Photo credit:  Los Angeles, CA – 1991: (L-R) John Stamos, Lori Loughlin, Dave Coulier; Candace Cameron, Andrea Barber, Jodie Sweetin, Bob Saget, Mary-Kate Olsen / Ashley Olsen Season Five promotional photo for the ABC tv series ‘Full House’, September 3, 1991. (Photo by Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

As we celebrate Father’s Day, we are reminded of some of our favourite on-screen dads who have left a lasting impact on our hearts. These TV dads, from the comforting presence of Danny Tanner in “Full House” to the authoritative yet loving Philip Banks in “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air,” have each brought a unique blend of wisdom, humour, and heart to our screens. Join us as we honor the top 5 TV dads who have beautifully captured the essence of fatherhood, resonating with viewers of all ages and reminding us of the timeless lessons they impart.

1. **Danny Tanner** from “Full House” (played by Bob Saget):
Danny Tanner is the epitome of a dedicated single father, juggling his career while raising three daughters with the help of his best friend and brother-in-law. His obsessive cleanliness and heartfelt talks made him a beloved TV dad, teaching important values and always being there for his family.

2. **Philip Banks** from “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” (played by James Avery):
Philip Banks, affectionately known as Uncle Phil, is a stern but loving father figure who provided a stable, nurturing home for his children and nephew, Will. His wisdom, sense of justice, and deep love for his family made him an iconic father figure in television history.

3. **Mike Brady** from “The Brady Bunch” (played by Robert Reed):
Mike Brady is the calm and collected architect who skillfully blended two families into one harmonious household. With his patient demeanour and thoughtful advice, Mike navigated the challenges of raising six children with grace and humour, setting a standard for TV dads.

4. **Dan Conner** from “Roseanne” (played by John Goodman):
Dan Conner is the hardworking, blue-collar dad who brings a down-to-earth realism to the screen. His love for his family is evident in his every action, balancing a tough exterior with a tender heart, making him a relatable and cherished TV father.

5. **Andy Taylor** from “The Andy Griffith Show” (played by Andy Griffith):
Sheriff Andy Taylor is the wise and kind-hearted single dad who keeps the peace in the small town of Mayberry while raising his young son, Opie. His gentle parenting style and strong moral compass made him a timeless symbol of fatherly love and guidance.