This has been a bad year, and now we lose another beloved celebrity, Alan Thicke, who had a heart attack while playing tennis, at age 69. While he’s best known for his role as Psychiatrist Dad Jason Seaver on Growing Pains, he had a brilliant career in other areas. For instance, he used to write them songs, including the ones for Diff’rent Strokes, The Facts of Life, and Wheel of Fortune. For the youngsters out there, he might be best known as Blurred Lines singer, Robin Thicke‘s father.
For me, though, he’s Mr. Seaver, and while I admit I was paying much more attention to son Mike (played by Kirk Cameron), and sympathizing with daughter Carol (played by Tracey Gold), I can say that overall Mr. Seaver was a good parent, and he has some wisdom for us. Here are 10 bits of wisdom gleaned from the archives of Growing Pains.
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