Three different but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways.
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Series cast summary:
Ed O'Neill ...  Jay Pritchett 250 episodes, 2009-2020
Sofía Vergara ...  Gloria Delgado-Pritchett 250 episodes, 2009-2020
Julie Bowen ...  Claire Dunphy 250 episodes, 2009-2020
Ty Burrell ...  Phil Dunphy 250 episodes, 2009-2020
Jesse Tyler Ferguson ...  Mitchell Pritchett 250 episodes, 2009-2020
Eric Stonestreet ...  Cameron Tucker 250 episodes, 2009-2020
Rico Rodriguez ...  Manny Delgado 237 episodes, 2009-2020
Nolan Gould ...  Luke Dunphy 230 episodes, 2009-2020
Sarah Hyland ...  Haley Dunphy / ... 229 episodes, 2009-2020
Ariel Winter ...  Alex Dunphy 223 episodes, 2009-2020
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons ...  Lily Tucker-Pritchett 173 episodes, 2011-2020
Jeremy Maguire ...  Joe Pritchett 84 episodes, 2015-2020
Reid Ewing ...  Dylan Marshall 56 episodes, 2009-2020
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Storyline

Told from the perspective of an unseen documentary filmmaker, the series offers an honest, often-hilarious perspective of family life. Parents Phil and Claire yearn for an honest, open relationship with their three kids, but a daughter who is trying to grow up too fast, another who is too smart for her own good, and a rambunctious young son make it challenging. Claire's dad Jay and his Latina wife Gloria are raising two sons together, but people sometimes believe Jay to be Gloria's father. Jay's gay son Mitchell and his partner Cameron have adopted a little Asian girl, completing one big -- straight, gay, multicultural, traditional -- happy family. Written by Jwelch5742

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Two of the most frequent recurring characters, Andy and Sal, are played by Adam Devine and Elizabeth Banks respectively. Both co-starred in Pitch Perfect (2012) and its sequel Pitch Perfect 2 (2015). Like in Modern Family, their characters do not interact on screen. 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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Gloria Delgado-Pritchett: Family is family. Whether it's the one you start out with, the one you end up with, or the family that you gain along the way.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of each episode, the actors' names appear on screen in order of their character's ages. (Oldest to youngest) See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mike & Mike: Episode dated 1 April 2015 (2015) See more »

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Circle Of Life
Performed by Elton John
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getting worse by the episode
21 February 2017 | by dubravko-pavlovicSee all my reviews

I'm just gonna say that this show has gotten so bad lately that i started literally hating all characters. Each and every single one. Well, just about...

After pretty good first few seasons, everything that followed was getting harder and harder to watch. Jokes are so lame that elicit more and more facepalms.

The only character i still respect in this show is Ed O'Neill, and that is just because he used to be a women's shoe salesman... I will never forget Al Bundy.


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23 September 2009 (USA) See more »

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Untitled Steven Levitan/Christopher Lloyd Project See more »

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