Get ready Modern Family lovers, because big things are about to happen, and I for one am not ready.
Modern Family co-creator, Christopher Lloyd, recently told Entertainment Weekly that the upcoming season of the show is going to “deal with a death, which is certainly a topic that families have to deal with, and on television, it's not easy to do because that's a heavy subject. But at the same time, it would seem unusual for a family not to go through it."
True that, and the show has long been dealing with sensitive-for-some subjects, but nothing they haven’t found a hilarious way to get us through together. But this? This is major, and I’m super curious to see if they help us laugh our way out of this one, too.
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As for who is going to be leaving the Family this season, Lloyd promised it would be a “significant character on the series.” Be still my heart!
He also said that it won’t just be a one-off episode, that the death “will be a moving event—and an event that has repercussions across several episodes.”
Well, Modern Family, we’re here, we’ll try and be ready, and please pleasetake it easy on our Pritchett/Dunphy/Tucker/Delgado-loving hearts.
Get ready for the Season 10 premiere September 26 on ABC!