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Alan Thicke’s Best Television Theme Songs: 11 Unforgettable Tracks

14 December 2016 6:27 AM, PST | | See recent news »

Alan Thicke, who died Tuesday at the age of 69, was widely known for his starring role as Dr. Jason Seaver on Growing Pains. But the actor also had a successful side gig as a composer to some of television’s most memorable theme songs.

Here are 11 of his biggest hits:

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