September 22, 1986 12:00 am
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. After convincing a military officer that they are not harboring a space creature, the Tanners decide to take ALF in as a member of the family.
September 29, 1986 12:00 am
ALF decides to have some fun while a nervous Mrs. Ochmonek baby-sits Brian.
October 6, 1986 12:00 am
When Lucky the cat disappears, everyone pins the blame on ALF.
October 13, 1986 12:00 am
ALF calls the president to address his concerns about nuclear weapons.
October 20, 1986 12:00 am
ALF takes a job selling cosmetics over the phone.
November 3, 1986 12:00 am
ALF befriends a lonely blind girl.
November 10, 1986 12:00 am
Willie helps homesick ALF arrange a trip to Melmac.
November 17, 1986 12:00 am
ALF has a crush on Lynn, so he makes a music video to impress her.
November 24, 1986 12:00 am
On his 45th birthday, Willie feels unfulfilled, so ALF suggests he go skydiving.
December 1, 1986 12:00 am
ALF sells parts of his spaceship to buy Lynn a Ferrari.
December 8, 1986 12:00 am
Willie loses his temper with ALF during a family camping trip.
December 22, 1986 12:00 am
It's Christmas time. Unfortunately ALF chops the Christmas tree into firewood before anyone notices. The Tanners then have two tasks: to teach ALF all about Christmas and find a new Christmas tree.
January 12, 1987 12:00 am
ALF heads for the garage when Kate's mother pays a visit.
January 19, 1987 12:00 am
ALF submits scripts to his favorite soap opera.
February 2, 1987 12:00 am
ALF plays matchmaker for Kate's mother.
February 9, 1987 12:00 am
ALF hits his head and is convinced he is an insurance salesman. The Tanners try reviewing past events to try and jog his memory.
February 9, 1987 12:00 am
The Tanners continue to try and jog ALF's memory, and deal with the police at the same time.
February 16, 1987 12:00 am
ALF befriends a young Mexican immigrant.
March 2, 1987 12:00 am
ALF goes through a 24-hour period of bizarre behavior.
March 16, 1987 12:00 am
Willie and ALF both talk to a psychologist.
March 23, 1987 12:00 am
ALF thinks he witnessed a murder at a neighbor's house.
March 30, 1987 12:00 am
ALF comes to Brian's aid when the boy has to play an asparagus in the school play.
April 6, 1987 12:00 am
ALF develops a gambling habit and winds up in trouble with his bookie.
April 13, 1987 12:00 am
Brian causes trouble at school when he repeats some of ALF's intergalactic knowledge.
May 4, 1987 12:00 am
A cockroach from outer space invades the Tanner home.
May 11, 1987 12:00 am
When Mr. Ochmonek becomes sick during a flight, ALF flies the plane.