05/11/2012 01:06 pm ET

Mother's Day 2012: Funniest Moms In TV And Movies (PHOTOS)

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!