13 Best Lessons We Learned From TV Dads

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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