When some people think of fictional moms, their minds go straight to the Carol Bradys and June Cleavers of the world. Not I. I love the fictional moms who have no fucks to give, because we are all those moms. We shouldn't strive to become more perfect, we should strive to embrace what a horrible job we're doing. And you can't be what you can't see, right? That's why I am eternally grateful for this slew of sub-par to mediocre bunch of mothers.
1. Lois Wilkerson, Malcolm In The Middle
The queen of moms who DGAF. Can you imagine Lois pinning stuff on Pinterest? No. Because she doesn't care. Would you, after raising five boys like hers?
2. Marge Simpson, The Simpsons
Marge will never be cool. But Marge doesn't need to be cool. Which makes her extremely cool.
3. Cersei Lannister, Game of Thrones
Hey, I didn't say these were warm and fuzzy moms, only ones who just duncurr, like Cersei. She does what she needs to do to get what she wants. She's like a tiger mom, only with more incest and day drinking.
4. Linda Belcher, Bob's Burgers
Linda, for all of her annoying Jerz-accented singing, is such a sweet, loving mom. She encourages her kids to be themselves, no matter how awful their ideas are. I want Linda Belcher for a mom. We all do.
5. Lisa Landry-Sims, Sister, Sister
I really, really, really wanted a mom like Lisa. She actually was cool and cracked cheesy jokes and was nowhere near as paranoid and stifling as Ray, because of course she DGAF.
6. Mami Marquez, Dora The Explorer
Did you know that Dora's last name is Marquez? Well, it is. Her mom definitely doesn't give any fucks because when she does bother to show up it's usually to encourage Dora to go play by volcanoes and stuff.
7. Kitty Foreman, That '70s Show
I love Kitty Foreman because it makes me feel like it's completely acceptable to mix up vodka sours sometime after lunch. She's a nice drunk. A smiley drunk.
8. Helen Morgendorffer, Daria
Helen is driven and ambitious and assertive. And you don't ever mess with her kids.
9. Kitty Kenarban, Malcolm In The Middle
You don't really start to like Kitty until she has her mental breakdown and comes back a changed woman. We all need our mental breakdowns to complete our transition into motherhood, really.
10. Peggy Hill, King of The Hill
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