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Modern Family: Season 2, Episode 20

KIP MOONEY: Lots of laughs, lots of heart. That’s a formula that seems to work for Modern Family and tonight’s episode was no exception. Still, several moments felt like characters hitting set-ups rather than the natural comedy and emotion we’ve come to expect. The who-will-take-care-of-our-kids-if-something-happens-to-us storyline is another well-worn plot, but the show was able to pull plenty of rich moments out of it.

HOWARD MEGDAL: No disagreement here, though I see Modern Family less in terms of re-using well-worn plots, and more about using them effectively with sharper writing and more significant characters. Continue reading

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