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15 Best TV dads

Molly Cerreta Smith loves writing about all things mommy, parenting, food, health and travel. When she's not staring into the face of her Mac, she loves to hike, read, do messy crafts with her kids and compete in BBQ competitions with he...

Favorite tv dads

Television has provided us with countless hours of mindless (and some not-so-mindless) entertainment. It also has brought into our homes some of the world's most beloved dads. Here we share clips of tv's 15 best dads.

John Walton, The Waltons

First airing in 1972, The Waltons showcased the trials and tribulations of seven children and their parents living in the Blue Ridge Mountains during the Great Depression. Though depression is a recurring theme, the show also covers topics such as growing up, dating, employment and aging. The opening credits of this show demonstrate how beloved dad John Walton, Sr. is by the entire family.

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