25 incredible TV moms we love to watch

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BLACK-ISH – “North Star” – When both Dre and Bow’s families show up for Easter, they have to learn to love each other’s different cuisines. Meanwhile, Junior tries to organize an Easter egg hunt but Jack and Diane pretend not to be interested to impress their cooler cousins, on “black-ish,” TUESDAY, MARCH 27 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (ABC/Eric McCandless)


Get ready to feel all the feels. You may also want to call your mom after reading this list of the best matriarchs we’ve come to know on television.

Moms should be honored not just one day a year, but pretty much every single day. We know and love the mothers in our lives, as well as the iconic moms we have watched for years on TV. To honor our most beloved pop culture moms, here are 25 of the best TV moms.

This list runs the gamut of sweet and demure to tough and sassy, just like mothers in our real lives. There is no right way to be a mom, and this list of television moms proves this beyond a doubt. Just like we can always count on our moms to be our support systems and our cheerleaders, we can always depend on these TV moms to give us whatever we need, whenever we want it.

Want a mom to hug you through your problems? Head to the prairie to visit Caroline Ingalls. Need a good shoulder-shaking? Everybody loves Rochelle for that very thing. Need to know how to drag your baby back from a supernatural realm? Joyce Byers is your girl.

These 25 TV moms are a wonder in their own right, but nothing compares to your own mom. So, today and every day, call your mother, hug her a little tighter, and make her breakfast in bed. After reading up on these moms, we’re sure the mommy feels are going to be pretty strong.