By Benzinga on June 14, 2023
In the 1980s, stories featuring aliens burst into the homes of families around the world, becoming true classics of pop culture.
First came the 1982 film “E.T.,” which conquered the hearts of an entire generation and established an infallible equation that later gave rise to “ALF,” a series in which charismatic and friendly Martians arrive by chance on planet Earth and are adopted by American families. Far away was the premise of James Cameron’s 1986 film “Alien,” which predicted an apocalypse at the hands of these creatures.
Thus, in 1986, ALF premiered on NBC: a family comedy starring a friendly cat-eating alien from the planet Melmac.
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