Dorothy was born in March 2 1921 and would marry Sparky in 1941 and later give birth to Kate in 1949
"Sparky" passed away in 1976 she would always call him Dodo when he was alive.
Dorothy moves in with the Tanners for a while after she has a falling out with her best friend "Crazy" Estelle, whose house she used to live in. Dorothy moves into an apartment near the Tanners, where she meets Whizzer Deaver, who she will eventually marry.
Dorothy enjoys knitting and betting on horse races.
Dorothy and Alf have a love-hate relationship. Alf calls her The Wicked Witch of the West (possibly a sly reference to Dorothy Gale from the Movie "The Wizard of Oz"). Dorothy often insults ALF and even threatens to turn him into a rug.