15 Best TV dads

Jun 3, 2009 at 6:06 a.m. ET

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.

Watching TV dads

Cliff Huxtable, The Cosby Show

As Cliff Huxtable on The Cosby Show, Bill Cosby was one of America's favorite dads during the show's heyday. In this clip, Cliff gives his son-in-law Alvin some tips on fatherhood as the young man awaits his new baby's arrival in the hospital. Cliff gives great advice while being funny and sweet.

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