Alice

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Alice
Alice-Logo.jpg
Premiere August 31, 1976
Finale March 19, 1985
Creator Robert Getchell
Network CBS
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company Warner Bros. Television
Seasons 9
Episodes 202
Origin USA
This is about the 1975-85 series. For the 2009 miniseries, see Alice (2009).

Alice is a sitcom that aired on CBS. The program is based on the 1974 motion picture Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore.

A widow and her young son move to the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona where she works at a roadside cafe called Mel's Diner.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Linda Lavin Alice Hyatt * * * * * * * * *
Vic Tayback Mel Sharples * * * * * * * * *
Beth Howland Vera Louise Gorman-Novak * * * * * * * * *
Philip McKeon Tommy Hyatt1 * * * * * * * * *
Polly Holliday Florence Jean "Flo" Castleberry * * * *
Diane Ladd Belle Dupree *
Celia Weston Jolene Hunnicutt * * * *
Charles Levin Elliot Novak o *
Orange/Red/o indicates a recurring or guest role during that season.
Dark Green indicates top billing during that season.
Supporting/Recurring Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Marvin Kaplan Henry * * * * * * * *
Duane R. Campbell Chuck * * * * * * * *
Dave Madden Earl Hicks * * * * * * *
Martha Raye Carrie Sharples * * * * * *
Ted Gehring Charlie * * *
Douglas Robinson Doug * * * * *

1 played by Alfred Lutter III in the pilot episode

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
CBS
Season One August 31, 1976 March 26, 1977 24
Season Two October 2, 1977 April 9, 1978 24
Season Three September 24, 1978 April 1, 1979 24
Season Four September 23, 1979 April 6, 1980 24
Season Five November 2, 1980 May 3, 1981 20
Season Six October 4, 1981 May 16, 1982 24
Season Seven October 6, 1982 September 18, 1983 23
Season Eight October 2, 1983 May 20, 1984 23
Season Nine October 14, 1984 March 19, 1985 16

In-Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Season Sets
The Complete First Season June 12, 2012 3

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The Complete Second Season October 23, 2012 3

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The Complete Third Season March 19, 2013 3

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The Complete Fourth Season October 22, 2013 3

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