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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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Jolene Hunnicutt, Dynamite Trucker

S06, E18  (First Aired: Mar. 14, 1982)
Jolene offers to help her former trucking partner finish his haul.

Mel Wins by a Nose

S06, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 21, 1982)
Mel returns from the doctor and announces that he has to have surgery for a deviated septum and his doctor suggested that if wanted a nose job, now would be the best time. This leads Mel to seriously consider getting a nose job.

Monty Falls for Alice

S06, E22  (First Aired: Apr. 18, 1982)
A Las Vegas busboy arrives in Phoenix after breaking up with his fiancee and falls for Alice.

Spell Mel's

S06, E23  (First Aired: May. 2, 1982)
To keep up with a competitor, Mel runs a contest offering a $3,000 prize.

My Mother the Landlord

S06, E24  (First Aired: May. 16, 1982)
Mel's mother buys the building his apartment is in and raises his rent by $50.

Sorry, Wrong Lips!

S07, E01  (First Aired: Oct. 6, 1982)
Mel believes he's the ``best kisser'' described in an actress's memoirs.

The Bus

S02, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 26, 1978)
Mel learns that his diner will be a meal stop on a bus route.

Mel's Recession

S02, E23  (First Aired: Apr. 2, 1978)
The diner has lost money and Mel's accountant suggests he fire one of the waitresses. It soon becomes a competition to see who won't get fired.