'Modern Family' season finale recap: Hip Hip Hip Hooray!

While I wouldn't call tonight’s season finale (sniff, sniff) the funniest or best episode of the season, I would say that it did its job. It wrapped up the season nicely by showcasing the wit and wisdom of all the various family members, and it showed us (ever so briefly) some of the highlights from season 2. Tonight's episode centered on Jay’s birthday -- a fitting way to say goodbye, I would argue, as his character seemed to do the most growing this season (come on, he let Manny keep the puppy). While everyone tried to create the perfect evening for him, in typical Modern Family fashion, they ended up ruining his entire day (and night). Poor Jay just wanted to spend the day in solitude, fishing on a boat and eating his sausage of the month – it’s the little things, people. But instead he had to run all over town saving members of his family from dogs, doing errands, and even picking up and paying for his own birthday cake. Well, at least the family had the best of intentions. Read More...



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