Modern Family was renewed for a 9th Season, despite rumors that it might not get renewed after Season 8. The renewal of both Season 9 and Season 10 was announced on May 10, 2017.. Season 9 aired Wednesdays 9/8c in the United States and consisted of 22 episodes. The DVD will be released on September 11, 2018.
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Cast and Characters
Please assign Characters here when they have been in 3 or more episodes.
- Joe Mande as Ben (3 episodes)
- Dana Powell as Pam Tucker (5 episodes)
- Christian Barrillas as Ronaldo (3 episodes)
- Chris Geere as Arvin Finnerman (4 episodes)
- Mira Sorvino as Nicole Nerp (3 episodes)
- Marsha Kramer as Margaret (4 episodes)
- Michael Churven as various (3 episodes)
Please assign Characters here when they have been in less than 3 episodes.
- Nathan Lane as Pepper (1 episode)
- Shelley Long as Dede Pritchett (2 episodes)
- Billy Crystal as himself (1 episode)
- Terry Bradshaw as himself (1 episode)
- Chris Martin as himself (1 episode)
- James Van Der Beek as Bo Johnson (1 episode)
- Fred Willard as Frank Dunphy (1 episode)
- Cheyenne Jackson as Max (1 episode)
- Fred Savage as Caleb (1 episode)
- Matthew Risch as Jotham (1 episode)
- Kevin Daniels as Longines (1 episode)
- Stephen Chow as Shun Off (1 episode)
- Steve Valentine as Randy (1 episode)
- George Brett as himself (1 episode)
- Jimmy Tatro as Bill (1 episode)
- Gabriel Iglesias as Jorge (1 episode)
- Toks Olagundoye as Lucy (1 episode)
- Adam Devine as Andy (1 episode)
- Nathan Fillion as Rainer Shine (1 episode)
- Reid Ewing as Dylan (1 episode)
- Kate Burton as Iris Finnerman (1 episode)
- Ben Schwartz as Nick (1 episode)
- Harry Groener as Joel (1 episode)
- Vanessa Williams was announced to guest star as Rhonda, a country club member who would take Haley under her wing on the second episode of the season.
- Fred Savage will guest star as Caleb on the twelfth episode in 2018.
- Mira Sorvino will guest star as Nicole Rosemary Page on the thirteenth episode.
|Image||Title||Writers||Director||Airdate|| No. in|
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|"Lake Life"||Elaine Ko||James Bagdonas||September 27, 2017||1||189|
|In the season premiere, Jay forces the family to take their family vacation on a houseboat on a lake in an effort to create memories that will last long after he's gone. Meanwhile, Mitchell runs into an old flame that opens some old wounds; Cam has to stay out of the sun at all costs; Phil and Claire try out some adventurous excursions; and the kids' quest for a good time may not be as fun as they expected.|
|"The Long Goodbye"||Brad Walsh & Paul Corrigan||Jim Hensz||October 4, 2017||2||190|
|Phil and Claire realize that Alex may be more self-sufficient in college than they give her credit for when they drop in for a quick visit. Meanwhile, Manny is determined to avoid a long tearful goodbye after Gloria and Jay move him into his college dorm. Finally, Mitch may have accidentally accelerated a planned renovation, and Haley gets an unexpected opportunity when she befriends a wealthy female member at the country club.|
|"Catch of the Day"||Jeffrey Richman||Fred Savage||October 11, 2017||3||191|
|Phil's convinced he is going to have a day of bad luck after failing to successfully complete his daily superstition. However, Claire is eager to make it to a concert and has no time for his silly notion. Meanwhile, Mitch is certain that Cam is undermining him during their kitchen renovation, and Jay is determined to get Gloria to admit she was in a car accident.|
|"Sex, Lies & Kickball"||Abraham Higginbotham||John Riggi||October 18, 2017||4||192|
|Jay's best friend, Shorty, is back from Costa Rica and stays at the house so they can catch up and reconnect. However, Shorty is spending more time with Gloria and seems to be avoiding Jay. Meanwhile, Alex is ready to shed her good-girl image and is going to prove to Claire that her relationship with Ben is definitely a sexual relationship.|
|"It's the Great Pumpkin, Phil Dunphy"||Jon Pollack||Beth McCarthy-Miller||October 25, 2017||5||193|
|Phil and Claire still want to celebrate Halloween in a big way, but it seems no one shares their same enthusiasm making them wonder if maybe everyone is right. Over at the Pritchett's, Mitch and Cam are frustrated by how long Jay is taking to finish their kitchen remodel, which forces Mitch to finally stand up to his dad. Meanwhile, Gloria's hospitality is wearing thin when Cam oversteps his boundaries as a house guest.|
|"Ten Years Later"||Danny Zuker||Fred Savage||November 1, 2017||6||194|
|Claire organises a party for Jay and Gloria ten years marriage. Phil plans a magic show in which Gloria could participate and Cameron wants to make a drum solo.|
|"Winner Winner Turkey Dinner"||Beth McCarthy-Miller||Bill Wrubel||November 15, 2017||7||195|
|Phil begins to panic while realizing that all the family managed to accomplite great things during a Thanksgiving meal but all is not is cracked up to be.|
|"Brushes with Celebrity"||Vali Chandrasekaran||Jeffrey Walker||November 29, 2017||8||196|
|Each family member reminisces about past experiences. Phil had to be hospitalized while meeting Chris Martin, Jay had a heart to talk with Terry Bradshaw, Manny approached his favourite writer and Mitch and Cam hoped to appear in a garden show.|
|"Tough Love"||Stephen Lloyd||John Riggi||December 6, 2017||9||197|
|Phil decides to go alone in the woods in order to prove his masculinity while Claire learns to drive a truck and Mitch wants to responsabilize Lilly while Cameron wants to be less naive. Also, Jay and Gloria meet Manny's new girlfriend who happens to be his teacher.|
|"No Small Feet"||Teleplay by: Ryan Walls|
Story by: Ryan Walls & Matt Plonsker
|James Bagdonas||December 13, 2017||10||198|
|Luke helps Alex to sell her shoes to feet fetishists. Jay and Claire have a disagree when they learn that they'll participate at Convention Internationale du Closet. Bo Johnson goes back in both Pam and Cam's life. Phil and Gloria sell a haunted house.|
|"He Said, She Shed"||Jeffrey Richman & Ryan Walls||Jim Hensz||January 3, 2018||11||199|
|Cam learns a family secret. Phil and Luke struggle against Claire's wish to have a shed garden. Joe is pressured by Jay and Gloria into becoming a golf winner.|
|"Dear Beloved Family"||Bill Wrubel||Gail Mancuso||January 10, 2018||12||200|
|Phil is hospitalized which gives his family hard times and questions about their future.|
|"In Your Head"||Jack Burditt||Steven Levitan||January 17, 2018||13||201|
|Phil, Gloria and Manny go search Luke who has disappeared. Haley seduces Alex's teacher. Claire attemps to be friend with Shirl Chambers. Mitch and Cam learn to enjoy their lives.|
|"Written in the Stars"||Abraham Higginbotham & Jon Pollack||Jaffar Mahmood||February 28, 2018||14||202|
|Mitch and Cam help Luke with his Valentine Day. Phil and Claire relive their young age while babysitting Joe. Alex is devastated when she learns the relation between Arvin and Haley. Gloria and Jay roleplay.|
|"Spanks for the Memories"||Paul Corrigan & Brad Walsh||James Bagdonas||March 7, 2018||15||203|
|Mitch and Cam organize a big event while Alex helps Phil at his magic shop. Jay spanks Gloria.|
|"Wine Weekend"||Elaine Ko||Beth McCarthy-Miller||March 21, 2018||16||204|
|The family go on a wine tasting trip and stay in Haley's new boss' country house where the only rule is: Don't touch the tiara! Meanwhile, Gloria and Mitch are invited to a party at Oprah's house but can't bring anyone else.|
|"Royal Visit"||Jack Burditt, Jessica Poter & Jeffrey Richman||Gail Mancuso||March 28, 2018||17||205|
|Phil and Claire compete in intelligence when Luke organizes a game in order to test his sister's boyfriends culture. Jay and Gloria feel insecure while picking Joe up at a party. Mitch and Cam retreat in a yoga center.|
|"Daddy Issues"||Vali Chandrasekaran & Stephen Lloyd||Chris Koch||April 4, 2018||18||206|
|Phil searchs the perfect gift for Claire. Manny meets Gloria's ex. Could he be his real dad ? Mitch and Cam witness Lilly's issue with bras.|
|"CHiPs and Salsa "||Paul Corrigan, Brad Walsh and Bill Wrubel||Gail Mancuso||April 11, 2018||19||207|
|Haley convinces Gloria to sell her Salsa to her boss and Cam spends a day with the police. Luke has a meeting with a dean. And Phil and Claire compete again against each other.|
|"Mother!"||Abraham Higginbotham, Jon Pollack and Ryan Walls||Eric Dean Stanton||May 2, 2018||20||208|
|Dede drops and makes Mitchell and Cameron realize something about their lives. Phil, Luke, Alex and Haley have all bad news to tell to Claire while she only wants to have a day at spa.|
|"The Escape"||Jack Burditt & Danny Zuker||Steven Levitan||May 9, 2018||21||209|
|In this penultimate episode of the season, Haley lands to hospital and meets all her ex boyfriends.|
|"Clash of Swords"||Elaine Ko & Stephen Lloyd||Jim Hensz||May 16, 2018||22||210|
|In the finale episode of the season, Mitchell sneaks out to "Hero-Con" with fanboy Phil, dressed as their favorite characters from the show "Clash of Swords." Gloria's dinosaur party for Joe is ruined when her nemesis, Dr. Donna Duncan, upstages her with a far bigger and better party right next door.|
✓ = Appears | X = Absent.
|Episode (This Season)|
The viewing rates are the amount of people viewing the episodes (U.S.A).
|01||"Lake Life"||7.01 million|
|02||"The Long Goodbye"||6.36 million|
|03||"Catch of the Day"||6.27 million|
|04||"Sex, Lies & Kickball"||6.22 million|
|05||"It's the Great Pumpkin, Phil Dunphy"||5.96 million|
|06||"Ten Years Later"||5.51 million|
|07||"Winner Winner Turkey Dinner"||5.96 million|
|08||"Brushes with Celebrity"||6.15 million|
|09||"Tough Love"||5.81 million|
|10||"No Small Feet"||5.89 million|
|11||"He Said, She Shed"||5.90 million|
|12||"Dear Beloved Family"||5.81 million|
|13||"In Your Head"||6.24 million|
|14||"Written in the Stars"||4.96 million|
|15||"Spanks for the Memories"||5.25 million|
|16||"Wine Weekend"||5.56 million|
|17||"Royal Visit"||5.43 million|
|18||"Daddy Issues"||6.24 million|
|19||"CHips and Salsa"||5.61 million|
|21||"The Escape"||4.73 million|
|22||"Clash of Swords"||5.02 million|
The Pritchett Family
Jay struggles to participate at The Expo Du Closet and also handles the fact that Manny is now in college.
Can't stand to be away from Manny.
Is now in college.
Is now in kindergarten.
The Dunphy Family
Owns now a magic shop and a real state agency.
Goes to The Expo Du Closet.
Works with Luke and manages to find both a job and a boyfriend.
Still in college.
Works at Jay's and then goes to Community College
The Tucker-Pritchett Family
Becomes a Prosecutor.
Lets Pam moves in and then moves out at his place.
Still in middle school.
- ↑ http://tvline.com/2018/04/12/greys-anatomy-finale-air-date-season-14-abc-jessica-capshaw/
- ↑ http://tvline.com/2017/05/10/modern-family-renewed-season-9-and-10-abc/
- ↑ http://ew.com/tv/2017/09/14/spoiler-room-greys-anatomy-punisher-supergirl/
- ↑ http://ew.com/tv/2017/12/14/spoiler-room-blacklist-supernatural-blindspot/
- ↑ http://ew.com/tv/2018/01/03/mira-sorvino-modern-family/