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Modern Family: Season 2 (2010-2011)

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Series 2 of the acclaimed mockumentary-style sitcom took home its second Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series in as many years, and begins with Phil (Ty Burrell) reluctantly agreeing to get rid of the old Dunphy station wagon, while Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) tries to build a princess castle for Lily (Ella and Jaden Hiller). Other noteworthy stories include Mitchell's aversion to public displays of affection with Cameron (Eric Stonestreet); Jay (Ed O'Neill) sharing a boys' night out with Mitchell and Cameron's friends; Jay's ex-wife, DeDe (Shelley Long), having a fling with Claire's high-school boyfriend (Matt Dillon); and the return of Phil's and Claire's mysterious alter egos, Clive and Julianna, for a Valentine's Day rendezvous. Among the guest stars in Series 2 are Nathan Lane as Mitchell and Cameron's friend Pepper; and Celia Weston as Cameron's mother, Barb.

Cast

Ed O'Neill
as Jay Pritchett
Sofía Vergara
as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
Rico Rodriguez
as Manny Delgado
Julie Bowen
as Claire Dunphy
Ty Burrell
as Phil Dunphy
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
as Mitchell Pritchett
Sarah Hyland
as Haley Dunphy
Nolan Gould
as Luke Dunphy
Ariel Winter
as Alex Dunphy
Nathan Lane
as Pepper, Pepper Saltzman
Kevin Daniels
as Longines
Jonathan Banks
as Donnie Pritchett
Gina St. John
as Principal Kaizler
Justin Kirk
as Charlie Bingham
Celia Weston
as Barb Tucker
Shelley Long
as Dede Pritchett
Alice Dodd
as Dr. Klausner
Rob Huebel
as Glen Whipple
Mim Drew
as Shopper
Jeremy Rowley
as Broderick
Vic Polizos
as Plumber
Munda Razooki
as Counterman
Eva Simone Fisher
as Cater Waiter
Philip Baker Hall
as Walt Kleezak
Kate Reinders
as Princess
Sharon Omi
as Mrs. Ko
Adam Kulbersh
as Mike Hoffman
Jeff Staron
as Music Student
Hector Osorio
as Security Guard
Libby Baker
as Stephanie
Stephnie Weir
as Stephanie Hoffman
James Greene
as Old Man
Kate Rylie
as Waitress
Kiran Deol
as Kavita
Ryan Gaul
as Lance
Troy Brown
as Windmill Kid
Anjali Bhimani
as Nina Patel
Nan Tepper
as Old Woman
Rudy Cardenas
as Singing Waiter No. 1
Kaliko Kauahi
as Pedicurist
Ryan McGilvary
as Singing Kid No. 2
Taylor Nichols
as Mr. Plympton
Edward Stanley
as Maitre d'
Kandace Ferrel
as Singing Waiter No. 2
Ajay Mehta
as Vish Patel
Alyssa Peterson
as Singing Kid No. 3
Lauren Cohan
as Receptionist
Joshua M. Greene
as Singing Kid No. 4
Jason Morales
as Singing Waiter No. 3
Melody Butiu
as Babysitter
Joseph Sanfelippo
as Singing Waiter No. 4
Max Katzman
as Singing Kid No. 5
Miranda Barraza
as Singing Kid No. 6
Adrian Schemm
as Singing Kid No. 7
Victoria Madison
as Singing Kid No. 8
Shayna Smith
as Singing Kid No. 9
Kai Selexman
as Singing Kid No. 10
Saundra Rin
as Singing Kid No. 11
Buddy White
as Singing Kid No. 12
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Critic Reviews for Modern Family: Season 2

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (3)

Really, only Modern Family could take a plot device as silly as a gate not opening and turn it into thirty minutes of comedic gold.

September 20, 2013 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

It's one of the things Modern Family does well, the small family moments that none of us particularly pay attention to in our lives until they are magnified on the small screen.

September 20, 2013 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

What is wrong with Modern Family these days? Does all humor have to stem from infantile misunderstandings and wild stereotyping?

September 20, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

As usual, what makes this show work better than any sitcom on TV is the manner in which it doesn't beg for laughs.

September 20, 2013 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

One of the beautiful moments in show business is when a great comedian [Ed O'Neill] previously confined to one iconic role emerges with new shades of performance in a role that allows for redefinition and renewed appreciation.

September 20, 2013 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…
Top Critic

I don't feel there's as much of a meaty theme to discuss in this finale, but that's all right; it was a strong reminder of why the show is still worth carving out time for on a Wednesday night. And why I'll be eager to get back in the pool next fall.

September 20, 2013 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Modern Family: Season 2

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