Some television shows have the most heartwarming portrayal of dysfunctional families sorting out their differences and coming together to support each other at the end of the day. Here's a list of some of the best families on tv shows in no particular order.
Three modern-day families from California try to deal with their kids, their quirky spouses and their jobs in their own unique ways, often resulting in crazy capers.
Homer Simpson and his dysfunctional family come across comical situations in the city of Springfield.
Raymond Barone, a successful sportswriter, has obnoxious parents and a jealous brother. Nevertheless, he manages to keep a bright outlook and a sense of humour as he balances his family and work life.
Danny is a widower who is raising his three little girls after the death of his wife. But he has help from his musician brother-in-law, Jesse Katsopolis, and his best friend, comedian Joey Gladstone.
Here's the story ... of a man named Brady, an architect widower with three sons: oldest Greg, middle son Peter and youngest Bobby. He meets and marries Carol, with three daughters of her own: oldest Marcia, middle girl Jan and little one Cindy. Tending to them is a wacky maid named Alice. They all live in a four-bedroom, two-bathroom house in the Los Angeles suburbs. The story lines deal with boy problems, sharing bathrooms, lost hamsters, the occasional football to the nose, and attempts at pop music stardom.
Peter Griffin tries to do the right thing for his assorted family of two teenagers, a smart dog and a devilish baby. Despite his good intentions, Peter ends up making epic mistakes all the time.
"The Cosby Show" centers on the lives of the Huxtables: obstetrician Cliff and his lawyer wife Claire, their daughters Sondra, Denise, Vanessa and Rudy, and son Theo. Based on the standup comedy of Bill Cosby, the show focused on his observations of family life. Although based on comedy, the series also addresses some more serious topics, such as learning disabilities and teen pregnancy.
The multi-generational Braverman family, who live in California, struggle with the challenges of marriage, raising their children and supporting each other through tough times.
Bob's Burgers is an American animated sitcom created by Loren Bouchard for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series centers on the Belchers – parents Bob and Linda, and their children Tina, Gene, and Louise – who run a hamburger restaurant.
The show revolves around Malcolm, a genius boy and his dysfunctional family. Malcolm deals with the rigors of being an adolescent and enduring the eccentricities of his life.