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17 June 2012 @ 12:00 pm
Happy Father's Day!  
Some favorite TV dads, then and now!

Michael Gross from 'Family Ties'.

Ed O'Neill from 'Married...With Children'

Alan Thicke from 'Growing Pains'

Conrad Bain from 'Diff'rent Strokes'.

Andy Griffith from 'The Andy Griffith Show'.

Reginal VelJohnson from 'Family Matters'.

Dan Lauria from 'The Wonder Years'.

squishsquisheroo on June 17th, 2012 05:52 pm (UTC)
Alan Thicke was in Playgirl? Haha.

Great post! :D I love that most of these guys still have wonderful careers.
Where Are We Going & Why Am I In This Handbasket?inhaltslos on June 17th, 2012 05:54 pm (UTC)
I know, what the heck? HAD to add it!
Poneefeatherfire on June 17th, 2012 07:14 pm (UTC)
Before I clicked the cut I was like, "I bet the first one will be Michael Gross." *is SO psychic*

Also, Alan Thicke in Playgirl = win.
Katfirecrackergrrl on June 17th, 2012 07:40 pm (UTC)
Bill Cosby should be on this list - he was one of my favorite TV Dads growing up :-)
Sarah: GenuineGenericLJIcontresjolie9 on June 17th, 2012 08:05 pm (UTC)
Kind of funny, it it just me or did they make some of these people look older in the 80s, when they were 30 and 40 somethings playing TV dads?
Samgenkisam on June 18th, 2012 05:06 pm (UTC)
That's what I was thinking too! :)
Sarah: GenuineGenericLJIcontresjolie9 on June 18th, 2012 06:00 pm (UTC)
It is kind of freaky looking at them looking middle aged 25 years ago, and looking at them now when they really are middle aged.

30s through early 40s isn't quite middle aged these days, lol. Also I would buy a lot of them in TV father of thee TV kids now more than I would have back then. Heck, I think Ed O'Neil is playing one on The Middle.

spout_mercuryspout_mercury on July 6th, 2012 11:17 pm (UTC)
omg, Alan Thicke in Playgirl. I'm glad I never knew that until now.