The parents of missing "Growing Pains" actor Andrew Koenig walked away from Larry King’s show on CNN on Wednesday, Jan. 24, just moments before they were going to go on-air.
Coming back from a commercial break King said that the parents, who were in a studio In Vancouver, had left with no explanation. Andrew’s dad is Walter Koenig, the well-known actor who played Chekov on the original "Star Trek" TV series.
According to an account of the incident as reported by USA Today , "News of the Toyota hearings and the SeaWorld death pushed them to the final five minutes and Larry came on to say, ‘Folks, for some reason. They left the studio in Vancouver. We checked them out. They were prepared to go on. I said hello. They said hello. We said we’ll be on in two minutes. They said fine and they got up and left for reasons unknown.’ "
The USA Today report continues,"Afterward, King was sill confused, saying on Twitter: ‘Still not sure what happened with the Koenigs. I talked to them in the break and told them they were on next. Then they left…’ "