Modern Family Killed Off Another Character in Its Final Season

Carla Harmon
January 19, 2020

In a eulogy, Phil told his family, "My dad was okay, and my takeaway from our day was, don't miss the chance to let the people you appreciate know that". "He was hip. He knew all the dances from Grease [and] he knew all the expressions - BFF: Best Friends Forever, TMI: Too Much Information, BJ: Blue Jeans..."

"So I don't read the scripts for the Modern Family episodes I'm not in, so I just found out that my grandfather died with you all", Sarah shared on the shock of death.

Phil was anxious that his father had dementia, but that wasn't the case.

She added jokingly: "I silent feel special". "I just didn't know it would be the last", Phil said.

The cast of Modern Family. He wasn't, and the two spent a nice day together with Phil ultimately revealing it was their last.

Phil tells his dad that he "learned from the best", and in his confessional he described what life was like having "the cool dad".

Viewers weren't the only people shocked by a surprising death on the most recent episode of Modern Family.

"Like, as his granddaughter, you think I'd be invited to his funeral", she said.

He inspired Sarah to follow her original story, as she said: I should think that I should put up a spoiler alert for Grandpa Frank to die, but they caught me off guard. 'If this is a comfort to those who are angry at the spoiler alerts, Karma hit fast, and Boo strangled my face, and the smell was so strong that she had to get out of bed because she was in heat.

Last season, the show said goodbye to Claire and Mitchell's mom DeDe, who was played by Shelley Long.

The series is coming to a close this season and ABC announced that Modern Family will officially end on April 8, 2020.

Debuting in 2009, Modern Family stars Ed O'Neill, Sofía Vergara, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould and Rico Rodriguez.

"We gather [with the writers] at the beginning of the season and talk about the big arcs and things that we want to have happen - the milestone moments". "She seemed like the right character because she so directly affects so many of our characters".

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