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Old 10-13-2011, 10:08 AM
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Modern Family, October 12, 2011 -- "Hit and Run"

So, what did you guys think about last night's episode?
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:10 AM
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Modern Family 10/12/11: Dr. Richard Hertz

What? No recap?

I thought this was the funniest episode this season. Spin-off Gloria for her own show!

"She faced her fears and it didn't kill her... what killed her 2 weeks later was a bus"
"Are you serious?"
"Ahe couldn't see anything coming with that big nose"


"Really, Manny? Do you want me to learn you English?" -- Gloria

And the comment about cutting off the horse's head for Manny's report on the Mafia.

Here is a copy of Phil's fake ID:

http://abc.go.com/shows/modern-family/family-scrapbook

"Dr. Richard Hertz.... think about it"

All the talk about frozen assetts - I'm surprised that Luke wasn't named Phil Junior!
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:18 AM
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:59 AM
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Nice to see Todd (last week's Community) getting work on competing networks. Would have been even better if somehow they could have worked in a "No offense" / "None taken".
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:20 AM
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[inner 13-year old boy] Between Gloria's beautiful cleavage and Claire's permanips, this is one of the breastalicious shows on network TV. [/i13yob]

I'm happy Claire's storyline will continue, because it means we'll see more David Cross.

The only part that bugged me was Cam's completely overdone limp-wristed mincing down the street after the hit & run driver. We've seen him open a can of whoop-ass in previous seasons so that seemed out of character.
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Old 10-13-2011, 11:31 AM
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The only part that bugged me was Cam's completely overdone limp-wristed mincing down the street after the hit & run driver. We've seen him open a can of whoop-ass in previous seasons so that seemed out of character.
But I thought they finished the joke well when he went up to Todd's front porch doing a combination Nathan Lane/Clint Eastwood swagger.

I'm starting to feel a little bad for the middle Dunphy child. Once Lily starts getting more screen time than you do, you may be on a path to far away boarding school next year.
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Old 10-13-2011, 12:27 PM
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I thought Luke was funnier than usual in this episode.

How he got his money was hilarious, and I loved his random sarcastic quip of "Yeah, the police are busy winning the war on drugs."
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Old 10-13-2011, 12:34 PM
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[inner 13-year old boy] Between Gloria's beautiful cleavage and Claire's permanips, this is one of the breastalicious shows on network TV. [/i13yob]

I'm happy Claire's storyline will continue, because it means we'll see more David Cross.

The only part that bugged me was Cam's completely overdone limp-wristed mincing down the street after the hit & run driver. We've seen him open a can of whoop-ass in previous seasons so that seemed out of character.
I tend to think of him as "Momma Bear"......don't get him/her angry!

Mmmmmmm......Gloria.......Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm. Speak broken dirty to me.

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Old 10-13-2011, 12:37 PM
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I thought Luke was funnier than usual in this episode.

How he got his money was hilarious, and I loved his random sarcastic quip of "Yeah, the police are busy winning the war on drugs."


Yeah, that was a great line!
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Old 10-13-2011, 02:25 PM
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The only part that bugged me was Cam's completely overdone limp-wristed mincing down the street after the hit & run driver. We've seen him open a can of whoop-ass in previous seasons so that seemed out of character.
It made me laugh out loud. I think perhaps they aren't afraid of showing Cam running down the street with his wrists just a-flappin' because we also know that he is capable of throwing a football through a sheet of plywood.

ETA: I loved Claire and Gloria's conversation in the kitchen - "I'm a little afraid of you sometimes - Thanksgiving is at MY house!" (That was a call-back to a previous episode, right?)

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Old 10-13-2011, 02:54 PM
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Nice to see Todd (last week's Community) getting work on competing networks. Would have been even better if somehow they could have worked in a "No offense" / "None taken".
At least he didn't mention his dumb baby!

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Old 10-13-2011, 04:55 PM
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So I'm confused. Are Phil's fists England Dan (and John Ford Coley), or are they Crosby (and Stills, with Nash the knee and Young the foot)?
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Old 10-13-2011, 05:59 PM
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That was one of the funniest episodes of television (not just MF) I've ever watched.

I thought it was absolutely briliant.

"I've always been turned on by women with power...Michelle Obama...Oprah...Serena WIllia...wait!"
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Old 10-13-2011, 06:05 PM
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That was one of the funniest episodes of television (not just MF) I've ever watched.<snip>
Oh yeah. I laughed out loud when they realized they were in the wrong movie, too. I was re-playing their previous conversation when Mitch said that.

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Old 10-13-2011, 07:35 PM
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The only part that bugged me was Cam's completely overdone limp-wristed mincing down the street after the hit & run driver. We've seen him open a can of whoop-ass in previous seasons so that seemed out of character.
They've done this before. There was an earlier episode with Cam running somewhere and Mitchell reminding him to put his hands down.
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Old 10-13-2011, 09:37 PM
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The mother's day episode. He was running for a football or something.
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Old 10-13-2011, 10:39 PM
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That was one of the funniest episodes of television (not just MF) I've ever watched.

I thought it was absolutely briliant.

"I've always been turned on by women with power...Michelle Obama...Oprah...Serena WIllia...wait!"
Don't forget Condi!
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Old 10-14-2011, 02:22 PM
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Michelle Obama, Oprah, Condoleeza Rice, Serena Williams, waitaminit.

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Old 10-14-2011, 02:37 PM
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Sofia, oh Sofia, I worship you.
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Old 10-14-2011, 07:49 PM
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I loved the line about prison being a major adjustment for two of them.
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Old 10-16-2011, 06:53 PM
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[inner 13-year old boy] Between Gloria's beautiful cleavage and Claire's permanips, this is one of the breastalicious shows on network TV. [/i13yob]

I'm happy Claire's storyline will continue, because it means we'll see more David Cross.

The only part that bugged me was Cam's completely overdone limp-wristed mincing down the street after the hit & run driver. We've seen him open a can of whoop-ass in previous seasons so that seemed out of character.
'Permanips'... I like that.

As for Cam, was that Cam opening the can or was that Fizbo?
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Old 10-16-2011, 09:01 PM
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It's the throw away little lines that always get me. When Cam and Mitchell were asking whether or not someone should chase the hypothetical hit and run driver, Gloria nonchalantly responds "Oh, I chase the people every time". Exactly how often does this happen to her, anyway?
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Old 10-16-2011, 09:57 PM
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Gloria is the queen of the excellent throwaway lines (most of them relating to her growing up in Colombia).
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:22 PM
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It's the throw away little lines that always get me. When Cam and Mitchell were asking whether or not someone should chase the hypothetical hit and run driver, Gloria nonchalantly responds "Oh, I chase the people every time". Exactly how often does this happen to her, anyway?
Lots of accidents when Gloria is walking near cars.
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:24 PM
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Gloria is the queen of the excellent throwaway lines (most of them relating to her growing up in Colombia).
For example in another recent episode--"In my country it is wife, then mistress, and then dog--dog is always last!"
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Old 10-16-2011, 10:33 PM
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Lots of accidents when Gloria is walking near cars.
Yep, that women should not be allowed near men operating heavy machine unless she has a burqa on.


I'm not usually a fan of toddlers on TV, but I loved Lily's cause "Dads are fighting." line. That was freaking adorable.
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Old 10-17-2011, 07:23 PM
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Watching Mitchell chase the bad guy was hilarious. If ever there was an unmanly way to chase someone; this was it!
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Old 10-18-2011, 09:20 AM
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'Permanips'... I like that.

As for Cam, was that Cam opening the can or was that Fizbo?
It was both. Fizbo defended Mitchell at the gas station, but Cam was all "I got this" with his baseball bat when they thought there was someone in Lily's room.
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Old 10-18-2011, 11:47 AM
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I think I'm going to finally give up on this show.

I've been watching mainly because I like the interaction of Ed Ed O'Neill and the kid. But the rest are predictable sitcom tropes where you see everything coming a mile away.

Of course they were in the wrong theater at the beginning. Well, duh! Decades old stale sitcom crap.

And the "accent" of Sofía Vergara keeps getting worse and worse. She is driving that pony into the ground and then some.

Throw in David Cross and I'm done.
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Old 10-18-2011, 12:01 PM
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And the "accent" of Sofía Vergara keeps getting worse and worse. She is driving that pony into the ground and then some.
I'm pretty sure that's how she really speaks.
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Old 10-18-2011, 03:27 PM
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I'm pretty sure that's how she really speaks.
She's been in the US long enough she would have a mild accent by now. She does use it when she's on talk shows, etc. But it is so clearly faked and exaggerated it's ridiculous. Also compare it to the start of the series. There's been a lot of Hollywood insider talk about that.

Compare to Jayne Mansfield and Cindi Lauper who also affected strange ways of speaking on screen and in "real life" if there were cameras around.
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Old 10-18-2011, 05:23 PM
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So if it walks like a Colombian, talks like a Colombian, then chances are......it's a Colombian.

A hawt Colombian*. I can deal with that.

* = (you too, Shakira!)
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:11 PM
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Real or fake, I don't care, I like the way she talks.
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Old 10-18-2011, 06:48 PM
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I don't think it's any more fake than most people who are able to change registers. Most of us have varying degrees of "strongness" we can apply to our accents depending on our audience.
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