Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there! In celebration of your special day, we’re paying tribute to some of the quirkiest dads on television. Here are our top 7 picks for the best (and most outrageous) pops in pop culture!
Name: Phil DunphyTV Show: Modern FamilyNumber of Children: 2 daughters, 1 sonOccupation: Real Estate AgentDad Quirk: Phil’s-osophy i.e. “When life gives you lemonade, make lemons. Life will be all like, ‘WHAT?’”Best Dad Quality: Unending optimism
Name: Dr. Heathcliff “Cliff” HuxtableTV Show: The Cosby ShowNumber of Children: 4 girls, 1 boyOccupation: OB/GYN Dad Quirk: Ugly sweatersBest Dad Quality: Silly antics
Name: Burt HummelTV Show: GleeNumber of Children: 1 son, 1 stepson Occupation: mechanic, congressmanDad Quirk: Flannel shirts and trucker hatsBest Dad Quality: Unconditional love and support
Name: Michael BluthTV Show: Arrested DevelopmentNumber of Children: 1 sonOccupation: CEO and President of Bluth CompanyDad Quirk: Failing to remember the name of his son George Michael’s girlfriend, Anne. Best Dad Quality: Wanting to make sure he has a good relationship with George Michael
Name: Phil BanksTV Show: Fresh Prince of Bel AirNumber of Children: 2 boys, 2 girlsOccupation: JudgeDad Quirk: Refusing to raise his children’s allowance Best Dad Quality: Is always there for his children in their time of need, and becomes a father-figure for his nephew Will
Name: Danny TannerTV Show: Full HouseNumber of Children: 3 daughtersOccupation: Talk show host for Wake Up San Francisco Dad Quirk: Neat freak Best Dad Quality: Wise advice with cheesy background music
Name: Cameron TuckerTV Show: Modern FamilyNumber of Children: 1 daughterOccupation: High school physical education teacher and freshman football coach; professional clownDad Quirk: Dressing his daughter Lily up as iconic Hollywood starsBest Dad Quality: Going above and beyond to keep Lily safe