This week's Modern Family actually reminded me a bit of the episode last season called " Punkin Chunkin ." It was all about the dreamers vs the realists.
" Diamond In The Rough " presented the same kind of look at the relationships between the charac More »
When shows get paired together, interesting parallels can be found. Maybe it’s just the nature of comedy in 2012 that all sitcoms share some similarities, but it’s still weird to see shows deal with similar themes on the same night. It’s the TV equivalent More »
In “When a Tree Falls,” we’re treated to the sight of Cam, dressed as a cat, being lured from a tree by the fire department. Yep, they went there, but it’s even more (hilariously) ridiculous than i... http://www.starpulse.com/news/Jonathan_Teigland/2012/1 More »
Something about the easy feel of this episode drove me to see who was behind the camera, a gig that tends to feel interchangeable once an episode’s been ground through Modern Family ’s well-oiled machinery. Turns out it’s series co-creator Steven Levitan More »
In the latest episode of Modern Family , I found out something that made me love Phil Dunphy even more than I already do. That's right guys, in " When a Tree Falls " we found out that Phil once pulled a Lloyd Dobler.
As a massive Say Anything fan, I c More »
Forget Wedding Crashers ! It seems like the new cool thing to do is Bar Mitzvah crash! Between last night's Happy Endings and this week's Modern Family , it seems like the celebration for the Jewish rite of passage has become the new hot party spot.
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Comedic misunderstandings are one of the old standbys that sitcoms use throughout their run. If donecorrectly , it’s an easy source of laughs and an easy way to fill some script pages. It’s a common trope, but it really takes some thoughtfulness to pull More »
‘Arrested’ sees a literal arrest (Haley), Cameron caught in a fauxcon awkward situation when he feeds an allergic Luke soy, and the return of Dede (the wonderful Shelley Long), who makes Jay feel a... http://www.starpulse.com/news/Jonathan_Teigland/2012/1 More »