Back to NBC we go for the next installment in Fall Preview Week.
Alf was white-hot leading off NBC's Monday night lineup, such that series creator Paul Fusco and NBC decided to add a Saturday morning animated prequel, which, in turn, would begat a 2nd cartoon, Alf Tales. To set things up for the 1987 season, NBC built their preview special around Alf in Alf Loves a Mystery. Danny Dark (ex-Super Friends), at the time a studio announcer at NBC, handles those chores here.
The animated Alf ended around the same time the Monday show did. New Archies was a bad idea, as DIC attempted to reboot the franchise with Archie Comics' blessing, but it wasn't the same. Most of the kiddo's were gravitating to CBS (Muppet Babies, Pee-Wee's Playhouse) or ABC (Real Ghostbusters) instead.
No rating. No memory of seeing this show.