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Modern Family: Week 3

KIP MOONEY: Last week I mentioned Modern Family was veering into the absurd, and tonight’s episode proves it’s headed that way and I couldn’t be happier.

HOWARD MEGDAL: Briefly: Kip is right about the level of absurdity. But what I think made it work so well for both of us is that none of the absurdity felt forced. Continue reading

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Modern Family: Week 2 in Review

KIP MOONEY: I could be wrong about this, but I think Modern Family’s headed for a detour into the absurd in Season 3, and I couldn’t be more pleased.

After two seasons of doing their best—and almost always succeeding—to put…

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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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