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Season 1, Episode 5 of ''[[ALF: The Animated Series]]''.
 
Season 1, Episode 5 of ''[[ALF: The Animated Series]]''.
   
The Shumways' pet bird [[Harry]] is dubbed a rare [[Melmacian]] species, and Harry lets fame go to his head as a result.
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When the Shumways' pet bird Harry is dubbed a rare species, Harry lets fame go to his head.
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==Summary==
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===Teaser===
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In a live action framing sequence, ALF, in the present, decides to write the rest of his memoir on a computer.
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===Story===
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Summary to follow...
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===Epilogue===
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In the closing live-action segment, ALF has returned to writing his memoir on a typewriter, but the "L" key doesn't work.
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==Background information==
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===Production history===
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*Premiere airdate: October 31, 1987
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===Continuity===
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*In the title sequence and closing credits, 'Melmacian' is pronounced "Mel-MAY-shin".
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*"Shumway" is given as Harry's last name.
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==Links and references==
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===Cast===
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*[[Michael Fantini]] as [[Curtis Shumway]]
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*[[Paul Fusco]] as [[Gordon Shumway]] ([[ALF]])
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*[[Paulina Gillis]] as [[Augie Shumway]]
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*[[Peggy Mahon]] as [[Flo Shumway]]
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*[[Thick Wilson]] as [[Bob Shumway]]
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===Additional voices===
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*[[Don Francks]]
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*[[Greg Morton]]
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*[[Stephen McMulkin]]
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===Unidentified voice actors===
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*[[Harry|Harry Shumway]]
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*[[Neep]]
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*[[Thor Thundersocks]]
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===References===
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''[[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]]; [[Marlin Gizardbeak|Gizardbeak, Marlin]]; ''[[The Grump|Grump, The]]''; [[Junior Birdmen]]; [[Max]]; [[MBA]]; [[Melmac (planet)|Melmac]]; [[Melmac Bird Authority]]; [[Muffy]]; [[music]]; [[nest]]; [[plea bargain]]; [[Ralph]]; [[red-winged fly swatter]]; [[Sissy]]; [[stereo]]; [[ticket]]; [[wedding]]; [[Westfellman]]; [[westfellman smulk]]
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===Framing sequence references===
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[[computer]]; [[floppy disk]]; ''[[Melmac Memories]]''; [[typewriter]]
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==External links==
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*[https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0791673/?ref_=tt_ep_nx Birdman of Melmac] at the [https://www.imdb.com IMDb]
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[[Category:ALF: The Animated Series Episodes]]
 
[[Category:ALF: The Animated Series Episodes]]

Revision as of 01:31, 13 May 2021

"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

Teaser

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

Story

Summary to follow...

Epilogue

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

Production history

  • Premiere airdate: October 31, 1987

Continuity

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

Links and references

Cast

Additional voices

Unidentified voice actors

References

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; Westfellman; westfellman smulk

Framing sequence references

computer; floppy disk; Melmac Memories; typewriter

External links

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