/Response: Your Favorite Movie and TV Parents

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(Welcome to /Response, the companion piece to our /Answers series and a space where /Film readers can chime in and offer their two cents on a particular question.)

Earlier this week, the /Film team wrote about their favorite movie and TV parents. We then opened the floor to our readers: who are your favorite film and television moms and dads? And you let us know!

We have collected our favorite answers (edited for length and clarity) below. Next week’s question, in honor of Alien: Covenant: what single movie scene terrified you the most and why? Send your (at least one paragraph, please) answer to slashfilmpitches@gmail.com!

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Doris Roberts Dead

Last night brought sad news from Hollywood as veteran actress Doris Roberts, the matriarch of the hit sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, passed away at 90 years old. While the cause of death is not immediately known, Roberts passed away peacefully overnight in her sleep at her home in Los Angeles. The actress has been seen on screen since the 1950s, winning five Emmys and nominated for six more. We remember the long legacy of her work on the big and small screen after the jump. Read More »

Kagan McLeod created this illustration featuring the mant actors and actresses from the past years of multi-camera sitcom history. How many of the 50 characters do you reccognize? Answer key on the National Post.