Tagged: ’80s TV: Comedy

VIDEO: ALF “ALF’s Special Christmas”

Mendo takes a look at the existentially crushing world of ’80s sitcom favorite ALF, and his one and only holiday episode, the two-part “ALF’s Special Christmas”. Can this show about the last survivor of a dead planet being stuck with a boring family that refuses to call him by his real name possibly get any more depressing? What do you think?

Family Ties “A, My Name is Alex” (part 5 of 5)

“I don’t think anyone under the age of 25 can fully appreciate how much hype and anticipation there was surrounding this episode when it originally aired. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to break genre boundaries. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to smash the fourth wall. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to give us all totally new insights into the nature of existence itself. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ would be all that, and oh yes, it would also be the bag of chips.”

Family Ties “A, My Name is Alex” (part 4 of 5)

“I don’t think anyone under the age of 25 can fully appreciate how much hype and anticipation there was surrounding this episode when it originally aired. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to break genre boundaries. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to smash the fourth wall. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to give us all totally new insights into the nature of existence itself. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ would be all that, and oh yes, it would also be the bag of chips.”

Family Ties “A, My Name is Alex” (part 3 of 5)

“I don’t think anyone under the age of 25 can fully appreciate how much hype and anticipation there was surrounding this episode when it originally aired. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to break genre boundaries. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to smash the fourth wall. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to give us all totally new insights into the nature of existence itself. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ would be all that, and oh yes, it would also be the bag of chips.”

Family Ties “A, My Name is Alex” (part 2 of 5)

“I don’t think anyone under the age of 25 can fully appreciate how much hype and anticipation there was surrounding this episode when it originally aired. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to break genre boundaries. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to smash the fourth wall. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to give us all totally new insights into the nature of existence itself. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ would be all that, and oh yes, it would also be the bag of chips.”

Family Ties “A, My Name is Alex” (part 1 of 5)

“I don’t think anyone under the age of 25 can fully appreciate how much hype and anticipation there was surrounding this episode when it originally aired. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to break genre boundaries. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to smash the fourth wall. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ was going to give us all totally new insights into the nature of existence itself. ‘A, My Name is Alex’ would be all that, and oh yes, it would also be the bag of chips.”

Family Ties “Band on the Run” (part 2 of 2)

“I’m guessing the producers of Family Ties felt bad for Tina, seeing as how they made her go on TV during the most awkward years of her adolescence, and dressed her like a linebacker, and added a younger kid to the cast when she stopped being cute, so they figured they might as well throw her a bone and let her do one of her terrible songs on the show.”

Family Ties “Band on the Run” (part 1 of 2)

“I’m guessing the producers of Family Ties felt bad for Tina, seeing as how they made her go on TV during the most awkward years of her adolescence, and dressed her like a linebacker, and added a younger kid to the cast when she stopped being cute, so they figured they might as well throw her a bone and let her do one of her terrible songs on the show.”