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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

Episode Air Date Channel

Love Is a Free Throw

S02, E12  (First Aired: Jan. 15, 1978)
A high school basketball player falls for Alice when Tommy invites him over for dinner. He slips into depression when she refuses to go to the prom with him.

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.

The Pharmacist

S02, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 29, 1978)
The gang at Mel's becomes upset when a young man complains about food additives.

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.

Florence of Arabia

S02, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 19, 1978)
Flo is excited that her latest boyfriend has been wining and dining her and lavishing her with expensive gifts. Alice is excited for Flo but she is in for a shock she learns that he intends to make Flo his fourth wife and have her join his harem.

Big Daddy Dawson's Coming

S01, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 13, 1976)
Flo's first husband is in town and she is convinced that his womanizing days are over, until he makes a pass at Alice.

The Cuban Connection

S02, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 26, 1978)
A famous philandering fashion photographer (guest star Desi Arnaz) complicates the waitresses' lives.

Mel's Big Five-O

S02, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 5, 1978)
Mel is disappointed when an expected surprise party for his 50th birthday never happens.

Don't Lock Now

S02, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 12, 1978)
The waitresses spend a holiday weekend locked up with Mel in the diner's storeroom.

Star in the Storeroom

S02, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 19, 1978)
Jerry Reed gets stuck in Mel's Diner when he drops by with some concert tickets.

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.

Good Night Sweet Vera

S01, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 20, 1976)
Alice and Flo come to the rescue when Vera decides that life isn't worth living.

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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.