ALF Reboot in Development at Warner Bros

‘ALF’ Reboot in Development at Warner Bros. TV

Not even Melmacians are safe from being resurrected for modern television consumption, as Warner Bros.is working on a reboot of ALF.

A reboot of the hit '80s TV series ALF is in the works, SYFY WIRE has confirmed, with the project now in the early stages of development.

Every now and again there's a reboot or revival of a classic TV show which I can get behind, but for the most part, it just comes across as lazy, particularly as there are so many fantastic original TV shows on the air today.

There are a number of directions the show can take, according to TV Line.

ALF originally aired on NBC and the network has had luck by bringing back Will and Grace for a revival season recently. It's unclear at this time to what degree, if at all, he's going to be involved in the reboot. An acronym for Alien Life Form, ALF was a family sitcom which focused on a short ant-eater-like extraterrestrial who crash-lands into the garage of the Tanner household, a middle-class family in the San Fernando Valley. The TV series also starred Max Wright and Anne Schedeen, as the Tanner parents Willie and Kate, and Andrea Elson and Benji Gregory, as their children Lynn and Brian. Alf is now a pop icon, and the show is often referenced by other TV series llke "The Big Bang Theory" and "Mr. Robot". The character has also been featured in commercials for companies like DirecTV and Radio Shack.

The series aired on NBC from September 22, 1986, to March 24, 1990 for a total of 99 episodes and ended with ALF getting caught by the Alien Task Force.

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