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Gordon Shumway (ALF)
Character Information
Male ♂
Hair: Brown fur
Occupation: Alien
First appearance: "Homer's Barbershop Quartet"
Voiced by: Dan Castellaneta
Paul Fusco

Gordon Shumway, commonly known as ALF (Alien Life Form) is an alien.


He appeared on the cover of Us.[1]

Milhouse traded Bart's soul to Comic Book Guy in exchange for ALF pogs.[2]

He was seen in a line up with other aliens, including Marvin the Martian, Gort, Chewbacca and Kang or Kodos when Homer was told to select the alien he saw.[3]

He was also supposed to appear at Bi-Mon-Sci-Fi-Con.[4]

ALF appears on an old TV guide in Homer's garage. The guide's cover reads "ALF hates Victoria Principal.[5]

A picture of ALF was seen on an old TV Guide cover.[6]


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When Homer fell into the couch, he encountered ALF on the cover of a TV Guide. Homer told ALF that his show was canceled too soon, but ALF told Homer that it got canceled at the right time.[7]

Behind the Laughter[edit]

ALF is the titular character in the TV series ALF.



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