Premiered: March 24, 1980, on CBS
Premise: The flirty, fiery, gum-chomping waitress from `Alice' is the boss at her own cafe in this spin-off after she buys a fixer-upper in her small Texas home town. The move means new customers for Flo, but not a new attitude: she's still telling folks to `kiss my grits!' Despite the series' short order, Polly Holliday didn't return to `Alice.' Flo had been replaced by Belle (a role that was vacated after a year by Diane Ladd, who earned an Oscar nomination as Flo in the film that spawned `Alice.'