Modern Family Review: Sondheim-izing The World

Wow. That might be the most unfunny episode of Modern Family I've seen yet.

Admittedly, I grinned at the sight of the unfortunately positioned graphic on the Dunphy van as I imagined the naughty snickers it would elicit from passersby (what former 14-year old boy wouldn't), but are cheap, juvenile sight gags really something to which this acclaimed series has stooped?

Evidently so, if the anticlimactic, F-bomb of an ending (literally) to the overproduced and underperformed children's play, directed by the cloying fussbudget Cameron, is any indication. I couldn't even chuckle at his misappropriation of Stephen Sondheim's name because he became increasingly obnoxious as the episode progressed. Read More...


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