ALF: Season 2, Episode 5

Prime Time (19 Oct. 1987)

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The Tanners get the chance to participate in a new TV ratings system. With clever arguments, ALF gets Kate to let him use the system. After learning his favorite programs might get canceled, ALF decides to tweak the numbers a bit.

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The Tanners get the chance to participate in a new TV ratings system. With clever arguments, ALF gets Kate to let him use the system. After learning his favorite programs might get canceled, ALF decides to tweak the numbers a bit.

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Willie Tanner: Let me just try to understand, ALF.
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Willie Tanner: The operative word in People Log is "people"... one of which you are... not... one.
ALF: That's cruel. Not to mention poorly constructed from a grammatical standpoint.
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