Ah, television: teacher, mother, secret lover. With Mother’s Day on the horizon, what better time to focus on that second descriptor and reflect on all the sound motherly advice television has given us via seminal TV moms like Carol Brady (“You can carry a joke too far; somebody can get hurt”), Brianna Barksdale (“This right here is part of the game, D”), and Cercei Lannister (SLAP!). This excellent supercut from Flavorwire has all of them and more. Watch it, send it to your mom, and thank her for not being Betty “go bang your head against the wall” Draper. And remember: You have a beautiful body.

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