10 Of Our Favorite TV Moms Of All Time
TV mothers can play a variety of characters in shows of many genres. Some parents are abusive, self-centered, and harmful to their kids. However, moms are more frequently depicted on television giving unconditional affection. The finest TV mothers provide for their kids, take charge of the household, and frequently go above and beyond.
It would be intriguing to see whether some children would genuinely feel "safer at home" with some of these mothers. Lois's screams would have likely destroyed the building if Malcolm and his siblings hadn't blown the home up out of boredom. Then, the Margaret Andersons, Harriet Nelsons, and June Cleavers would probably put us all to shame with their consistently spotless houses and home-cooked dinners.
Let’s dive into our pick for the most favorite TV moms of all time!
#1 Lois (Malcolm in the Middle)
Source: Bud Yorkin/Norman Lear/Tandem/Kobal/ShutterstockLois doesn't have the time or the desire to put on a show because she is a middle-class working mom of four boisterous sons. Even though she and her boys are frequently at odds, she does everything out of love and to provide them a better life. Brazen and outspoken, Lois says and does things that we all wish we could do in real life. Oh, and she still finds time to express her enthusiasm for her husband, which leads to further pregnancies despite working, caring for a home, and managing four boys.
#2 Gloria Delgado-Pritchett (Modern Family)
Source: Peter "Hopper" Stone/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty ImagesGloria Delgado-Pritchett, portrayed by Sofa Vergara in Modern Family, was a surprising matriarch! She was the same age as her stepchildren, yet she was always available to them and their individual families. She also supported Manny and Joe, her own children, in being authentic.
#3 Rainbow Johnson (black-ish)
Source: Ron Tom via Getty ImagesWho wouldn't want a humorous, chic, intelligent, and cool mom? This is why Dr. Rainbow Johnson from the television show Black-ish (played by Tracee Ellis Ross) had to be included on this list. Bow Johnson is living proof that it's possible to balance a successful medical profession with having five kids.
#4 Jessica Huang (Fresh Off the Boat)
Source: Mitch Haaseth/ABC via Getty ImagesJessica Huang from Fresh Off the Boat, portrayed by Constance Wu, may have high standards, but she'd go to any lengths to support her family, especially her three children. Someone this devoted is someone we would want on our side.
#5 Beth Pearson (This Is Us)
Source: Ron Batzdorff/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty ImagesAlthough the Pearson family has many remarkable mothers to honor, we would want to specifically recognize Beth Pearson (Susan Kelechi Watson). We would always recall Beth's encouraging response when Tess (Eris Baker), her daughter, came out as queer. On the other hand, Beth is a strict mom who was able to discern the truth when her teenage daughter Deja (Lyric Ross) expressed a desire to live with her boyfriend.
#6 Lorelai Gilmore (Gilmore Girls)
Source: Warner Bros Tv/Kobal/ShutterstockThe ideal cool mother on television was Lauren Graham's portrayal of Lorelai Gilmore. The mother-daughter combination on Gilmore Girls made them look like close friends since Rory was their 16-year-old daughter. They were able to be very close and open to one another because of this, but when Rory started misbehaving in college, there were some issues.
Even if Lorelai wasn't flawless, we still like the fast-talking, coffee-obsessed character.
#7 Tami Taylor (Friday Night Lights)
Source: Bill Records/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images via Getty ImagesOn Friday Night Lights, Tami (Connie Britton) prioritized her family above all else, but she was never hesitant to let the young ladies in her life know that they were more than just Texas and their football-playing boyfriends.
#8 Moira Rose (Schitt's Creek)
Source: CBC/ITV/Kobal/ShutterstockMoira Rose, who was portrayed by Catherine O'Hara in the original Schitt's Creek, was a selfish, absent-minded mom. But throughout the course of the show's six seasons, Moira landed in her best-ever role as the mother of David (Dan Levy) and Alexis (Annie Murphy). She not only forced the Jazzagals to postpone their performance to perform at Alexis' graduation, but she also sobbed openly when marrying David.
#9 Kitty Forman (That '70s Show)
Source: 20th Century Fox/Kobal/ShutterstockWe wouldn't mind residing in Kitty Forman's home from That '70s Show (Debra Jo Rupp). Even though we are aware of her distinctive laugh, Kitty is a devoted wife and mother who even adopted her son Eric's closest friend Hyde as a foster child. Even Kitty's strict husband Red (Kurtwood Smith) can't stop her from creating a comfortable house where all the youngsters in the neighborhood want to hang out.
#10 Georgia Miller (Ginny & Georgia)
Source: NETFLIXThe character of Georgia Miller in Ginny & Georgia, played by Brianne Howey, is endearing, gorgeous, and self-made. She also managed to do all of this after giving birth to her first child when she was still a teenager. Nothing, including her ex-husbands who have all mysteriously left the family, will stand between Georgia and her two children.
In Georgia's world, each day is an adventure, and we want to be a part of it.