The top 25 TV moms of all time

Apr 2, 2008 at 5:13 p.m. ET

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

In honor of Mother's Day, SheKnows decided to pour over those television archives and come up with what we felt were the Top 25 Moms from TV.

So, without further ado, let's go! [cue APPLAUSE!]

25. Marie Barone of Everybody Loves Raymond

Everybody Loves Marie

Sarcastic, passive-aggressive, judgmental. . . put it all together and it spells MOTHER. Marie Barone is a no-nonsense, tell-it-like it is kind of woman and she's not done raising her son Ray even though he is well over 30. Once a mom, always a mom.

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