After Critters 3, Leo was back for another run on the small screen, appearing as a supporting character in the seventh (and final) series of this sitcom.
He was homeless kid Luke Brower who briefly lived with shrink Jason Seaver and his family. Throughout its run, Growing Pains also acted as a stepping stone for Brad Pitt, Hilary Swank and Heather Graham.
By the time of the reunion movie in 2000, DiCaprio had moved onto slightly bigger things.
Does he die? No, he gets something of a reunion with his absent father.