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The Best Seasons of 'Modern Family'

Updated April 8, 2020 2.5k votes 535 voters 27.1k views11 items

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Fans of Modern Family are very passionate about the series, so it's no surprise that arguments are often had over which is the best season of Modern Family. With its eleventh, final, season premiering in 2019, choosing the best seasons from so many can be difficult. This list of the best seasons of Modern Family, ranked from best to worst, should help make it easier. This ranking of all Modern Family seasons has been voted on by many fans of the show, so this list isn't just one person's opinion. Some of the greatest episodes of Modern Family come from different seasons, so determining what the best Modern Family season is can be challenging.

If you're wondering, "What is the best season of Modern Family?" and "Which season of Modern Family is the best?" then this list will answer your questions. It can be painful to put one Modern Family season over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many seasons you like.

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    Modern Family - Season 2

    Modern Family - Season 2
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    The second season of Modern Family premiered on September 22, 2010 and contains 24 episodes. This season focuses on family bonding, awkward and otherwise.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including "Halloween," "Manny Get Your Gun" and "Mother's Day."

    Memorable moments from Season 2 include:

    • Claire goes all in on Halloween.
    • Phil and Claire race to a restaurant.
    • Cameron has a stressful Mother's Day.
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    Modern Family - Season 1

    Modern Family - Season 1
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    The first season of Modern Family premiered on September 23, 2009 and contains 24 episodes. This season introduces viewers to the Dunphy and Pritchett families.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including "Pilot," "My Funky Valentine" and "Family Portrait."

    Memorable moments from Season 1 include:

    • Manny and Luke get into a fight.
    • Cameron dresses up as Fizbo.
    • Claire and Phil role play as Julianna and Clive Bixby.
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    Modern Family - Season 3

    Modern Family - Season 3
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    The third season of Modern Family premiered on September 21, 2011 and contains 24 episodes. This season focuses on Claire's run for city council.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including "Dude Ranch," "Punkin Chunkin" and "Election Day."

    Memorable moments from Season 3 include:

    • The family vacations at Lost Creek Ranch.
    • Claire learns the results of the election.
    • The family visits Disneyland.
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    Modern Family - Season 5

    Modern Family - Season 5
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    The fifth season of Modern Family premiered on September 25, 2013 and contains 24 episodes. This season focuses on gay marriage becoming legalized in California.

    This season features several unforgettable episodes including "Suddenly, Last Summer," "ClosetCon '13" and "The Wedding (Part 2)."

    Memorable moments from Season 5 include:

    • Mitchell and Cam go to Cam's hometown.
    • Manny and Luke start high school.
    • Cam and Mitchell get married.
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