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Modern Family “Aunt Mommy” Review

After Claire, Phil, Mitch and Cam lost track of their drinks at dinner and spiraled into an emotional, alcohol fueled conversation about Mitch and Cam’s struggles to have a second child, Claire was moved to offer an egg donation to her brother and Cam. I sometimes forget the details of the familial connections on Modern Family and I don’t often think about Manny being Luke’s uncle or Gloria being Mitch’s stepmother. Adding an “Aunt Mommy” to the mix would definitely have made the relationships even more complicated, but if any family was going to make that kind of surrogacy plan work, it would be this one.

Getting from point-A to point-drunk was a hilarious ride with Claire, Phil, Mitch and Cam. As their stories over dinner were nonsensically intercut with one another and got progressively louder and more outrageous, their glasses never seemed to empty. I know the egg donation was an idea that all parties (except for Cam) regretted in the morning, but I was moved by how much Claire and Phil wanted to help and I got a little weepy eyed seeing Cam and Mitch react with such joy – even if they were all completely hammered. Read More...

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