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'''The Last Christmas''' is the ninth episode from [[Season 11]] of ''[[Modern Family]]'', it will air on December 11th, 2019
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'''The Last Christmas''' is the ninth episode from [[Season 11]] of ''[[Modern Family]]''; it aired on December 11th, 2019.
 
==Plot Summary==
 
==Plot Summary==
 
Cameron is hoping to keep everyone happy for their annual Christmas dinner as he hides and prepares for his big interview for a head coaching position out-of-state. Meanwhile, Haley is excited to be finally be reunited with wine and Mitchell is suspicious of Cam’s holiday trip to visit his family in Missouri. Also, Claire tries to dodge Jay's job offer to work at his dog bed company and Luke has to deal with the consequences of kissing Manny's ex-girlfriend, Sherri
 
Cameron is hoping to keep everyone happy for their annual Christmas dinner as he hides and prepares for his big interview for a head coaching position out-of-state. Meanwhile, Haley is excited to be finally be reunited with wine and Mitchell is suspicious of Cam’s holiday trip to visit his family in Missouri. Also, Claire tries to dodge Jay's job offer to work at his dog bed company and Luke has to deal with the consequences of kissing Manny's ex-girlfriend, Sherri
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*A Family portrait for Christmas has been made in [[The Old Man & the Tree]].
 
*A Family portrait for Christmas has been made in [[The Old Man & the Tree]].
 
*This is the second episode in which Luke breaks-up during a text error after [[Fight or Flight]] and the third episode after [[Snow Ball]] to feature a plot with a texto error.
 
*This is the second episode in which Luke breaks-up during a text error after [[Fight or Flight]] and the third episode after [[Snow Ball]] to feature a plot with a texto error.
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==Cultural references==
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*Cam makes a JibJab, and Haley makes an Instagram "Boomerang".
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*Jay thinks his scarf makes him look like Anjelica Huston
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*Manny compares himself to Masha from Chekhov's ''The Seagull''.
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*Jay makes a dog bed called the "Pina Colassie", named after pina colada and Lassie.
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*Claire references Otis the town drunk from ''The Andy Griffith Show''.
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* Cam compares himself breaking up families to Liz Taylor.
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*Phil's ad puns on 20/20 vision.
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*Jay's enemy is Jon Voight.
 
==Reviews==
 
==Reviews==
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*The A.V. Club gave it a "B". ''"a tight, largely funny episode that creates comedy out of the hectic nature of the holidays and the generally dysfunctional dynamic of the family unit"''
 
==References==
 
*On the bench, we can read 2020 vision, which is also the 3.12 episode of ''The Twilight Zone.''
 
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==

Revision as of 17:14, December 13, 2019

The Last Christmas is the ninth episode from Season 11 of Modern Family; it aired on December 11th, 2019.

Plot Summary

Cameron is hoping to keep everyone happy for their annual Christmas dinner as he hides and prepares for his big interview for a head coaching position out-of-state. Meanwhile, Haley is excited to be finally be reunited with wine and Mitchell is suspicious of Cam’s holiday trip to visit his family in Missouri. Also, Claire tries to dodge Jay's job offer to work at his dog bed company and Luke has to deal with the consequences of kissing Manny's ex-girlfriend, Sherri

Episode Description

Cameron organizes the perfect Christmas at home and has trouble with his table organization.


Alex tells Phil that she saw Gloria discussing with Evan and Midge. Phil offers Gloria a bench which represents their future together, but when he learns this,  he gets mad at her, with Gloria admitting that she does not want that their professional relation become like Jay and Claire's who spend the episode argue because of Claire's mistake. At the same time, Mitchell remains suspicious about Cam's behavior and sends Haley spy on him. It is then revealed that Cam's team has been selected in order to play in Missouri. If that happens, the family will be separated because Jay and Gloria will take Joe to Palm Springs, Alex will work on Missouri, Haley and Dylan will live in France, Manny will go in London and Phil, Claire and Luke will stay on their house. Luke stills feels guilty because he kissed Sherry and their parents take side on him and Manny. Cam finally manages to recouncile the two but Manny lied to Luke and sent Sherry a texto which caused his break-up. Cam's team is finally not selected, and he oscillates between calm and stress, as the New Year approaches.

Main Cast

(The characters struck out do not appear in this episode)

  • Jay Pritchett
  • Gloria Pritchett
  • Manny Delgado
  • Joe Pritchett
  • Claire Dunphy
  • Phil Dunphy
  • Haley Dunphy (Haley Marshall)
  • Alex Dunphy
  • Luke Dunphy
  • Mitchell Pritchett
  • Cameron Tucker
  • Lily Tucker-Pritchett
  • Dylan Marshall

Guest Starring

  • Josh Pins as Evan
  • Julia Fowler as Midge

Trivia

  • This marks the first episode since New Kids On The Block in which all characters are present and the first episode for this season in which they interact together.
  • Haley checks-up Dylan's phone while he sleeps.
  • This episode maybe foreshadows the Paris episode. On certains points, it has some connections with Fresh Prince of Bel Air
  • The episode takes place almost entirely at Cam and Mitch house, with a few scenes at Phil and Claire and only one at a bar.

Continuity

Cultural references

  • Cam makes a JibJab, and Haley makes an Instagram "Boomerang".
  • Jay thinks his scarf makes him look like Anjelica Huston
  • Manny compares himself to Masha from Chekhov's The Seagull.
  • Jay makes a dog bed called the "Pina Colassie", named after pina colada and Lassie.
  • Claire references Otis the town drunk from The Andy Griffith Show.
  • Cam compares himself breaking up families to Liz Taylor.
  • Phil's ad puns on 20/20 vision.
  • Jay's enemy is Jon Voight.

Reviews

  • The A.V. Club gave it a "B". "a tight, largely funny episode that creates comedy out of the hectic nature of the holidays and the generally dysfunctional dynamic of the family unit"

Gallery

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