As the old saying goes, anyone can be a father, but it takes a special man to be a dad. These words ring true in everyday life, but also in the land of daytime soap operas. There are soap dads who have gone to jail for their offspring, given up on true love, and spend hordes of money spoiling their kids. Then, there are those soap dads who haven’t been the best role models for the children. The best of the worst, when it comes to soap opera fathers, are listed below:
7. Frisco Jones – General Hospital
Frisco is certainly not a bad guy, and in a lot of ways, he is a true American hero for sacrificing a normal life in the name of super-spying to save the world. Still, he was never there for his daughters Maxie and Georgie Jones while they were growing up, and he left another man (Mac Scorpio) to raise them. Frisco didn’t even have the decency to show up to his own daughter’s funeral, when Georgie passed on at a young age, years ago. He isn’t a terrible person, but he certainly won’t be winning the father of the year award anytime soon.