Season 1 Episode 19

Wild Thing

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Mar 02, 1987 on NBC
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Episode Summary

ALF goes through a 24-hour period of bizarre behavior.

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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

Anne Schedeen

Anne Schedeen

Katherine Daphne "Kate" Halligan Tanner

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (4)

  • QUOTES (20)

    • Lynn: So you're gonna act strange and eat cats. So what's the change?
      ALF: It's a matter of degrees. Imagine, ALF to the tenth power!
      Willie: It boggles the mind!

    • ALF (walks out of the Ochmoneck's kitchen with a toaster oven in his hands)
      Willy: ALF, what are you doing?
      ALF: How long do you preheat this thing for a cat?

    • ALF: Do I smell bacon?
      Willie: No
      ALF: Well, I would like to.

    • ALF: Excuse me, but do you good people have a fork?
      Brian: Mental telepathy works!

    • TV Announcer: And 1, 2, 3, come on, trim that tummy, you can't hit the beach if you can't see your feet!

    • Announcer: Preet County Zoo, investigate the report of a missing tiger.
      Lynn: Oh my god, ALF!
      Willie: Even ALF would have more sense than to kidnap a tiger.
      Kate: Yes, come on Lynnie, lets drive around the neighborhood and see if we can find him.
      Lynn: But what if he's got the tiger?
      Willie: Well then, he shouldnt be hard to spot.

    • Trevor: Whats so funny?
      Willie: This toaster over, I mean, is it a toaster, or is it an oven?
      Trevor: Why are you holding our toaster oven?
      Willie: Have you ever just felt the need to hold something?

    • Willie: Hi Trevor, Raquel, I just came over to, I mean, I was hoping to get lucky. (Raquel stares) I mean, Lucky, our cat!
      Trevor: At this time of night?
      Willie: Yeah, its his first time away from home.
      Trevor: I figured, Raquel, get the cat!

    • Brian: I thought I wanted some milk, maybe ALF was calling me in my mind.

    • Willie: What's your mothers maiden name?
      Brian: Whats a maiden name?
      Willie: You know, its the name she had before she got married
      Brian: Kate!

    • Willie: If you're really Brian, whats your favorite food?
      Brian: Spaghetti.
      Willie: That's ridiculous
      Kate: No, that is his favorite food.
      Willie: I thought it was Lynn who likes spaghetti.
      Kate: No, no
      (Lynn walks in)
      Willie: Whats your favorite food?
      Lynn: I dont know! White boiled potatoes
      Willie: I thought you liked spaghetti
      Lynn: It's alright
      Willie: Alright?
      Lynn: It's fine!

    • ALF: Brian, its me, the old ALFer, the one who taught you how to read minds. In fact, I know what you're thinking right now.
      Brian: What?
      ALF: That you want to let the old ALFer out of his cage.
      Brian: No, it was a fork.

    • ALF: Now Willie, you are not, I repeat, you are not to let me out under any circumstances. Is that clear?
      Willie: Yes
      ALF: Good (goes into cage). Good, now let me out, I have to use the little aliens room.
      Willie: Oh! (opens door)
      ALF: What are you doing? Didnt you hear me, I said not to let me out under any circumstances!
      Willie: Well, I thought I, well, I thought I really had to go
      ALF: You got a lunatic on your hands, you need to be prepared for even the most diabolical circumstances!

    • ALF: Every year on March the second I got through a physiological change.
      Brian: What?
      ALF: I go goofy!

    • Kate: What do you have to say that's so important, ALF?
      ALF: Today is March the first.
      Kate: I hope it is not only that.
      ALF: It's not: Tomorrow is March the second.

    • ALF: You look a little different today
      Lynn: Well I . . .
      ALF: Didn't you used to have a moustash?
      Lynn: No, I got my braces off
      ALF: Didn't you used to have a moustash too?

    • Willie: ALF, you do not walk into other people's showers
      ALF: I didn't walk in, I just pulled the curtain open.

    • Willie: (Holding grocery bags) No, we're okay, don't get up.
      ALF: I wasn't going to.
      Brian: Guess what! ALF can read our minds!
      Willie: (struggling with the bags) He's not reading mine at the moment.
      ALF: Yes I am, I'm just ignoring it

    • Brian: Okay, guess what I'm thinking
      ALF: The 1927 Yankees
      Brain: It was a fork
      ALF: Didn't one of their pitchers throw a fork ball?
      Brain: I don't know
      ALF: Trust me, he did

    • ALF: Where's Kate?
      Willie: In the shower
      ALF: Thanks
      (Alf walks off)
      Lynn: He wouldn't!?
      Willie: He might!?
      (Kate screams from afar)
      Willie: He did!

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