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Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS, during which a total of 202 episodes were produced spanning nine seasons. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.[1] The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start her life over again, and finds a job working at a roadside diner on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona. Most of the episodes revolve around events at Mel's Diner.

Series overviewEdit

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRating
First airedLast aired
124August 31, 1976 (1976-08-31)March 26, 1977 (1977-03-26)3020.0
224October 2, 1977 (1977-10-02)April 9, 1978 (1978-04-09)823.2[a]
324September 24, 1978 (1978-09-24)April 1, 1979 (1979-04-01)1323.2
424September 23, 1979 (1979-09-23)April 6, 1980 (1980-04-06)425.3[a]
520November 2, 1980 (1980-11-02)May 3, 1981 (1981-05-03)722.9
624October 4, 1981 (1981-10-04)May 16, 1982 (1982-05-16)522.7
723October 6, 1982 (1982-10-06)September 18, 1983 (1983-09-18)41[2]N/A
823October 2, 1983 (1983-10-02)May 20, 1984 (1984-05-20)2517.2[b]
916October 14, 1984 (1984-10-14)March 19, 1985 (1985-03-19)5812.5 [3]
  1. ^ a b Tied with M*A*S*H
  2. ^ Tied with The CBS Tuesday Night Movie, Webster, Knight Rider and Hardcastle and McCormick

EpisodesEdit

Season 1 (1976–77)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
11"Pilot"Paul BogartRobert GetchellAugust 31, 1976 (1976-08-31)000001
22"Alice Gets a Pass"Jim DrakeMartin DonovanSeptember 29, 1976 (1976-09-29)166552
33"A Piece of the Rock"Bill PerskyBen Joelson & Art BaerOctober 6, 1976 (1976-10-06)166551
44"Pay the Fifty Dollars"Bill PerskyLloyd GarverOctober 13, 1976 (1976-10-13)166556
55"A Call to Arms"Jim DrakeLloyd GarverOctober 20, 1976 (1976-10-20)166554
66"The Last Review"James SheldonHarvey Bullock & R.S. AllenOctober 27, 1976 (1976-10-27)166557
77"Sex Education"Bruce BilsonPatricia Jones & Donald ReikerNovember 6, 1976 (1976-11-06)166558
88"Big Daddy Dawson's Coming"Norman AbbottArnold Kane & Bruce JohnsonNovember 13, 1976 (1976-11-13)166559
99"Good Night, Sweet Vera"Norman AbbottSimon MuntnerNovember 20, 1976 (1976-11-20)166560
1010"The Dilemma"James SheldonMartin DonovanNovember 27, 1976 (1976-11-27)166561
1111"Who Killed Bugs Bunny?"Bruce BilsonLloyd J. SchwartzDecember 4, 1976 (1976-12-04)166562
1212"Mother-in-Law: Part 1"William P. D'AngeloMartin DonovanDecember 11, 1976 (1976-12-11)166563
1313"Mother-in-Law: Part 2"William P. D'AngeloArnold Kane & Bruce Johnson and R.S. AllenDecember 18, 1976 (1976-12-18)166564
1414"Vera's Mortician"Bill HobinBruce KaneDecember 25, 1976 (1976-12-25)166555
1515"Mel's in Love"Alan RafkinGary David GoldbergJanuary 15, 1977 (1977-01-15)166565
1616"The Accident"Alan RafkinRoy Kammerman and Harvey BullockJanuary 22, 1977 (1977-01-22)166566
1717"The Failure"William P. D'AngeloArt Baer & Ben JoelsonJanuary 29, 1977 (1977-01-29)166567
1818"The Hex"Alan RafkinR.S. Allen & Arnold KaneFebruary 5, 1977 (1977-02-05)166568
1919"The Pain of No Return"Alan RafkinRick MittlemanFebruary 12, 1977 (1977-02-12)166569
2020"The Odd Couple"William P. D'AngeloTeleplay by: Roy Kammerman & Arnold Kane & Harvey Bullock & R.S. Allen
Story by: Roy Kammerman
February 26, 1977 (1977-02-26)166570
2121"A Night to Remember"Alan RafkinArnold Kane and R.S. AllenMarch 5, 1977 (1977-03-05)1665701
2222"Mel's Cup"Norman AbbottRoy Kammerman and Harvey BullockMarch 12, 1977 (1977-03-12)166572
2323"The Bundle"Norman AbbottBen Joelson & Art BaerMarch 19, 1977 (1977-03-19)166573
2424"Mel's Happy Burger"Burt BrinckerhoffArnold KaneMarch 26, 1977 (1977-03-26)166553

Season 2 (1977–78)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
251"The Second Time 'Round"Kim FriedmanTom WhedonOctober 2, 1977 (1977-10-02)166665
262"The Indian Taker"Marc DanielsTom WhedonOctober 9, 1977 (1977-10-09)166667
273"86 the Waitresses"Marc DanielsSybil AdelmanOctober 23, 1977 (1977-10-23)166668
284"Alice by Moonlight"Kim FriedmanTom WhedonOctober 30, 1977 (1977-10-30)166669
295"Single Belles"Kim FriedmanBruce HowardNovember 6, 1977 (1977-11-06)166670
306"The Sixty Minutes Man"Kim FriedmanTeleplay: George Tibbles, Warren S. Murray and Tom Whedon
Story: George Tibbles
November 13, 1977 (1977-11-13)166666
317"That Old Back Magic"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxDecember 4, 1977 (1977-12-04)166671
328"Love Is Sweeping the Counter"Kim FriedmanArthur S. RabinDecember 11, 1977 (1977-12-11)166672
339"A Semi-Merry Christmas"Marc DanielsMadelyn Pugh Davis & Bob Carroll, Jr. and Tom WhedonDecember 18, 1977 (1977-12-18)166674
3410"Oh! George Burns"Marc DanielsSeaman Jacobs & Fred S. FoxJanuary 1, 1978 (1978-01-01)166675
3511"The Eyes of Texas"Kim FriedmanRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxJanuary 8, 1978 (1978-01-08)166673
3612"Love Is a Free Throw"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxJanuary 15, 1978 (1978-01-15)166676
3713"Close Encounters of the Worst Kind"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxJanuary 22, 1978 (1978-01-22)166677
3814"The Pharmacist"Noam PitlikTeleplay: Michael Loman and Chris Hayward
Story: Michael Loman
January 29, 1978 (1978-01-29)166661
3915"Love Me, Love My Horse"William AsherTom WhedonFebruary 5, 1978 (1978-02-05)166678
4016"The Reporter"Dennis SteinmetzMichael LomanFebruary 12, 1978 (1978-02-12)166663
4117"Florence of Arabia"Kim FriedmanTom WhedonFebruary 19, 1978 (1978-02-19)166680
4218"The Cuban Connection"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxFebruary 26, 1978 (1978-02-26)166681
4319"Mel's Big Five-0"William AsherWarren S. MurrayMarch 5, 1978 (1978-03-05)166679
4420"Don't Lock Now"William AsherTom WhedonMarch 12, 1978 (1978-03-12)166682
4521"The Star in the Storeroom"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxMarch 19, 1978 (1978-03-19)166683
4622"The Bus"Marc DanielsTeleplay: Erik Tarloff
Story: Chris Hayward
March 26, 1978 (1978-03-26)166684
4723"Mel's Recession"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur Marx and Tom WhedonApril 2, 1978 (1978-04-02)166685
4824"Earthquake"Noam PitlikTeleplay: Chris Hayward and Gary Markowitz
Story: Chris Hayward
April 9, 1978 (1978-04-09)166682

Season 3 (1978–79)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
491"Take Him, He's Yours"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxSeptember 24, 1978 (1978-09-24)166803
502"Car Wars"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxOctober 1, 1978 (1978-10-01)166801
513"Citizen Mel"William AsherCharles IsaacsOctober 8, 1978 (1978-10-08)166807
524"Vera's Popcorn Romance"William AsherTom WhedonOctober 15, 1978 (1978-10-15)166808
535"Block Those Kicks"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxOctober 22, 1978 (1978-10-22)166804
546"What Happened to the Class of '78?"William AsherTom WhedonOctober 29, 1978 (1978-10-29)166806
557"Better Never Than Late"William AsherTom WhedonNovember 5, 1978 (1978-11-05)166802
568"Mel's in a Family Way"William AsherTeleplay: Jerry Winnick and Tom Whedon
Story: Jerry Winnick
November 12, 1978 (1978-11-12)166809
579"Who Ordered the Hot Turkey?"William AsherTom WhedonNovember 19, 1978 (1978-11-19)166810
5810"The Happy Hoofers"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxNovember 26, 1978 (1978-11-26)166812
5911"A Slight Case of ESP"William AsherAlan Rosen & Fred RubinDecember 3, 1978 (1978-12-03)166811
6012"The Principal of the Thing"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxDecember 10, 1978 (1978-12-10)166805
6113"What're You Doing New Year's Eve?"Marc DanielsDawn Aldredge & Marion C. FreemanDecember 31, 1978 (1978-12-31)166819
6214"Sweet Charity"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxJanuary 14, 1979 (1979-01-14)166813
6315"The Fourth Time Around"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxJanuary 21, 1979 (1979-01-21)166815
6416"Tommy's First Love"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxJanuary 28, 1979 (1979-01-28)166816
6517"Mel Grows Up"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxFebruary 4, 1979 (1979-02-04)166818
6618"Vera's Broken Heart"Lee LochheadRobert Fisher & Arthur Marx and Tom WhedonFebruary 18, 1979 (1979-02-18)166814
6719"Alice's Decision"Lee LochheadRobert Fisher & Arthur Marx and Tom WhedonFebruary 25, 1979 (1979-02-25)166817
68
69
20
21
"The Last Stow It"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxMarch 11, 1979 (1979-03-11)166821
166822
7022"If the Shoe Fits"Marc DanielsTom Whedon and Charles IsaacsMarch 18, 1979 (1979-03-18)166820
7123"My Fair Vera"William AsherRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxMarch 25, 1979 (1979-03-25)166823
7224"Flo Finds Her Father"William AsherDawn Aldredge & Marion C. FreemanApril 1, 1979 (1979-04-01)166824

Season 4 (1979–80)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
731"Has Anyone Here Seen Telly?"Marc DanielsTom Whedon & Charles Isaacs and Robert Fisher & Arthur MarxSeptember 23, 1979 (1979-09-23)166936
742"Mona Lisa Alice"Marc DanielsTom Whedon & Charles IsaacsSeptember 30, 1979 (1979-09-30)166932
753"Mel Loves Marie"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxOctober 7, 1979 (1979-10-07)166931
764"Vera Robs the Cradle"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxOctober 21, 1979 (1979-10-21)166933
775"Flo's Chili Reception"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxOctober 28, 1979 (1979-10-28)166934
786"Little Alice Bluenose"Marc DanielsTom Whedon & Charles IsaacsNovember 4, 1979 (1979-11-04)166937
797"Carrie Sharples Strikes Again"Lee LochheadRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxNovember 11, 1979 (1979-11-11)166940
808"Mel's in the Kitchen with Dinah"Norman AbbottTom Whedon & Charles IsaacsNovember 18, 1979 (1979-11-18)166938
819"Cabin Fever"Marc DanielsThad Mumford & Dan WilcoxDecember 2, 1979 (1979-12-02)166935
8210"My Cousin, Art Carney"Lee LochheadRobert Fisher & Arthur Marx and Tom Whedon & Charles IsaacsDecember 9, 1979 (1979-12-09)166942
8311"Mel, the Magi"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonDecember 23, 1979 (1979-12-23)166945
8412"Good Buddy Flo"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoJanuary 6, 1980 (1980-01-06)166943
8513"Alice in TV Land"Norman AbbottRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxJanuary 13, 1980 (1980-01-13)166939
8614"Alice Beats the Clock"Marc DanielsKatherine GreenJanuary 27, 1980 (1980-01-27)166946
8715"Carrie's Wedding"Gary ShimokawaMark Egan & Mark SolomonFebruary 3, 1980 (1980-02-03)166941
8816"My Funny Valentine Tux"Marc DanielsTom Whedon & Charles IsaacsFebruary 10, 1980 (1980-02-10)166947
8917"Auld Acquaintances Should Be Forgot"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxFebruary 17, 1980 (1980-02-17)166944
9018"Flo's Farewell"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxFebruary 24, 1980 (1980-02-24)166848
9119"For Whom the Belle Toils"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoMarch 2, 1980 (1980-03-02)166949
9220"One Too Many Girls"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxMarch 9, 1980 (1980-03-09)166950
9321"Vera, the Vamp"Linda Lavin and Lee LochheadLinda Morris & Vic RauseoMarch 16, 1980 (1980-03-16)166951
9422"Profit Without Honor"Lee LochheadRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxMarch 23, 1980 (1980-03-23)166952
9523"Cook's Tour"Linda Lavin and Lee LochheadLinda Morris & Vic RauseoMarch 30, 1980 (1980-03-30)166953
9624"Here Comes Alice Cottontail"Marc DanielsRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxApril 6, 1980 (1980-04-06)166954

Season 5 (1980–81)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
971"Mel and the Green Machine"Lee LochheadLinda Morris & Vic RauseoNovember 2, 1980 (1980-11-02)167201
982"Dog Day Evening"Marc DanielsGeorge Arthur BloomNovember 9, 1980 (1980-11-09)167202
993"Hello Vegas, Goodbye Diner"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonNovember 16, 1980 (1980-11-16)167203
1004"Too Many Robert Goulets"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoNovember 16, 1980 (1980-11-16)167204
1015"Vera's Aunt Agatha"Marc DanielsBob Fisher & Arthur MarxNovember 23, 1980 (1980-11-23)167205
1026"Tommy's TKO"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoNovember 30, 1980 (1980-11-30)167206
1037"The New Improved Mel"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonDecember 7, 1980 (1980-12-07)167207
1048"Carrie Sings the Blues"Christine Ballard & Linda LavinMark Egan & Mark SolomonDecember 21, 1980 (1980-12-21)167208
1059"Henry's Bitter Half"Lee LochheadMark Egan & Mark SolomonJanuary 4, 1981 (1981-01-04)167209
10610"Alice Locks Belle Out"Nick HavingaBob Fisher & Arthur MarxJanuary 11, 1981 (1981-01-11)167210
10711"Vera Goes Out on a Limb"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoJanuary 18, 1981 (1981-01-18)167211
10812"The Jerry Reed Fish Story"Marc DanielsBob Fisher & Arthur MarxFebruary 1, 1981 (1981-02-01)167214
10913"Bye Bye, Birdie"Marc DanielsGeorge Arthur BloomFebruary 8, 1981 (1981-02-08)167213
11014"Alice's Son, the Drop-Out"Marc DanielsBob Fisher & Arthur MarxFebruary 15, 1981 (1981-02-15)167212
11115"Carrie Chickens Out"Marc DanielsBob Fisher & Arthur MarxFebruary 22, 1981 (1981-02-22)167215
11216"Macho, Macho Mel"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonMarch 8, 1981 (1981-03-08)167216
11317"The Great Escape"Marc DanielsMark Egan, Linda Morris, Vic Rauseo & Mark SolomonMarch 15, 1981 (1981-03-15)167217
11418"Alice Strikes Up the Band"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonMarch 29, 1981 (1981-03-29)167218
11519"Who's Kissing the Great Chef of Phoenix?"Marc DanielsBob Fisher & Arthur MarxApril 5, 1981 (1981-04-05)167219
11620"Baby Makes Five"Christine Ballard & Linda LavinCharles Isaacs & Tom WhedonMay 3, 1981 (1981-05-03)167220

Season 6 (1981–82)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
1171"Bet a Million, Mel"Nick HavingaBob Fisher & Arthur MarxOctober 4, 1981 (1981-10-04)167462
1182"Guinness on Tap"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonOctober 11, 1981 (1981-10-11)167467
1193"Comrade Mel"Marc DanielsPrudence Fraser & Robert SterninOctober 18, 1981 (1981-10-18)167466
1204"Alice's Halloween Surprise"Marc DanielsGail HonigbergOctober 25, 1981 (1981-10-25)167464
1215"Alice's Big Four-Oh!"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoNovember 8, 1981 (1981-11-08)167463
1226"Mel's Cousin, Wendell"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Linda Morris & Vic Rauseo & Mark SolomonNovember 15, 1981 (1981-11-15)167222
1237"Vera's Bouncing Check"Marc DanielsBob Brunner & Ken HechtNovember 29, 1981 (1981-11-29)167221
1248"After Mel's Gone"Stockton BriggleBob Bruner & Ken HechtDecember 6, 1981 (1981-12-06)167465
1259"Mel's Christmas Carol"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoDecember 20, 1981 (1981-12-20)167474
12610"The Wild One"Marc DanielsMike WeinbergerDecember 27, 1981 (1981-12-27)167461
12711"Alice Calls the Shots"Marc DanielsGail HonigbergJanuary 3, 1982 (1982-01-03)167469
12812"Not with My Niece You Don't"John PasquinChet Dowling & Sandy KrinskyJanuary 17, 1982 (1982-01-17)167473
12913"Vera, Queen of Soaps"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonJanuary 31, 1982 (1982-01-31)167475
13014"Sharples vs. Sharples"Linda DayMark Egan & Mark SolomonFebruary 7, 1982 (1982-02-07)167472
13115"The Valentine's Day Massacre"John PasquinMark Egan & Mark SolomonFebruary 14, 1982 (1982-02-14)167479
13216"The Best Little Waitress in the World"Mel FerberLinda Morris & Vic RauseoFebruary 21, 1982 (1982-02-21)167471
13317"Alice and the Acorns"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonMarch 7, 1982 (1982-03-07)167470
13418"Jolene Hunnicutt, Dynamite Trucker"Marc DanielsChet Dowling & Sandy KrinskiMarch 14, 1982 (1982-03-14)167476
13519"Mel Wins By a Nose"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoMarch 21, 1982 (1982-03-21)167480
13620"Give My Regrets to Broadway"John PasquinGail HonigbergApril 4, 1982 (1982-04-04)167482
13721"Vera's Reunion Romance"Christine Ballard & Linda LavinMark Egan & Gail Honigberg & Mark SolomonApril 11, 1982 (1982-04-11)167485
13822"Monty Falls for Alice"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Linda Morris & Vic Rauseo & Mark SolomonApril 18, 1982 (1982-04-18)167468
13923"Spell Mel's"Marc DanielsChet Dowling & Sandy KrinskiMay 2, 1982 (1982-05-02)167477
14024"My Mother the Landlord"Marc DanielsChet Dowling & Sandy KrinskiMay 16, 1982 (1982-05-16)167481

Season 7 (1982–83)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
1411"Sorry, Wrong Lips"Mel FerberHoward Liebling & Lloyd TurnerOctober 6, 1982 (1982-10-06)167625
1422"Do You Take This Waitess?"Christine Ballard & Linda LavinGail HonigbergOctober 13, 1982 (1982-10-13)167478
1433"The Secret of Mel's Diner"Marc DanielsChet Dowling & Sandy KrinskiOctober 20, 1982 (1982-10-20)167484
1444"Alice at the Palace"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonOctober 27, 1982 (1982-10-27)167621
1455"Joel Gray Saves the Day"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonNovember 3, 1982 (1982-11-03)167622
1466"Alice's Turkey of a Thanksgiving"Mel FerberGail HonigbergNovember 10, 1982 (1982-11-10)167630
1477"Carrie on the Rebound"Marc DanielsBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonJanuary 9, 1983 (1983-01-09)167628
1488"Jolene's Brother Jonas"John PasquinDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicJanuary 16, 1983 (1983-01-16)167626
1499"Alice Sees the Light"Marc DanielsBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonFebruary 28, 1983 (1983-02-28)167637
15010"Vera the Virtuoso"Linda Lavin & John PasquinRobert Getchell, David Silverman & Stephen SustarsicMarch 7, 1983 (1983-03-07)167634
15111"Alice Faces the Music"Marc Daniels & Vic TaybackRobert Getchell, David Silverman & Stephen SustarsicMarch 14, 1983 (1983-03-14)167639
15212"Tommy, the Jailbird"Mel FerberRobert Getchell, David Silverman & Stephen SustarsicMarch 21, 1983 (1983-03-21)167631
15313"Jolene and the Night Watchman"John PasquinBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonMarch 28, 1983 (1983-03-28)167641
15414"Mel's Dream Car"John PasquinBarry GoldApril 11, 1983 (1983-04-11)167627
15515"Come Back Little Sharples"Mel FerberGail HonigbergApril 17, 1983 (1983-04-17)167638
15616"Vera, The Torch"John PasquinMark Egan & Mark SolomonApril 24, 1983 (1983-04-24)167642
15717"The Grass is Always Greener"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoMay 1, 1983 (1983-05-01)167629
15818"Tommy Fouls Out"Marc DanielsMichael Cassutt & Lew LevyMay 15, 1983 (1983-05-15)167623
15919"Vera on the Lam"Marc DanielsBarry GoldMay 22, 1983 (1983-05-22)167632
16020"Mel's Cousin Wendy?"John PasquinLinda Morris & Vic RauseoMay 29, 1983 (1983-05-29)167640
16121"Sweet Erasable Mel"John PasquinBetty YahrJune 5, 1983 (1983-06-05)167635
16222"Tommy Hyatt, Business Consultant"Mel FerberBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonJune 12, 1983 (1983-06-12)167633
16323"Jolene Lets the Cat Out of the Bag"Don Corvan & Linda LavinGail HonigbergSeptember 18, 1983 (1983-09-18)167636

Season 8 (1983–84)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
1641"Mel is Hogg-Tied"John PasquinMark Egan & Mark SolomonOctober 2, 1983 (1983-10-02)185206
1652"Vera's Secret Lover"Marc DanielsGail HonigbergOctober 9, 1983 (1983-10-09)167624
1663"Jolene Gets Her Wings"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoOctober 16, 1983 (1983-10-16)185204
1674"Alice's Blind Date"Dolores FerraroBob StevensOctober 23, 1983 (1983-10-23)185203
1685"It Had to Be Mel"Marc DanielsLindsay HarrisonOctober 30, 1983 (1983-10-30)185205
1696"The Over-the-Hill Girls"Tom TrbovichMark Egan & Mark SolomonNovember 6, 1983 (1983-11-06)185208
1707"Vera Gets Engaged"Marc DanielsBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonNovember 20, 1983 (1983-11-20)185210
1718"Vera's Wedding"Marc DanielsStory by : Mark Solomon
Teleplay by : Gail Honigberg
November 20, 1983 (1983-11-20)185211
1729"The Robot Wore Pink"Marc DanielsPeter NoahDecember 18, 1983 (1983-12-18)185212
17310"'Tis the Season to Be Jealous"Don Corbin & Linda LavinBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonDecember 25, 1983 (1983-12-25)185214
17411"Tommy Goes Overboard"Oz ScottNick Gore & Jerry JacobiusJanuary 1, 1984 (1984-01-01)185201
17512"Vera, the Horse Thief"John PasquinBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonJanuary 8, 1984 (1984-01-08)185202
17613"Jolene Throws a Curve"Marc DanielsSid Dorfman & Harvey WeitzmanJanuary 15, 1984 (1984-01-15)185213
17714"Lies My Mother Told Me"Marc DanielsSid Dorfman & Harvey WeitzmanJanuary 29, 1984 (1984-01-29)185216
17815"Alice and the Devoted Dentist"Marc DanielsDuncan Scott McGibbonFebruary 12, 1984 (1984-02-12)185209
17916"Alice's Hot Air Romance"Marc DanielsMichael CassuttMarch 4, 1984 (1984-03-04)185220
18017"Dollars to Donuts"Oz ScottDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicMarch 11, 1984 (1984-03-11)185207
18118"My Dinner with Debbie"Marc DanielsMark Egan & Mark SolomonMarch 18, 1984 (1984-03-18)185218
18219"Vera's Fine Feathered Friends"Marc DanielsDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicMarch 25, 1984 (1984-03-25)185215
18320"Jolene is Stuck on Mel"Don Corvan & Linda LavinGail HonigbergApril 1, 1984 (1984-04-01)185219
18421"Don't Play it Again, Elliott"Marc Daniels & Nancy WalkerLarry BalmagiaApril 15, 1984 (1984-04-15)185221
18522"Mel Spins His Wheels"Marc DanielsRichard Marcus & Michael PoryesMay 13, 1984 (1984-05-13)185217
18623"Be It Ever So Crowded"Marc DanielsDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicMay 20, 1984 (1984-05-20)185222

Season 9 (1984–85)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air dateProd.
code
1871"Romancing Mister Stone"Marc DanielsCindy Begel & Lesa KiteOctober 14, 1984 (1984-10-14)185574
1882"Space Sharples"Marc DanielsBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonOctober 28, 1984 (1984-10-28)185577
1893"Big, Bad Mel"Marc DanielsDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicNovember 4, 1984 (1984-11-04)185571
1904"Houseful of Hunnicutts"Don CorvanLisa A. Bannick & Jack CarrerowNovember 18, 1984 (1984-11-18)185576
1915"Tommy's Lost Weekend"Marc DanielsStory by : Arnold Schmidt
Teleplay by : Bob Bendetson & Howard Bendetson
November 25, 1984 (1984-11-25)185578
1926"Undercover Mel"Marc DanielsLinda Morris & Vic RauseoDecember 16, 1984 (1984-12-16)185580
1937"Footloose Mel"Lee Shallat ChemelBob Bendetson & Howard BendetsonDecember 23, 1984 (1984-12-23)185573
1948"Vera's Anniversary Blues"Don CorvanLisa A. Bannick & Jack CarrerowJanuary 8, 1985 (1985-01-08)185579
1959"Kiss the Grill Goodbye"Nancy WalkerCindy Begel & Lesa KiteJanuary 15, 1985 (1985-01-15)185582
19610"Vera, the Nightbird"Don CorvanLinda Morris & Vic RauseoJanuary 22, 1985 (1985-01-22)185581
19711"Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Part 1"Don CorvanDavid Silverman & Stephen SustarsicJanuary 29, 1985 (1985-01-29)185583
19812"Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore: Part 2"Don CorvanStory by : Mark Solomon & Mark Egan
Teleplay by : Bob Bendetson & Howard Bendetson
February 5, 1985 (1985-02-05)185584
19913"The Night They Raided Debbie's"Marc DanielsCindy Begel & Lesa KiteFebruary 6, 1985 (1985-02-06)185575
20014"One on One"Don CorvanLinda Morris & Vic RauseoMarch 5, 1985 (1985-03-05)185585
20115"Vera's Grounded Gumshoe"Marc DanielsCindy Begel & Lesa KiteMarch 12, 1985 (1985-03-12)185572
20216"Th-th-th-that's All, Folks"Don CorvanBob Carroll Jr. & Madelyn DavisMarch 19, 1985 (1985-03-19)185586

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore on IMDb
  2. ^ "1982-83 Ratings History". TV Rating Guide (www.tvratingsguide.com). October 2017. Retrieved July 31, 2019.
  3. ^ "1984-85 Ratings History". TV Rating Guide (www.tvratingsguide.com). October 2017. Retrieved July 31, 2019.