-12)
1414"A Little Bit of Soap"Tom PatchettLaurie GelmanJanuary 19, 1987 (1987-01-19)
1515"I've Got a New Attitude"Nancy HeydornThad MumfordFebruary 2, 1987 (1987-02-02)
16
17
16
17
"Try to Remember"Tom PatchettLaurie Gelman, Bob Bendetson, Howard Bendetson and Donald ToddFebruary 9, 1987 (1987-02-09)
1818"Border Song"Tom PatchettDonald ToddFebruary 16, 1987 (1987-02-16)
1919"Wild Thing"Nancy HeydornDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicMarch 2, 1987 (1987-03-02)
2020"Going Out of My Head Over You"Nancy HeydornBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonMarch 16, 1987 (1987-03-16)
2121"Lookin' Through the Windows"Nancy HeydornBob BendetsonMarch 23, 1987 (1987-03-23)
2222"It Isn't Easy ... Bein' Green"Peter BonerzWendy Graf & Lisa StotskyMarch 30, 1987 (1987-03-30)
2323"The Gambler"Gary ShimokawaThad Mumford & Laurie GelmanApril 6, 1987 (1987-04-06)
2424"Weird Science"Paul FuscoPaul FuscoApril 13, 1987 (1987-04-13)
2525"La Cucaracha"Peter BaldwinJerry StahlMay 4, 1987 (1987-05-04)
2626"Come Fly With Me"Peter BaldwinNelson CostelloMay 11, 1987 (1987-05-11)

Season 2 (1987–88)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
271"Working My Way Back to You"Nick HavingaSteve PepoonSeptember 21, 1987 (1987-09-21)
282"Somewhere Over the Rerun"
"The Ballad of Gilligan's Island"
Nick HavingaScott Spencer GordenSeptember 28, 1987 (1987-09-28)
293"Take a Look at Me Now"Gary ShimokawaSteve PepoonOctober 5, 1987 (1987-10-05)
304"Wedding Bell Blues"Burt BrinckerhoffLisa A. BannickOctober 12, 1987 (1987-10-12)
315"Prime Time"Burt BrinckerhoffLisa A. BannickOctober 19, 1987 (1987-10-19)
326"Some Enchanted Evening"Gary ShimokawaSeth WeisbordOctober 26, 1987 (1987-10-26)
337"Oh, Pretty Woman"Burt BrinckerhoffAlicia Marie SchudtNovember 2, 1987 (1987-11-02)
348"Something's Wrong With Me"Burt BrinckerhoffSteve PepoonNovember 9, 1987 (1987-11-09)
359"Night Train"Burt BrinckerhoffBob BendetsonNovember 16, 1987 (1987-11-16)
3610"Isn't it Romantic?"Gary ShimokawaSeth WeisbordNovember 23, 1987 (1987-11-23)
3711"Hail to the Chief"Burt BrinckerhoffLisa A. BannickDecember 7, 1987 (1987-12-07)
38
39
12
13
"ALF's Special Christmas"Burt BrinckerhoffSteven HollanderDecember 14, 1987 (1987-12-14)
4014"The Boy Next Door"Burt BrinckerhoffAl Jean & Michael ReissJanuary 4, 1988 (1988-01-04)
4115"Can I Get a Witness?"Gary ShimokawaNelson CostelloJanuary 11, 1988 (1988-01-11)
4216"We're So Sorry, Uncle Albert"Nick HavingaPaul FuscoJanuary 25, 1988 (1988-01-25)
4317"Someone to Watch Over Me: Part 1"Gary ShimokawaLisa Stotsky & Wendy GrafFebruary 8, 1988 (1988-02-08)
4418"Someone to Watch Over Me: Part 2"Gary ShimokawaLisa Stotsky & Wendy GrafFebruary 15, 1988 (1988-02-15)
4519"We Gotta Get Out of This Place"Gary ShimokawaMarjorie GrossFebruary 22, 1988 (1988-02-22)
4620"You Ain't Nothin' But a Hound Dog"Gary ShimokawaScott Spencer GordenFebruary 29, 1988 (1988-02-29)
4721"Hit Me With Your Best Shot"Gary ShimokawaKevin AbbottMarch 7, 1988 (1988-03-07)
4822"Movin' Out"Tony Csiki and Nick HavingaAlicia Marie SchudtMarch 14, 1988 (1988-03-14)
4923"I'm Your Puppet"Burt BrinckerhoffAl Jean & Michael ReissMarch 21, 1988 (1988-03-21)
5024"Tequila"Nick HavingaTeleplay: Art Everett
Story: Sandy Gillis
March 28, 1988 (1988-03-28)
5125"We Are Family"Nick HavingaSteve PepoonMay 2, 1988 (1988-05-02)
5226"Varsity Drag"Gary ShimokawaLisa A. BannickMay 9, 1988 (1988-05-09)

Season 3 (1988–89)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
531"Stop in the Name of Love"Nick HavingaSkip Frank & Gwyn GurianOctober 3, 1988 (1988-10-03)
542"Stairway to Heaven"Burt BrinckerhoffPhilip WhitehillOctober 10, 1988 (1988-10-10)
553"Breaking Up is Hard to Do"Nick HavingaSteve PepoonOctober 17, 1988 (1988-10-17)
56
57
4
5
"Tonight, Tonight"Burt BrinckerhoffLisa A. Bannick, Steve Pepoon, Al Jean, & Michael ReissOctober 24, 1988 (1988-10-24)
586"Promises, Promises"Burt BrinckerhoffBeverly ArcherOctober 31, 1988 (1988-10-31)
597"Turkey in the Straw: Episode 1"Nick HavingaTom Patchett & Steve HollanderNovember 14, 1988 (1988-11-14)
608"Turkey in the Straw: Episode 2"Nick HavingaTom Patchett & Steve HollanderNovember 15, 1988 (1988-11-15)
619"Changes"Nick HavingaLisa A. BannickNovember 21, 1988 (1988-11-21)
6210"My Back Pages"Burt BrinckerhoffRon BurlaNovember 28, 1988 (1988-11-28)
6311"Alone Again, Naturally"Burt BrinckerhoffPaul FuscoDecember 5, 1988 (1988-12-05)
6412"Do You Believe in Magic?"Tony CsikiScott Spencer GordenDecember 12, 1988 (1988-12-12)
6513"Hide Away"Burt BrinckerhoffSteve PepoonJanuary 9, 1989 (1989-01-09)
6614"Fight Back"Nick HavingaSeth WeisbordJanuary 16, 1989 (1989-01-16)
6715"Suspicious Minds"Nick HavingaAl Jean & Michael ReissJanuary 23, 1989 (1989-01-23)
6816"Baby Love"Nick HavingaLisa A. BannickFebruary 6, 1989 (1989-02-06)
6917"Running Scared"Gary ShimokawaSteve PepoonFebruary 13, 1989 (1989-02-13)
7018"Standing in the Shadows of Love"Nick HavingaDavid Cohen & Roger S.H. SchulmanFebruary 20, 1989 (1989-02-20)
7119"Superstition"Gary ShimokawaSteve PepoonFebruary 27, 1989 (1989-02-27)
7220"Torn Between Two Lovers"Nick HavingaBeverly ArcherMarch 6, 1989 (1989-03-06)
7321"Funeral for a Friend"Paul FuscoScott Spencer GordenMarch 20, 1989 (1989-03-20)
7422"Don't Be Afraid of the Dark"Nick HavingaAlicia Marie SchudtMarch 27, 1989 (1989-03-27)
7523"Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?"Howard StormPaul Fusco & Lisa A. BannickApril 10, 1989 (1989-04-10)
7624"Like an Old Time Movie"Nick HavingaNelson CostelloApril 17, 1989 (1989-04-17)
7725"Shake, Rattle and Roll"Nick HavingaRon BurlaMay 1, 1989 (1989-05-01)
7826"Having My Baby"Nick HavingaLisa A. BannickMay 8, 1989 (1989-05-08)

Season 4 (1989–90)[edit]

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
791"Baby, Come Back"Paul MillerDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicSeptember 18, 1989 (1989-09-18)
802"Lies"Paul MillerJordan Tabat & Wesley SternSeptember 25, 1989 (1989-09-25)
813"Wanted: Dead or Alive"Nick HavingaVictor FrescoOctober 2, 1989 (1989-10-02)
824"We're in the Money"Paul MillerJeanne Baruch & Jeanne RomanoOctober 9, 1989 (1989-10-09)
835"Mind Games"Nick HavingaJerry StahlOctober 16, 1989 (1989-10-16)
846"Hooked on a Feeling"Nick HavingaVictor FrescoOctober 23, 1989 (1989-10-23)
857"He Ain't Heavy, He's Willie's Brother"Paul FuscoPaul Fusco & Lisa A. BannickOctober 30, 1989 (1989-10-30)
868"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"Paul FuscoPaul Fusco & Lisa A. BannickNovember 6, 1989 (1989-11-06)
879"Live and Let Die"Tony CsikiSteve PepoonNovember 13, 1989 (1989-11-13)
8810"Break Up to Make Up"Tony CsikiAnne MearaNovember 20, 1989 (1989-11-20)
8911"Happy Together"Paul FuscoDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicNovember 27, 1989 (1989-11-27)
9012"Fever"Paul MillerBruce DavidDecember 4, 1989 (1989-12-04)
9113"It's My Party"Nick HavingaSteve PepoonDecember 11, 1989 (1989-12-11)
9214"Make 'em Laugh"Nick HavingaHoward BendetsonJanuary 8, 1990 (1990-01-08)
9315"Love on the Rocks"Nick HavingaCecile Alch & Patricia NiedzialekJanuary 15, 1990 (1990-01-15)
9416"True Colors"Paul MillerDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicJanuary 22, 1990 (1990-01-22)
9517"Gimme That Old Time Religion"Paul FuscoLeslie Ann PodkinJanuary 29, 1990 (1990-01-29)
9618"Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"Nick HavingaVictor FrescoFebruary 5, 1990 (1990-02-05)
9719"When I'm Sixty-Four"Paul MillerDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicFebruary 12, 1990 (1990-02-12)
9820"Mr. Sandman"Paul MillerSteve PepoonFebruary 19, 1990 (1990-02-19)
9921"Stayin' Alive"Nick HavingaVictor FrescoFebruary 26, 1990 (1990-02-26)
10022"Hungry Like the Wolf"Nick HavingaPaul FuscoMarch 3, 1990 (1990-03-03)
10123"I Gotta Be Me"Paul MillerBeverly ArcherMarch 10, 1990 (1990-03-10)
10224"Consider Me Gone"Nick HavingaTeleplay: Steve Pepoon, David Silverman, Stephen Sustaric and Victor Fresco
Story: Ian Praiser
March 24, 1990 (1990-03-24)

See also[edit]

  • Project ALF, a 1996 TV movie that functions as a sequel to the final episode (although with many different actors thus getting bad reviews)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ALF". TV Guide. Retrieved 20 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Nielsen's Top 50 Shows". Retrieved September 4, 2012.