"Birdman of Melmac"

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Season 1, Episode 5 of ALF: The Animated Series.

When the Shumways' pet bird Harry is dubbed a rare species, Harry lets fame go to his head.

Summary[edit | edit source]

Teaser[edit | edit source]

In a live action framing sequence, ALF, in the present, decides to write the rest of his memoir on a computer.

Story[edit | edit source]

Summary to follow...

Epilogue[edit | edit source]

In the closing live-action segment, ALF has returned to writing his memoir on a typewriter, but the "L" key doesn't work.

Background information[edit | edit source]

Production history[edit | edit source]

  • Premiere airdate: October 31, 1987

Continuity[edit | edit source]

  • In the title sequence and closing credits, 'Melmacian' is pronounced "Mel-MAY-shin".
  • "Shumway" is given as Harry's last name.

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Cast[edit | edit source]

Additional voices[edit | edit source]

Unidentified voice actors[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

All Things Dead and Feathery; Benedict; bird; Bird Town; bird’s eye plastic; birdbath; Bismark; book; Buffy; buzzard; cat chop; cat chop pounder; chicken; chookaniptus; Dead Birds I Have Known; East Velcro; Eastfellman; eastfellman smulk; egg; Everett; Fort Shapiro; garage; Gizardbeak, Marlin; Grump, The; Junior Birdmen; Max; MBA; Melmac; Melmac Bird Authority; Muffy; music; nest; plea bargain; Ralph; red-winged fly swatter; Sissy; stereo; ticket; wedding; wernick; Westfellman; westfellman smulk

Framing sequence references[edit | edit source]

computer; floppy disk; Melmac Memories; typewriter

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