Modern Family Review: Dad vs. Dad

Despite my adoration from Eric Stonestreet's Cameron Tucker, I was a little disappointed with the introduction of his father Merle Tucker. In "The Last Walt" Modern Family got a visit from the elder Tucker played by Wilifred Brimley.

For an episode with a couple of different storylines running, unfortunately the dinner with Cam's dad was probably my least favorite. 

It would figure that Cam and Mitchell's fathers wouldn't be fans of each other. 

They ended up in a pissing contest about whose son was less feminine. Yes they are from a different generation where gender roles were more clearly defined and same sex couples weren't the norm, but times are different and I found it really weird that the writers included this in what is supposed to be a sitcom. A modern, liberal sitcom no less. Read More...


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