BLOGS

The Telefile

Modern Family: The Best Lines of the Night

by Rachel Stein April 11, 2013 10:21 am
<I>Modern Family</i>:  The Best Lines of the Night

"Flip Flop" really wasn't so bad. I don't entirely understand why the conceit of the plots were "women intimidate each other and constantly feel inadequate," and "gay men are serious about buying houses," but whatever, both storylines were entertaining enough, I laughed out loud at the reveal of Workaholics' Anders Holm as the cool put-together young man interested in settling down (since his character on that show is the polar opposite) and it's always fun to see where Rob Riggle (who played Gil Thorp) is going to pop up on TV next. The two-month time jump bothered me since baby Joe did not age (good thing he was huge to begin with), but on the bright side, the house drama is over and we got a nice callback to Barkley. Here are the best lines of the night, since I am actively trying not to be the biggest grouch ever about this show, I swear:

"This is not even garbage! They wouldn't take it! It's too big for the can!"
Best Gloria moment of the episode, for sure.

He went to college at a place called 'mit.'"
"It's MIT."
"I know how to spell it."

I just really wish the writers let the Girl with the Dragon Tattoo reference be a bit more subtle, since that would have been really funny if it wasn't hammered over our heads.

"You know what I had for lunch? I had half a granola bar! And I can't button my pants!"
Anyone else think Trish (Paget Brewster) looked a lot like future Alex from last week?

"Oh dis doggie door would be perfect for your dog."
Nice line reading, and the only actual joke that made me audibly laugh. Yay!

And here's "Just the Jokes," which actually captures a lot of little funny moments that weren't exactly lines but definitely fun and sitcom-y. It's Phil-heavy, which is appropriate, though it is missing the interaction where Cam is excited to make a Barbie Dream House pun but doesn't have the time to do it.

Try Hulu Plus for FREE here.

Think you've got game? Prove it! Check out Games Without Pity, our new area featuring trivia, puzzle, card, strategy, action and word games -- all free to play and guaranteed to help pass the time until your next show starts.

Comments

SHARE THE SNARK

X

Get the most of your experience.
Share the Snark!

See content relevant to you based on what your friends are reading and watching.

Share your activity with your friends to Facebook's News Feed, Timeline and Ticker.

Stay in Control: Delete any item from your activity that you choose not to share.

MOST RECENT POSTS

BLOG ARCHIVES

The Telefile

March 2014

25 ENTRIES

February 2014

24 ENTRIES

January 2014

43 ENTRIES

December 2013

15 ENTRIES

November 2013

28 ENTRIES

October 2013

40 ENTRIES

September 2013

37 ENTRIES

August 2013

16 ENTRIES

July 2013

15 ENTRIES

June 2013

26 ENTRIES

May 2013

38 ENTRIES

April 2013

43 ENTRIES

March 2013

35 ENTRIES

February 2013

58 ENTRIES

January 2013

62 ENTRIES

December 2012

48 ENTRIES

November 2012

60 ENTRIES

October 2012

71 ENTRIES

September 2012

67 ENTRIES

August 2012

66 ENTRIES

July 2012

51 ENTRIES

June 2012

60 ENTRIES

May 2012

70 ENTRIES

April 2012

73 ENTRIES

March 2012

72 ENTRIES

February 2012

64 ENTRIES

January 2012

80 ENTRIES

The Latest Activity On TwOP