Over the course of our lives, our real-life parents can teach us important lessons and skills but TV parents can teach us a lot of things too — sometimes in 22 minutes or less. From Ward Cleaver to Al Bundy, TV fathers run the whole gamut of ideal to awful. But what do you think?
Who’s the best dad on television, past or present? Is it the Festivus-loving Frank Constanza? The goofy Phil Dunphy? Classic Jim Anderson on Father Knows Best? Fun loving Louis Huang on Fresh Off the Boat? Maybe even the menacing meth kingpin Walter White?
We want to know. Tell us in the comments who you think is the best dad on television.