Given the amount of TV that the average American child watches (28 to 32 hours per week), the fathers on TV can be almost more influential than the real life ones. While we’ve seen the number of Black Dads on TV diminish over the years, thanks to syndication, DVR and box sets we can relive those times with our surrogate fathers over and over.

So after you finish treating the Dad in your life like kings, hand him the remote and reminisce about his counterparts on the small screen.