Alice became a widow after her husband, Donald, was killed in a trucking accident, so her and her son Tommy head out from their New Jersey home to Los Angeles so that she can pursue a singing career. Her car breaks down on the way in Phoenix and before you know it she takes a job as a waitress at Mel's Diner. Alice worked alongside Mel, a the grouchy, stingy owner and cook of the greasy spoon restaurant, and fellow waitress and friend,"Flo".

Here is a bit of the "Sex Education Class"

ALICE really was as timeless and funny as 'I Love Lucy'. Many Alice episodes were written by the same writers of 'I Love Lucy' and really showed how American culture had progressed since the days of "I Love Lucy".