The arrival of December marks the end of the month-long festivity we know as Movember and what better time to applaud the men of television who celebrate Movember all year round.

As many of us reach for the razors and regain the respect of loved ones, the men on this list will continue to sport their ‘staches and show us all how it’s done.

Here’s our top 10, let us know what you think.


10. Ron Swanson/Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation)

Ron Swanson’s walrus is so cherished it was sold at an auction to raise money for child cancer. True story.


9. Frank Reagan/Tom Selleck (Blue Bloods)

Tom Selleck’s most recent effort is a more mature, refined version of his Magnum but it still packs a punch. These days, his mo does most of the acting.


8. Ned Flanders (The Simpsons)

Ned’s wholesome soup strainer is worthy of a spot on this list. The man himself calls it his “nose neighbour”.


7. Mark Sainsbury (Close Up)

Sainsbury’s mo is the most commendable kiwi effort since this little beauty from Richard Long. Hopefully it sticks around.


6. Earl Hickey/Jason Lee (My Name is Earl)

Wild and untamed, Earl Hickey’s moustache says so much with so little effort.


5. Hercule Poirot/David Suchet (Agatha Christie’s Poirot)

The Belgian detective’s petit handlebar is the most exotic moustache on the list. It’s also the closest anyone has come to replicating animal horns through the use of facial hair.


4. Paul Teutul Sr. (American Chopper)

It may not be as iconic as Hulk Hogan’s but Paul Teutul Sr.’s horseshoe is hugely entertaining. Someday soon, that huge grey slug will join up with his chest hair.


3. Yosemite Sam (Looney Tunes)

Surely the best cartoon moustache ever seen on TV. Yosemite Sam’s moustache is so grand it could easily be tucked into his trousers. Points awarded also for ginger.


2. Hulk Hogan (Hogan Knows Best)

Hulk’s commitment to the moustache spans four decades now and he’s showing no signs of letting up. His blond horseshoe is an American institution.


1. Thomas Magnum/Tom Selleck (Magnum P.I.)

The most iconic mo in TV history. Others may have come close but Tom Selleck’s epic chevron from Magnum P.I. is still the most impressive when it comes to defining masculinity. Hence the reason this style is now known as “The Magnum”.

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