ALF (season 4)

ALF (season 4)
Country of origin United States
No. of episodes 24
Original network NBC
Original release September 18, 1989 (1989-09-18) – March 24, 1990 (1990-03-24)

This is a list of episodes from the fourth and final season of ALF.[1]

Broadcast history

The season aired Mondays at 8:00-8:30 pm (EST) from September 18, 1989 to February 26, 1990 and Saturdays at 8:00-8:30 pm (EST) from March 3 to March 24, 1990.

DVD release

The season was released on DVD by Lionsgate Home Entertainment.



No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
791"Baby, Come Back"Paul MillerDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicSeptember 18, 1989 (1989-09-18)
ALF earns the right to baby-sit Eric.
802"Lies"Paul MillerJordan Tabat & Wesley SternSeptember 25, 1989 (1989-09-25)
ALF is accidentally photographed by a tabloid photographer. ALF sneaks into their van to eat the film while Willie uses his memory of Star Trek episodes to make up extraterrestrial stories, whose credulity actually amazes the paparazzi.
813"Wanted: Dead or Alive"Nick HavingaVictor FrescoOctober 2, 1989 (1989-10-02)
ALF is worried about Willie when a criminal resembling him is profiled on a crime-stopper TV show.
824"We're in the Money"Paul MillerJeanne Baruch & Jeanne RomanoOctober 9, 1989 (1989-10-09)
Using Willie's home computer, ALF discovers and becomes addicted to making stock-market deals.
835"Mind Games"Nick HavingaJerry StahlOctober 16, 1989 (1989-10-16)
After another visit from Larry, ALF subjects the Tanners to a barrage of unwanted psychoanalysis.
Note: This episode was originally produced for Season 3, but aired during Season 4.
846"Hooked on a Feeling"Nick HavingaVictor FrescoOctober 23, 1989 (1989-10-23)
In an effort to curb ALF's cotton addiction, Willie holds a support group meeting in his living room.
857"He Ain't Heavy, He's Willie's Brother"Paul FuscoPaul Fusco & Lisa A. BannickOctober 30, 1989 (1989-10-30)
ALF plots the removal of Willie's visiting brother Neal (Jim J. Bullock) after ALF is made not to leave his attic apartment at any time.
868"The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"Paul FuscoPaul Fusco & Lisa A. BannickNovember 6, 1989 (1989-11-06)
ALF is peeved at having to remain hidden while Willie's brother extends his visit.
879"Live and Let Die"Tony CsikiSteve PepoonNovember 13, 1989 (1989-11-13)
After Lucky dies, ALF adopts a group of kittens for a meal. However, after one kitten grows fond of ALF, he begins to question his personal view on cats.
8810"Break Up to Make Up"Tony CsikiAnne MearaNovember 20, 1989 (1989-11-20)
Dorothy and Whizzer get into a fight, and an angry Dorothy runs away. Whizzer meets ALF while searching for her.
8911"Happy Together"Paul FuscoDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicNovember 27, 1989 (1989-11-27)
Neal offers ALF a place to stay, but ALF's party animal ways threaten both Neal's new apartment as well as his job as the maintenance man.
9012"Fever"Paul MillerBruce DavidDecember 4, 1989 (1989-12-04)
The common cold infects the Tanners, as well as ALF. However, when ALF does not show signs of recovery, the Tanners are concerned it may end his life.
Note: This episode was originally produced for Season 3, but aired during Season 4.
9113"It's My Party"Nick HavingaSteve PepoonDecember 11, 1989 (1989-12-11)
ALF is relegated to the attic when the Tanners throw a luau, the first party they have hosted since ALF's arrival on Earth.
9214"Make 'em Laugh"Nick HavingaHoward BendetsonJanuary 8, 1990 (1990-01-08)
ALF dreams he is a famous stand-up comic. David Spade guests stars in this episode.
9315"Love on the Rocks"Nick HavingaCecile Alch & Patricia NiedzialekJanuary 15, 1990 (1990-01-15)
Neal and his ex-wife Margaret reconcile, but ALF goes a long way to prove that her motives are not sincere.
9416"True Colors"Paul MillerDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicJanuary 22, 1990 (1990-01-22)
ALF enters the art world after he earns praise for a still life made from food.
9517"Gimme That Old Time Religion"Paul FuscoLeslie Ann PodkinJanuary 29, 1990 (1990-01-29)
As a newly ordained Melmacian minister, ALF officiates a ceremony on Earth.
9618"Future's So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades"Nick HavingaVictor FrescoFebruary 5, 1990 (1990-02-05)
ALF considers the future with the Tanners, who will have shorter lifespans than the Melmacian alien.
9719"When I'm Sixty-Four"Paul MillerDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicFebruary 12, 1990 (1990-02-12)
ALF encounters senior citizens when he sneaks into a retirement home and convinces an old actress to share her experiences with others.
9820"Mr. Sandman"Paul MillerSteve PepoonFebruary 19, 1990 (1990-02-19)
ALF and Willie scour Death Valley for buried treasure after discovering an old map. Will ALF succeed in driving Willie insane?
9921"Stayin' Alive"Nick HavingaVictor FrescoFebruary 26, 1990 (1990-02-26)
Outraged, ALF writes nasty letters to SENDRAX, a pollution-producing company. Taken with the letter-writing, SENDRAX offers Willie a lucrative job.
10022"Hungry Like the Wolf"Nick HavingaPaul FuscoMarch 3, 1990 (1990-03-03)
After ALF stops eating due to a diet, he becomes more primitive in nature and goes to the park in order to hunt for food.
Note: NBC moved ALF from Monday to Saturday nights beginning with this episode.
10123"I Gotta Be Me"Paul MillerBeverly ArcherMarch 10, 1990 (1990-03-10)
ALF is the only one excited about Lynn moving in with her boyfriend.
10224"Consider Me Gone"Nick HavingaTeleplay: Steve Pepoon, David Silverman, Stephen Sustaric and Victor Fresco
Story: Ian Praiser
March 24, 1990 (1990-03-24)
ALF hears from his friends Skip and Rhonda, who have established the colony of New Melmac and invite ALF to live with them.
Note: This episode originally ended with a "To Be Continued..." notice as NBC did not cancel ALF until after its broadcast.


  1. "ALF". TV Guide. Retrieved 23 October 2014.
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