Modern Family Recap: Haley Raises Hell

Opening with a glimpse at how insanely all these characters react to a 3 a.m. phone call, “Arrested” is off to an excellent start. (Also, interesting title, in light of the manifold Arrested Development similarities last week.) Phil's "TELL ME WHAT'S HAPPENING?"; Cam's insistence that the phone call must stem from his dream about a rain of chickens; Mitch's inability to snark at Cam at that particular hour; Jay's "this better be good"; Gloria and Manny's insistence that the call must mean death and subsequent sympathy for Jay; no one’s surprise at Haley's arrest — a stand-out cold open. Read More...


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