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Really enjoyed the Dunphy father-son dynamic this week. Get our review.

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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Ty Burell (Modern Family)Max Greenfield (New Girl)Tony Hale (Veep)Alex Karpovsky (Girls)Adam Pally (Happy Endings)Chris Pratt (Parks & Recreation)Read more: Emmy Awards 2013: Our Wish List for Voters

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series 
Ty Burell (Modern Family)
Max Greenfield (New Girl)
Tony Hale (Veep)
Alex Karpovsky (Girls)
Adam Pally (Happy Endings)
Chris Pratt (Parks & Recreation)

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Emmy Awards 2013: Our Wish List for Voters

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Phil deserves better than just reminiscing about his glory days and accidentally insulting Claire, and I think “Arrested” gave him that much-need extra legroom. Also, as a rule, it’s kind of hard to mess up reference to Legally Blonde, so this joke was just a bend-and-snap for me.

Read more: Modern Family: The Best Lines of this Week’s Episode

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Secretary of Housing and Urban DevelopmentOur Nominee: Phil Dunphy (Modern Family)Qualifications: He knows a thing or two about selling real estate, even in this tough market, and knows all of the in-the-box tactics needed to close a deal. Put him in charge of getting new housing built for families of all incomes, and we guarantee he’ll have fun ways to welcome people to their homes with parties and holiday flair.
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Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Our Nominee: Phil Dunphy (Modern Family)
Qualifications: He knows a thing or two about selling real estate, even in this tough market, and knows all of the in-the-box tactics needed to close a deal. Put him in charge of getting new housing built for families of all incomes, and we guarantee he’ll have fun ways to welcome people to their homes with parties and holiday flair.

Read more: Obama’s Cabinet 2013: TV Characters He Should Appoint

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One third of “Open House of Horrors” was a lot of fun — and, of course, it was the parts that featured Phil and Claire. Ty Burell and Julie Bowen have mastered Modern Family's physical comedy, and when they weren't doing the same shtick where Phil accidentally gives Claire a backhanded compliment (we get it, show) they were on fire.

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Siblingly Love
I’m a complete sucker for brother-and-sister moments between Mitchell  and Claire, and their secret meeting under the table was sweet,  believable and productive. The surrogate storyline was a little choppy  — especially in its pacing — but the drunken dinner conversation  highlighted how comically talented Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell (watching his  face throughout this scene was amazing), Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric  Stonestreet are.
Read more: Modern Family: Why Last Night’s Episode Was a Season Highlight

Siblingly Love

I’m a complete sucker for brother-and-sister moments between Mitchell and Claire, and their secret meeting under the table was sweet, believable and productive. The surrogate storyline was a little choppy — especially in its pacing — but the drunken dinner conversation highlighted how comically talented Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell (watching his face throughout this scene was amazing), Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet are.

Read more: Modern Family: Why Last Night’s Episode Was a Season Highlight