25 Top TV Moms

Television moms always have the right answers. Over the last 60 years of televised programming, there have been thousands that fit the bill.

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23. Elizabeth, Inger and Marie Cartwright - Bonanza

 Ben Cartwright married three times and watched each wife die in his arms. Still, the Cartwright moms lived on in each of the sons they bore, Adam, Hoss and Little Joe. Their father made them brothers, but it was their mothers that made them individuals. The adage is true, marry a Cartwright, buy a tombstone.

Interesting fact: the little lady below almost married a Cartwright and became a frontier mom, but...she never did walk down the aisle in the end and thus, lived to tell another tale. Who is she?



A Bonanza Mom

Next...Frontier mom, Part 2

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Comments on "The top 25 TV moms of all time"

Bryan August 07, 2012 | 1:34 AM

Edith Bunker (All in the Family), Rochelle Rock (Everybody Hate Chris) Maude, Lisa Landry (Sister Sister), Harriet Winslow (Family Matters), Louise Jefferson & Helen Willis (The Jeffersons), Nikki Parker (The Parkers), etc.

Dave May 24, 2012 | 2:22 AM

Ummm.....Where's Sally Field as Nora Walker. She should be in at least the top 5.

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