Mothers have long been a staple in tv and movies, and for good reason: the dynamic between a mom and the rest of her family is perfect fodder for comedy.
So to commemorate Mother's Day this year, we're taking a look back at the funniest mom characters in television and movies. With the likes of Marge Simpson, Gloria Pritchett, Lois Griffin and Estelle Costanza, it's tough to go wrong with any of these mothers. Don't forget to vote for your favorite character!
Dealing with Homer, Bart, Lisa and Maggie is no easy task.
The Colombian mom from "Modern Family" keeps Jay and Manny in check.
The definitive TV-mom of the '80s.
No messing with this tough Texas mom from "King Of The Hill."
It's not easy raising a pair of middle-aged men, especially when they're step brothers.
There's no question who's the boss in the household on "Malcolm In The Middle."
The woman who raised Stewie Griffin. Enough said.
The mom from "Arrested Development" likes to live large.
The signature laugh from "That 70's Show."
Funny no matter which time line.
The sassiest mom in Illinois.
Eric Cartman isn't a big fan, though.
The mother of Dennis and Dee Reynolds from "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia," kindness and caring are not her strong suits.
The classic Greek mom from "My Big Fat Greek Wedding."
The mother of two from "Weeds" resorts to whatever it takes to care for her family.
So what if she was recast in the middle of "The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air."
Maybe not the most loving mom out there, but hey, she still sort of raised Archer.
Having to deal with Juno's sass all day.
George Costanza is a lucky boy.
Hard to imagine that somebody can keep Dr. Cox tame while also raising little Jack, but Jordan from "Scrubs" pulls it off.