These on-screen parents were super trash.
Relationships with parents can be complicated, especially before you’re grown up.
It’s easy for kids to think that their family is the worst out there, but sometimes media provides a nice dose of perspective to what life is like for other people.
These fictional parents were despicable.
Joan Crawford (Mommie Dearest)
Kate and Peter McCallister (Home Alone)
Lester Burnham (American Beauty)
The Wormwoods (Matilda)
Nick Parker and Elizabeth James (The Parent Trap)
Ross Gellar (Friends)
Royal Tenenbaum (The Royal Tenenbaums)
Marissa Benson (iCarly)
Dan Scott (One Tree Hill)
Lacey Hamilton (Awkward)
All of the parents on Pretty Little Liars
Lily Van Der Woodsen (Gossip Girl)
Gemma Teller (Sons of Anarchy)
King Adnarr and Queen Iduna (Frozen)
Frank Gallagher (Shameless)
Every parent on Riverdale
Aaron Echolls (Veronica Mars)
Frank Reynolds (It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia)
Eli Pope (Scandal)
Walter White (Breaking Bad)
What other TV and movie parents were the worst? Share in the comments!