Season 5, Episode 17 The Great Escape
First Aired: March 15, 1981
A trucker chooses Mel's Diner as the place to tell her amorous partner to hit the road. Burt: Robert Carnegie. Alice: Linda Lavin. Jolene: Celia Weston. Mel: Vic Tayback. Vera: Beth Howland.
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- Premiered: August 31, 1976
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- 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)