Pop Culture

The Man Behind The Catchiest Theme Song Of The 80s Was More Than A One Hit Wonder

Do you remember flipping on the TV just in time to hear the instrumental theme song to ALF? Without a doubt one of the most memorable shows of of the 80's, ALF crash lands into the Tanner family for 99 episodes over four seasons and hilarity ensues. Originally from the planet Melmac, ALF is taken in by Willie and Kate Tanner, along with their children Lynn and Brian and the family cat Lucky. In tune with the theme song, the composer of this iconic rhythm was none-other, than a man named Alf Clausen. Clausen had some great work under his

80s

7 Things You Didn't Know About Alf That Would Make Our Favorite Alien Say "Haaaa! I Kill Me"

Most television shows make a fair amount of sense. They seem to have a formulaic style of comedy or drama that is easy to understand. Then there is ALF. How do you even begin to describe ALF? NBCAn Alien Life Form (ALF) crash-lands in suburban California in the home of the the Tanners. The Tanners hide ALF in their house while he is supposed to be repairing his spaceship. ALF reveals that his planet when through a nuclear explosion and wants to warn the president that this might happen to Earth. It does not go super great, but he does

90s

11 TV Sidekicks Who Stole the Show From The Main Character

Having a good imagination was pretty important when you were a kid. There were so many amazing toys and games that you could play, but the way to ensure they were going to be the maximum level of awesome was to tap into that youthful and innocent imagination. One of the most enjoyable things to imagine was having a pet or animal buddy that you could hang out with. I guess you could try to convince your parents to get a pet, but they weren't really the same as some of the ones you saw on TV. A lot of