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What's The Worst Parenting Decision A Character Made On A TV Show?

Maybe if Rory Gilmore had just been grounded once...

There are some TV parents who are simply the best.

But there are also plenty of TV parents who are just straight-up terrible, irresponsible, or completely clueless.

Disney

At the end of the day, even the greatest TV parents can't be perfect 100% of the time.

The CW

So we want to know: What's the worst parenting decision a character made on a TV show?

Nickelodeon

Maybe it frustrated you to no end that Rory basically never got in trouble for anything with Lorelai on Gilmore Girls.

The WB

Maybe you couldn't fathom how Haley's parents literally let her get married and move into an apartment with Nathan at 16 years old on One Tree Hill.

Haley and Nathan and Haley's parents at their first wedding
The WB

Maybe you thought it was super ridiculous how Adrian was just casually allowed to have Ricky spend the night all the time on The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

Freeform

I know her mom worked nights, but still!

Tell us what you think is the worst parenting choice on a TV show and why it makes you cringe. Your response could be featured in a future BuzzFeed Community post!