Modern Family (2009– )

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Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways.

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Series cast summary:
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 Jay Pritchett (126 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Gloria Delgado-Pritchett (126 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Claire Dunphy (126 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Phil Dunphy (126 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Mitchell Pritchett (126 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Cameron Tucker (126 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Manny Delgado (124 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Luke Dunphy (123 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Haley Dunphy (121 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Alex Dunphy (118 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Lily Tucker-Pritchett (76 episodes, 2011-2014)
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Jay Pritchett sits at the head of a large and unconventional family. Now in his second marriage to his gorgeous young wife, Gloria, Jay has been given something of a second chance. Still, old habits are hard to break, and it's trial by fire as he tries to adapt to life with the same passion and vigor that Gloria exhibits, which are matched by her precocious 12-year-old son, Manny. There are some culture clashes, a few misunderstandings, but also plenty of sweet victories along the way. Jay's grown daughter, Claire, and her husband, Phil, are the proud parents of three kids with whom they want that open, healthy, honest relationship. It's not always easy, especially when you have Haley, a teenage daughter who's growing up a little fast, Alex, a too-smart-for-her-own-good middle daughter and Luke, a scatterbrained boy. Add to this that Phil is just a big kid himself, even if he does always have the best intentions. Claire is the anchor, trying her best to run a tight ship and determined... Written by ABC publicity

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One big (straight, gay, multi-cultural, traditional) happy family.

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At one point, the creators discussed having the show animated because they were concerned it wasn't going to appeal to children. See more »

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Mitchell and Cameron adopted a child from Vietnam. This is legally impossible as Vietnam's laws forbid a child to be adopted by single parents or same sex couples. They could still adopt the child illegally but then it would be impossible to bring it back to the States. See more »

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Claire Dunphy: The way he looked at me, it was like I wore a tube top in church.
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We're All In This Together
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Written by Matthew Gerrard and Robbie Nevil
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A great laugh-out loud show
5 October 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I love "Mordern Family"! Even though, sometimes characters like Gloria, and Cam get annoying sometimes. The show is great, and now it's even better! On wensday I watched the episode where "Larry", the family pet, (cat, in case you were wondering) goes missing, they eventually find him, and you won't believe what Cam tells Lily. The main Characters are: Claire, Phil, Cam, Mitchell, Jay, and Gloria. Main supporting characters are: Lily, Manny, Luke, Alex, and, Haley. I hope this has no spilers, so you can enjoy, this awesome show. Other shows that you might like if "Modern Family" are, "Aressted Development" or, "The Office". You can get both of these on Netflix. If you don't have Netflix you're out of luck!

Overall it is a great show! Catch it on Wensday nights on ABC.


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