1. Roseanne (1988)
In the fictional town of Lanford, Illinois, a working-class family struggles to make ends meet on a meager income.
2. The Goldbergs (2013)
Parent blogs, trophies for showing up, and peanut allergies didn’t exist back in the 1980s. With his video camera, Adam, a geeky 11-year-old, braved the wonder years of his youth. Just like any other family, the Goldbergs have their ups and downs.
3. Gilmore Girls (2000)
Set in the idyllic town of Stars Hollow, Conneticut, the series follows the lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter duo that most people can only imagine.
4. My Wife and Kids (2001)
Since March 28, 2001 to May 17, 2005, ABC aired My Wife and Kids, an American sitcom about a family of four. Featuring Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, it was made by Touchstone Television and revolved around the character of Michael Kyle, a devoted husband and patriarch who runs his family with a distinct approach to parenting. He uses his unique sense of humor to help his three children learn important lessons about life. The series was co-created and executive produced by Wayans and veteran television writer/producer Don Reo.
5. Shameless (2011)
Frank Gallagher is the proud single father of six intelligent, hardworking, and self-reliant children in Chicago. Without him, they may have been better off. The only time Frank isn’t at the bar is when he’s passed out on the ground. The kids, on the other hand, have grown up despite him. They’re not like any other family you’ve ever met, but they’re not afraid to be themselves.
6. Wendell & Vinnie (2013)
When Vinnie Bassett isn’t working, he spends his time reading comic books and playing video games. Wendell, his nephew, is so intelligent and mature that his bachelor life comes to an abrupt halt when he assumes guardianship of him. Wendell, a 12-year-old boy, may be exactly what Vinnie needs as a father figure.
7. Modern Family (2009)
One of my favorite families is the one made up of Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker. They give us a candid and often amusing glimpse into the modern family’s sometimes warm, sometimes twisted embrace.
8. Good Luck Charlie (2010)
On April 4, 2010, Disney Channel premiered Good Luck Charlie, an American television sitcom. Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, the creators of the series, wanted to create a show that would appeal to the entire family, rather than just children. Toby and Charlotte “Charlie” (the fourth and fifth children in the Duncan family) and their parents (the Denver-based Duncans) deal with the challenges of raising a large family. Teddy Duncan creates a video diary for Charlie in each episode that includes advice for him about his family and being a teenager. In the video diaries, Teddy tries to give Charlie an idea of what she might go through as an adult. Teddy’s final words in each video diary are the eponymous “Good luck, Charlie.” Additionally, the show’s title was changed from Oops to Love, Teddy to Good Luck Charlie in order to ensure that the series would be enjoyable for all members of a family. In the United States, Good Luck Charlie made its television debut on Disney Channel on April 4 of that year. After a successful run in Canada, the UK, and Ireland on May 14, 2010, the film debuted in Australia and New Zealand on July 23, 2010. The second season of Good Luck Charlie was commissioned in August 2010 and premiered on February 20, 2011. Good Luck Charlie, It’s Christmas! began production in March 2011 for a December 2011 debut on the Disney Channel Original Movies.
9. I Am Not Okay with This (2020)
A teen is confronted with the challenges of high school, her family, and her sexuality as she deals with new superpowers. Based on the graphic novel by Charles Forsman.
10. Switched at Birth (2011)
This is the story of two teenage girls who find out that they were accidentally swapped as newborns in the hospital. Both Bay Kennish and Daphne Vasquez were born into wealthy families, but Daphne, who lost her hearing due to meningitis as a child, was raised by a single mother in a poor neighborhood. When the two families finally meet, things take a dramatic turn for the better for the sake of the girls.
11. See Dad Run (2012)
The story of David Hobbs, who has been playing the perfect father on one of the most popular sitcoms on television for the past decade. With his wife returning to her own television career, he is thrust into his most challenging role yet: caring for three kids who have grown accustomed to him being absent from their lives. In the end, David realizes that playing a father on television is nothing compared to being a father in real life.
12. The Middle (2009)
Life in the city of Orson, Indiana, as experienced by a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family.
13. Black-ish (2014)
While raising his children in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood, a family man struggles to find a sense of cultural identity.
14. George Lopez (2002)
George Lopez is the star of an American sitcom called George Lopez, which airs on ABC. From March 27, 2002 to May 8, 2007, ABC aired the show.
15. Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
Single-camera comedy set in suburban Orlando in the 1990s about a hip-hop-loving Asian kid raised by an immigrant father obsessed with all things American and an immigrant mother frequently bewildered by white culture.
16. The Fosters (2013)
This loving, close-knit family is made up of Stef Foster’s biological son from her previous marriage and her adopted twins Mariana and Jesus. They are also joined by Lena Adams, who is a vice principal at the school where Stef works. When Lena meets Callie, a hardened teen with an abusive past who has spent her life in and out of foster homes, their lives are upended in unexpected ways. Initially, Lena and Stef think they’ll only be hosting Callie and Jude for a few weeks, until a more permanent arrangement can be made. The Fosters, on the other hand, have other plans in store for them.
17. Sex Education (2019)
With Maeve’s help, Otis sets up an unlicensed sex therapy clinic at school with the help of his mother.
18. Drake & Josh (2004)
A Nickelodeon sitcom, Drake & Josh, was created by Dan Schneider for the network. Drake Parker and Josh Nichols, two teenage stepbrothers, are the focus of the series, which follows their lives. They had both appeared in The Amanda Show with Nancy Sullivan, who portrays Audrey, the mother of Drake and Megan. Miranda Cosgrove plays Megan, Drake’s younger sister, and Jonathan Goldstein plays Walter, Josh’s father. Drake Bell and Backhouse Mike wrote and performed I Found a Way, the show’s opening theme song. Since its premiere on January 11, 2004, the show has been widely praised and has lasted for four seasons and 60 episodes. In addition, Drake & Josh Go Hollywood premiered on Friday, January 6, 2006; Really Big Shrimp premiered on Friday, August 3, 2007; and Merry Christmas, Drake & Josh debuted on Friday, December 5, 2008. On Nickelodeon and TeenNick, the series is currently airing reruns.
19. Henry Danger (2014)
As Captain Man’s sidekick, Henry Hart, 13, must learn how to balance his 8th-grade life with the crazy adventures of a real-life crime fighter!
20. Parenthood (2010)
Jason Katims is the creator and executive producer of the American comedy-drama television series Parenthood. Parenthood tells the story of the Braverman family, which includes an elderly couple, their four children, and their respective families.