We can't imagine how Carter Thicke feels right now.
As we previously reported, the 19-year-old was playing hockey with his father Alan Thicke at an ice skating rink in Burbank, California when the famous TV dad suffered a sudden heart attack.
The Growing Pains star later died at the hospital at 69 years old. But Carter initially thought his dad would pull through due to his characteristically sunny disposition.
The teen recalled the harrowing experience in a new interview with ET, admitting he thought his dad would recover once they got to the hospital. He explained:
"The ambulance came and the paramedics had stabilized him and everything seemed fine."
Carter recounted his last words to his father, who was just as perfect of a parent IRL as he was on TV, adding: