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There was also that delightful joke Cam made at Lily’s expense about how they knew there was a good chance of her being a bad driver — because she’s an Asian woman. Get it? My problem with this line is that it’s supposed to be okay because we’re supposed to know that Cam and Mitch and the rest of the Pritchett-Dunphys aren’t bad people, yet we’re told that rather than shown it, so when one of them says something racist, sexist or homophobic, it’s more unsettling and in bad taste than it is even remotely funny — especially when there’s no sense of shame when a character says this kind of crap, and there very rarely is… but hey, maybe a quick cutaway or a silly look on the speaking character’s face can make up for it, right?

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