Modern News #18 – “Door to Door” (3×04)

On the next episode of Modern Family, Manny learns a lesson in good old fashioned salesmanship.

Synopsis: Everyone sets their eyes on a goal: Jay is determined to help Manny sell wrapping paper for a school fundraiser; Claire petitions the city for a stop sign to be installed at a high-traffic intersection; Mitchell is hell bent on proving a point with Cameron, and neither one of them will back down; Phil and Luke will stop at nothing to create a viral video sensation; and Gloria is desperate to find Stella after losing her. Source

Air Date: October 5th, 2011

Written By: Bill Wrubel

Directed By: Chris Koch

Guest Stars: David Cross as Duane, Paleigh Knight as Blanche, Michelle Anne Johnson as Ellen, Robin Krieger as neighbor no. 1, Michael D. Cohen as neighbor no. 2, Murray Gershenz as neighbor no. 3, Bob Levitan as neighbor no. 4 and Jordan Feldman as Olson.



Sneak Peak:

Ratings: 13.24 million viewers (#2), A18-49: 5.7/15 (#1)


October 3rd, 2011:

  • Funny lady Leslie Mann is set to appear on ABC’s Modern Family during November sweeps. She will guest star in Season 3′s eighth episode as a female bar-goer who catches the eye of Eric Stonestreet’s Cam. It is part of a silly bet between the couple that Cam can both pass for a straight man and score the digits of a good looking lady. Source
  • Kevin Hart (Little Fockers) has signed on for a guest-starring role on Modern Family. He’ll play Andre, a new neighbor of Phil Dunphy who happens to be a physician. Source

October 2nd, 2011:

  • Ty Burrell (Modern Family) joins Mike for an intimate seven minutes.

September 29th 2011:

  • Jennifer Tilly (Bound and Bride of Chucky) will guest star on an episode of Modern Family. In an upcoming Season 3 episode, Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects) will reprise his role of Shorty, the longtime pal of Jay’s who during Season 1 Mitchell incorrectly pegged as gay. Well, not only is Shorty straight, but he’s dating a vivacious brunette vixen, to be played by Tilly. Source


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