The durable sitcom about a single mom who slings hash at Mel's Diner is based on the 1974 movie `Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore' and ran for nine seasons. The spinoff series `Flo,' with Polly Holliday, ran from 1980-81.
Premiered: August 31, 1976
Season 5, Episode 18 Alice Strikes Up the Band
First Aired: March 29, 1981
Alice lands a gig singing at a banquet with a 1940s theme and an influential audience. Alice: Linda Lavin. Jolene: Celia Weston. Mel: Vic Tayback. Vinnie: James Callahan. Vera: Beth Howland. Tommy: Philip McKeon. Chuck: Duane R. Campbell.
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