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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.

Aug 31, 1976
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All Upcoming Times for Alice

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The Failure

S01, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 29, 1977)
A robbery heist goes awry for a clumsy inept robber must contend with a pregnant woman going into labor in the diner, a stuck cash register and a police stakeout.

The Hex

S01, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 5, 1977)
Alice confronts a woman who has been stealing silverware form the diner, who puts a hex on her. Alice laughs it off at first, but then begins to question if there could be something to it.

The Pain of No Return

S01, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 12, 1977)
Alice is shocked when an IRS agent shows up to tell her that her deceased husband owed back taxes and that she must pay them back in a week.

The Odd Couple

S01, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1977)
Circumstances force Flo and Alice to temporarily become roommates.

Pay the Fifty Dollars

S01, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 13, 1976)
Alice makes quite an impression after a one-night singing engagement in a local nightclub.

A Night to Remember

S01, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 5, 1977)
Alice and Flo play cupid for Vera when she becomes depressed that she is alone as her birthday approaches.

Mel's Cup

S01, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 12, 1977)
Alice resorts to burglary when she can't convince Mel that charity begins at home.

The Bundle

S01, E23  (First Aired: Mar. 19, 1977)
Alice must scrimp to come up with money for Tommy's braces and Mel needs a new refrigerator. Flo finds a paper bag with $40,000 cash in it and it seems everyone's money woes are over.

Mel's Happy Burger

S01, E24  (First Aired: Mar. 26, 1977)
Alice is given the chance to star in a television commercial for Mel's diner.

The Second Time 'Round

S02, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 2, 1977)
Alice encounters a flasher and Flo faces a handsome ex-husband who wants another divorce.

A Call to Arms

S01, E05  (First Aired: Oct. 20, 1976)
When an obscene caller threatens Alice's life on an answering machine, she decides to take Flo's advice and get a gun.

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(First Aired: Aug. 31, 1976)
A widow works as a waitress to make a good life for herself and her son.