NerdiPop’s top Fathers in Sci-Fi and Fantasy are listed below.
Father of: Cubert Farnsworth
Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth is an aged, eccentric, yet accomplished inventor, founder and owner of Planet Express and an honorary Globetrotter. He is crotchety, absent-minded and sometimes brilliant, most well-known for his work in 30th century robotics.
Father of: John Connor
Series: The Terminator
Kyle Reese is the posthumous father of John Connor and the first love interest of Sarah Connor.
Father of: Leland J. Adama and Zak Adama †
Series: Battlestar Galactica
Admiral William Adama, a veteran of the First Cylon War, is the commanding officer of the Battlestar Galactica, and has the longest tenure as the highest ranking officer in the Colonial Fleet after the Fall of the Twelve Colonies.
Father of: Clark Kent
Jonathan Kent is the fictional adoptive father of Superman. In most versions of Superman’s origin story, Jonathan and Martha were the first to come across the rocket that brought the infant Kal-El, with their adopting him shortly thereafter, renaming him Clark Kent. “Clark” being Martha’s maiden name.
Father of: Sam and Dean Winchester
Seeking revenge after his wife Mary was killed by the demon Azazel, John Winchester became a hunter and raised his two sons to fight the supernatural. John disappears early in Supernatural, and the first season revolves primarily around Sam and Dean trying to find him.
Father of: Carl
Series: The Walking Dead
Rick Grimes is a survivor of the outbreak in The Walking Dead. He is a former police officer of the King County Sheriff’s Department who was shot in the line of duty and fell into a coma. He wakes up and finds himself in the midst of the zombie apocalypse. He travels to Atlanta, Georgia, searching for his wife, Lori, and his son, Carl, who have travelled to Atlanta with Rick’s best friend, Shane Walsh, in search of a safe-haven.
Father of: Dwight Conrad
Hermes Conrad is a fictional character in the Futurama animated series. He is a Rastafarian workaholic bureaucrat with a heavy Jamaican accent, known for his 31st-century Jamaican exclamations – for instance, “Sweet manatee of Galilee!”.
Father of: Robb, Jon Snow, Sansa, Arya, Bran and Rickon
Series: Game of Thrones
Eddard is the head of House Stark and Lord Paramount of the North. He is a dedicated husband and father, a loyal friend and an honourable lord.
Father of: Peter
Walter Bishop was an eccentric researcher specializing in fringe science. His parents are Robert and Renata Bishop. After seventeen years of being locked up in a mental institution, which had many negative effects on his personality, Walter was eventually recruited by the FBI to work in their Fringe Division alongside Olivia Dunham and his son, Peter Bishop.
Father of: Sam jr
Vimes is the Commander of the City Watch, the burgeoning police force of the Discworld’s largest city, Ankh-Morpork. Born into poverty, he is now a highly reluctant member of modern Ankh-Morpork nobility, having been made both a knight and a duke, as well as an ambassador. He is married to Sybil Ramkin, the richest woman in the city. They have a son, The Honourable Samuel Vimes II.