Top 10 Animated Characters Who Were Raised By Single ParentsFor this list we will be looking at the top 10 animated characters from movies, cartoon and anime who for the most part were raised by single parents either due to the other parent being dead, divorced, separated or any other reasons adopted parents and legal guardians can also be included.
The Top Ten
In both the Goof Troop series and the movies Max is mostly raised by his single father Goofy though we are never really given any information about Max's mom.
A Goofy Movie was my childhood!
Did his parents divorce?
Raised by his father Marlin after his mother and the rest of his siblings were devoured by a barracuda in the opening scene of Finding Nemo the event lead to Marlin becoming overprotective over Nemo that it lead him to rebel which gets him captured by divers leading to Marlin to go on his journey to find him.
Throughout the series its been shown that Ginger and her younger brother Carl are raised by their mother Lois after their father Jonas left the family shortly after Carl was born and really has not been there for them though later in the series he does eventually make more appearances usually to give Ginger fatherly advice and while Ginger does attempt to have some sort of relationship with him Carl still acts pretty cold towards him for walking out on them.
Before Rugrats in Paris Chuckie was raised by his father Chas as it was revealed in the Mother's Day episode that Chuckie's mom died when he was very little and leading up to the episode Chas tired to keep Chuckie from finding out about her fearing that he would miss her.
It was revealed in The Loud House Season 4 episode Freinded that Ronnie Anne's parents are separated and for the most part was raised along with Bobby by there mother as a single parent before moving to the city to be with their extended family.
So Ronnie Anne Loud have a single parent? Geez, how much stuff I did not know about Loud House
Many Arthur episodes have touched on Buster's parents being divorced like in the episode "Arthur's Faraway Friend" in which Buster finds out he's going to be staying with his father for a few months and in another episode "1001 Dads" Arthur worried that Busters is sad of not having his dad around during the Father's Day Picnic he tries to find a new dad who Buster can go to the picnic with and Buster later has a talk with Arthur and tells him that even though its hard not having his dad around he still enjoys the time he does have with him and even though his parents aren't together anymore he still has a family.
In both the movie and cartoon Sherman is adopted by Mr. Peabody though in the movie its explored a lot more as an actual father and son relationship as during the movie a child protective service agent questions if Mr. Peabody is actually capable of raising a child following an incident where Sherman bits a student Penny and believes his behavior comes from the fact that he's being raised by a dog.
Was raises alone by his father after his mother was forced to go on the run after being singled out by Mr. Burns when she and her friends destroy his germ lab, from there Abe had told Homer his mother was dead until its revealed in Mother Simpson that Homer's mother was still alive and still a fugitive.
This guy should be number 1
Despite being your typical Bully Roger has shown that there is more to him then meets the eye for starters its revealed in an episode "Doug and Patti P.I." that Roger's parents are divorced and he sabotaged the father son wheel barrel race
Dumbo doesn’t have a father
Her father raising her alone made her more masculine and into fighting
I’m honestly curious as to if it’s ever mentioned that she has a mother or not. I don’t think so, I still love her as a character though.
Strangely Bambi at first is raised alone by his mother while his dad is somewhat absent then after she is killed by the hunter Bambi's father shows up tells him his mother is dead then proceed to raise Bambi from then on.
Was adopted by Drake Mallord aka Darkwing Duck.
Raised by her over protective father Dracula after her mother was killed by humans.
Good funny movie series and T.V. series Hotel Transylvania
Should be number one
Raised by his mother though their never been any mention of his father in any of the first three Toy Story movies.
Was raised along side her 6 other sisters by their father King Triton after their mother was crushed to death by pirates.