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ALF

A Little Bit of Soap (Season 1, Episode 14)
TV-G
TV Episode | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi

ALF and Kate's mom are arguing about TV. Kate's mom thinks ALF's favorite soap opera, Midwest General, is sleaze, and shows him her favorite, One World to Hope For, which ALF thinks is boring. Angered, ALF argues that he could write a ...See moreALF and Kate's mom are arguing about TV. Kate's mom thinks ALF's favorite soap opera, Midwest General, is sleaze, and shows him her favorite, One World to Hope For, which ALF thinks is boring. Angered, ALF argues that he could write a better script for the series than the writers are coming up with. So ALF actually writes a script and sends it in. The production company actually films ALF's script that bears not-so-subtle similarities to the situation at the Tanners' house... Written by Toni Tapola, Finland See less
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Writers
Tom Patchett (created by) | Paul Fusco (created by) | Laurie Gelman
Producer
Composer
Editor
Michael Gavaldon (as Mike Gavaldon)
Casting Director
Production Designer
Status
Edit Released
Updated Jan 19, 1987

Release date
Jan 19, 1987 (United States)
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11 cast members
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Max Wright
Willie Tanner Willie Tanner   See fewer
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Anne Schedeen
Kate Tanner Kate Tanner   See fewer
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Andrea Elson
Lynn Tanner Lynn Tanner   See fewer
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Benji Gregory
Brian Tanner Brian Tanner   See fewer
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Anne Meara
Dorothy Halligan Dorothy Halligan   See fewer
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Robert Pine
Father Father   See fewer
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Jessica James
Dorothy Dorothy   See fewer
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Deborah White
Monica Monica   See fewer
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Paul Fusco
ALF (voice) (uncredited) ALF (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7.5 / 10 | 181 votes