Father's Day observations from truly funny dads

By Elizabeth Elkin

Published June 19, 2020

Let's face it. Dad jokes aren't funny. But jokes about being a dad? Absolutely hilarious. Keep clicking for jokes from some truly funny dads.

Everybody takes daddy for granted. Just listen to the radio: Everything's momma. What's the dad song? 'Papa Was A Rolling Stone.'

Chris Rock

on dads getting some recognition

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The bedtime routine for my kids is like this Royal Coronation Jubilee Centennial of rinsing and plaque and dental appliances and the stuffed animal semi-circle of emotional support.

Jerry Seinfeld

on putting kids to bed

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Most of the time, I feel entirely unqualified to be a parent. I call these times being awake.

Jim Gaffigan

on whether he's doing the dad thing right

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I tease my kids. I'm big on that. Like, my kids have big heads. I tell them every day like, 'Dude, your heads are huge. It's so disgusting how big your heads are.' I say it before anybody else does.

Kevin Hart

on helping kids develop a thick skin


Having children is like living in a frat house: Nobody sleeps, everything's broken, and there's a lot of throwing up.

Ray Romano

on living with kids

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I sometimes equate it to what it must be like running a prison. What happens with three boys is you end up barking out orders.

Will Ferrell

on running the household

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Fatherhood is great, because you can ruin someone from scratch.

Jon Stewart

on influencing the easily influenced

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Just taught my kids about taxes by eating 38% of their ice cream.

Conan O'Brien

on training them young