As kids in America, we all grew up watching our favorite family television shows. It was entertaining to see the way other families lived out their lives on the screen. While watching these iconic shows, many of us can relate to similar scenarios with our own families. These family programs made us laugh, cry, taught us life lessons and inspired us.
Watching the women who ran the show (figuratively, not literally) also played a big part in family life on television. The ideal TV mom has always been depicted as a carrying, lovable woman, no matter what her back story or comedic quirks might be! Here’s a look at some of the most iconic moms in TV history we all loved growing up with.