Modern Family

10 Worst Episodes of Modern Family

Modern Family is a hit ABC show that first aired in 2009 and has run for 12 seasons. It follows the Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan, an honest and often hilarious look into the modern family. After its immense success, viewers have ranked the worst episodes of the show. This list will provide an overview of the lowest-rated episodes according to viewers.

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Modern Family - S11E1

#1 - New Kids on the Block (Season 11 - Episode 1)

Haley is determined to follow the advice in her parenting books with the twins, but Phil and Claire think their old methods are better. Manny is set to direct Jay’s dog bed commercial in the hopes of winning his ex-girlfriend back.

The episode was rated 7.26 from 1182 votes.

Modern Family - S10E1

#2 - I Love a Parade (Season 10 - Episode 1)


The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan get together at the annual Fourth of July parade where Jay will be acting as the grand marshal. Haley's goodbye with Arvin before his trip to Switzerland doesn't go as well as she pictured it and is distracted by the return of an old flame.

The episode was rated 7.27 from 1643 votes.

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#3 - Dead on a Rival (Season 11 - Episode 12)

Mitchell learns a valuable life lesson when a former resident of the house shows up unexpectedly. The Dunphy's old neighbor-turned-tech-titan comes to visit with a big surprise for Phil. Manny's dad has a big opportunity for his son.

The episode was rated 7.29 from 922 votes.

Modern Family - S10E12

#4 - Blasts from the Past (Season 10 - Episode 12)


Phil and Claire decide to take a cycling tour through Italy. Cameron and Mitchell discover some interesting reading material in Lily’s room.

The episode was rated 7.31 from 1367 votes.

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#5 - A Game of Chicken (Season 11 - Episode 6)

Gloria is using her alone time with the twins as an opportunity to secretly baptize them before Haley and Dylan get home. Claire is still dealing with the fallout from the smart closet fiasco. Cam is at war with his school’s mascot who is threatening his chance at securing a new college coaching job.

The episode was rated 7.32 from 1021 votes.

Modern Family - S10E5

#6 - Good Grief (Season 10 - Episode 5)


It’s another epic Halloween full of costumes, tricks and treats for the Dunphy-Pritchett-Tucker clan as they deal with huge, unexpected news.

The episode was rated 7.33 from 1565 votes.

Modern Family - S9E19

#7 - CHiPs and Salsa (Season 9 - Episode 19)

When Haley hears that her loopy boss is looking for a product with the magical properties of peppers, she tries to gain favor by convincing Gloria to sell her salsa to NERP. Mitchell gets Cam the police ride-along he’s always dreamed of. Also, Phil and Claire compete against one another while Luke has a meeting with a dean of university.

The episode was rated 7.34 from 1882 votes.

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#8 - I'm Going to Miss This (Season 11 - Episode 16)


Mitchell is having a hard time letting go of his old life and Gloria steps in to help him say goodbye. Haley, Luke and Alex decide to throw a party at the Dunphy house when Claire and Phil leave for a trip. Dylan’s mom takes the twins for the night.

The episode was rated 7.34 from 812 votes.

Modern Family - S10E15

#9 - SuperShowerBabyBowl (Season 10 - Episode 15)

Jay hosts a Super Bowl party at his house while Claire hosts a baby shower for Haley.

The episode was rated 7.35 from 1265 votes.

Modern Family - S11E4

#10 - Pool Party (Season 11 - Episode 4)


Mitch and Cam help Lily overcome her insecurities about wearing a bathing suit to a pool party but discover their own. Now that Gloria’s new internship is taking up so much of her time, Jay is feeling particularly neglected.

The episode was rated 7.36 from 1041 votes.

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