Only 1 in 15 people can name all of these famous TV mothers. Can you?

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Think you're a pop culture whiz? Then take a minute from your busy life and see if you can match the TV mom to the image. It might just be more of a challenge than you expect. Give it a try!

Which TV mother is this?

A comic strip turned TV show turned movie series, "The Addams Family" is a story of an unusual family. Morticia is the wife of Gomez and the mother of Pugsley, Wednesday and Pubert (in more recent versions). All of them are supernatural creatures (or maybe just borderline psychopaths). A cult classic, "The Addams Family" became an endless source of Halloween costumes and Morticia herself has become an instantly recognizable strong female character.

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Caroline Ingalls is known to Laura fans around the world simply as Ma. Her comforting presence in the "Little House" books and the “Little House on the Prairie” TV show made her everyone’s Ma - she was always there not only for her kids but also for the readers and viewers who needed a comforting and cozy presence of reassurance in their lives.

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Claire Dunphy is a busy mom who is raising three very different kids (four, if you include her immature husband, Phil). She was a stay-at-home mom who controlled absolutely everything, until the fifth season, when she started to work for her father.

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Carmela Soprano is the wife of mafia boss Tony Soprano on the HBO TV series, "The Sopranos." She is also the mother of two - Meadow Soprano and Anthony Soprano Jr. Carmela is shown as a loving mother and supportive wife. However, she is well aware of Tony's position in the Mafia and his affairs. Anyway, she still stays with Tony because his wealth provides the kind of lifestyle that Carmela wants for herself and her children.

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A brutally honest yer supportive and kind mom, with a great sense of humor and a very recognizable laugh, Kitty Forman is the kind of mom everybody is dreaming about. Kitty is Eric and Laurie's mother and the wife of Red Forman. She is a cheerful, sunny, sweet-natured typical 1970s housewife and mother. Kitty is a nurse who sometimes takes a break from her career to make peace in the family.

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Sophia Petrillo was portrayed by Estelle Getty for 10 years and 259 episodes. A loud and honest Italian mother, she speaks with a thick Brooklyn accent and a fast pace that contribute to the humor in her famous one-liners.

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A well-grounded housewife, voiced by Alex Borstein, Lois Griffin is the wife of Peter Griffin and mother of Meg, Chris and Stewie Griffin. She lives at 31 Spooner Street with her family and their family dog, Brian.

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Lynette Scavo is one of the four protagonists on the series "Desperate Housewives," considered to be the "smart" one of the group. She is well-known for being super controlling, neurotic, stressed and controlling housewife and mother.

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A redhead with a bouffant hairdo, Peggy Bundy is a lazy, self-indulgent wife who doesn't want to work, cook or clean the house. Her favorite pastime is watching TV shows, sitting on the living room couch and eating a lot of bonbons. Peggy likes to say her laziness is actually a family tradition and she gets really upset when her daughter Kelly gets a job.

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In "Brothers & Sisters," Nora Walker is the matriarch of the Walker family and a mom of five. She got pregnant with her first child when she was around 18 years old. As her children reach adulthood, Nora finds herself controlling her children's lives, but she does so for the right reasons.

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Sweet and simple Marge has a big heart and keeps the whole Simpson family together. She is married to Homer and doing her best to raise their three kids, Bart, Lisa and Maggie, with common sense and motherly love.

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Caring and down-to-earth, Elyse Keaton is the mom of Alex P. Keaton - one of TV’s most iconic characters. Dhe is the main reason why he is so lovable and sort of gets along with his sisters on "Family Ties."

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On "Seinfeld," Estelle Costanza spends almost all her time screeching at husband Frank and son George. Over time, it becomes obvious that she and her husband have a love-hate relationship - even though they can't stand each other, they stay together out of habit.

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In "Everybody Loves Raymond," Marie Barone is the matriarch of the Barone family who still treats her sons - who are in their forties - like little kids. She has always favored the younger son, Ray, over Robert and usually offers to take over the responsibilities he is supposed to do.

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You can find Lorelai Gilmore on almost any list of the best TV moms ever. She was a great mother to Rory - supportive, kind, loving, more like a friend than a mother. She gave up everything she had to raise her daughter and always supported Rory through life's many ups and downs.

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"Bewitched" is the classic TV show focused on Samantha Stephens - a witch-turned-housewife who prompts magical acts with a wiggle of her nose. She marries a mortal named Darrin Stephens, but her magical family disapproves of the mixed marriage.

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Throughout the course of the series "Home Improvement," Jill Taylor progresses from being a typical housewife to a career-focused professional. At the beginning, she has problems with finding employment, but later she goes back to school. She majors in psychology and becomes a career-focused, hardworking woman.

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Olivia Walton is the faithful and caring mother in the long-running CBS TV series, "The Waltons." The drama series is based on the "Spencer’s Mountain" book by Earl Hamner Jr. and a 1963 movie of the same name.

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The beautiful red-headed wife of caveman Fred Flintstone and a mother of two, Wilma Flintstone is the strong-willed person in her marriage, often criticizing Fred for being so naive and adventurous.

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"All in the Family" is a 1970s comedy series that centers around the Bunker family who live in a small home in Queens, N.Y. The sweetly naive Edith Bunker is Archie Bunker's far better half. Jean Stapleton, who played Edith, was a three-time recipient of the Prime Time Emmy Award for leading actress in a comedy series and she won two Golden Globes during the show's airing.

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Debra Barone is the wife of sports journalist Ray Barone and a mother of three - girl Ally and twin boys Michael and Geoffrey. To her dismay, Ray's parents live across the street and are a big part of her life.

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Laura Petrie is the character Mary Tyler Moore played from 1961 to 1966 on "The Dick Van Dyke Show." Laura Petrie was unlike any onter TV mom in the 1960s - she and her husband opened the door to a whole different kind of American home where Mom and Dad could be imperfect and insecure, and they could make mistakes.

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"The Donna Reed Show" is a situation comedy starring Donna Reed as the middle-class housewife, Donna Stone. She is married to Dr. Alex Stone, a guy who cares only about his work. They have two teenage children, Mary and Jeff.

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"Growing Pains" is a classic television show from the '80s. The show is focused on the Seaver family - stay-at-home psychiatrist dad Jason Seaver, his wife, Maggie, and their kids. This show is one of the first acting jobs of the legendary Leonardo DiCaprio – even though he had been on a few sitcoms before, this role made him visible to teens everywhere.

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"Good Times" follows the Evans family, living in Chicago, as they tried to overcome poverty and claw their way out of the ghetto. Florida, the matriarch of the family, is the typical mom from the '70s. True, she shut down many of James Evans' plans that could have improved their situation, but she was a caring, kind mom who did her best to support her family.

Which TV mother is this?

On "Full House," Rebecca Donaldson Katsopolis is portrayed by Lori Loughlin. Even though she is a sarcastic and practical woman, she is also very loving, caring and well-educated. She is married to Jesse Katsopolis.

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The on-screen chemistry between Sanford and Hemsley - or Weezy and George Jefferson - was so convincing that the two appeared together on TV commercials and other sitcoms for years, even after the TV show "The Jeffersons" ended. Not everyone knows it, but Sanford was 21 years older than Hemsley; in fact, she was old enough to be his mother! The role of Louise Jefferson earned Isabel Sanford an Emmy Award.

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Jane Jetson is a famous cartoon mom from the popular TV show, "The Jetsons." In the first episode of the series, she says that she is 33 years old. She is head of the recycling company and her favorite pastime is shopping for new house gadgets.

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The TV show "Reba" revolves around recent divorcee Reba Hart (played by famous country singer Reba McEntire), her ex-husband, Brock, and his new wife, and their three children: newlywed and new mom Cheyenne, teen Kyra and young Jake.

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Annie Camden is married to Eric Camden and she lives with her family in Glen Oak, California. She and Eric have five children - Matt, Mary, Simon, Lucy and Ruthie. Annie is a stay-at-home mom who devotes her life to family and raising her children.

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JoMarie Payton, in the role of Hariette Winslow on the "Perfect Strangers" sitcom, proved to be so popular that producers created another show revolving around her character. "Family Matters" followed the straight-talking, honest, and sassy Harriette and her family in their Chicago home.

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The astounding Agnes Moorehead plays Endora - a witch whose daughter, Samantha, married a mortal person. Like many of Samantha's relatives, Endora disapproves of Darrin and even refuses to use his name, alternatively calling him "Derwood," "What's-his-name," "Darwin," "Dum-Dum," etc., to his annoyance. In fact, she refers to him as "Darrin" only 8 times during the entire show.

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Joyce Summers is the owner of an art gallery and mother to lead characters Buffy and Dawn Summers. She was ill for most of Season 5, appeared to recover, and then died unexpectedly.

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"Modern Family" revolves around three families that are connected through Jay Pritchett, his son, Mitchell, and his daughter, Claire. Gloria Delgado-Pritchett is Jay's second wife and mother to Manny and Joe. She is from Barranquilla, a city in Colombia, as is Sofía Vergara herself.

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The widow of Jonathan Kent, adoptive mother of Clark Kent (Superman), and the U.S. Senator for the state of Kansas, Martha Kent is both a strong woman and a caring mother. She's also known as the Red Queen.

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On "Game of Thrones," the wise and smart widow of Ned Stark, Catelyn Stark is trying to reunite her family. Catelyn is a devoted mother of five children: Robb, Sansa, Arya, Bran and Rickon. She is played by Michelle Fairley, and debuts in the series premiere.

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Dr. Temperance Brennan is a forensic anthropologist who investigates human remains at crime scenes. The whole TV show is based on the book series. Temperance Brennan works with her husband, Special Agent Seeley Booth, who nicknames her Bones, referring to her job.

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Amy Matthews is the know-it-all mother of Eric, Cory, Morgan and Joshua. She married her husband, Alan, when she was just 19 years old and they are still happily married, raising their kids together on "Boy Meets World."

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Maude Flanders was the wife of Ned Flanders, and the mother of Rod and Todd. She was judgmental and strict, and she firmly believed in God. She died by falling off a grandstand, but then came back as a ghost.

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"The Brady Bunch" is the typical story of two parents who have children from different marriages, get together and form one big, happy family, overcoming all the difficulties together. Florence Henderson played this role on the ABC-TV series, all of the subsequent TV series spinoffs and specials.

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Lois is one of the worst moms on TV. Not only does she have a short temper and unhealthy need to control everything, but she also humiliates her kids in almost every single episode. The family's last name was mostly a mystery.

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Clair Huxtable is the mom you always wanted and the woman a lot of people want to be. She is a partner at her law firm, but also a compassionate, loving and caring mom who can relax and have fun with her kids but also knows exactly where her limits are.

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The actress Janet Hubert, who played one of TV's most celebrated and memorable moms, Vivian Banks, is still angry with her former co-star, Will Smith. She blames Smith for her sudden dismissal from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" in 1993. When the whole crew reunites for charity events, Janet Hubert prefers to avoid the gatherings.

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To support the family after her husband's death, Nancy Botwin enters the world of marijuana dealing. Nancy Botwin is one of the most unusual characters from “Weeds,” and she is a good mom in her own way - at least, she can feed her family now and she does everything for her kids.

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Marion “Mrs. C.” Cunningham is the TV mom everyone wanted. The mother of Richie and Joanie, Marion Cunningham is the lovely, continuously upbeat and iconic All-American mom who was always there for her kids. Actress Marion Ross has appeared on "Nurse Jackie," "Grey’s Anatomy," "Brothers & Sister" and "The Middle," in addition to her iconic role on "Happy Days."

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Portrayed by Julianna Margulies, Alicia Florrick is the wife of Peter Florrick, a disgraced state's attorney, and a mother of two. After her two children, Zach and Grace, were born, she decided to be a stay-at-home mother and a good wife, but later she had to return to work as a junior litigator at the law firm.

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Tami Taylor is the wife of the "Friday Night Lights" show's main character, high school football coach Eric Taylor. For many, Coach Taylor and Tami Taylor are the relationship goals - they made it through all the plot twists, difficulties and pregnancies.

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