'Modern Family' Season 3 finale: 'Baby on Board,' but not how you think


Had the "Modern Family" season finale played out in a different way, this post would probably have been about how the show seemed a little too comfortable in its success this year, and that the laughs that once came so frequently and easily weren't there as much anymore.And frankly, when Cam, Mitchell and Gloria arrived at the hospital and seemingly stepped into the set of the telenovela they'd been talking about on the way there, "Baby on Board" seemed headed for a very pat, sitcommy ending. You could argue that Gloria's news falls into that category too, but Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet got to play maybe the strongest emotional material they've had in the show's run to date, and that made the episode a lot richer than we would have guessed. Some critics and commenters (including this one, to a degree) have fallen out of love with "Modern Family" over the past couple...



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