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Modern Family: Season 2, Episode 15

KIP MOONEY: “[T]onight was like watching a comedic symphony, with old characters popping up and new characters adding just the right touches to an already fine ensemble.”

HOWARD MEGDAL: Kip is absolutely right, but I’d like to deconstruct a bit more of the why understated works so well for this show. Continue reading

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Modern Family: Week 10 in Review

KIP MOONEY:: This was yet another standout episode for Ty Burrell, who should win Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy at the Emmys next year. Who else would so proudly wear what is clearly a girl’s zippered hoodie and not think a thing about it, but then put his Blackberry in his mouth mid-conversation to throw it away once he actually sees a girl wearing it?

HOWARD MEGDAL: Agree with Kip: each of the storylines worked this week.

To me, Phil’s relationship with Dylan has always been a strong one, and exploring it further only mined it for comedy gold. Also, the silent ditching of the sweater was perfectly executed. Continue reading

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