Why number 1, He's Ed O' Neill and thats all the reason I need but 2 would have to be his biting sarcasm and doing his best to be ahead of the game and if it comes tumbling down, he isn't afraid to admit he's wrong or at least take some of the blame. It's great to see him bond with Manny even though you know he'd much rather be spending that extra special time with Gloria instead.
For that clueless dumb TV dad, Phil even in this modern age could be King and is Paul McCartney to Tim Allen's Billy Joel. The fact that he tries to be a hip dad to his kids who think he's a gomer while having the most infantile attitude at times when dealing with Claire makes him an anomaly considering he loves his iPads, universal remotes and has a posh real estate job.
Hmmmmm, wonder why shes so high on the list? Okay shes a honey with that great voice (I love how she pronounces "pickles") and at times, when shes says she means something, damn it she means it. She is so not a gold digger.
Has there been a sweeter kid on TV who isn't full of sugar and sap? NO. Manny is a charming little guy who clearly is looking at long term life, unlike Luke who would have to get the box off of his head to see anything.
Born in Wausau Wisconsin. Move at an early age to Ventura California and lived for 8 years. Growing up in a big city landscape didn't prepare me for my next move: Archbold Ohio with a population of … more