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Modern Family is an American mockumentary comedy TV series. The half-hour series, which was created by Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, is produced by Fox Television Studios. The mockumentary follows the families of Jay Pritchett (Ed O'Neill), his daughter Claire Dunphy (Julie Bowen), and his son Mitchell Pritchett (Jesse Tyler Ferguson). While Claire is a homemaker mom in a traditional family, Jay is married to a much younger woman and raising a pre-teen stepson, and Mitchell and his partner have adopted a Vietnamese baby. The show premiered on ABC on September 23, 2009 to critical acclaim.
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Premiere Date:  2009 (USA)
Description:  A satirical look at three different families and the trials they face in each of their own uniquely comedic ways.
Genre:  Comedy
Studio:  20th Century Fox Television
CastEd O'Neill, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Julie Bowen, SofĂ­a Vergara, Eric Stonestreet
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review by . April 11, 2011
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Quick Tip by . February 02, 2011
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A look at three connected but very different American families and they're lives. Could have been so poor and cliched but takes some chances and makes for one of the best shows in years.
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I wasn't sure if I would watch but decided to give it a try and found I liked it quite a lot. It's about a family that  is truly modern, the father is played by Ed O'Neill and it's about him and his family. He's married to a Latinia with a young son, his son is gay and married and adopted a baby and he has a married daughter.  The show is very funny and shows, at least to me, where there is love, a blended family can work quite well. It's a very funny show but it also has it's serious …
Quick Tip by . May 06, 2010
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Quick Tip by . April 03, 2010
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Quick Tip by . April 02, 2010
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Best Representation of a Modern American Family...
Quick Tip by . March 04, 2010
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A hilariously refreshing series. Can't get enough of it!
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