Modern Family Season Finale 2012 “Baby On Board” Review

After spending so much time prepping and hoping for an adoption approval, Mitch and Cam finally got the call they had been waiting for in tonight’s Modern Family season finale, "Baby on Board."

Mitch, Cam and Gloria drove down to Calexico to meet the newest addition to their family but things didn’t go at all like anyone expected at the hospital. In what might be the most absurd parody Modern Familyhas ever tried to pull, Mitch and Cam faced heartbreak as an outrageous real-life telenovela unfolded before their eyes.

Although this kind of gag seemed out of place for a mostly realistic show like Modern Family, I enjoyed the hospital telenovela bit because it was a spot on spoof of some of the crazier Spanish language soap operas that I’ve seen. It was a daring choice to deliver a major plot point though this gag, and while I found the soapy stuff to be hysterical, it also made it difficult to take Mitch and Cam’s emotional pain in the hospital seriously. Read More... 


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