Rick Fusterman is one of ALF's Melmacian friends from planet Melmac. He first appeared in the original series episode Help Me, Rhonda, and was featured as a regular character in the animated series. Rick managed to flee the destruction of Melmac along with Skip and Gordon. While ALF crash landed on Earth, Rick married Stella and they settled on Mercury, setting up a "mom & pop" tanning parlor.
Rick is also the name of a boy that took Lynn to a dance and then chose to dance all night with a blond cheerleader named Cindy Bennett.
Rick is voiced by Paul Fusco in the animated series. He stutters in his dialogue in the animated series.