Alice: The Complete Fifth Season [DVD]

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  • Release Date: 08/01/2017
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Synopsis


Though fewer new episodes of Alice were telecast during its fifth season due to a Hollywood writer's strike, the series still remained one of CBS's most popular attractions, ranking seventh in the overall Nielsen ratings. Much of its ongoing success can be attributed to the seamless ensemble work of its cast: Linda Lavin as waitress and aspiring singer Alice, Vic Tayback as her irascible boss Mel, Beth Howland as ditsy waitress Vera, Philip McKeon as Alice's son Tommy, and relative newcomer Diane Ladd as the newest employee of Mel's Diner, Southern-fried Belle Dupree. Gracing Season Five with their presence are such guest stars as Robert Goulet, who shows up in a 2-part episode wherein Vera wins a free trip to Vegas; Mildred Natwick as Vera's Aunt Agatha, a geriatric "biker chick"; Ruth Buzzi as the dowdy wife of Mel's regular customer, Henry the postman (Marvin Kaplan); Jerry Reed as "himself", in an episode involving a huge fish and a huge-er blunder made by the waitresses; and, for the third year in a row, Martha Raye as Mel's mom Carrie Sharples, who is even more insufferable than usual after she is dumped by her current husband. ~ Hal Erickson

Cast & Crew


  • Linda Lavin - Alice Hyatt
  • Vic Tayback - Mel Sharples
  • Beth Howland - Vera Louise Gorman
  • Philip McKeon - Tommy Hyatt
  • Polly Holliday - Florence Jean `Flo' Castleberry




Customer rating

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would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Show

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    Devon
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    It was about time they releases the next season of Alice. A wonderful show.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    My favorite show

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    steph82
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    I'm so glad to have alice on dvd. I can watch all.

    I would recommend this to a friend



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