Alan Matthews is the father of the Matthews family.
- Husband of Amy Matthews
- Father of Cory, Eric, Morgan and Joshua Matthews
- Son of Bernice Matthews
- Grandfather of Elliot and Chloe Matthews
- Has an unnamed sister, whom Eric claims to look like a troll.
- Worked as a grocer at the supermarket, where he'd worked since he graduated from high school.
- Also spent some time in the Navy, where he won 2nd place in the U.S. Navy Boxing Championship.
- Married Amy at a young age and had Eric soon thereafter.
- Won an award for being an outstanding grocer, then quit and opening his out nature store.
- Hired Eric to work in his store with him.
- Feuded with Cory & Eric about their relationships with him in "Raging Cory"
- Experienced a mid-life crisis when Amy was pregnant with Joshua
- Fought with Cory about his living situation after Cory & Topanga got married, for he refused to put them up when they had no home.
- Stayed in Philadelphia when his 2 oldest sons moved to New York City
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