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(1986–1990)

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Followed by 

A.L.F. (1987) (TV Series)
ALF Tales (1988) (TV Series)
Project: ALF (1996) (TV Movie)

Version of 

Edited into 

2 Everything 2 Terrible Tokyo Drift (2010) (Video)
clip shown

Spin-off 

A.L.F. (1987) (TV Series)
Alf (1989) (Video Game)
This video game was based off of the TV show.
ALF's Hit Talk Show (2004) (TV Series)

Referenced in 

Alf Loves a Mystery (1987) (TV Movie)
several characters created for this series are featured
Sledge Hammer!: A Clockwork Hammer (1987) (TV Episode)
Smartikoff describes high concept television as an alien puppet living with a suburban family.
The Golden Girls: Strange Bedfellows (1987) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Matlock: The Network (1987) (TV Episode)
The show is referenced by an interview clip.
The Golden Girls: Dorothy's New Friend (1988) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Who's the Boss?: Steady as She Goes (1988) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Tony.
The Charmings: The Man Who Came to Dinner (1988) (TV Episode)
"I wonder if ALF is real too."
The Golden Girls: The One That Got Away (1988) (TV Episode)
The show is mentioned by name.
Primal Rage (1988)
Lauren has a stuffed ALF doll.
Night Court: The Trouble Is Not in Your Set (1989) (TV Episode)
Character reference
Saved by the Bell: Aloha Slater (1989) (TV Episode)
Screech mentions that he once finished in fifth place in an ALF look-alike contest.
Who Shrunk Saturday Morning? (1989) (TV Movie)
ALF is a main character
Saved by the Bell: Cream for a Day (1989) (TV Episode)
Zack refers to ALF.
Saved by the Bell: Beauty and the Screech (1989) (TV Episode)
Screech tells Kelly that he is not allowed out after "ALF".
Saved by the Bell: The Election (1989) (TV Episode)
Mr. Belding mentions that ALF received seven write-in votes in the election.
Saved by the Bell: Miss Bayside (1990) (TV Episode)
Screech mentions Alf and Melmac.
Blossom: The Geek (1991) (TV Episode)
Blossom dreams about ALF.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Pod People (1991) (TV Episode)
Crow: Alf's back, and this time it's personal.
Kvartetti (1991) (TV Mini-Series)
The show "Alf" was mentioned in this mini-series.
Neues vom Süderhof: Das Versteck hinterm Deich (1991) (TV Episode)
The character Molle has got a puppet of ALF.
Get a Life: SPEWEY and Me (1992) (TV Episode)
When Chris finds the alien, he thinks it could be a humorous creature like ALF or Ray Walston.
The Girl from Tomorrow: Stake-out (1992) (TV Episode)
Petey asks Alana if any ALFs have been discovered by 3000.
Unser Lehrer Doktor Specht: Kindergeburtstag (1992) (TV Episode)
The character Rosi has got a puppet of ALF.
Marienhof: Komplott! (1993) (TV Episode)
Lisa mentions the main character of the series.
The Simpsons: Homer's Barbershop Quartet (1993) (TV Episode)
The title character is depicted on a magazine cover.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Mitchell (1993) (TV Episode)
Crow: "Why would he be collecting Melmac?"
Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Atomic Brain (1993) (TV Episode)
Servo: Alf! No, Alf!
The Critic: A Little Deb Will Do You (1994) (TV Episode)
t-shirts of Jay are to be sent with a landfill along with ALF merchandise
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Bloodlust! (1994) (TV Episode)
Mike: Is that Alf on the wall back there?
The Simpsons: Bart Sells His Soul (1995) (TV Episode)
Milhouse buys some ALF pogs.
The Simpsons: The Springfield Files (1997) (TV Episode)
Alf appears.
The Nanny: Not Without My Nanny (1998) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the show by name.
Buttcrack (1998)
ALF Viewmaster Slide reel seen
The Simpsons: Mayored to the Mob (1998) (TV Episode)
Alf appears at the sci-fi convention.
Family Guy: I Never Met the Dead Man (1999) (TV Episode)
Peter sees Alf in his dream.
Mystery Science Theater 3000: Future War (1999) (TV Episode)
"Hopefully, that doesn't mean ALF"
Boy Meets World: State of the Unions (1999) (TV Episode)
This is Jedediah's favourite television series.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
Towards the end of the movie Woody mentions doing a move from an episode of Woody's Round Up, Jessie tells him it was cancelled and we don't know what happened to you and he says then we'll show them, referring to the last episode of Alf where he gets picked up by the A(lien)T(ask)F(orce) as the credits started to roll and the subsequent tv movie (Project ALF) which shows us what happened to ALF since the final episode of the tv series.
Family Guy: To Love and Die in Dixie (2001) (TV Episode)
Peter watches an episode of the E! True Hollywood story featuring ALF
Saturday Night Live: Josh Hartnett/Pink (2002) (TV Episode)
Title mentioned on HBO First Look during fake clip from Attack of the Clones
Scrubs: My Bed Banter & Beyond (2002) (TV Episode)
J.D. mentions "ALF" as an example of something that's "very funny."
Frank McKlusky, C.I. (2002)
Frank has a poster of ALF in his bedroom.
The Perfect Pitch (2002) (TV Movie)
Stargate SG-1: Sight Unseen (2002) (TV Episode)
Vernon: "Isn't that where ALF is from?"
So What's the Deal? The Jody Fulkerson Story (2003) (Short)
Jody talks about his former relationship with the daughter on "Alf" (Andrea Elson).
Stuck on You (2003)
dialogue
Citizen Shane (2004)
Shane mentions a drawing of ALF.
Saturday Night Live: Megan Mullally/Clay Aiken (2004) (TV Episode)
Referenced on Weekend Update
The Bench: Life Before 'Seinfeld' (2004) (Video)
mentioned once
The Simpsons: Mobile Homer (2005) (TV Episode)
Homer looks at a TV Guide with ALF on the cover.
Harika Kiz Sahika Alf'e karsi (2005) (Video)
a puppet of Alf can be seen in this movie.
Pastewka: Der Unfall (2005) (TV Episode)
Pastewka has a poster of the TV series "Alf" in his flat
Domino (2005)
they refer to their driver as ALF, the cat eating alien
Family Guy: Brian Goes Back to College (2005) (TV Episode)
At 80's Television Convention, Peter says to Brian: "You look just like Alf."
Jeopardy!: Episode #22.69 (2005) (TV Episode)
incorrect response in "Tough TV" category
Arrested Development: Making a Stand (2005) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
Saturday Night Live: Julia Louis-Dreyfus/Snow Patrol (2007) (TV Episode)
Photograph during "La Rivista Della Televisione" intro
Saturday Night Live: Zach Braff/Maroon 5 (2007) (TV Episode)
Still seen during opening to La Revista Della Televisione
Nostalgia Critic: Drug Cartoon Special (2007) (TV Episode)
The Critic mentions this show.
30 Rock: Jack Gets in the Game (2007) (TV Episode)
Autographed picture of Alf on Dr. Spaceman's wall of famous clients
Saturday Night Live: Jon Bon Jovi/Foo Fighters (2007) (TV Episode)
Still shown during 'La Revista Della Televisione' opening
The Simpsons Game (2007) (Video Game)
Homer: "Why can't they be funny aliens, like ALF?"
SMS Diary: Alf (2007) (TV Episode)
The game talked about is based off of the TV show. References are made throughout the video as well.
Saturday Night Live: Shia LaBeouf/My Morning Jacket (2008) (TV Episode)
Still photo used during La Rivista Della Televisione credits
H-X3c (2008)
Plush doll of Alf is seen in segment "Usni, Malyshka !" ("Sleep, little girl !").
Saturday Night Live: John Malkovich/T.I. (2008) (TV Episode)
Still during intro for La Rivista Della Televisione
30 Rock: Retreat to Move Forward (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Frank when he tells Jenna where he stole the idea that Janis Joplin was eating cats from
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: Episode #7.88 (2009) (TV Episode)
Reference in a $100 question
Fanboys (2009)
Zoe tells Hutch that he looks like ALF without his shirt on.
Chuck: Chuck Versus the Best Friend (2009) (TV Episode)
In the flashback to 1992, Morgan wears an "ALF" t-shirt.
Saturday Night Live: Seth Rogen/Phoenix (2009) (TV Episode)
Still seen at the start of La Rivista Della Televisione
Someone's Knocking at the Door (2009)
ALF mask seen
Midgets Vs. Mascots (2009)
Geofrey was on Alf
Samantha Who?: The First Date (2009) (TV Episode)
mentioned by Regina
Bollywood Hero: Episode #1.1 (2009) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Chris Kattan
The Revenant (2009)
Neighbor's last name
Saturday Night Live: Drew Barrymore/Regina Spektor (2009) (TV Episode)
Picture shown during opening credits of La Rivista Della Televisione
Jeopardy!: Episode #26.23 (2009) (TV Episode)
Subject of a $1,200 clue in the category "TV Time"
Tosh.0: Risky Business Girls (2010) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in dialogue
The Big Bang Theory: The Precious Fragmentation (2010) (TV Episode)
Howard finds an ALF doll.
Saturday Night Live: Alec Baldwin/Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers (2010) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Stefon on Weekend Update
Tosh.0: Lightning Bolt LARPer (2010) (TV Episode)
ALF seen
The Adonis Factor (2010)
Quentin Elias says that growing up he used to be called Alf because of his big nose.
Nostalgia Critic: Independence Day (2010) (TV Episode)
Alf is seen during the spaceship gag.
RiffTrax Live: Reefer Madness (2010) (Video)
Dr. Carroll was compared to Willie Tanner.
Passion Play (2010)
Kelly drinks Scotch whisky from a brand called Gordon Shumway, ALF's name on his home planet, Melmac.
The Office: Counseling (2010) (TV Episode)
Michael tells Toby that he "might have been probed by Alf."
Saturday Night Live: Robert De Niro/Diddy-Dirty Money (2010) (TV Episode)
Alf appears in the opening credits of "La Rivista della Televisione."
Take Me Home Tonight (2011)
mentioned in dialogue
Parks and Recreation: Camping (2011) (TV Episode)
In Leslie's "dream journal," she records, "I married ALF, and we're happy."
The Mentalist: The Red Mile (2011) (TV Episode)
Alf mentioned by Jane.
Breaking In: White on White on White (2011) (TV Episode)
Larry uses the alias "Gordon Shumway"
Conan: The Umlaut Initiätive (2011) (TV Episode)
Pictures of Alf and Leon Panetta are compared
DVD-R Hell: Heil Honey, I'm Home (2011) (TV Episode)
Brad thinks the Goldensteins would be better off living next door to the Ochmoneks.
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #3.6 (2011) (TV Episode)
Guri says to Moshe Yaalon that he's been a fan of him since he played the father in "Alf"
Mad: Super 80's/Captain America's Got Talent (2011) (TV Episode)
Alf was mentioned as one of the things the 80's provided.
Aliens vs. Avatars (2011)
Planet Melmac mentioned.
Parks and Recreation: Born & Raised (2011) (TV Episode)
Ann asks April, "Who is your favorite character on 'Sex and the City'?", and April replies, "Alf."
30 Rock: Murphy Brown Lied to Us (2012) (TV Episode)
Jack says he might have to spend the rest of his career trying to lure ALF back to television
Nostalgia Critic: Alien: Resurrection (2012) (TV Episode)
says ALF is phallic shaped.
That's My Boy (2012)
One of Donny's friend's has an ALF lunchbox
Nostalgia Critic: Signs (2012) (TV Episode)
ALF is seen when the Critic flips through the channels
Ted (2012)
Ted mentions the show
Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.125 (2012) (TV Episode)
John mentions the show by name.
New Girl: Neighbors (2012) (TV Episode)
Jess: "Oh ALF, don't eat that cat!"
Mad: Dark Knight at the Museum/Lemming Snicket's a Series of Unfortunate Video Game Deaths (2012) (TV Episode)
A statue of Alf is seen on display at the TV museum.
Bum Reviews: Elf (2012) (TV Episode)
Bum wishes that ALF were in Elf.
2 Broke Girls: And the Bear Truth (2013) (TV Episode)
Max mentions ALF
Escape from Planet Earth (2013)
ALF is among the graffitti names
DVD-R Hell: Deception of a Generation: Part 2 (2013) (TV Episode)
"This makes me really rethink ALF."
Saturday Night Live: Ben Affleck/Kanye West (2013) (TV Episode)
Alf is a guest at Anderson Cooper's wedding to Stefon.
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.173 (2013) (TV Episode)
David Spade mentions that he appeared on the show
Pastor Mike Online: Racism in America (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
James & Mike Mondays: Double Dare (2013) (TV Episode)
Listed as one of the answers to the Double Dare question on which show has the Tanner household.
Svédská trojka: Párty Lajf (2013) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Johnny Valda.
The Goldbergs: Why're You Hitting Yourself? (2013) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Barry and Adam.
The Simpsons: The Kid Is All Right (2013) (TV Episode)
ALF seen
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Wish List: Part 1 (2013) (TV Episode)
An Alf sleeping bag was seen in one of the old Christmas cataloge books.
The Goldbergs: You're Under Foot (2014) (TV Episode)
Adam has an ALF stuffed toy.
Nostalgia Critic: Ghost Rider (2014) (TV Episode)
Elliott has an ALF doll
Red River Bible & Prophecy Conference: Where Beasts Live (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mike.
Saturday Night Live: Andy Samberg/St. Vincent (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced in Andy Samberg's opening monologue
Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
ALF sticker is on Star Lord's spaceship
The Goldbergs: Love Is a Mix Tape (2014) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by the narrator.
The Goldbergs: The Most Handsome Boy on the Planet (2014) (TV Episode)
Referenced by Adam.
The Angry Video Game Nerd: Alf (2014) (TV Episode)
Nerd mentions that he was a big fan of the show
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Don Cheadle/Kate Bosworth/Lecrae (2015) (TV Episode)
Don Cheadle mentions ALF and Melmac in his sketch with Jimmy
Matzav Ha'Uma: Episode #8.14 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Lior
Saturday Night Live: J.K. Simmons/D'Angelo (2015) (TV Episode)
J.K. Simmons mentions Kyle Mooney's Alf sweatshirt during the monologue
Parks and Recreation: Ms. Ludgate-Dwyer Goes to Washington (2015) (TV Episode)
Ron holds up April's résumé, which is actually a signed photo of ALF.
Saturday Night Live: Dakota Johnson/Alabama Shakes (2015) (TV Episode)
Nurse calls a doctor dressed like Worf, 'Alf' during Worf M.D. Sketch
Teen Titans Go!: Oil Drums (2015) (TV Episode)
Robin wants to watch Alf
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Cobie Smulders/Andre Braugher/Phil Hanley (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in This Week in Numbers segment
The Goldbergs: Goldbergs Feel Hard (2015) (TV Episode)
Adam wears an ALF t-shirt.
The Greg Gutfeld Show: Episode #1.1 (2015) (TV Episode)
Greg says that ALF is running for president
After Paradise: Scandal's Katie Lowes and Josh Malina (2015) (TV Episode)
Joshua says a bachelor contestant resembles Alf
The Goldbergs: Couples Costume (2015) (TV Episode)
One of the trick-or-treaters wears a ALF costume.
Night City (2015)
An ALF postcard can be seen in the background in the home of Paul's Mom
Donald Trump's The Art of the Deal: The Movie (2016) (TV Movie)
Alf appeared as a guest on the wedding
Nostalgia Critic: Cats & Dogs (2016) (TV Episode)
Critic brutalizes a stuffed Alf
Modern Family: The Party (2016) (TV Episode)
Jay mentions upgrading a closet for the guy, who created Alf, and 6 weeks later there's a mailman called Jay Prichet on Alf
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Anna Wintour/Eve/The Last Shadow Puppets/Fab Moretti (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned in the segment Hidden Credits
The Simpsons: Simprovised (2016) (TV Episode)
ALF's name seen
You Can't Do That on Television: Learning (TV Episode)
The opening segment.
Throuple
Jared reads the "Unauthorized Biography of ALF" in an early scene.

Featured in 

NBC 75th Anniversary Special (2002) (TV Special)
A clip is featured, and Mr. T says, "I pity ALF because he never got to eat the cat."
I Love the '80s: 1986 (2002) (TV Episode)
Stroker and Hoop: The Wrath of Kahn'Ja (2005) (TV Episode)
Stroker watches it on TV with Kahn'Ja
Chappelle's Show: Episode #3.2 (2006) (TV Episode)
clips
Hot Tub Time Machine (2010)
Program is featured on a TV in the resort lodge in 1986
Neighbors from Hell: Snorfindesdrillsalgoho (2010) (TV Episode)
Main Title seen on a TV
The Cinema Snob: Nightdreams (2011) (TV Episode)
Writer Jerry Stahl also worked on this show
Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time (2012) (TV Movie)
ALF is the #4 Best Non-Human Character.
20/20: Best in TV: The Greatest TV Shows of Our Time (2012) (TV Episode)
features clips of the show when discussing Alf who was voted #4 Best Non-Human TV Character
The Goldbergs: The Circle of Driving (2013) (TV Episode)
Clip shown in beginning montage.
The Goldbergs: Why're You Hitting Yourself? (2013) (TV Episode)
Barry watches ALF on tv.
The Goldbergs: Love Is a Mix Tape (2014) (TV Episode)
A clip is shown.
Ascension: Chapter Three (2014) (TV Episode)
Ascension picks up a stray broadcast.
Dirty Grandpa (2016)
Dick's friend is watching this on TV
The Eighties: Raised on Television (2016) (TV Episode)
clips shown

Spoofed in 

Tripping the Rift: Creaturepalooza (2004) (TV Episode)
Alf is killed by a T-rex.
Robot Chicken: But Not in That Way (2009) (TV Episode)
ALF asks an inappropriate question.
The Simpsons: Homer the Father (2011) (TV Episode)
''Upscalien in da House'' spoofs ''ALF''
This Ain't Hollywood Squares XXX (2011) (Video)
"Alf" appears as a celebrity guest on the show
Eretz Nehederet: Episode #9.12 (2012) (TV Episode)
Hebrew version parody
Robot Chicken: Secret of the Booze (2014) (TV Episode)
ALF appears in the Alien parody
Too Many Cooks (2014) (TV Short)
the character of Smarf is a parody of Alf

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