On the next episode of Modern Family, the race for town councilman comes to a head.
Synopsis: The all important election day has arrived and the whole family rallies for some last minute campaigning – Mitch and Cam ride around in a ‘Vote for Claire’ mobile, the Dunphy house is campaign central with everyone manning phones and soliciting votes, and Claire does some last minute interviews — with a few technical difficulties. Source
Air Date: April 11th, 2012
Written By: Ben Karlin
Directed By: Bryan Cranston
Guest Stars: Philip Baker Hall as Walt, Stephanie Faracy as Dottie, John Vickery as Cecil Van Gundy, Melinda Page Hamilton as Sandy, Margaret Welsh as Laurie, Frank Wood as reporter, Dominic Ledesma as Chad, Alyssa Preston as receptionist, Asif Ali as technician and Micah Tayloe Owens as child.
- Disneyland, part of the ABC/Disney family, is being eyed as a shooting location for an episode to air during May sweeps. Source
- Barry Corbin has been cast as Cam’s dad in an upcoming episode. Corbin will play Merle Tucker, who’s quite the opposite of Cam’s overly touchy-feely mother (Celia Weston) is described as a solid, masculine, Midwestern, gruff guy. Eric Stonestreet first tweeted a photo of Corbin at the table read on Thursday. Source
- Sarah Hyland’s (Haley Dunphy) real-life boyfriend, High School Musical 3‘s Matt Prokop, will guest star on Modern Family as Haley’s love interest. Prokop will play Ethan, the nephew of one of Claire’s friends. Described as a stand-up kid, Ethan is moving to town to go to college and Claire thought it couldn’t hurt to introduce him to Hayley (Hyland). Source