He also starred as himself in the first season episode, Show and Yell.
Appearance in Show and Yell
Alan came into to the station to catch a train, but the train was taking longer than expected so he had to wait. While he waited, he entertained Matthew Jones and Tanya Cupper with some ventriloquist dummies and he leaves them with the kids while he goes off to run a few errands.
- Grace Bass (performed; first season only; 1989)
- Tex (performed and voiced; 'Tis a Gift to The Family Specials; 1990–1995)