13 Best Lessons We Learned From TV Dads

13 Best Lessons We Learned From TV Dads

Friday Night Lights, Kyle Chandler

Father’s Day is coming and that means it’s time to honor all the dads and father figures in your life – including the TV ones. Here are some of your favorite TV dads and the important lessons they taught us:

1. Coach Taylor (Friday Night Lights)

Lesson: Clear eyes, full hearts, can’t lose.

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NBC/oldblueeyes.tumblr.com

2. Keith Mars (Veronica Mars)

Lesson: Always carry a stun gun.

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Warners Bros./GIPHY

3. Sandy Cohen (The O.C.)

Lesson: Help people less fortunate than you…like troubled teens from Chino.

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Fox/GIPHY

4. Danny Tanner (Full House)

Lesson: Talk out your problems. And always keep a clean house.

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Warner Bros./mrsgrumpygills.tumblr.com

5. Phil Dunphy (Modern Family)

Lesson: You can bond with your daughter’s boyfriend, but make sure you always have her back.

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ABC/GIPHY

6. Carl Winslow (Family Matters)

Lesson: Sometimes you have to tolerate annoying, nerdy, nasally neighbors.

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Warner Bros./inthisfuckinworld.tumblr.com

7. Andy Brown (Everwood)

Lesson: A fresh start in a new town is sometimes necessary.

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Warner Bros./moonlightsdream.tumblr.com

8. Michael Bluth (Arrested Development)

Lesson: The most important thing is family…or is it breakfast?

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Fox/arresteddevelopmentgifs.tumblr.com

9. Homer Simpson (The Simpsons)

Lesson: Mmm…donuts.

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Fox/GIPHY

10. George Bluth Sr. (Arrested Development)

Lesson: There’s always money in the banana stand. No but literally.

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Fox/GIPHY

11. Frank Costanza (Seinfeld)

Lesson: Festivus for the rest of us!

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NBC/GIPHY

12. Burt Hummel (Glee)

Lesson: Accept your kids, no matter what.

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Fox/callietorres-ga.tumblr.com

13. Harry Morgan (Dexter)

Lesson: Live by a “code.”

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Showtime/popwrapped.tumblr.com

Who’s YOUR favorite TV dad? Tell us in the comments!

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