Yes, ‘Mr. Robot’ Used the Real ALF and ‘Full House’ Theme Composers

by Kevin Fitzpatrick August 11, 2016 @ 9:52 AM
You’d probably have trouble explaining Mr. Robot to a friend without at least one use of the word “weird,” and last night’s Season 2 midpoint “eps2.4_m4ster-s1ave.aes” may have upped that quotient considerably. As if a sitcom dream sequence featuring ALF and a Full House-type theme song weren’t enough, Mr. Robot actually had their respective creators perform the bits.

Weekly Dose of Ridiculous: 'Gangster Squad' Reshoots, Guy Fieri's 'Road House,' and 'ALF'

by Britt Hayes August 10, 2012 @ 4:45 PM
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We here at the Weekly Dose of Ridiculous want you to know that we value your integrity as a pop culture enthusiast. That's why we've gathered the most ridiculous stories of the week in one convenient place for your reading pleasure. Get comfortable because it's getting absurd around here with 'Gangster Squad' reshoots, a 'Road House' remake starring Guy Fieri, and 'ALF' is back... in movie form.

'ALF' is Heading to the Big Screen

by Damon Houx August 8, 2012 @ 6:45 PM
If you want to know the inspiration for the TV show 'ALF' all you have to know is that it came out in 1986 and that its name is short for "Alien Life Form." But it's fair to say the 'E.T. : The Extra-Terrestrial' knock-off was a hit and ran for four seasons, launched an animated spin-off, and TV movies. Now it's going to be turned into a feature film.