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* PutOnABus: It's mentioned that the Tanners were relocated to Mozambique and later Reykjavik following ALF's capture.


* AbsenteeActor: None of the Tanners returned for the movie.


The 1996 MadeForTVMovie of ''{{Series/Alf}}'', following up from that series' cliffhanger ending. Alf is taken to a secret research facility, being looked after, experimented on, even [[ColdBloodedTorture tortured]] by a litany of scientists, though cared for by a few, in particular Major Melissa Hill and Captain Rick Mullican. They, though having the most sympathy for the dimunitive alien, still are quite annoyed by him, but not so annoyed they don't take him to one of Melissa's friends, the wealthy ex-NASA pilot Dexter Moyers. What he has in store for Alf, though...

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The 1996 MadeForTVMovie of ''{{Series/Alf}}'', ''Series/{{ALF}}'', following up from that series' cliffhanger ending. Alf ALF is taken to a secret research facility, being looked after, experimented on, even [[ColdBloodedTorture tortured]] by a litany of scientists, though cared for by a few, in particular Major Melissa Hill and Captain Rick Mullican. They, though having the most sympathy for the dimunitive diminutive alien, still are quite annoyed by him, but not so annoyed they don't take him to one of Melissa's friends, the wealthy ex-NASA pilot Dexter Moyers. What he has in store for Alf, ALF, though...



Stars Creator/MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf dead.

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Stars Creator/MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf ALF dead.




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* BlackComedy: Mostly near the beginning, actually, when the traumatized Alf simply cannot forget the fate of one of his researchers, and ends up running through a half-dozen more with his grisly descriptions.

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* BlackComedy: Mostly near the beginning, actually, when the traumatized Alf ALF simply cannot forget the fate of one of his researchers, and ends up running through a half-dozen more with his grisly descriptions.



* DeadpanSnarker: Alf, of course, but much of the rest of the cast too.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Alf, ALF, of course, but much of the rest of the cast too.



* FreudianExcuse: An alien kidnapped and tortured Milfoil's mother, resulting in his current vendetta against Alf.

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* FreudianExcuse: An alien kidnapped and tortured Milfoil's mother, resulting in his current vendetta against Alf.ALF.



* GeneralRipper: Milfoil, who seeks to use a chemical bio-weapon to kill Alf.

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* GeneralRipper: Milfoil, who seeks to use a chemical bio-weapon to kill Alf.ALF.



* InterspeciesRomance: Alf wants this with Nina, Moyers' secretary, and she doesn't seem to be unwilling, but it may just have been a HoneyTrap.

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* InterspeciesRomance: Alf ALF wants this with Nina, Moyers' secretary, and she doesn't seem to be unwilling, but it may just have been a HoneyTrap.



* SleepMask: When Melissa and Rick come to rescue Alf from his imprisonment in his luxury cell, Alf is wearing one of these which he claims is to keep his cold cream on. It is really just another symbol of how he has turned his jail cell into his personal spa.

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* SleepMask: When Melissa and Rick come to rescue Alf ALF from his imprisonment in his luxury cell, Alf ALF is wearing one of these which he claims is to keep his cold cream on. It is really just another symbol of how he has turned his jail cell into his personal spa.




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\nStars Creator/MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf dead.


Stars Creator/MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf dead. Most definitely NeedsWikiMagicLove.

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Stars Creator/MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf dead. Most definitely NeedsWikiMagicLove.



* AbsenteeActor: None of the Tanners returned for the movie.



* HumanFocusedAdaptation: A good chunk of the film focuses on the two human leads trying to protect ALF and their UnresolvedSexualTension, with ALF almost in a [[SupportingProtagonist seemingly supporting role]], as an alien that happens to be with them making wisecracks. This is another reason why the film isn't looked at too fondly amongst fans.

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* HumanFocusedAdaptation: A good chunk of the film focuses on the two human leads trying to protect ALF and their UnresolvedSexualTension, with ALF almost in a [[SupportingProtagonist seemingly supporting role]], as an alien that happens to be with them making wisecracks. This is another reason one of several reasons why the film isn't looked at too fondly amongst fans.

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* SleepMask: When Melissa and Rick come to rescue Alf from his imprisonment in his luxury cell, Alf is wearing one of these which he claims is to keep his cold cream on. It is really just another symbol of how he has turned his jail cell into his personal spa.


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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: ALF's friends Skip and Rhonda never come back for him in this film, even though they were present in the series finale, ready to beam him back aboard their ship before the military showed up.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: ALF's friends Skip and Rhonda never come back for him in this film, even though they were present in the series finale, ready to beam him back aboard their ship before the military showed up.up.
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* LargeHam: Milfoil again; the only thing that keeps him from being downright scary is his brief ChewingTheScenery moments.

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* LargeHam: Milfoil again; the only thing that keeps him from being downright scary is his brief ChewingTheScenery moments.moments.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: ALF's friends Skip and Rhonda never come back for him in this film, even though they were present in the series finale, ready to beam him back aboard their ship before the military showed up.

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* HumanFocusedAdaptation: A good chunk of the film focuses on the two human leads trying to protect ALF and their UnresolvedSexualTension, with ALF almost in a [[SupportingProtagonist seemingly supporting role]], as an alien that happens to be with them making wisecracks. This is another reason why the film isn't looked at too fondly amongst fans.


* IThoughtItMeant: Alf goes to a strip club called the Kitty Kat Lounge thinking he can get something to eat...


Stars MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf dead. Most definitely NeedsWikiMagicLove.

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Stars MartinSheen Creator/MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf dead. Most definitely NeedsWikiMagicLove.

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* LargeHam: Milfoil again; the only thing that keeps him from being downright scary is his brief ChewingTheScenery moments.
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* LargeHam: Milfoil again; the only thing that keeps him from being downright scary is his brief ChewingTheScenery moments.
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* BigBadEnsemble: Colonel Milfoil and Dexter Moyers.


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* DeadStarWalking: Ed Begley, Jr. as Dr. Warner, who gets fried by his own electrocution machine.


The 1996 MadeForTVMovie of {{Series/Alf}}, following up from that series' cliffhanger ending. Alf is taken to a secret research facility, being looked after, experimented on, even [[ColdBloodedTorture tortured]] by a litany of scientists, though cared for by a few, in particular Major Melissa Hill and Captain Rick Mullican. They, though having the most sympathy for the dimunitive alien, still are quite annoyed by him, but not so annoyed they don't take him to one of Melissa's friends, the wealthy ex-NASA pilot Dexter Moyers. What he has in store for Alf, though...

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The 1996 MadeForTVMovie of {{Series/Alf}}, ''{{Series/Alf}}'', following up from that series' cliffhanger ending. Alf is taken to a secret research facility, being looked after, experimented on, even [[ColdBloodedTorture tortured]] by a litany of scientists, though cared for by a few, in particular Major Melissa Hill and Captain Rick Mullican. They, though having the most sympathy for the dimunitive alien, still are quite annoyed by him, but not so annoyed they don't take him to one of Melissa's friends, the wealthy ex-NASA pilot Dexter Moyers. What he has in store for Alf, though...


Stars MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf dead. Most definitely NeedsWikiMagicLove.

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Stars MartinSheen as a xenophobic GeneralRipper type with a FreudianExcuse who wishes to see Alf dead. Most definitely NeedsWikiMagicLove.NeedsWikiMagicLove.

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!Contains examples of:

* BlackComedy: Mostly near the beginning, actually, when the traumatized Alf simply cannot forget the fate of one of his researchers, and ends up running through a half-dozen more with his grisly descriptions.
* ChekhovsGun: Moyers' recording equipment, used in the EngineeredPublicConfession noted below.
* DeadpanSnarker: Alf, of course, but much of the rest of the cast too.
* FreudianExcuse: An alien kidnapped and tortured Milfoil's mother, resulting in his current vendetta against Alf.
* EngineeredPublicConfession: Mullican activates Moyers' cameras just so he can discuss the requisition order Milfoil took out for the poison; Milfoil specifically throws his Second Lieutenant Reese under the bus and burns the order on camera, sealing his downfall.
* GeneralRipper: Milfoil, who seeks to use a chemical bio-weapon to kill Alf.
* InterspeciesRomance: Alf wants this with Nina, Moyers' secretary, and she doesn't seem to be unwilling, but it may just have been a HoneyTrap.
* IThoughtItMeant: Alf goes to a strip club called the Kitty Kat Lounge thinking he can get something to eat...
* LargeHam: Milfoil again; the only thing that keeps him from being downright scary is his brief ChewingTheScenery moments.
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