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Who are your favorite TV parents past and present? —Kael
The kids-can-suck brand of humor tends to get abrasive (Bernie Mac and Homer Simpson excepted). I prefer The Cosby Show's Huxtables, who were loving, involved grown-ups. (Bonus: Cliff was a first-class teaser of his brood.) Today, The O.C.'s Cohens are razzingly warm, and Gilmore Girls' Lorelai is one game mom.