TODAY | January 02, 2014
>> we are back at day 50. carson is working over there in the orange room . he looks very busy.
>> i am very busy transitioning from the colorado story into this one. unfortunately tuesday night we lost one of our fate tv dads. james avery passed away . you know him as uncle phil from the '90s hit " fresh prince of bel air ." let's take a look at him in action.
>> i will not punish you today, maybe not even tomorrow. you see, i need to they long, long time about just what i'm going to do with you. i don't know, it might come to me in the middle of the night or maybe next week or a few years from now. in the meantime, why don't you worry about it? be afraid, will. be very afraid.
>> no word from will yet. however, carlton from the tv show tweeted out i am deeply saddened to say that james avery has passed away . he was a second father to me, i will miss him greatly. it got us thinking these tv dads are like second fathers in a way. who is your favorite tv dad? this is mine, allen thicke still like a father to me. yes, his son alan thicke who sings "blurred lines".
>> like favorite father, too.
>> anybody else?
>> andy griffith .
>> homer simpson .
>> mike brady .
>> i watched a lot of " little house on the prairie ."
>> matt goes, oh.
>> "happy days."
>> that got us thinking, carson. thank you very much.