August 31, 2017 all-day
Aug 31, 1976. Linda Lavin played the title role in this CBS comedy that was based on the 1975 film Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore. Alice Hyatt had dreams of making it big as a singer while trying to make ends meet by waitressing at a diner. Lavin’s costars included Vic Tayback as diner owner Mel Sharples; Philip McKeon as Alices son, Tommy; Beth Howland as waitress Vera Gorman; and Polly Holliday as sassy waitress Flo Castleberry. The last telecast aired on July 2, 1985.
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