Sam Valiant is a recurring character in the 1961-1962 television series The Alvin Show.
Sam Valiant is a shady private investigator (Sam Valiant, Private Nose), real estate agent (Sam Valiant: Real Estate), and hotel room clerk (Dude Ranch). He is a fast talker who relies his decisions on what his long nose smells and, in combination with his carelessness, causes destruction. He's quick to place blame on or con the person he is closest to. In his last appearance, he attempts to replace The Chipmunks.