Celebrate the decade of decadence by naming your next four-legged family member after a character from your favorite 1980s sitcom. Our totally rad top picks are below, followed by our longer list of nominees.
132 Pet Names From 1980s Sitcoms
And the winners are:
1 - Norm (Cheers. For an affable, portly pet.)
2 - Woody (Cheers. For a pet who's a bit slow on the uptake.)
3 - Blanche (The Golden Girls. Perhaps for a cat or pup that appears to favor people of the male persuasion!)
4 - Tootie (The Facts of Life. For a nosy pet. Extra Points if you can teach your critter how to skate!)
5 - Webster (Webster. For a miniature breed.)
6 - Bull (Night Court. For a Great Dane or any other large breed.)
7 - Fresh Prince (a.k.a Will, Fresh Prince of Bel Air)
8 - Punky (Punky Brewster, perfect for a spunky little female pooch)
9 - Belvedere (Mr. Belvedere. For an aloof pet.)
10 - ALF (ALF - perfect for a dog with a penchant for bothering cats)
Pet names inspired the cast from Cheers.
Names for your pet inspired by The Golden Girls.
Pet names inspired by characters from The Facts of Life.
Give your pet the perfect name inspired by the cast of Webster.
- Uncle Phillip
Totally rad pet names inspired by characters from Night Court.
The cast of Punky Brewster may have the pet name you're looking for.
Look to Mr. Belvedere for the best '80s pet names.
Out of this world names for pets based on characters from ALF.
Names from the cast of Three's Company could be the handle your pet needs!
Scholarly pet names from the cast of Square Pegs.
Pet names inspired by the cast of Family Ties could be perfect for your newest family member.
The cast of Bosom Buddies may reveal your best friend's new name.
Watcha talkin' 'bout, pet names? Try one from Diff'rent Strokes.
Vintage pet names from the cast of Silver Spoons.
Give your pet a very '80s name from the cast of Too Close For Comfort.
Pet names inspired by the cast of WKRP In Cincinnati.
- Dr. Johnny Fever
- Big Guy
- Les Nessman
- Venus Flytrap
Give you pet a name from a character on Benson.
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