Skip to comments.‘ALF’ Reboot in Development at Warner Bros. TV
Posted on 08/01/2018 3:55:29 PM PDT by EdnaMode
Warner Bros. Television is in the early stages of developing a reboot of the classic sitcom ALF, Variety has confirmed with sources.
No writer is yet attached to the project, which would again explore the misadventures of the titular, cat-eating ALFwhich stands for Alien Life Form. In the original series, ALF of the planet Melmac crash lands in the suburbs and takes up residence with the middle class Tanner family. The show aired from 1986-1990 for four seasons and over 100 episodes on NBC. The series has remained a part of the pop culture landscape long after it ended and is frequently referenced in other shows and films.
One idea that has reportedly been discussed for the reboot would involve ALF emerging from Area 51where he has been held captive since the original series finaleand observing how much the world has changed since that time.
Warner Bros. TV declined to comment.
ALF was created by Paul Fusco and Tom Patchett, with Fusco also serving as the puppeteer and voice behind ALF onscreen. The series also starred Max Wright, Anne Schedeen, Andrea Elson, and Benji Gregory.
This marks the latest classic series to get eyed for a reboot. Most recently, it was reported that Kelsey Grammer was meeting with writers to discuss a potential reboot of Frasier, in which Grammer starred throughout that shows entire 11-season run. Grammer originated the character on another classic sitcom, Cheers.
TVLine first reported the ALF reboots development.
They ran out of ideas decades ago...
Oh boy, a politically correct ALF coming our way.
Next they’ll bring back the Beverly Hillbillies.
Of course they’ll all be trannies now.
Hollyweird is really reaching now.
Wow. What a declining industry. Obama’s “new normal” is playing out somewhere, anyway.
They are just hacks.
And they have decades of shows left to reboot.
Are they gonna start where they ended? Alf was kidnapped by aliens. I’ve been waiting ever since to find out what happened.
They made a movie in 93. Didn’t watch it.
Will ALF address LGBTQOMGWTFBBQ issues? Will ALF hate Trump?
My Father The Car
Pa’s tranny is loose in the pilot episode
Did the aliens look like cats?
I used to know a Hispanic guy who looked remarkably like Alf.
I didn’t watch Alf.. but I still love Frasier!
Remember Alf? He’s back. In POG form.
That’s what I’ve been waiting to see. They never showed them.
I guess I Love Lucy or Burns and Allen would also be in line for remakes. It would be better than the crap being aired now.
If only they could bring back The Three Stooges.
I bet lesbian alf with the perrywinkle hair will be hot
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