Alf

ALF stands for “alien life form,” and it becomes the adopted moniker of Gordon Shumway, the last known survivor of the planet Melmac.

Gordon crashes his spacecraft into the garage of the Tanner family’s suburban home, and is subsequently adopted by them.

1986-1989

A.L.F.

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.