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 (124 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Gloria Delgado-Pritchett (124 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Claire Dunphy (124 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Phil Dunphy (124 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Mitchell Pritchett (124 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Cameron Tucker (124 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Manny Delgado (122 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Luke Dunphy (121 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Haley Dunphy (119 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Alex Dunphy (116 episodes, 2009-2014)
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 Lily Tucker-Pritchett (74 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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Trivia

Phil's birthday is either on April 3rd or 30th (US release dates of the original iPads). This is due to a joke in which Phil says 'The iPad comes out on my actual birthday, it's like Steve Jobs and God got together to say "We love you, Phil"' 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 surprise hit!
12 October 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I wasn't sure about this show. I liked Ed O'Neil and wanted to see him succeed in another comedy. I talked my girlfriend into watching the pilot episode and we laughed uproariously. The casting was so good. Ed O'Neil's delivery is absolutely pitch perfect. Ty Burrell is annoying but, in the perfect over-compensating way that you would expect from a dad who feels his Life has aged while he has remained a teenager. Julie Bowen manages to under play her role as Ty's annoyed and insecure wife. Sofia Vergara is absolutely gorgeous as O'Neil's younger, Latina wife. Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet are hysterical together. The show ties together so well each and every episode.


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