The BEST episodes of Alice

Every episode of Alice ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Alice!

After her husband, Donald, was killed in a truck accident, Alice Hyatt and her 12-year-old son, Tommy, moved out of their home in New Jersey and headed for Hollywood. Alice's dream was to become a singer but for the time being she got work as a waitress in a greasy spoon, Mel's Diner after her car breaks down in Phoenix. Mel was gruff and demanding and constantly bossing his three waitresses around.

Last Updated: 2/3/2023Network:CBS
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Flo's Farewell
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#1 - Flo's Farewell

Season 4 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/24/1980

A wealthy Houston restaurateur offers Flo a job she finds hard to refuse.

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The Cuban Connection
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#2 - The Cuban Connection

Season 2 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/26/1978

Alice mediates a squabble between a womanizing photographer (Desi Arnaz)and his fed-up wife (Janis Paige).

Directors: William Asher
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The Night They Raided Debbie's
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#3 - The Night They Raided Debbie's

Season 9 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/6/1985

Answering a room-to-rent ad, Vera and Elliot's pushy landlady pushes herself and her kitschy furniture into their home and lives.

Directors: Nancy Walker
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Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore (2)
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#4 - Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore (2)

Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/5/1985

Whether Alice likes it or not, and she's not sure, country singer Travis Marsh gives her a chance to reach for the stars in a performance with him.

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Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore (1)
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#5 - Alice Doesn't Work Here Anymore (1)

Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/29/1985

A country singer takes a personel as well as professional interest in Alice and begs her to join his band on the road.

Directors: Don Corvan
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Vera, the Nightbird
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#6 - Vera, the Nightbird

Season 9 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/22/1985

Vera's secretly moonlighting as a sultry deejay called Nightbird and she's turning on all the males in Phoenix in the process.

Directors: Don Corvan
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Kiss the Grill Goodbye
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#7 - Kiss the Grill Goodbye

Season 9 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/15/1985

Jolene's appearance on the ""Working Women"" talk show does nothing to boost business at Mel's Diner.

Directors: Nancy Walker
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Vera's Anniversary Blues
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#8 - Vera's Anniversary Blues

Season 9 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/8/1985

Vera yearns for a romantic first wedding anniversary, but it gets off to anything but a romantic start and goes rapidly downhill from there.

Directors: Don Corvan
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Footloose Mel
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#9 - Footloose Mel

Season 9 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/23/1984

Mel 86es a group of ""hoodlums,"" unaware that they're the break dancers expected to perform at the diner as part of an arts festival.

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Undercover Mel
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#10 - Undercover Mel

Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired 12/16/1984

At Elliot's suggestion and lured by a $5000 reward, Mel goes undercover to smoke out rustlers selling stolen beef.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Tommy's Lost Weekend
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#11 - Tommy's Lost Weekend

Season 9 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/25/1984

Alice is worried that Tommy's partying is leading to a serious drinking problem.

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Houseful of Hunnicutts
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#12 - Houseful of Hunnicutts

Season 9 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/18/1984

Jolene loves her family, but finds it too much of a good thing when her father, five brothers, grandmother and family dog park themselves in her one-bedroom apartment.

Directors: Don Corvan
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Romancing Mister Stone
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#13 - Romancing Mister Stone

Season 9 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/14/1984

Jolene and Vera play Cupid for a dateless Alice by putting an ad in a magazine's personals column.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Be It Ever So Crowded
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#14 - Be It Ever So Crowded

Season 8 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/20/1984

Vera and Elliot buy a charming old house that comes complete with fireplace, furniture and antiques one of which is a shocking surprise.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Mel Spins His Wheels
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#15 - Mel Spins His Wheels

Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/13/1984

Mel disdains accommodating the handicapped until two sprained ankles give him a different view, from a wheelchair.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Jolene is Stuck on Mel
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#16 - Jolene is Stuck on Mel

Season 8 - Episode 20 - Aired 4/1/1984

Jolene has second thoughts about marrying a TV game show host especially after a dab of permanent glue bonds her firmly to Mel.

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The Grass is Always Greener
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#17 - The Grass is Always Greener

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/1/1983

In role reversals, Mel becomes an employee by accepting an executive position with a catering firm, and the waitresses become owners by buying his diner.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Vera's Fine Feathered Friends
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#18 - Vera's Fine Feathered Friends

Season 8 - Episode 19 - Aired 3/25/1984

Vera takes a tumble trying to rescue a nest of baby blue jays from the diner sign before Mel gets to them with a broom.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Alice at the Palace
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#19 - Alice at the Palace

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/27/1982

Joel Grey offers his services gratis as the leading man in a musical revue bankrolled by Mel and featuring Alice. Mel, however, has never heard of Grey and gives the role to his bookie.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Joel Grey Saves the Day
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#20 - Joel Grey Saves the Day

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/3/1982

Joel Grey walks out after producer Mel turns a revue about New York into a desert musical with tunes like ""Two Tootsies from Tucson"" and ""Ramona from Arizona.""

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Alice Sees the Light
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#21 - Alice Sees the Light

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 2/28/1983

Everyone takes with a grain of salt Alice's claim that she saw a UFO.

Directors: Marc Daniels
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Tommy, the Jailbird
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#22 - Tommy, the Jailbird

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired 3/21/1983

Alice fears that freshman Tommy is abusing his new freedom away from home by majoring in extracurricular activities.

Directors: Mel Ferber
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Jolene and the Night Watchman
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#23 - Jolene and the Night Watchman

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/28/1983

Jolene can't bring herself to bruise the tender feelings of a bruiser who saved her life and now considers her his girl.

Directors: John Pasquin
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Mel's Cousin Wendy?
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#24 - Mel's Cousin Wendy?

Season 7 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/29/1983

To steal a competitor's secret sauce recipe, Mel persuades his cousin to pose as a woman and apply for a job as a Burger Baby.

Directors: John Pasquin
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Tommy Hyatt, Business Consultant
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#25 - Tommy Hyatt, Business Consultant

Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired 6/12/1983

Using Tommy's marketing advice, Mel increases his business but also learns he's heading for bankruptcy.

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