Who Is Your Favorite TV Mom?
Marion played Marion the mom on Happy Days which ran from 1974 to 1984. The show was about the Cunningham family living through the 1950s with help and guidance from the lovable and almost superhuman greaser, Fonzie.
The Addams Family mom was played by Carolyn Jones, the show ran from 1964 to 1966. The story line: The Addams Family was not your typical family. They took delight in most of the things of which normal people would be terrified.
Gomez Adams was an extremely wealthy man and was able to indulge his wife Morticia's every desire, whether it's cultivation of poisonous plants or a candlelit dinner in a graveyard. People visiting the Addams Family just didn't seem to appreciate the 7-foot-tall butler named Lurch or the helping hand named Thing
Carol played by Florence Henderson was the mom of the ever loving Brady Bunch. The show ran from 1969 to 1974, the story line was that architect Mike Brady and homemaker Carol Martin née Tyler each with three kids. Mike with three boys and Carol with three girls have to blend their families together after getting married.
Sophia played by Estelle Getty is the mom of Dorothy Zbornak played by Bea Arthur on the hit show The Golden Girls which ran from 1985 to 1992. The show was based on the lives and interactions of four older women whom have all been divorced/widowed, and are now roommates. Dorothy's main goal during the series is to find a companion she can relate to while her mother Sophia adds her comical outlook and frequents "Picture This" stories.
June was played by Barbara Billingsley on the show Leave it to Beaver which ran from 1957 to 1963. The Cleavers are the 1950's 'All-American Family' in this 'feel-good' family sitcom. Parents Ward and June, and older brother Wally, try to keep Theodore ('the Beaver') out of trouble.
Lucy was played by Lucile Ball on every one's favorite I Love Lucy which ran from 1951 to 1957. Lucile and her real life husband Desi Arnaz played a married couple wrapped in comedy and wit.
Lucy tries constantly to perform at the Tropicana where he works, and make life comically frantic in the apartment building they share with landlords Fred and Ethel Mertz.
Peggy is played by Katey Sagal on this sitcon called Married With Children which ran from 1987 to 1997. The show also starred Ed O'Neill and Christina Applegate. Peggy is married to a misanthropic women's shoe salesman with a miserable life. He hates his job, Peggy his wife is lazy, his son is dysfunctional (especially with women), and his daughter is dim-witted and promiscuous.
Marge Simpson is voiced by Julie Kavner in this animated sitcom which started in 1989 and is still running today. The Simpsons is an animated sitcom about the antics of a dysfunctional family called the Simpsons consisting of Homer, Bart, Lisa and the bay Maggie.
Jill was played by Patricia Richardson on the Tim Allen sitcom called Home Improvement which ran from 1991 to 1999. The daily trials and tribulations of Tim Taylor, a TV show host raising three mischeivous boys with help from his loyal co-host, loving wife, and eccentric neighbor.
Florida was played by Esther Rolle on this 70's sitcom called "Good Times" which ran from 1974 to 1979. The show was about a poor Afro-American family make the best of things in the Chicago housing projects. This is also the show the famous phrase "Dynomite" came from.
Lily was played by the very beautiful Yvonne De Carlo on the hit show "The Munsters" that ran from 1964 to 1966 and spawned a few movies as well. A family of friendly monsters have misadventures, never quite understanding why people react to them so strangely.
Gloria is played by the very hot Sofía Vergara on the hit show "Modern Family which started in 2009 and is still running today. Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways.
Edith was played by Jean Stapleton on the show called "All in the Family" which ran from 1971 to 1979. A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.
Wilma was voice by Jean Vander Pyl on this 60's animated sitcom "The Flintstones" which ran from 1960 to 1966. The misadventures of two modern-day Stone Age families, the Flintstones and the Rubbles.
Samantha was played by the very beautiful Elizabeth Montgomery on the 60's sitcom "Bewitched" that ran from 1964 to 1972. The show was about a witch married to an ordinary man cannot resist using her magic powers to solve the problems her family faces.
Olivia was played by Michael Learned on this long running series called The "Waltons" which ran from 1971 to 1981. The show was about the life and trials of a 1930s and 1940s Virginia mountain family through financial depression and World War II. The famous phrase "Goodnight John-Boy" came from this show..
Shirley Jones played the mom on the Partridge Family which ran from 1970 to 1974. The showed had heart-throb David Cassidy and hottie Susan Dey. Story line was suburban widow Shirley and her kids tour the country in a wildly painted bus performing music as a family. Their agent Reuben hates kids, so Danny gives him a bad time.
Martha is Clark Kent's (aka - Superman) earth mom played by Annette O'Toole on the hit series Smallville. Annette O'Toole also played Lana Lang in the Christopher Reeve's Superman 3 movie.
Smallville which ran from 2001 to 2011 story line was about a young Clark Kent struggling to find his place in the world as he learned to harness his alien powers for good and dealt with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville, Kansas.
Maureen was the mom on Lost In Space played by June Lockhart who was also a great mom on Lassie. Lost In Space ran from 1965 to 1968 also starring Guy Williams also know for playing Zorro. The show was the adventures of The Space Family Robinson in their ship the Jupiter 2, on route to Alpha Centauri from earth when they become lost in space due to the attempted sabotage done by Doctor Smith.
Donna was the mom on the Donna Reed Show played by Donna Reed. The show ran from 1958 to 1966 also starring Shelley Fabares who starred in the hit series "Coach".
This 50's sitcom was about a close family the Stones consisting of a loving homemaker Donna, her pediatrician husband Alex, and their children Mary and Jeff. Many situations arise like when they found a baby on their doorstep or take in a rebellious youth or when Donna tries to patch up marital spats among friends.
Victoria Barkley was played by Barbara Stanwyck on the show The Big Valley which ran from 1965 to 1969. This was the Wild West adventures of the Barkley family in California's San Joaquin Valley.