ALF

Season 2 Episode 23

I'm Your Puppet

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Aired Monday 8:00 PM Mar 21, 1988 on NBC
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ALF's mail-order ventriloquist's dummy takes on a life of its own, and it takes a visit from a psychiatrist to cure him.

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Liz Sheridan

Liz Sheridan

Raquel Ochmonek

Paul Fusco

Paul Fusco

Gordon "ALF" Shumway [Voice/Puppeteer]

Andrea Elson

Andrea Elson

Lynn Tanner

Benji Gregory

Benji Gregory

Brian Tanner

John LaMotta

John LaMotta

Trevor Ochmonek

Josh Blake

Josh Blake

Jake Ochmonek (1988-1990)

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  • TRIVIA (0)

  • QUOTES (2)

    • Paul: Pay no attention to the man with his hand up my back.

    • ALF: I don't care what Paul says, I like it here.
      Paul: Speak for yourself.
      Larry: What's wrong with the Tanners?
      Paul: Too many stupid rules. Don't eat the cat, Don't break the dishes, Don't eat the cat.
      Larry: ALF. Do you object to these rules?
      ALF: Yes. Especially numbers 1 and 3.

  • NOTES (0)

  • ALLUSIONS (6)

    • Kate asks where Gepeto is, referirng to ALF.
      Gepeto was the creater of a wooden boy who wished to be real in the Disney 1940 movie Pinocchio.

    • Paul suggests they trade Willie and Kate for Ozzie and Harriet because at least Harriet can cook.
      This is a reference to the characters from The Adventures Of Ozzie And Harriet, which started on radio, then went to tevelevision (1952-1966).

    • Paul: Pay no attention to the man with his hand up my back.
      This line alludes to the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz, where 'Oz' shouts: "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain."

    • Paul refers to Larry, Kate and Willie as the Three Stooges.
      This is a reference to the American comedy act called the Three Stooges.

    • The title is derived from an Elton John song with the same name.

    • ALF: I think I'll call him Paul.
      Paul is the name of the producer and the voice of ALF.

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