1. Antiques Roadshow
    Followed by them frantically searching the house for anything of potential value
  2. House Hunters
    Don't tell them it's staged -- IT WILL BREAK THEIR HEARTS.
  3. The Good Wife
    Strong woman + Mr. Big = Mom bait
  4. American Idol (2004-2011)
    "Honey can you call us later? Idol's on."
  5. The Voice (2011-present)
    "Tweet #VoiceSaveIndia..... JUST DO IT!!!" - a real aggressive text my mom sent me 2 nights ago
  6. Parenthood
    "You wouldn't get it because you're not a parent yet."
  7. Law & Order
    Tried & true
  8. The Goldbergs
    "UGH! I'm such a Bev."
  9. Everybody Loves Raymond
    I know, I know...
    Suggested by @dave
  10. The Middle
    Again, I know...
    Suggested by @dave
  11. Castle
    Suggested by @vp
  12. Xena, warrior princess (when it aired)
    Dad only, and alone
    Suggested by @dave
  13. The Housewives of...(insert city here)
    Suggested by @michelle
  14. Criminal Minds
    Suggested by @nils
  15. Wheel of fortune and the local news
    Suggested by @rebeccaruss
  16. big bang and "we're really enjoying masters of sex" 😳
    Suggested by @lindsaygelfand