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Modern Family: Season 3 (2011-2012)

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The mockumentary-style sitcom went 3-for-3 with Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series in its third season, which begins with a Pritchett clan vacation at a dude ranch in Jackson Hole, Wyo., where Jay (Ed O'Neill) has a showdown with a cowboy (Tim Blake Nelson) for flirting with Gloria (Sofía Vergara), while Mitchell (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) and Cameron (Eric Stonestreet, a two-time Emmy winner for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series) plan to break the news of adopting another child, though this revelation may not sit well with their daughter, Lily (new cast member Aubrey Anderson-Emmons). Other series 3 stories include an encounter with an annoying city councilman (David Cross) that has Claire (Julie Bowen) thinking about getting into politics; Cameron's birthday celebration on Leap Day; a surprise announcement by high-school senior Haley (Sarah Hyland) about her future; and the day Christmas came early for the Pritchett clan.

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
David Cross
as Duane Bailey
Philip Baker Hall
as Walt Kleezak
Eric Peterson
as Christmas Tree Salesman
Justin Kirk
as Charlie Bingham
Ellen Barkin
as Verna Roth
Mikey Reid
as Abraham
Zoe Jarman
as Lindsay
Josh Gad
as Kenneth
Benjamin Bratt
as Javier Delgado
Barry Corbin
as Merle Tucker
Kevin Daniels
as Longinus
John DiMaggio
as Capt. Hauck
Joe Metcalf
as Michael
Jonathan Kehoe
as Audience Member
Phil Hendrie
as Booker Bell
Laurel Coppock
as Miss Elaine
Josh Latzer
as Jeffrey
John Vickery
as Cecil Van Gundy
Don Lake
as Dr. Sendroff
Scott Ferrara
as Salesman
Rodney J. Hobbs
as Trapeze Guy
Sarah Baker
as Twins' Mom
Ron Rogge
as Craigslist Guy
Lusia Strus
as Off. Blevin
Amanda Musso
as Attractive Woman
Steve Tom
as Game Show Host
Will Greenberg
as Dr. Goodall
Jonathan Emerson
as Stan Larkin
Kiva Jump
as Cindy
Robin Krieger
as Neighbor No. 1
Nancy Linari
as Patti Larkin
Matt Lowe
as Young Guy
Michaël Cohen
as Neighbor No. 2
Frank Wood
as Reporter
Guilford Adams
as Chuckleberry
Murray Gershenz
as Neighbor No. 3
Alex Quijano
as Latino Man
Anastasia Basil
as Jilted Wife
Gary Morgan
as Pallbearer No. 1
Alyssa Preston
as Receptionist
Bob Levitan
as Neighbor No. 4
Asif Ali
as Technician
Claudia Choi
as Holly's Friend
Michael Tuba Heatherton
as Pallbearer No. 2
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Critic Reviews for Modern Family: Season 3

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (1)

Slick editing, great acting and super-smart humour.

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

It [has] it all. The true mark of a perfect sitcom is a show that can take you from laughing to crying in a matter of seconds.

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

Modern Family was up and down a lot this season, but way to go out on a strong note, guys.

September 20, 2013 | Full Review…

Modern Family is probably the best comedy ensemble on TV right now.

September 21, 2011 | Rating: 8.5/10 | Full Review…

I like the idea and the execution, even though it strays further into the realm of fantasy than this show usually ventures.

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

A show that remains the best family sitcom on TV.

September 21, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Modern Family: Season 3

½

JoshL.

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½

MattG.

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