The 25 Least Funny Sitcoms Of All Time

14. My Mother the Car (NBC, 1965-1966)

Starred: Jerry Van Dyke, Maggie Pierce, Ann Sothern, Avery Schreiber, Cindy Eilbacher, Randy Whipple

That title isn't some funny, figurative play-on-words. This '60s sitcom is literally about a guy, attorney David Crabtree (Van Dyke), who discovers while car-shopping that his mother has been reincarnated as a 1928 Porter and speaks to him through the radio. We're sure some kind of Oedipal argument can be made for this dude driving his Mom around on the daily. 

If that's not enough to make you ask "What the actual fuck?" consider that MMTC also features the annoying Weekly Scheming Antagonist device, in  this case an obsessed car collector desperate to have the collectible Porter. It appears someone at NBC was obsessed with talking cars, because they tried again with better results with the classic '80s so-cheesy-it's-fun drama Knight Rider.

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