Parents' annoyance level: 1/10. If not for the surprised shriek every kid let out when Daddy was woken up, this game would be virtually annoyance-free.

We have this theory that the '90s were a decade full of absent dads—just look at two of the best X-Mas movies, The Santa Clause and Jingle All the Way, two workaholic fathers trying to win their son's affection. Don't Wake Daddy taught the importance of letting your own work-crazed father sleep in between his two jobs while you quietly played. And, if you did wake daddy, you lost the game and, in real life, got the belt.