7 Most Supportive Parent-Child Relationships on TV (PHOTOS)

Emily Hannemann

Whether enjoying smooth sailing or enduring choppy waters, the relationships between characters and their parents — or characters and their children — can often be one of the most compelling dynamics on a TV show.

A good parent or an obedient child can be a support system in a time of need, while less supportive relationships can often make bad situations worse. Thankfully, these parents and kids get along well, and their shows are all the better for it!

Here are seven parent-child relationships we've loved seeing on our screens, from Stranger Things to This Is Us to The 100.

7 Underrated TV Characters Who Deserve Better (PHOTOS)

7 Underrated TV Characters Who Deserve Better (PHOTOS)

From Janet on 'The Good Place' to fierce fighter Izzy on 'Shadowhunters.'