If there's one thing that is ever-present throughout the history of television and movies, it's funny father figures. With the likes of Cliff Huxtable, Homer Simpson, Clark Griswold and Peter Griffin, many of the most memorable and beloved characters from tv and film have been dads.

So to celebrate Father's Day this year, we put our heads together and compiled the 41 funniest dads in tv and movies. Check them out and vote for your favorite fictional father!

(And let's not forget about all those hilarious mom characters either!)

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  • Cliff Huxtable

    Everyone's favorite 80s dad.

  • Clark Griswold

    Chevy Chase perfected this father character in "National Lampoon's Vacation."

  • Homer Simpson

    He loves his kids as much as beer and tv.

  • Bernard Campbell

    The man who gave us the "earmuffs" parenting technique in "Old School."

  • Philip Banks

    "Uncle Phil" to his nephew Will, he's the father figure in "The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air."

  • Archie Bunker

    Carroll O'Conner's character in "All In The Family" provided some brilliant social commentary.

  • Phil Dunphy

    This hilarious father-of-three from "Modern Family" tries so, so hard to bond with his kids.

  • Peter Griffin

    He loves all his kids (except Meg).

  • Robert Doback

    In "Step Brothers," all Robert wants to do is sail around the world in his boat, but his son and stepson keep getting in the way.

  • Frank Reynolds

    He may be completely psychotic and may not actually be Dennis and Dee's real father, but he's still an integral part of the gang of "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia."

  • Red Forman

    This no-nonsense dad from "That '70s Show" is never afraid to put a foot up his son's ass if he steps out of line.

  • Frank Costanza

    Father of George Costanza and inventor of the Manssiere.

  • George Bluth Sr.

    The father of the dynsfunctional Bluth family from "Arrested Development."

  • Dan Conner

    Not sure if he's actually the head of the household on "Roseanne," but she lets him think so.

  • Howard Cunningham

    The lovable dad from "Happy Days," played by the late Tom Bosley.

  • Brian Madison

    Not every dad can afford to put his son back through K-12 school, but he did.

  • Randy Marsh

    Stan's dad on "South Park" isn't always the most sensible, but he's one of the funniest characters on the show.

  • Bob Parr

    Sure, he's the superhero Mr. Incredible, but he doesn't let that get in the way of his duties as a dad.

  • George Banks

    Banks shows just how hard it is to give your daughter away for marriage in "Father Of The Bride."

  • Sonny Koufax

    In "Big Daddy," Sonny teaches Julian all the big lessons in life, such as how to clean up messes with newspaper and how to trip rollerbladers in the park.

  • Hank Hill

    The father in "King Of The Hill," Hank always does his best to balance his family and selling propane.

  • Frank Barone

    He may be stubborn and cranky, but he definitely loves his sons Ray and Robert.

  • Noah Levenstein

    Jim's dad from "American Pie" tries a little too hard to give his son advice about women.

  • Daniel Hillard / Mrs. Doubtfire

    Not many dads would dress up as an elderly Scottish woman to see his kids.

  • Cam Tucker And Mitchell Pritchett

    Both hilarious and groundbreaking.

  • Danny Tanner

    Corny? Sure. But still classic.

  • Carl Winslow

    Tolerating Steve Urkel is no easy task, but he...well, actually Carl doesn't really tolerate him.

  • Arthur Spooner

    In "King Of Queens," Doug isn't exactly thrilled to have his father-in-law living in his basement.

  • Tim "The Toolman" Taylor

    More power. Always more power.

  • Stu Pickles

    Must be pretty sweet for Tommy and Dil to have a toy inventor in the house.

  • Alan Matthews

    The dad from "Boy Meets World" deserves a place on this list purely for having raised Eric Matthews.

  • Chris Turk

    Though he'll always have a special place in his heart for J.D., he eventually marries Carla and starts a family.

  • Thornton Mellon

    One of Rodney Dangerfield's best was "Back To School."

  • Hal Wilkerson

    Lois may be the leader of the house in "Malcolm In The Middle," but Hal provides a lot of the laughs.

  • Al Bundy

    "Married... With Children" brought a whole new type of miserable TV father figures into the world with Al Bundy.

  • Jim Halpert

    We all knew he and Pam would get married and have kids one day.

  • Dr. Alex Hesse

    A pregnant Arnold Schwarzenegger? Yes, we are sold on "Junior."

  • Julius Rock

    Chris' dad in "Everybody Hates Chris," Julius might be tough and a bit on the cheap side, but he definitely takes care of his wife and three kids.

  • Mac MacGuff

    He handles his teenage daughter Juno's unexpected pregnancy about as well as any dad could.

  • Gil Buckman

    In 1989's "Parenthood," Steve Martin plays Gil Buckman, a sales executive trying to balance work and supporting his ever-growing family.

  • Wayne Szalinski

    He may accidentally shrink his kids and their friends from time to time, but he always means well.

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