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Cast of 'Alice'

  • Linda Lavin as Alice Hyatt
  • Philip McKeon as Tommy Hyatt
  • Vic Tayback as Mel Sharples
  • Polly Holliday as Florence Jean Castleberry
  • Beth Howland as Vera Louise Gorman
  • Diane Ladd as Belle Dupree
  • Celia Weston as Jolene Hunnicutt
  • Marvin Kaplan as Henry

Alice

After her husband is killed in a trucking accident, Alice packs up the car and her son, Tommy, and heads to Hollywood, dreaming of a singing career. Her car breaks down in Phoenix, forcing her to take a job at Mel's Diner, a greasy spoon where gruff owner Mel barks orders to Alice and her fellow waitresses.

Premiere:
Aug 31, 1976
Original Network:
CBS
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All Upcoming Times for Alice

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Alice in TV Land

S04, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 13, 1980)
Tommy appears on a talk show and calls Mel a cheapskate, Alice a nag, and says that Flo is the person he most admires. Vera is upset when she isn't even mentioned.
  • Mon 8/20
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Alice Beats the Clock

S04, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 27, 1980)
Mel sparks a controversy when he installs a punch clock in the diner.
  • Mon 8/20
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Carrie's Wedding

S04, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 3, 1980)
Mel is excited when he hears that his mother plans on remarrying until he meets his new step father, who is his age.
  • Tue 8/21
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

My Funny Valentine Tux

S04, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 10, 1980)
Flo saves the day for tux-less Tommy when she outfits him for a dance.
  • Tue 8/21
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Auld Acquaintances Should Be Forgot

S04, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 17, 1980)
After his wife walks out on him, Mel's old Army buddy turns up at the diner.
  • Wed 8/22
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Flo's Farewell

S04, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 24, 1980)
Flo has mixed emotions about accepting a fantastic job in another city.
  • Wed 8/22
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

For Whom the Belle Toils

S04, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 2, 1980)
Alice and Vera beg Mel to hire a replacement for Flo, meanwhile the diner gets a visit from past waitress Belle, an aspiring song writer.
  • Thu 8/23
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

One Too Many Girls

S04, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 9, 1980)
Belle decides to take over Alice and Vera's boyfriends and the running of the diner.
  • Thu 8/23
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Vera, the Vamp

S04, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 16, 1980)
Vera begs Belle to transform her into a sex goddess after Brian is inattentive so she can attract men. Soon Vera tries out her new look at work.
  • Fri 8/24
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Profit Without Honor

S04, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 23, 1980)
Mel's financial troubles almost cost his waitresses a salary cut.
  • Fri 8/24
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Close Encounters of the Worst Kind

S02, E13  (First Aired: Jan. 22, 1978)
Alice's psychology course causes a lot of friction at the diner.
  • Sun 8/26
  • 7:30PM-8:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Cook's Tour

S04, E23  (First Aired: Mar. 30, 1980)
Mel's greed gets him into trouble with a woman and her bodybuilder brother.
  • Mon 8/27
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Here Comes Alice Cottontail

S04, E24  (First Aired: Apr. 6, 1980)
Alice dons a rabbit costume and checks up on Tommy, who is spending Easter vacation at Mel's apartment.
  • Mon 8/27
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Mel and the Green Machine

S05, E01  (First Aired: Nov. 2, 1980)
Alice becomes Mel's conscience when he accidentally receives thousands of dollars from an automatic teller.
  • Tue 8/28
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Dog Day Evening

S05, E02  (First Aired: Nov. 9, 1980)
The staff is trapped in the diner with two guard dogs.
  • Tue 8/28
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Hello Vegas, Goodbye Diner

S05, E03  (First Aired: Nov. 16, 1980)
Mel announces to the waitresses that he has gambled away the diner.
  • Wed 8/29
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Too Many Robert Goulets

S05, E04  (First Aired: Nov. 16, 1980)
Mel can get his diner back if he can convince Robert Goulet to perform at a run-down Vegas motel.
  • Wed 8/29
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Vera's Aunt Agatha

S05, E05  (First Aired: Nov. 23, 1980)
Mel ruins Vera's plans to take off for Mexico with her free-spirited aunt.
  • Thu 8/30
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Tommy's T.K.O.

S05, E06  (First Aired: Nov. 30, 1980)
Tommy is dismissed from school after Mel shows him how to fight.
  • Thu 8/30
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

The New Improved Mel

S05, E07  (First Aired: Dec. 7, 1980)
Mel turns over a new leaf after attending an old Navy buddy's funeral.
  • Fri 8/31
  • 5:00PM-5:30PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Carrie Sings the Blues

S05, E08  (First Aired: Dec. 21, 1980)
Carrie's marriage is almost destroyed because of Mel's selfishness.
  • Fri 8/31
  • 5:30PM-6:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

Love Me, Love My Horse

S02, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 1978)
Flo's rodeo-riding brother falls for Alice, causing his horse to feel rejected.
  • Sun 9/2
  • 7:30PM-8:00PM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4

No Episode Title

(First Aired: Aug. 31, 1976)
A widow works as a waitress to make a good life for herself and her son.
  • Mon 9/3
  • 2:00AM-2:30AM
  • 21.4
  • KHSVDT4