Chip Gaines is a big fan of dad jokes — but are his kids?
In an exclusive Father’s Day video shared with PEOPLE, the Fixer Upper alum 45, sits down with his kids — sons Duke, 12, Drake, 15, and Crew, who turns 2 on Sunday, plus daughters Emmie Kay, 10, and Ella Rose, 13 — in order to get their honest opinion on a series of fan-submitted jokes.
“Dad jokes get a bad wrap,” Chip says at the beginning of the video. “I appreciate dad jokes as much as the next dad, and I’ve brought my crew of expert dad joke evaluators to determine what’s funny and what’s not.”
However, while Chip seems entertained by all of the comedic material, his children are a little harder to impress.
“If a cow doesn’t produce milk, is it a milk dud or an udder failure?” he says, cracking a smile. Although wife Joanna calls out from offscreen, “I like that one,” none of their children appear to agree.
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Over the past few months, the family has been social distancing on their farm in Waco, Texas.
Opening up about how they’ve kept their kids entertained, Joanna, 42, recently shared that like a lot of parents, they’ve had to get creative.
"Every day, I'll set cards out, puzzles, just to give them options," the Magnolia mogul said during a recent interview on the Today show. "I think originally the kids thought — especially the boys — 'Oh, this is gonna be wonderful, we get hours and hours of game time.' And I'm kind of a strict mom when it comes to that, so giving them ideas outside of screen time and stuff like that, I've had to put it in front of their face."
Although their kids are still growing up, they’re already following in their parent’s footsteps.
“What I've noticed is they like being on the other side of the camera — except for Crew. He doesn't know about that world yet," Joanna told PEOPLE in April, noting that while “Drake loves the production side” Ella “is still very much into design.”
"Emmie, she reminds me a lot of me [when it comes to] the garden and cooking. I think that's where we both connect the most together," she continued. "And Duke, I can see him being a businessman."
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