‘Modern Family,’ Season 3, Episode 7: ‘Treehouse’: TV Recap

Chazz Palminteri is back!

Sure, he’s a permanent movie mobster, but Palminteri also appeared on "MF" last season as Shorty, one of Jay’s oldest friends. In that episode, Mitchell planted in his dad’s head the notion that Shorty is gay. Of course, this revelation leads to all kinds of awkwardness. But it turns out Shorty’s "secret" was he owes $20,000 to a bookie. Aha. Not gay.

This week, he’s having dinner with Jay and Gloria… and hand-feeding Jennifer Tilly, who has perhaps the biggest, ahem, decolletage in the history of TV. Yes, even more so than Sofia Vergara. It’s just a couple of older dudes teamed up with much younger women. Like a mirror image, these couples are.

Except Gloria and Jay’s mirror image love to dance, and they want Gloria and Jay to go salsa dancing with them. Needless to say, Jay hates dancing and Gloria wants to go dancing. Cue hilarity. Jay asks Manny to teach him salsa dancing. And needless to say, Jay stinks at dancing. "You’re dancing, not invading Poland," Manny scolds. To loosen up his dad, Mitchell gives Jay what appears to be Ecstasy. Uh oh. Read More...



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