The Best Modern Family Quotes 

Movie and TV Quotes
Updated September 25, 2019 2.3k votes 585 voters 22.7k views 10 items


Since premiering on ABC in 2009, Modern Family has been regarded as one of the best and most quotable sitcoms on television. The show was created by Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd and features a hilarious cast including Ty Burrell, Ed O'Neill and Sofía Vergara.

This list showcases some of the most hilarious Modern Family one-liners delivered by the Pritchett-Dunphy clan. Each of the main characters, from Phil to Manny, are represented on this list. Vote for the best Modern Family quotes and dialogue you see below, and if one of your favorites is missing, let us know in the comments and we'll add it to the list!


Definition of a Cool Dad
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Phil: "I'm cool dad, that's my thang. I'm hip, I surf the web, I text. LOL: laugh out loud, OMG: oh my god, WTF: why the face."
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Cameron's Color
Cameron's Color is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Modern Family Quotes
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Cameron: "There's nothing gays hate more that being treated like women. Okay? We don't want to go to your baby shower, we don't have a time of the month, and we don't love pink."
Mitchell: "You love pink."  

Cameron: "No, pink loves me."
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Alex Dunphy, Brainiac
Alex Dunphy, Brainiac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Modern Family Quotes
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Claire: "How did you get so smart?"

Alex: "I've always assumed adoption or baby switch."
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Claire's Hopes for Her Daughters
Claire's Hopes for Her D... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Modern Family Quotes
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Claire: "More than anything, I want my girls to stop fighting and be close. I want them to share clothes and do each other's hair and gossip about boys, like I used to do with Mitchell."
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