Alice is an American sitcom television series that ran from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985 on CBS. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The show stars Linda Lavin in the title role, a widow who moves with her young son to start her life over again, and finds a job working at a roadside diner on the outskirts of Phoenix, Arizona. Most of the episodes revolve around events at Mel's Diner.
Alice gets her hopes up to be a big star when a talent agent comes to town.
Alice falls for an ex-football player, who is now an actor.
Alice meets her late husband's beneficiary.
Alice is mistakenly picked up by the five-0 for prostitution when she is performing in a nightclub.
A sleepless night of obscene phone calls prompts Alice into considering packing a piece.
A famous food critic dies in Mel's Diner, which freaks out everyone.
Aliec feels that Tommy is learning about sex too early when she finds a picture of a naked woman in Tommy's wallet.
When Alice helps Flo get a man, the Man tries to help himself to Alice.
Alice and Flo try to keep Vera from O'Ding on sleeping pills.
Alice is proposed marriage from an old boyfriend from the old neighborhood.
Alice is thrilled that Mel is taking Tommy camping, until she finds out that it involves hunting as well. Alice refuses to let Tommy go, but he runs away to go camping anyway. It isn't until he shoots an animal that he realizes that his mother was right all along.
Rose Hyatt comes to visit Alice and Tommy, much to Alice's chagrin. And now she's talking about staying there....
Alice does all that she can to stop Rose from becoming a permanent Phoeniz resident.
Vera's boyfriend might very well be a married man.
Mel falls in love with a young nature hiker from New Jersey.
Mel leaves Alice and Flo his car when he goes on a trip, but Flo gets it totaled in an accident that is spread out over several blocks. Will they fix it time before Mel gets back? Nope, Mel comes home early and finds out about his car from an angry Hispanic neighbor!
A robbery heist gets messed up when the cash register is stuck. The robber thinks he is a failure, but he gets a chance to redeem himself when he helps a lady deliver a baby in the diner.
A fake Gypsy is caught stealing the silverware by Alice, and she puts a curse on the gang.
Alice might be in trouble with Uncle Sam when she learns that her recently decease husband never paid his back taxes.
Flo's trailer is stolen, and Alice has the heart to let her stay at her house for a spell. The spell is broken when Alice finds out that Flo is an all-out slob and have unwelcomed visitors (Flo's latest boyfriend, not roaches).
Alice and Flo try to find Vera a man.
Alice unknowingly donates Mel's old Navy Trophy to a rummage sale.
A Bag full of money is found in the diner, and Alice is the only one who wants to find the owner.
Alice gets her chance at stardom as a hamburger on a TV commercial for the diner.