- Main article: The Matthews Family
- Main article: Eric Matthews
Eric is Alan's eldest son.
- Main article: Cory Matthews
Cory is Alan's second eldest son.
Morgan is Alan's daughter.
- Main article: Joshua Matthews
Joshua is Alan's youngest son.
- Main article: Topanga Matthews
Topanga is Alan's daughter-in-law.
- Main article: Riley Matthews
Riley is Alan's granddaughter.
- Main article: Auggie Matthews
Auggie is Alan's grandson.
- Main article: Amy Matthews
Amy is Alan's wife.
- Main article: George Feeny
George Feeny is Alan's neighbor and friend.
- In a mock argument, Amy Matthews states that his birthday is on June 14, but the Boy Meets World episode "Family Trees" firmly places it in December.
- He entered the Navy after high school, and became known for his boxing skills. He may have possibly had some SEAL training.
- As a teen, played guitar in a band called "The Tongues."
- Alan's favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, despite the fact that his grandfather, Charlie, died on one when he was young.
- His father worked as a janitor of a small store for forty years, until he arranged for Alan replace him.
- After his military service, he spent twenty years working for the Market Giant grocery chain.
- After quitting, Alan ultimately took over an outdoor equipment store.
- Both sets of parents were against Alan and Amy getting married.
- His mother, Bernice, once took him to Cape Canaveral to watch a live rocket launching.
- Alan appeared in 130 episodes of Boy Meets World.
- He only, so far, appears twice in the series - Girl Meets Home for the Holidays and Girl Meets Goodbye.
- Alan offered to adopt Shawn Hunter.
- Girl Meets Home for the Holidays (first appearance)
| The image gallery for Alan Matthews may be viewed here.
|Girl Meets World characters|
|Riley Matthews • Maya Hart • Lucas Friar • Farkle Minkus • Zay Babineaux • Cory Matthews • Topanga Matthews • Auggie Matthews|
|Shawn Hunter • Isadora Smackle • Katy Hart • Joshua Matthews • Ava Morgenstern • Harley Keiner • George Feeny • Eric Matthews • Stuart Minkus • Jonathan Turner|
|Brenda • Coach Gleason • Eugene • Geralyn Thompson • Ginsburg • May Clutterbucket • Merlin Scoggins • Ms. Kossal • Myzell • Rosie McGee • Harrison Miller • Yogi • Sarah • Darby|
|Alan Matthews • Amy Matthews • Angela Moore • Jack Hunter • Tommy Jonathan (T.J) Murphy|