Season 2, Episode 13 Close Encounters of the Worst Kind

First Aired: January 22, 1978

Hostility rages at Mel's after the workers decide to vent their petty grievances. Linda Lavin. Flo: Polly Holliday. Dr. Turner: Avery Schreiber. Bill: Larry Hovis. Helen: Barbara Sharma. Sam: Boyd Bodwell. Allen: Charles Cyphers. Mel: Vic Tayback.

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  • Premiered: August 31, 1976
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: 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. (more)

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