For television viewers of a certain age, he’ll always be Danny Tanner, the dad from Full House. As a single father raising three daughters — well, four, if you count the fact that the youngest was played by both Olsen twins — with the help of his two friends, he taught the world that everywhere you look, there’s a face of somebody who needs you.
But he’s also a famously raunchy funnyman — and, in his new book, Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian, he’s a little of both. In honor of the book’s April 8 release, TIME asked Saget to share his top five favorite dads in TV history. Here they are, in his own words: