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  • Series Premiere Date: Sep 23, 2009
  • Season #: 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5
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  • Summary: This mockumentary explores the many different types of a modern family through the stories of a gay couple, comprised of Mitchell and Cameron, and their daughter Lily, a straight couple, comprised of Phil and Claire, and their three kids, Haley, Alex, and Luke, and a multicultural couple, which is comprised of Jay and Gloria, and their son Manny. These three types of families are being taped by a Dutch documentary crew who are using them for an upcoming reality-based television series due to air in The Netherlands. Expand
  • Genre(s): Comedy
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  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Reviewed by: Tom Gliatto
    Oct 20, 2010
    100
    Modern Family flows along as seamlessly perfect as it did last year. [25 Oct 2010, p.37]
  2. Reviewed by: Robert Bianco
    Oct 21, 2010
    100
    Not since Frasier has a sitcom offered such an ideal blend of heart and smarts, or proven itself so effortlessly adept at so many comic variations, from subtle wordplay to big-laugh slapstick to everything in between
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 23
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 23
  3. Negative: 2 out of 23
  1. Mar 11, 2011
    10
    This show is hilarious.The cast is perfect. The characters are so funny and likable. They are such a fun family and I love watching this show. The mocumentary style makes it even better. You continue to make me laugh and I hope to see you for many seasons to come. Expand
  2. Jul 5, 2011
    10
    Modern Family definetly deserved the best comedy Emmy it won. It is one of the best shows on tv currently and in my opinon, the second best comedy currently airing (only behind "The Office") Expand
  3. Aug 2, 2011
    10
    The season keeps coming the fresh comedy about three modern couples that make a big family.
    The characters are more funny and the stories are
    well written. A plus A series I hope it keeps on air for long time! I enjoyed it a lot Expand
  4. Oct 30, 2010
    10
    The second season is everything I expected it to be. Better than last season. The season did what it is meant to do and that's be funny. So I hope you watch this season, because trust me only one sitcom can match up to this one and it's on hiatus (Parks and Recreation) Expand
  5. Sep 16, 2011
    9
    Smart and funny. I did not enjoy the first season much so I was skeptical about the second, but this year, Modern Family became a pleasant surprise and stands as one of my favorite TV shows. Expand
  6. Oct 15, 2010
    9
    I don't understand why there aren't ANY critic reviews of this show on this site. It's obviously one of the best shows on tv. The second season so far has been great, and hopefully it stays that way. Expand
  7. Jun 20, 2011
    0
    I really do not get what everyone is raving about. The first season was really good. This season truly personifies the sophomore slump of TV shows. It is not funny at all. It didn't deserve any Emmy's last season, and it certainly doesn't now. This show is awful. Expand

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