Monday, February 6, 2012

Hottest Sitcom Moms Of The Day

(A rerun from the early days of LOTD that needs updating.)

TV's hottest sitcom moms, in no particular order. Idea and some of the entries shamelessly stolen from fanpop.com.

BECKY DONALDSON (Lori Loughlin) - FULL HOUSE

TV Mom Credentials: Mother figure for the Tanner girls before having twins in Season 5.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Loughlin has two daughters.
Trivia: Dated John Stamos before being cast as his love interest on Full House.


JOY TURNER (JAMIE PRESSLY) - MY NAME IS EARL

TV Mom Credentials: Earl's ex-wife, mother to Dodge and Earl Jr. Neither kid is Earl's.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Has a son.
Trivia: Was legally emancipated from her parents at 15 .


SAMANTHA STEPHENS (ELIZABETH MONTGOMERY) - BEWITCHED

TV Mom Credentials: Mom to Tabitha and, later, Adam. Endured a meddling mother, nosy neighbors, assorted kooky relatives, and a husband who inexplicably became someone else midway through the series.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Mother to three grown children
Trivia: Montgomery died of cancer in 1995.


WANDA McCULLOUGH (KELLITA SMITH) - THE BERNIE MAC SHOW

TV Mom Credentials: While technically not a mother, Wanda (with Bernie) serves as parental guardian for her sister-in-law's three kids.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: No kids.
Trivia: Beat out Robin Givens for the role of Wanda.


LILY MUNSTER (YVONNE DE CARLO) - THE MUNSTERS

TV Mom Credentials: Mother to werewolf-boy Eddie.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Two grown sons.
Trivia: Took the role of Lily Munster to help pay the medical bills of her husband, stuntman Bob Morgan, who suffered near-fatal injuries in 1962 while filming How The West Was Won. She died in 2007.


DEBRA BARONE (PATRICIA HEATON) - EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND

TV Mom Credentials: Mother of twin sons and one daughter.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Has four (count 'em!) sons.
Trivia: Ray Romano said that one reason Heaton got the part in Raymond was because she was the only actress willing to kiss him during auditions.


KATE SUMMERS (ERIN GRAY) - SILVER SPOONS

TV Mom Credentials: Became Ricky Stratton's stepmom when she married his father in season 3.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Mother of two grown kids.
Trivia: Was one of the final candidates to play Captain Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager, but the role went to Kate Mulgrew.


MAGGIE SEAVER (JOANNA KERNS) - GROWING PAINS

TV Mom Credentials: Mother to Mike, Carol, Ben, and later, Chrissy, while working full-time as a journalist.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Has one grown daughter.
Trivia: Tried out for the 1968 Olympics in gymnastics. Now a TV director with episodes of E.R., Medium, Scrubs and Ghost Whisperer among her credits. Appeared in Knocked Up as Katherine Heigl's mother.


DAPHNE MOON (JANE LEEVES - FRASIER)

TV Mom Credentials: Became a mother in the final season after marrying Niles.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Leeves has a son and a daughter.
Trivia: Was not the original choice to play Daphne. British actress Lisa Maxwell won the part but was fired before taping began after having repeated disagreements with the show's producers about the character.


JORDAN SULLIVAN (CHRISTA MILLER) - SCRUBS

TV Mom Credentials: Ex-wife of Dr. Cox (John C. McGinley), has two kids on the show.
Real-Life Mom Credentials: Mother of three.
Trivia: Started modeling as a teen, and was on the cover of the first issue of Maxim magazine. Her husband, Bill Lawrence, is creator of Scrubs.


3 comments:

  1. They are all lovely ladies indeed, and the fact that they have (or had)a good sense of humor makes them all the more appealing I would think.

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  2. congrats for including Patricia Heaton - a fine MILF in her own right - grrrrrrrr

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  3. This list has a complete lack of Catherine Willows. Rowr.

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