1986, Paul Fusco had an idea for a TV series about
an alien living in a typical American family. The
concept sounded promising to the network and a pilot
was recorded. The network was convinced to produce
the show, and together with co-creator Tom Patchett
and executive producer Bernie Brillstein they shot
four seasons and there have been more than 100 episodes.
In addition, two animated ALF series were produced,
one called "ALF tales" and one named "ALF animated"
about ALF's adventures back then when he lived on