TV shows about parents

TV shows about parents
List of the best series about parents - moms, dads and their relationships with children: Sex/Life, Breeders, Superman & Lois, Louie, Olive Kitteridge, Up All Night, The Haunting of Hill House, NEXT, One Mississippi, Big Little Lies.

In the top there are new series of 2021, a plot description and trailers for series that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Sex/Life (2021)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA

A woman's daring sexual past collides with her married-with-kids present when the bad-boy ex she can't stop fantasizing about crashes back into her life.

Breeders (2020)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA

Breeders exposes the parental-paradox that it is possible, in the very same moment, to love your child to the horizon of the universe, while being apoplectically angry enough to want to send them there.

Superman & Lois (2021)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrefantastic, action, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryUSA

After years of facing megalomaniacal supervillains, monsters wreaking havoc on Metropolis, and alien invaders intent on wiping out the human race, The Man of Steel aka Clark Kent and Lois Lane come face to face with one of their greatest challenges ever: dealing with all the stress, pressures and complexities that come with being working parents in today's society.

Louie (2010)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:23

Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.

Olive Kitteridge (2014)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration03:59

A look at a seemingly placid New England town that is actually wrought with illicit affairs, crime and tragedy, all told through the lens of Olive, whose wicked wit and harsh demeanor mask a warm but troubled heart and staunch moral center. The story spans 25 years and focuses on Olive's relationships with her husband, Henry, the good-hearted and kindly town pharmacist; their son, Christopher, who resents his mother's approach to parenting; and other members of their community.

Up All Night (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA

An irreverent look at parenthood through the point of view of an acerbic working mother, along with her stay-at-home husband and opinionated parents.

The Haunting of Hill House (2018)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrehorror, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:41

The Crains, a fractured family, confront haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it.

NEXT (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A Silicon Valley pioneer discovers that one of his own creations – a powerful A.I. – might spell global catastrophe, and teams up with a cybercrime agent to fight a villain unlike anything we’ve ever seen – one whose greatest weapon against us is ourselves.

One Mississippi (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

This semi-autobiographical dark comedy starring Tig Notaro follows her as she returns to her hometown after the sudden death of her mother. Still reeling from her own declining health problems, Tig struggles to find her footing with the loss of the one person in her life who understood her. All while dealing with her clingy girlfriend and her dysfunctional family.

Big Little Lies (2017)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Subversive, darkly comedic drama Big Little Lies tells the tale of three mothers of first graders whose apparently perfect lives unravel to the point of murder.

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NOS4A2 (2019)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A young Victoria "Vic" McQueen discovers she has the power to unlock portals that help her find lost objects. As she delves further into this hidden universe, she encounters many other "inscape travelers" - some benevolent, and some who have been corrupted by their power. When Vic encounters Charlie Manx, an immortal who stays that way by feeding off of the souls of children, she makes a sworn enemy of Manx.

Bob's Burgers (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, cartoon
CountryUSA

Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. Despite the greasy counters, lousy location and a dearth of customers, Bob and his family are determined to make Bob's Burgers "grand re-re-re-opening" a success.

Splitting Up Together (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration00:15

Lena and Martin were once madly in love. But, like many marriages, time and circumstance eventually took their toll, and they decide that everyone's lives would be better if they got a divorce. Facing a daunting real estate market, the couple decide not to sell their house and to "Bird Nest" instead. The 'on-duty' parent will live in the house while the 'off-duty' parent will live in the detached garage. As Lena begins to dip her toes into the dating waters, Martin begins to see his own culpability in his marriage falling apart.

Raising Hope (2010)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

James "Jimmy" Chance is a clueless 24-year-old who impregnates a serial killer during a one-night-stand. Earning custody of his daughter after the mother is sentenced to death, Jimmy relies on his oddball but well-intentioned family for support in raising the child.

Arrested Development (2003)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

The story of a wealthy family that lost everything, and the one son who had no choice but to keep them all together.

Parenthood (2010)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Parenthood is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jason Katims. Loosely based on the 1989 film of the same title, Parenthood tells of the Braverman clan which consists of an older couple, their four children and their families.

The League (2009)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

The League is an American sitcom and semi-improvised comedy about a about a fantasy football league and its members and their everyday lives.

SMILF (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:19

A raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.

The Act (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration00:53

A seasonal anthology series that tells startling, stranger-than-fiction true crime stories with the first season following Gypsy Blanchard, a girl trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her overprotective mother.

Mildred Pierce (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration05:36

Mildred Pierce depicts an overprotective, self-sacrificing mother during the Great Depression who finds herself separated from her husband, opening a restaurant of her own and falling in love with a man, all the while trying to earn her spoiled, narcissistic daughter's love and respect.

The Unit (2006)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA

A covert team of special forces operatives risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the homefront, protecting their husbands' secrets.

The Great North (2021)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, cartoon
CountryUSA

Follow the Alaskan adventures of the Tobin family as a single dad does his best to keep his weird bunch of kids close, especially as the artistic dreams of his only daughter lead her away from the family fishing boat and into the glamorous world of the local mall.

Good Luck Charlie (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, family
CountryUSA

Good Luck Charlie is an American television sitcom, which premiered on April 4, 2010, on Disney Channel. The series was created by Phil Baker and Drew Vaupen, who wanted to create a program that would appeal to entire families, as opposed to only children. It focuses on a Denver family, the Duncans, as they try to adjust to the births of their fourth and fifth children, Charlotte "Charlie" Duncan and Toby Duncan. In each episode, Teddy Duncan creates a video diary containing advice for Charlie about their family and life as a teenager. Teddy tries to show Charlie what she might go through when she is older in the video diaries for future reference. Each video diary ends with Teddy saying the eponymous phrase, "Good luck, Charlie".Among other decisions, executives included adult-centric scenes and changed the series title from Oops to Love, Teddy and finally to Good Luck Charlie in order to ensure the series would appeal to all family members. Good Luck Charlie premiered on Disney Channel in the United States on April 4, 2010. It premiered in Canada on April 5, 2010, the United Kingdom and Ireland on May 14, 2010, and in Australia and New Zealand on July 23, 2010. Good Luck Charlie was renewed for a second season, with production beginning in August 2010 with a season premiere on February 20, 2011. A feature-length Christmas Disney Channel Original Movie based on the series entitled Good Luck Charlie, It's Christmas! began production in March 2011 for a December 2011 premiere.

The O.C. (2003)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:42

The series centers on Ryan Atwood, a troubled youth from a broken home who is adopted by the wealthy and philanthropic Sandy and Kirsten Cohen. Ryan and his surrogate brother Seth, a socially awkward yet quick-witted teenager, deal with life as outsiders in the high-class world of Newport Beach. Ryan and Seth spend much time navigating their relationships with girl-next-door Marissa Cooper, Seth's childhood crush Summer Roberts, and the fast-talking loner Taylor Townsend. Story lines deal with the culture clash between the idealistic Cohen family and the shallow, materialistic, and closed-minded community in which they reside. The series includes elements of postmodernism, and functions as a mixture of melodrama and comedy.

The Fosters (2013)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA

Stef Foster, a dedicated police officer, and her partner Lena Adams, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with Stef's biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mariana and Jesus. Their lives are disrupted in unexpected ways when Lena meets Callie, a hardened teen with an abusive past who has spent her life in and out of foster homes. Lena and Stef welcome Callie and her brother, Jude, into their home thinking it's just for a few weeks, until a more permanent placement can be found. But life has something else in store for the Fosters.

When They See Us (2019)
Markimdb: 8.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:43

Five teens from Harlem become trapped in a nightmare when they're falsely accused of a brutal attack in Central Park.

Brothers and Sisters (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Brothers & Sisters is an American television drama series that centers on the Walker family and their lives in Pasadena, California. The series premiered on ABC on September 24, 2006, and aired its final episode on May 8, 2011. It aired, for its entire run, in a Sunday night timeslot after Desperate Housewives. The cast included a collection of award-winning actors, including Sally Field, Rachel Griffiths, Calista Flockhart, Rob Lowe, and Patricia Wettig. Sally Field received both a Primetime Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award for her performance throughout the series. Rachel Griffiths was also nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards for her work on the show. In May 2011, the show completed its fifth and final season on ABC. On May 13, 2011, it was announced that ABC had decided to end the show.

Pramface (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy
CountryUnited Kingdom

Pramface is a BBC Three television comedy series starring Scarlett Alice Johnson, Sean Michael Verey, Ben Crompton, Bronagh Gallagher, Anna Chancellor and Angus Deayton. Written by Chris Reddy and produced by BBC/Little Comet, the six-part first series commenced transmission on 23 February 2012. The second series began on 8 January 2013, with the first episode 60 minutes long, as a special, and the remainder of the series consisted of the usual 30 minute episodes. The second series concluded on 19 February 2013. A third series was confirmed on 29 April 2013.

If It's for My Daughter, I'd Even Defeat a Demon Lord (2019)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantasy, comedy, adventure, cartoon, anime
CountryJapan

Dale is a cool, composed, and highly skilled adventurer who's made quite a name for himself despite his youth. One day on a job deep in the forest, he comes across a little devil girl who's almost wasted away. Unable to just leave her there to die, Dale takes her home and becomes her adoptive father.Devil or not, Latina is beyond adorable, and the adventurer soon finds himself head over heels with being a parent.But why was she out in the forest to begin with, and why does she carry the mark of a criminal?

Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration00:22

A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.




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