Top Worst Cartoon Parents


The Top Ten

1 The Griffins - Family Guy The Griffins - Family Guy

Peter is a terrible parent, and just a horrible person alone. He assaults his daughter constantly, he gave his infant drugs, he tried to cover up his infant's injury and even made Lois run him over with his car. Lois, on the other hand, told her daughter to attempt suicide, didn't take Stewie to the hospital when he was injured, smoked pot, took drugs, was a porn star, cheated on her husband, and even a thief.

Peter is such a jerk. He is rude, he treats people like crap and worst of all, he is a horrible dad to Meg. He seems to hate her, love harassing her like a bully and he even forget her own birthday and how old she was turning.

Lois is in the same matter, but she shoplifts, she did not get Stewie to the doctor when he was hurt.

There selfish and abusive

Don't forget that Lois and Peter used Stewie to win that competition or whatever.They even gave him drugs to keep him awake.Also,instead of using money for Stewie's school,they use it only for their needs. :(

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2 The Turners - The Fairlyodd Parents The Turners - The Fairlyodd Parents

They are so annoyingly dumb... those two are one of the reasons I hate the episode Vicky Gets Fired. In that episode, Vicky is torturing Timmy right in front of Timmy's parents' eyes. Wanna know what happens next? They do NOTHING! What happened to episodes like Channel Chasers where they actually love Timmy? - ModernSpongeBobSucks

These parents are morons lol! They are neglectful and abusive in some cases. They hardly even remember his name or birthday! In my opinion farm animals would make better parents.

Their always going out having fun while their only son is stuck at home with a homicide babysitter. - egnomac

A kidnaped wrold be parents

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3 The Pataki's - Hey Arnold The Pataki's - Hey Arnold

Both of them love Olga more then Helga they always give Olga all the attention and in one episode during a flash back both Bob & Miriam where praising Olga for her playing the piano and the complete ignore Helga and forced her to walk to school in the rain keep this in mind she was only in preschool at the time. - egnomac

I agree they're so mean to helga - Sayumi-So-chan

4 The Platters - King of the Hill

Luanne's mother is an alcoholic who tried to stab her husband with a kitchen knife and her father is a two strike felon who Peggy, Hank and Lucky keep the truth from her. - egnomac

5 Mom & Dad - Cow and Chicken Mom & Dad - Cow and Chicken

When Cow and Chicken sold their yard, they threatened to throw them in a shredder. This is at least worse than the Turners, and I'm pretty sure almost as bad as the Griffins. Should be #2 IF not # 1. - RalphBob

All you see is their feet in one episode they drag Cow and Chicken to Organ to find head hunters and while Chicken is being chased by the headhunters they do nothing to help him. - egnomac

They're just legs! (shudder)

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6 Beavis & Butthead's Parents - Beavis & Butthead

How are they the worst? - StevenUniverseIsAwesome

7 James's Parents - Pokemon

They faked their own deaths just so James would come back and force him to marrying his fiancee, and the one line where James says as he's being chased around by his fiancee "If you two weren't such lousy parents you'd stop this made woman" goes to show how little they care about their won sons well being. - egnomac

Go see the ep sweet baby James they get worst

I felt so bad for James I almost cried. ;(

Come you guy Jessiebell is psycho bitch

8 Linda Flynn - Phineas and Ferb

She is your stereotypical teenage mother trapped in adulthood. She is never home, she is always at parties, friend reunions, playing at concerts, she does everything except being a good mother. She allows Phineas and Ferb do all kind of dangerous things because "she never sees them" when in actuality you have to be blind not to see the impossible structures her sons make. She does not believe her on daughter when she tries to warn her about what Phineas and Ferb do, heck she does not believe even when her own husband tells her... But the worst of all... She makes fun of Cadance behind her back, she writes entire journals of Cadance craziness to later share it with her friends so they can all laugh about it... She is no mother, she is a colossal bitch that never grew up... But what do you expect when her own mother keeps her twin sister inside a closet for years and only let's her out to prank people...

Yeah she is simply the worst... The only worst parents than her are the ...more

9 Captain Hero's Parents - Drawn Together

They tried to sent their son on a rocket to the sun how messed up is the because they were told he would be the lamest super hero. - egnomac

10 Christina and Morgan Ross - Jessie

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11 The Doofenshmirtz's - Phineas and Ferb

The Doofenshmirtzs are so stupid. Candace is so annoying and dumb.

12 Ozai - Avatar: The Last Airbender Ozai - Avatar: The Last Airbender Fire Lord Ozai is the main antagonist of Avatar: The Last Airbender. He is the supreme antagonist of the series due to being in control of the Fire Nation and being the father of Zuko and Azula. He is also Aang's arch-nemesis.

For crying out loud, Ozai tried to make his only son fight him for disrespecting one of Ozai's generals, and when Zuko refused to do so (for rather clear, obvious reasons), Ozai heartlessly burns half of Zuko's face leaving his son scarred (physically and mentally) for life!

13 The Reeds - Arthur

They never discipline DW when she's acting out leaving poor Arthur to either take the blame, or be scolded for the things she does. - BeanBag343

I've had to agree on this, especially when it comes to D.W.

In the episode D.W.s very bad mood Mr
& Mrs. Reed do absolutely nothing when D.W. throws a massive tantrum which includes when she repadily slammed the door over and over and not one told her to stop. - egnomac

They once punished D.W. in Go To Your Room D.W. and D.W.'s Baby

14 Mami and Papi - Dora The Explorer

They let their 4-year-old daughter to go on dangerous adventures all alone ( accompanied by a monkey) >:(

15 The Gross Sisters Parents - The Proud Family

Its no wonder the Gross Sisters turned out the way they did. - egnomac

16 Gurkinn - Pokemon

Although he is a grandpa, he is Korrina's parent's dad. He treats his granddaughter terribly, he had his Blaziken shoot flame thrower at her, he could care less if she was cold, hot, sick, or injured, and he thinks she's perfect and yells at her for her mistakes, he also literally calls her weak, selfish, and immature (without saying it) for a mistake (she just used mega evolution). (I hope grandparents count)

17 Finn's Dad - Adventure Time

Um actually martin used to care about and love finn but then he got amnesia

He ripped off fins arm just to get rid of him. - TheGrammarPolice

He purposely abandoned his own son. - egnomac

What that is messed up

18 Francine and Stan Smith - American Dad!

I don't think Francine's a bad parent. But Stan is the perfect example on how tough love doesn't work on everyone.

19 Clarance's Parents - Clarence

Clarence should be cancelled because it mocks Autism. Some weird people have Autism. Like Jim Parsons, for example.

They let their gay fat son run around and make fun of autism

I can't belive this is on the list! Clarence is a funny show. :(

20 Meyer - Pokemon

He works 24/7. He thinks his son is this immature, dependent, unconfident diaper baby.

21 Bojack's Parents - Bojack Horseman
22 The Wolfes - Rocko's Modern Life
23 Henry's Parents - Horrid Henry

They love the gay one

Should be in the top 5

24 Boris and Doris - Caillou
25 Pumbaa's Parents - The Lion King
26 Patty and Selma - The Simpsons

They seem to treat Ling like a slave. Poor girl :(

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27 Corn and Billy's Dad - The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy

Corn is what Billy called his mom in one episode. - RalphBob

28 The Tests - Johnny Test
29 The Puddingtons - Moral Orel
30 Shou Tucker - Fullmetal Alchemist Shou Tucker - Fullmetal Alchemist
31 The Harpers - Braceface
32 The Cuylers - Squidbillies
33 Ned McDodd - Horton Hears a Who!
34 Suga Mama Proud - The Proud Family
35 Vicky's Parents - The Fairly OddParents
36 Margaret and Harold SquarePants - SpongeBob SquarePants
37 Ed's parents - Ed, Edd n' Eddy

Although they never show their faces in the show, they are spoken by the Eds many times and from what I've heard, they are probably the worst parents in any cartoon and here are the reasons why:

Ed's parents - they spoil the living hell out of Sarah and treat Ed like garbage. His mother is so restrictive that she even took down the stairs of his room because he was GROUNDED! That's so messed up. There's a reason why Ed is so afraid when Sarah says "I'm telling mom! ". Sarah is the princess and Ed is the neglect, plain and simple.

Double D's parents - they basically never interact with their son, only through sticky notes and they mostly consist on chores for him to do. Basically Double D has to go to school, does everything in the house and his parents just work and nothing else.

Eddy's parents - his brother constantly bullied him and treated him like a baby and his parents never did anything to stop that. It's a good thing his brother went to live by himself. ...more

38 Toph Beifong - The Legend of Korra Toph Beifong - The Legend of Korra Toph Beifong is a fictional character in Nickelodeon's animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, voiced by Jessie Flower in the original series and Kate Higgins and Philece Sampler in the sequel series.
39 Malory Archer - Archer

She valued her dog over her own son, she left him to Woodhouse for 5 years and came much later. She took his candy for Halloween, she chose flings over being a proper mother. She also took his bike as a child to learn a lesson, but didn't give it back to him, she did the same for his car. A lot more stuff happened, more messed up than this, Sterling Archer became what he is because of her. Let's not forget she is racist, egotistical and one of the worst bosses anyone will ever have.

I cannot stand her. Spoiled, Delusional, Insensitive, and has absolutely no humility.
This is a woman who sends her employees (including her own son) on dangerous missions just for money.

40 Grace - Pokemon XY & XYZ

I don't blame Serena being disrespectful around this meanie. Grace is a terrible parent. How? 1: she sent Serena to Pokemon camp in Kalos, even though she didn't want to go. 2: She forces her daughter to race Ryhorns. 3: She cares about her own happiness. 4: When she meets Ash, Clemont and Bonnie, she thinks Ash is a pretty great guy, but hates Clemont and Bonnie. Ash only cares about being a Pokemon MAster! 5: She forces Serena to go back to Hoeen because she wanted to become a Pokemon Trainer. Grace wanted Serena to follow her footsteps and not have her own dreams.
See what I mean? No wonder Serena screams at her mum.

41 Sheila Broflovski - South Park Sheila Broflovski - South Park
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Top Remixes

1. The Griffins - Family Guy
2. Linda Flynn - Phineas and Ferb
3. Christina and Morgan Ross - Jessie
1. The Griffins - Family Guy
2. The Turners - The Fairlyodd Parents
3. The Pataki's - Hey Arnold


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