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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  • Connection Lost

    Connection Lost

    February 25, 2015
    280 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
    169 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
  • Family Portrait

    Family Portrait

    May 19, 2010
    316 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
  • Las Vegas

    Las Vegas

    March 26, 2014
    155 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
  • Disneyland
    May 09, 2012
    305 votes
    • Series: Modern Family

    Season 3, Episode 22

    When the family travels to Disneyland, Phil struggles to keep up with Luke, Claire is shocked when they run into Dylan, Jay and Gloria disagree about what are sensible shoes for the day, and Mitch ...more
  • Caught in the Act

    Caught in the Act

    January 19, 2011
    393 votes

    Season 2, Episode 13

    It's Phil and Claire's anniversary, and when the kids go to surprise them with breakfast in bed, they get a surprise of their own. Jay and Gloria's plans for a Vegas vacation are ruined because of a ...more