1. John Schneider as Jonathan Kent on Smallville.
You just can't get any better than the dad of Superman. I mean come on. He raised Superman the defender of truth, justice, and the American way. I'm still upset they killed him off in season 5. Did they not realize Jonathan Kent was still alive on Lois and Clark and in the comics? The last time Jonathan Kent died early was Superman the movie. Discuss Smallville at SupermanTV.net
2. Jim Anderson from Father Knows Best played by Robert Young. I'm sure even if you haven't seen this great show from the 1950's, available on Hulu.com free of charge, you are aware of the phrase, "Father knows best". Where do you think it came from?
3.Ward Cleaver played by Hugh Beaumont on Leave It to Beaver. This mega series has been running over and over again for years thanks to one man's determination to put up with a kid named Beaver. Usually runs on the Retro Channel or TVland.
4. Herman Munster played by Fred Gwynne on the Munsters. Maybe he get's in here because it's Halloween, but seriously wouldn't you have loved to have a dad that could singlehandedly destroy a baseball team or a basketball court without even trying. The man could tame a giant dragon and call him Spot. What kind of kid wouldn't love growing up in the Munsters household?
5. Andy Taylor played by Andy Griffith on the Andy Griffith Show gets in here easy. If you can watch the bird episode where Opie learns his lesson on killing a bird without crying, you probably don't like birds, at all. A classic you should probably require your kids to watch just for the moral lessons. Of course remember the color episodes just aren't as good as the black and white ones.
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