21 Reasons Danny Tanner Is The Perfect Parent

We cook, we clean, we work, but somehow we all manage to fall just short of the wonder that is Danny Tanner. What makes him the perfect parent?

1. He feels better when he has coffee.

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He’s also got the “dad joke” down. And the combination of coffee and dad joke? Unstoppable.

2. He always tries.

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Seriously, with a brother-in-law and a best friend as his only help, Danny tried his heart out.

3. He’s got great dad fashion sense…

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4. …but is willing to accept fashion advice from friends.

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5. He understands the importance of the Fake Parent Laugh.

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Sometimes, when your kid is insistent on making a bad joke at bed time, you just have to cackle like a madman, or actually lose your mind.

6. He’s always looking on the bright side.

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And his kids are smart enough not to fall for it.

7. He enlists the family’s help and keeps ‘em in line.

Everyone grab a mop!

8. But he’s also not afraid to cut loose.

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Well, as loose as Danny Tanner can get, anyway.

9. He understands the arbitrary nature gender roles.

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10. Danny teaches his children pop culture history.

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11. He always fits right in.

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12. Danny ages well.

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13. He’s always ready to show affection.

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14. And he knows all about love.

15. He realizes life isn’t like American Beauty.

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16. He can creep out any date his daughters bring home.

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17. And he’s not afraid to wrestle the boyfriend when needed.

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18. He knows when “judging you” is appropriate.

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19. Especially when he’s unamused.

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20. Remember: Danny Tanner gives the best heart-to-heart talks.

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Complete with pregnant pauses.

21. And through it all, he repeats the same important messages.

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So, we salute you, Danny Tanner!

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Because you made sure of it.

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