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Modern Family “Bringing Up Baby” Review

Modern Family is a comedy juggernaut. Through three seasons, the show has garnered large amounts of critical and mass acclaim, piled up the Emmy awards, and got credited for saving the sitcom genre. From a ratings and awards standpoint, Modern Family has become probably the most bankable show in the business. But here’s the dirty little secret: The third season was a creative disappointment. After spending two years developing characters to the point where viewers felt like they knew these people,Modern Family tossed all that character development to the side time and again in the effort to score cheap laughs. Cam the former football star runs “gay?” Of course he does. Phil Dunphy is either incredibly perceptive or monumentally stupid depending on what day it is. And poor Claire is too often played as the shrewy housewife when Julie Bowen is capable of so much more when she gets the proper material. Read More...

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