The Best 'Modern Family' Episodes

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Vote for your favorite Modern Family episodes, no matter how popular they are.

This list of the best Modern Family episodes is determined by voters like you. With all the amazing episodes of the show that exist, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Modern Family episodes of all time are. Family show fans will also be interested in the best Malcolm in the Middle episodes and the best episodes of another ABC sitcom, The Goldbergs

Fans of Modern Family are very passionate about the show, and there are often debates over which episodes are the greatest. That's why this list exists - so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is after eleven seasons and so many years watching everybody grow up. Some of the best quotes have come from Modern Family, as they bicker

List ranges from "Halloween" to "Starry Night," plus much more. What is the best Modern Family episode of all time? Look below and find out. Featuring the funniest and newest episodes, consider this your guide.


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  • The Long Honeymoon

    The Long Honeymoon

    September 24, 2014
    19 votes

    Season 6, Episode 1

    Cameron isn't ready to conclude his honeymoon with Mitchell after their wedding. Gloria takes Jay to task over his appearance. The Dunphys must ready themselves for the return to school.

  • Playdates


    January 6, 2016
    16 votes

    Season 7, Episode 10

    Haley, Alex and Luke scramble to fulfill their promise of a special day for Cameron; Gloria arranges a playdate with a couple at Joe's school.

  • Connection Lost

    Connection Lost

    February 25, 2015
    272 votes

    Season 6, Episode 16

    Claire does some online snooping that causes drama with the rest of the family.

  • Express Christmas

    Express Christmas

    December 07, 2011
    164 votes
    • Series: Modern Family

    Season 3, Episode 10

    The Pritchett clan decide to celebrate Christmas a little early (and in a hurry) so they split up to gather the holiday trappings as Mitchell, Alex and Lily hunt for a tree, Gloria and Luke fetch the ...more
  • Las Vegas

    Las Vegas

    March 26, 2014
    151 votes
    • Series: Modern Family

    Season 5, Episode 18

    "Las Vegas" is the 18th episode of the fifth season of the American sitcom Modern Family, and the series' 114th overall. It was aired on March 26, 2014. The episode was written by Paul Corrigan, Brad ...more
  • Family Portrait

    Family Portrait

    May 19, 2010
    318 votes

    Season 1, Episode 24

    "Family Portrait" is the 24th episode and the season finale of the first season of Modern Family. It originally premiered May 19, 2010 on ABC. The episode was written by Ilana Wernick and directed by ...more