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40 Funny Jokes and Comics for Father’s Day

Looking for a hilarious gift idea for Father’s Day? How about telling your dad a joke? Get ready to laugh out loud with this collection of 40 fantastic jokes about dads and fatherhood. These jokes were sent in by Scout Life readers, so you know they’re going to be good.

Whether you want to tickle your dad’s funny bone or make the whole family burst into laughter, these jokes are sure to do the trick. From silly puns to clever one-liners, there’s a joke for every sense of humor. Make this Father’s Day unforgettable with a good dose of laughter and show your dad just how much you appreciate him.

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Caroline: When does a dad joke become a dad joke?
Jackson: I have no idea.
Caroline: When it becomes apparent.

Submitted by Caroline M., Longview, Tex.

Comic by Van Scott

Jon: What’s the difference between a high-hit baseball and a maggot’s father?
Tom: What?
Jon: One’s a pop fly. The other’s a fly pop.

Submitted by Jon W., Stroudsburg, Pa.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Teacher (on phone): You say Michael has a cold and can’t come to school today? To whom am I speaking?
Voice: This is my father.

Submitted by Mike I., Midland, Mich.

A man is washing his car with his son.

The son asks, “Dad, can’t you just use a sponge?”

Submitted by Andrew S., South Ogden, Utah

Comic by Scott Nickel

Johnny’s father: Let me see your report card.
Johnny: I don’t have it.
Johnny’s father: Why not?
Johnny: My friend just borrowed it. He wants to scare his parents.

Submitted by Tyler H., Blacklick, Ohio

Conner: Who is Little Caesar’s dad?
Zack: I don’t know. Who?
Conner: Papa John.

Submitted by Conner P., Herndon, Virginia

Comic by ThomasToons

“Dad, are bugs good to eat?” asked the boy.

“Let’s not talk about such things at the dinner table, son,” his father replied.

After dinner the father inquired, “Now, son, what did you want to ask me?”

“Oh, nothing,” the boy said. “There was a bug in your soup, but now it’s gone.”

Submitted by Mark Y., Glendora, Calif.

Max: Why is a giraffe such a good father?
Ed: Why?
Max: Because he is someone you can look up to!

Submitted by Max S., Tacoma, Wash.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Timmy: What did the daddy buffalo say to its son before it left for school?
Bob: Beats me.
Timmy: “Bison.”

Submitted by Evan B., Farmington Hills, Mich.

Teacher: If you had $1 and you asked your father for another, how many dollars would you have?
Baylor: One.
Teacher: You don’t know your arithmetic.
Baylor: You don’t know my father.

Submitted by Taylor T., Eden, North Carolina

Comic by Scott Masear

A small boy was at the zoo with his father.  They were looking at the tigers, and his father was telling him how ferocious they were.

“Daddy, if the tigers got out and ate you up…”

“Yes, son?” the father asked, ready to console him.

“…Which bus would I take home?”

Submitted by Gholson D. G., Gaithersburg, Md.

Amy: What did the tree stump say to the newspaper?
Megan: I haven’t the slightest idea.
Amy: “I am your father.”

Submitted by Amy S., Cross Plains, Wis.

Comic by Jon Carter

The teacher asked little Johnny if he knew his numbers.

“Yes,” he said. “My father taught me.”

“Good. What comes after three?”

“Four,” answered the boy.

“What comes after six?”


“Very good,” said the teacher. “Your dad did a good job. And what comes after 10?”


Submitted by Christopher P., Long Beach, Calif.

Science teacher: When is the boiling point reached?
Science student: When my father sees my report card!

Submitted by Michael H., Canton, Ohio

Comic by Scott Nickel

Erin: What did the mother bullet say to the daddy bullet?
Fran: What?
Erin: “We’re gonna have a BB!”

Submitted by Erin K., Tallahassee, Fla.

Joe: What does your father do for a living?
Jon: He’s a magician. He performs tricks, like sawing people in half.
Joe: Do you have any brothers or sisters?
Jon: Yep, four half-sisters and a half-brother.

Submitted by Jonathan W., Stroudsburg, Pa.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Four men are in the hospital waiting room because their wives are having babies. A nurse goes up to the first guy and says, “Congratulations! You’re the father of twins.”

“That’s odd,” answers the man. “I work for the Minnesota Twins!”

A nurse says to the second guy, “Congratulations! You’re the father of triplets!”

“That’s weird,” answers the second man. “I work for the 3M company!”

A nurse tells the third man, “Congratulations! You’re the father of quadruplets!”

“That’s strange,” he answers. “I work for the Four Seasons hotel!”

The last man is groaning and banging his head against the wall. “What’s wrong?” the others ask.

“I work for 7 Up!”

Submitted by Daniel C., Urbana, Ill.

A book never written: “Fatherly Advice” by Buck L. Upson.

Submitted by Aaron and Andrew M., Redondo Beach, Calif.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Son: For $20, I’ll be good.
Dad: Oh, yeah?  When I was your age, I was good for nothing.

Submitted by Robby S., Putnam Valley, N.Y.

Pee Wee: What do you call your dad when he falls through the ice?
Westy: Beats me.
Pee Wee: A POPsicle!

Submitted by Philip K., Marshalltown, Iowa

Comic by Scott Nickel

Pee Wee: How is the baby bird like its dad?
Westy: How?
Pee Wee: It’s a chirp off the old block.

Submitted by David D., Guyton, Ga.

Dad: How do you like fourth grade?
Son: It isn’t much fun.
Dad: That’s too bad. It was the best three years of my life!

Submitted by Luke A., Tucson, Ariz.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Son: Dad, do you know the difference between a pack of cookies and a pack of elephants?
Dad: No.
Son: Then it’s a good thing Mom does the grocery shopping!

Submitted by Steven F. II, Naperville, Ill.

Jacob: I have a lot of my dad’s genes.
Dave: Really? I bet they don’t fit.

Submitted by David B., North Muskegon, Mich.

Comic by Jon Carter

Dad: You’ll never amount to anything because you procrastinate.
Son: Oh yeah? Just you wait!

Submitted by Matt A., Bellevue, Neb.

Dan: I made a bad mistake today and gave my dad some soap flakes instead of corn flakes for breakfast.
Jan: Was he mad?
Dan: Yup. He was foaming at the mouth!

Submitted by Daniel R., Dickinson, Tex.

Comic by Thomastoons

Manny: How do you like the drum set you got for your birthday?
Theo: I love it!
Manny: Why?
Theo: Whenever I don’t play it, my dad gives me 10 bucks!

Submitted by Alvin F., Union City, Calif.

Dad: Son, if you keep pulling my hair, you will have to get off my shoulders.
Tiger Cub: But, Dad, I’m just trying to get my gum back!

Submitted by Ken R., Sparta, Mich.

Comic by Scott Nickel

Dear Dad,
$chool i$ great. I’m making lot$ of friend$ and $tudying hard. I $imply can’t think of anything I need, $o ju$t $end me a card, a$ I would love to hear from you.
Love, Your $on

Dear Son,
I kNOw astroNOmy, ecoNOmics and oceaNOgraphy are eNOugh to keep even an hoNOr student busy. Do NOt forget that the pursuit of kNOwledge is a NOble task, and you can never study eNOugh.
Love, Dad

Submitted by Jacob P., Orem, Utah


Print and fold your own pocket joke book, filled with great Father’s Day jokes!
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66 Comments on 40 Funny Jokes and Comics for Father’s Day

  1. Hahaha! OMG so funny!

  2. LOL!!!

  3. This reminds me of my step dad

  4. Laugh out loud

  5. Anonymous nerd // December 16, 2012 at 3:14 pm // Reply

    These jokes are hilarious I love them

  6. Omg i love it!!!!!!

  7. Told my dad all!

  8. My dad was rolling around on the floor after,I read these to him

    • Ilovefreestuff // September 7, 2012 at 4:43 pm // Reply

      This is great. I read these jokes to my dad and we really bonded more, considering we don’t have an awesome relationship. Thank you to everyone who wrote these jokes, love you guys. Thanks to this great website . Really thanks so so much.

  9. my dad loved these!

  10. love the last one

  11. i think my dad will love most of them this will make a good card thanks a lot

  12. Daddys Girl // June 17, 2012 at 7:41 am // Reply

    After reading the la$t on i got $ooo many of my dad’s “NO NO NO” s i laughed even more

  13. Awesome jokes LoL I’m going to kiLL mY dad with this

  14. ha ha boom boom // June 17, 2012 at 3:35 am // Reply

    it’$ the funnie$st Thing i’ve ever $een.

  15. STRESSFREE // June 16, 2012 at 9:22 pm // Reply

    very funny, still smiling

  16. ha ha ha

  17. I kNOw my dad would thi$ one too!

  18. guy just guy // June 16, 2012 at 12:13 pm // Reply

    the 0ne ab0ut m0ney is in my j0ke b00k

  19. my dad’s going to love these jokes!

  20. I kNOw my dad would love thi$ one, it$ my favorite to!!!

  21. Percy Jackson // June 13, 2012 at 3:04 am // Reply

    lol times 20

  22. webelo from pack 295 // June 12, 2012 at 11:42 pm // Reply

    😀 😀 😀 😀 !D

  23. guy just guy // June 12, 2012 at 4:42 pm // Reply

    the 0ne ab0ut m0ney i$ in my j0ke b00k

  24. Awesome SPY!! // June 11, 2012 at 6:48 pm // Reply

    Wow! that 4th 1 was AWESOME! LOVE It!!!! 🙂

  25. i have herd that before and it$ $till funny 🙂 😉 😮

  26. HA HA HA Who knew $omebody could make a joke a$ funny a$ thi$?

  27. awesome

  28. THO$e joKE$ are $o fuNNy 😀

  29. I think even a purple zebra doing a handstand wouldn’t be as funny as this.

  30. its cool

  31. Mailburro+Alfalfa= Pedro // June 20, 2011 at 1:29 pm // Reply

    That one kid wanted to have 10$

  32. jameswawawa // June 19, 2011 at 5:29 pm // Reply


  33. i love the$e and i kNOw you will like thi$.

  34. i agree with my5kidsdad (my dad)

  35. my5kidsdad // June 19, 2011 at 4:55 pm // Reply

    This was some funny stuff my Webelos found. Thanks Boys Life for putting it here for him to find!

  36. chessmaster // June 19, 2011 at 3:15 pm // Reply

    Ah, classic ones. The last one and the hospital waiting room ones have been favorites of mine.

  37. good $tuff for gene wearers

  38. auqaubreather // June 19, 2011 at 10:38 am // Reply

    Ra$co, looks like you got alot money can I borrow $1,000,000.

  39. auqaubreather // June 19, 2011 at 10:28 am // Reply

    What do you say about the last .That was pretty funny.Oh I got to go talk to Noah Lot.

  40. The last one will come in handy when my son goes to college….

  41. LOL!

  42. Boys life is the circle of the funniest jokes tthat will turn you upside down/


  44. You definately saved the best for last. YUK! YUK! YUK!

  45. Boys’ Life just keeps getting better

  46. the$e joke$ are amu$ing

  47. The Taco Man // June 17, 2011 at 4:27 pm // Reply

    I love the last one, hehe.

  48. NOthing funnier! :0)

  49. Bear n Life Scout parents // June 17, 2011 at 9:06 am // Reply


  50. SO FUNNY!

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