Modern Family

The BEST seasons of Modern Family

Every season ever - ranked by fan votes!

This mockumentary explores the many different types of a modern family through the stories of a gay couple, comprised of Mitchell and Cameron, and their daughter Lily, a straight couple, comprised of Phil and Claire, and their three kids, Haley, Alex, and Luke, and a multi-ethnic couple, which is comprised of Jay and Gloria, and her son Manny.

Last Updated: 4/22/2022Network: ABC (US)
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Season 1
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8.62
805 votes

#1 - Season 1

First Aired 9/24/2009

Modern Family takes a refreshing and funny view of what it means to raise a family in this hectic day and age. Multi-cultural relationships, adoption, and same-sex marriage are just a few of the timely issues faced by the show’s three wildly-diverse broods. No matter the size or shape, family always comes first in this hilariously “modern” look at life, love, and laughter.

Season 2
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8.52
633 votes

#2 - Season 2

First Aired 9/23/2010

While fledgling fathers Cameron and Mitchell struggle with learning the ropes of parenthood, long-time parents Claire and Phil try to keep the spice in their marriage amid the chaos of raising three challenging children. Meanwhile, family patriarch, Jay, has more than his hands full with his sexy, spirited wife, Gloria, and her sensitive son.

Season 3
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8.40
581 votes

#3 - Season 3

First Aired 9/22/2011

As the extended Pritchett-Dunphy clan faces an uproariously unpredictable array of family vacations, holiday hassles, troublesome in-laws, and surprising secrets, they still somehow manage to thrive together as one big, loving family a even as they drive each other absolutely insane!

Season 4
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8.33
523 votes

#4 - Season 4

First Aired 9/27/2012

With Jay and Gloria's baby on the way and Haley going off to college, the entire Pritchett-Dunphy clan faces some major surprises as they bicker and bond over house-flipping headaches, unwanted play dates, and everything from hot-tempered hormones to in utero karaoke.

Season 5
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8.24
501 votes

#5 - Season 5

First Aired 9/26/2013

Wedding bells are ringing in season five of Modern Family. As Cam and Mitchell bicker over plans for their big day, the rest of the family has its hands full adapting to new jobs, new schools, and a new male nanny. There are babysitting disasters, an anniversary to celebrate, misguided male bonding, and everything from high-stakes poker to high-maintenance in-laws.

Season 6
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8.15
499 votes

#6 - Season 6

First Aired 9/25/2014

The honeymoon is over, but the laughs continue in season six of Modern Family. As freshly hitched Cam and Mitch acclimate to the realities of wedded bliss, Phil and Claire find their marriage stressed by annoying neighbors, Thanksgiving dinner gone awry and Claire's online snooping. Meanwhile, a spy-camera drone wreaks havoc in Jay and Gloria's backyard and a close call on the highway leads to amusing changes in various members of the Pritchett-Dunphy clan.

Season 7
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7.82
484 votes

#7 - Season 7

First Aired 9/24/2015

Enjoy a new chapter of love and laughter with the Seventh Season of the show. Quackery rules the roost when Phil adopts a trio of orphan ducklings and the rebellious Dunphy kids spread their wings. Meanwhile, Cam and Mitchell face financial hurdles and wild frat boys, Jay and Gloria 1farm2 out Joe2s preschool education and Manny leaps into the dating game. But will the big question finally be answered: are Haley and Andy destined to be together.

Season 8
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7.55
347 votes

#8 - Season 8

First Aired 9/22/2016

The household hilarity continues as the Dunphy clan is wrapping up a Big Apple adventure. Back at home, Claire struggles to keep order at Pritchett's Closets while Phil and Jay go into business together. Gloria's hot sauce business heats up, as Cam and Mitchell deal with their maturing tween, Lily. Meanwhile, Manny and Luke fumble through their senior year of high school.

Season 11
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7.46
217 votes

#9 - Season 11

First Aired 9/26/2019

Jay and Gloria are navigating life with their youngest son, Joe, while Manny has headed off to college to explore the world on his own terms. Meanwhile, Claire and Phil have officially lost their status as empty-nesters when Haley started her own family and moved back home with her new husband, Dylan, and a set of twins. Luke, is now looking to his next move; and Alex is learning how to balance life outside of academia. Then there’s Mitchell and Cameron, who are still working to understand their gifted teenage daughter, Lily, and juggle busy careers.

Season 10
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7.40
248 votes

#10 - Season 10

First Aired 9/27/2018

As the tenth season kicks off, Jay's slated to be grand marshal in a Fourth of July parade, prompting the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tuckers to set off a few too many fireworks. Phil stumbles into a new career opportunity, while Claire grapples with her potentially changing role in the family. Meanwhile, Gloria obsesses over Manny's relationship and Joe's extracurricular activities. The extended family deals with death, but they also evolve, with more laughs than ever.

Season 9
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7.36
273 votes

#11 - Season 9

First Aired 9/28/2017

The outrageous ninth season revolves around the blended Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan, headed by Jay Pritchett. Jay and his vivacious second wife Gloria are raising their young son Joe and Gloria's college bound son Manny. Meanwhile, Jay's grown daughter Claire and her husband Phil are becoming empty nesters, while Clare's brother Mitchell and his husband Cameron fumble through nurturing their gifted daughter Lily.