There was very sad news in the entertainment world Tuesday as “Growing Pains” star, songwriter, and TV host Alan Thicke passed away at age 69. Thicke reportedly suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with his teenage son and was rushed to the hospital.

Most people would likely agree that 2016 has worn out its welcome, but could we please agree also that there’s life beyond politics, or at least there should be. We never thought we’d be the ones to request a safe space, but actress Lisa Edelstein proved that some people can’t give it a rest, even in a wish to rest in peace.

Time to review the ground rules: