Tube Talk: Why We’re All Part of the Dunphy-Pritchett Family

By Jessica Zischke, The Dartmouth Staff | 2/5/14 8:30am

Every so often, a show comes around that is really able to captivate an audience. Sure, drama is exciting and mysteries are thrilling but at the end of the day, these are the shows that are relatable. “Modern Family” has been one of these shows since it began airing in 2009. We’ve all recognized a little bit of ourselves in every single episode. So whether you have yet to discover the wonder of this award-winning series or you just want a little extra Phil Dunphy in your life (don’t we all?), remember that we all have a little crazy inside...or a lot.

Because you were just beginning to think that balancing four classes wouldn’t be too bad.

And you just got your midterm grades back, so...

They understand how real the struggle was during winterim. Sleep all day, Netflix all night.

And how all you want right now is a Molly’s pit stop.

Because this is how it feels whenever you pass someone wearing the exact same shirt from J. Crew...which happens a lot.

And they completely get how terrifying it was to finally ask that person who sits in front of you in class to play pong last night. But now it’s obvious you’re meant to be together.

And really, I mean, what are all of these food crazes anyway? I just want burger and fries.

Don’t worry, you weren’t the first to accidentally expose your visiting younger sibling to alcohol...

They appreciate your snazzy outfits and killer puns. Werk!

And of course, don’t be afraid to take life by surprise. Phil’s Osophy is the only philosophy worth learning.


Jessica Zischke, The Dartmouth Staff