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Alan Thicke’s Boldest Alt-Comedy Moments: Watch Him on ‘Tim and Eric’ and More

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Last night, actor Alan Thicke, best known as patriarch Dr. Jason Seaver on the ABC family sitcom “Growing Pains,” died of a heart attack. He was 69 years old.

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Besides playing one of America’s most beloved TV dads, Thicke was a presence on many alt-comedy shows on Adult Swim, often making self-deprecating, strange cameo appearances. In one episode of “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” Thicke advertised “The Cinco Napple,” an apple with a sleeping aid.

He made an appearance on “The Eric Andre Show” where he and David Alan Grier closed out the show with a goofy, upbeat song.

Thicke also appeared in the final episode of the short-lived series “The Jack and Triumph Show,” starring Jack Brayer (“30 Rock”) and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog.

Finally, Thicke even made a guest appearance on a first season episode of “Scream Queens,
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