Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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The favorite TV moms of all time, including mothers from all walks of life. Many great TV moms were characters on popular sitcoms, including 'The Brady Bunch,' 'Happy Days' and 'The Cosby Show.' Some were actually really good mothers, while others were just cool, funny and amusing. Which TV moms are the most memorable to you? Vote them up, and vote down any television moms you don't think are worthy of a place on this great list. Also, feel free to add your personal favorite TV mothers as well.

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Some of the most memorable TV moms somehow always managed to get everything done with ease. How, exactly, did Carol Brady keep up with that whole bunch? To be fair, she had a lot of help from Alice, but still...it's not easy. And yes, not all of the favorite TV mothers on this list are as capable as say, Shirley Partridge ('The Partridge Family'), or as kind and nurturing as Caroline Ingalls ('Little House on the Prairie'). No, there are hot messes here too, including Peggy Bundy ('Married...With Children'). She might not be perfect, but she definitely loves her (totally messed up) kiddos. Claire Dunphy ('Modern Family'), for all her crazy, is actually a pretty awesome, fun mom to have.

If you could choose any one of these TV moms as your own, who would it be? Would you rather have a wacky, hilarious mom like Lucy Ricardo ('I Love Lucy') or a more grounded, serious mom like Abby Bradford ('Eight is Enough').
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    Samantha Stephens is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Samantha Stephens Bewitched

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    Carol Brady is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Carol Brady The Brady Bunch

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    Marion Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Marion Cunningham Happy Days

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    Morticia Addams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Morticia Addams The Addams Family

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    Claire Huxtable is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Claire Huxtable The Cosby Show

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    June Cleaver is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    June Cleaver Leave it to Beaver

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    Jill Taylor is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Jill Taylor Home Improvement

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    Little House on the Prarie

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    Marge Simpson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Marge Simpson The Simpsons, Do the Bartman, Stand Up to Cancer

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    Wilma Flintstone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Wilma Flintstone The Flintstones

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    Lucy Ricardo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Lucy Ricardo I Love Lucy I Love Lucy

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    The Waltons

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    Kitty Forman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Kitty Forman That '70s Show

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    Shirley Renfrew Partridge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Shirley Renfrew Partridge The Partridge Family

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    Everybody Loves Raymond

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    Edith Bunker is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Edith Bunker All in the Family

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    Family Ties

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    Peggy Bundy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Peggy Bundy Married With Children

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    Laura Petrie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Laura Petrie The Dick Van Dyke Show

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    Maggie Seaver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Maggie Seaver Growing Pains

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    Sophia Petrillo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Sophia Petrillo Golden Girls

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    Lorelai Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Lorelai Gilmore Gilmore Girls Gilmore Girls

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    The Donna Reed Show

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    Lily Munster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Lily Munster The Munsters

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    Claire Dunphy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Claire Dunphy Modern Family

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    Family Guy, Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story, It's a ...

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    Rebecca Katsopolis is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Rebecca Katsopolis Full House

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    Roseanne Conner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Roseanne Conner Roseanne

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    The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones, Jetsons: The Movie

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    Louise Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Louise Jefferson The Jeffersons

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    Angela Bower is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Angela Bower Who's The Boss

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    Reba is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Reba Reba

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    Florida Evans is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Florida Evans Maude, Good Times

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    Family Matters

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    Annie Camden is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Annie Camden 7th Heaven

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    Catelyn Stark is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Catelyn Stark Game of Thrones, A Song of Ice and Fire

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    Dorothy Zbornak is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Dorothy Zbornak The Golden Girls

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    Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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    Rose Nylund is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Rose Nylund The Golden Girls

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    Carmela Soprano is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Carmela Soprano The Sopranos

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    Everybody Loves Raymond

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    Harriet Nelson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Harriet Nelson The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet

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    Abby Bradford is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Abby Bradford Eight Is Enough

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    Thelma Harper is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Thelma Harper Mama's Family

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    One Day at a Time

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    Endora is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Endora Bewitched, Bewitched

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    Lois is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Lois Malcolm in the Middle

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    Gemma Teller Morrow is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time

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    Gemma Teller Morrow Sons of Anarchy

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    Margaret Anderson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Margaret Anderson Father Knows Best

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    Vivian Banks is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Favorite TV Moms of All Time


    Vivian Banks Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

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