most iconic TV moms
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From the glamorous to the down-to-earth, these iconic TV moms of the 80s redefined motherhood for a generation of viewers. Whether they juggled their careers and kids or defied gender stereotypes and roles, each character left a permanent mark on pop culture.

Valerie Hogan from ‘Valerie’

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Peggy Bundy from ‘Married… with Children’

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Angela Bower from ‘Who’s the Boss?’

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Norma Arnold from ‘The Wonder Years’

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Roseanne Conner from ‘Roseanne’

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Kate Tanner from ‘ALF’

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Maggie Seaver from ‘Growing Pains’

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 Sophia Petrillo from ‘The Golden Girls’

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Clair Huxtable from ‘The Cosby Show’

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Elyse Keaton from ‘Family Ties’

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