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Alan Thicke
Number of Appearances 11
Played by Paul F. Tompkins
First Episode Poehler Ice Caps
Latest Episode The 8th Anniversary Show!

Alan Thicke is a character played by Paul F. Tompkins who has appeared on the podcast and the TV show. He is an actor and writer of many classic TV theme songs, most notably Diff'rent Strokes and The Facts of Life.

He is also a genie, able to grant wishes, as revealed in episode 349: The 6th Anniversary Show!.

He dies of anaphylactic shock in 401: LOVE Is Thicker Than Water. It is implied that a wish from Frank Dorito brings him back to life in 2016 Tour, Boston Pt. 1. The real Thicke subsequently passed away later in 2016. He briefly speaks with Scott from Heaven in 485: The 8th Anniversary Show!


List of Appearances
Episode Release Date Other Characters Guests
485: The 8th Anniversary Show! 5.1.17 Gino Lambardo, Cake Boss, Garry Marshall, Regina Crimp, P'Nut, Bone Queef, The Chief, Chucky Spliff, John Lennon, Dagmar the Small, Burt & Rauro Riley, Norm Hamer, Ming, Keith Jones, R. Schrift Jon Gabrus, Lauren Lapkus, Zeke Nicholson, Carl Tart, Mary Holland, Mike Hanford, Jessica McKenna, Tawny Newsome, Tim Baltz, Ryan Gaul, Jeremy Rowley, Drew Tarver, Nick Kroll
2016 Tour, Boston Pt. 1 5.7.16 Frank Dorito Lauren Lapkus
401: LOVE Is Thicker Than Water 2.15.16 Garry Marshall Gillian Jacobs, Paul Rust
349: The 6th Anniversary Show! 5.4.15 Cake Boss, Santa, Ho Ho the Elf, Klaus Schneider, The Time Keeper, John Lennon, Rickster, Chad Warren, Brad Hammerstone Lauren Lapkus, Thomas Middleditch, Neil Campbell, Mike Hanford, Paul Scheer, Erin Whitehead, Joe Wengert
335: The Wedding of Gilli and Garry 2.16.15 Garry Marshall, Len Wiseman, Reverend Robert Parsimony Gillian JacobsColin Hay
Live from New York 2014 5.11.14 Fourvel Wyatt Cenac, Bobby Moynihan
280: DuALity 4.7.14 Weird Al Yankovic
262: 2013 Holiday Spectacular 12.16.13

Dalton WilcoxMerrill Shindler, Bill Cosby-Bukowski, Frank Stallone, The Bachelor Brothers

Jason MantzoukasAndy DalyNick Lowe,James AdomianNeil CampbellJon DalyPaul RustPaul Scheer

2013 Tour, Washington, D.C. Pt. 2 10.15.13 Jesse Ventura James Adomian
2013 Tour, Toronto  10.10.13 Sean Cullen
245: Poehler Ice Caps 9.23.13

Amy PoehlerNeil CampbellPaul F. Tompkins