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What exactly is ALF?

We all know and remember the 1980's family sitcom ALF. He is a cat-eating, food-loving alien from the planet Melmac. One thing that I have always wondered: what exactly is ALF? He is not a puppet, ...
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Why didn't Gordon Shumway mind being called "ALF"?

Considering how acerbic and sarcastic he is, how come Gordon Shumway was so good-natured with the Tanners calling him "ALF"? If, say, a human went to the planet Melmac and had to hide out in a ...
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How did they shoot Alf's scenes? [duplicate]

As per Wikipedia page of ALF, ALF is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 22, 1986, to March 24, 1990.** The title character is Gordon Shumway, a friendly extraterrestrial ...
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