Worst & Best Modern Family Episodes

Title: Modern Family
Genre: US Sitcom
Series
: 11
Episodes: 250
First Transmission: 2009-2020

Three related families face the vagaries of the world.

 

Notes

*The Standard Deviation (SD) of the ratings is a measure of how much spread there is in the numbers. The median represents the middle value of the ratings

The top-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 3.58 standard deviations.

The bottom-rated episode differs from the mean-rated episode by 3.72 standard deviations.

 

Best Episode #136

Connection Lost (2015) – Claire’s computer becomes the centre of all the family’s activities after she gets stuck at the airport and is desperate to reach Haley after a big fight. Claire turns to online snooping to track her down which becomes disturbing really fast when everybody is sucked into the drama.

2nd Best Episode #114

Vegas (2014) – On a trip to Vegas, Jay wheels and deals to get a better room. Claire is determinedt to win back the money she lost last year. Phil wants to get into a magician’s club, and Cameron chooses a bachelor party over a spa day with Mitchell.

3rd Best Episode #37

Caught in the Act (2011) – The kids take breakfast in bed to Phil and Claire on their anniversary. Jay and Gloria’s Vegas holiday plans are ruined by a brutally honest email accidentally sent to Claire,. Mitchell and Cam try to get into a new restaurant owned by a mom at Lily’s preschool.

4th Best Episode #85

Fulgencio (2013) – Gloria’s mother and sister bring traditions, baby names and family baggage on their visit. Phil helps the kids and Mitchell and Cameron try to eliminate Lily’s bad habits.

5th Best Episode #144

American Skyper (2015) – Alex graduates from high school. Phil uses Skype being stuck in Seattle. Mitchell loses his job and Claire has to find the perfect gift for Alex.

6th Best Episode #232

A Year of Birthdays (2019) – The birth of Haley and Dylan’s twins is imminent and we take a trip down memory lane about how the family celebrated their birthdays over the past year.

7th Best Episode #162

The Party (2016) – The adults can enjoy a day to themselves as Manny and Luke are on babysitting duties. Claire and Gloria have a trip to the spa planned. Phil and Mitch go out to the movies. Jay and Cam watch the big fight. Things start going wrong when the fire alarm goes off back at the house.

Worst Episode #186

All Things Being Equal (2017) – Gloria, Claire, Haley, Alex, Lily, Luke, and Manny show support for gender equality and the women’s movement in their own ways; Jay and Phil butt heads over their parking attendant; Cam feels jealous when Pam prefers Mitchell’s help with the baby.

 




 

Full Episode List

Key:-Blue episodes rated above par. Brown episodes rated below par.

#1 Pilot (2009)
#2 The Bicycle Thief (2009)
#3 Come Fly with Me (2009)
#4 The Incident (2009)
#5 Coal Digger (2009)
#6 Run for Your Wife (2009)
#7 En Garde (2009)
#8 Great Expectations (2009)
#9 Fizbo (2009)
#10 Undeck the Halls (2009)
#11 Up All Night (2010)
#12 Not in My House (2010)
#13 Fifteen Percent (2010)
#14 Moon Landing (2010)
#15 My Funky Valentine (2010)
#16 Fears (2010)
#17 Truth Be Told (2010)
#18 Starry Night (2010)
#19 Game Changer (2010)
#20 Benched (2010)
#21 Travels with Scout (2010)
#22 Airport 2010 (2010)
#23 Hawaii (2010)
#24 Family Portrait (2010)
#25 The Old Wagon (2010)
#26 The Kiss (2010)
#27 Earthquake (2010)
#28 Strangers on a Treadmill (2010)
#29 Unplugged (2010)
#30 Halloween (2010)
#31 Chirp (2010)
#32 Manny Get Your Gun (2010)
#33 Mother Tucker (2010)
#34 Dance Dance Revelation (2010)
#35 Slow Down Your Neighbors (2011)
#36 Our Children, Ourselves (2011)
#37 Caught in the Act (2011)
#38 Bixby’s Back (2011)
#39 Princess Party (2011)
#40 Regrets Only (2011)
#41 Two Monkeys and a Panda (2011)
#42 Boys’ Night (2011)
#43 The Musical Man (2011)
#44 Someone to Watch Over Lily (2011)
#45 Mother’s Day (2011)
#46 Good Cop Bad Dog (2011)
#47 See You Next Fall (2011)
#48 The One That Got Away (2011)
#49 Dude Ranch (2011)
#50 When Good Kids Go Bad (2011)
#51 Phil on Wire (2011)
#52 Door to Door (2011)
#53 Hit and Run (2011)
#54 Go Bullfrogs! (2011)
#55 Treehouse (2011)
#56 After the Fire (2011)
#57 Punkin Chunkin (2011)
#58 Express Christmas (2011)
#59 Lifetime Supply (2012)
#60 Egg Drop (2012)
#61 Little Bo Bleep (2012)
#62 Me? Jealous? (2012)
#63 Aunt Mommy (2012)
#64 Virgin Territory (2012)
#65 Leap Day (2012)
#66 Send Out the Clowns (2012)
#67 Election Day (2012)
#68 The Last Walt (2012)
#69 Planes, Trains and Cars (2012)
#70 Disneyland (2012)
#71 Tableau Vivant (2012)
#72 Baby on Board (2012)
#73 Bringing Up Baby (2012)
#74 Schooled (2012)
#75 Snip (2012)
#76 The Butler’s Escape (2012)
#77 Open House of Horrors (2012)
#78 Yard Sale (2012)
#79 Arrested (2012)
#80 Mistery Date (2012)
#81 When a Tree Falls (2012)
#82 Diamond in the Rough (2012)
#83 New Year’s Eve (2013)
#84 Party Crasher (2013)
#85 Fulgencio (2013)
#86 A Slight at the Opera (2013)
#87 Heart Broken (2013)
#88 Bad Hair Day (2013)
#89 Best Men (2013)
#90 The Wow Factor (2013)
#91 The Future Dunphys (2013)
#92 Flip Flop (2013)
#93 Career Day (2013)
#94 My Hero (2013)
#95 Games People Play (2013)
#96 Goodnight Gracie (2013)
#97 Suddenly, Last Summer (2013)
#98 First Days (2013)
#99 Larry’s Wife (2013)
#100 Farm Strong (2013)
#101 The Late Show (2013)
#102 The Help (2013)
#103 A Fair to Remember (2013)
#104 ClosetCon ’13 (2013)
#105 The Big Game (2013)
#106 The Old Man & the Tree (2013)
#107 And One to Grow On (2014)
#108 Under Pressure (2014)
#109 Three Dinners (2014)
#110 ISpy (2014)
#111 The Feud (2014)
#112 Spring-A-Ding-Fling (2014)
#113 Other People’s Children (2014)
#114 Vegas (2014)
#115 A Hard Jay’s Night (2014)
#116 Australia (2014)
#117 Sleeper (2014)
#118 Message Received (2014)
#119 The Wedding, Part 1 (2014)
#120 The Wedding, Part 2 (2014)
#121 The Long Honeymoon (2014)
#122 Don’t Push (2014)
#123 The Cold (2014)
#124 Marco Polo (2014)
#125 Won’t You Be Our Neighbor (2014)
#126 Halloween 3: AwesomeLand (2014)
#127 Queer Eyes, Full Hearts (2014)
#128 Three Turkeys (2014)
#129 Strangers in the Night (2014)
#130 Haley’s 21st Birthday (2014)
#131 The Day We Almost Died (2015)
#132 The Big Guns (2015)
#133 Rash Decisions (2015)
#134 Valentine’s Day 4: Twisted Sister (2015)
#135 Fight or Flight (2015)
#136 Connection Lost (2015)
#137 Closet? You’ll Love It! (2015)
#138 Spring Break (2015)
#139 Grill, Interrupted (2015)
#140 Knock ’Em Down (2015)
#141 Integrity (2015)
#142 Patriot Games (2015)
#143 Crying Out Loud (2015)
#144 American Skyper (2015)
#145 Summer Lovin’ (2015)
#146 The Day Alex Left for College (2015)
#147 The Closet Case (2015)
#148 She Crazy (2015)
#149 The Verdict (2015)
#150 The More You Ignore Me (2015)
#151 Phil’s Sexy, Sexy House (2015)
#152 Clean Out Your Junk Drawer (2015)
#153 White Christmas (2015)
#154 Playdates (2016)
#155 Spread Your Wings (2016)
#156 Clean for a Day (2016)
#157 Thunk in the Trunk (2016)
#158 The Storm (2016)
#159 I Don’t Know How She Does It (2016)
#160 The Cover-Up (2016)
#161 Express Yourself (2016)
#162 The Party (2016)
#163 Man Shouldn’t Lie (2016)
#164 Promposal (2016)
#165 Crazy Train (2016)
#166 Double Click (2016)
#167 A Tale of Three Cities (2016)
#168 A Stereotypical Day (2016)
#169 Blindsided (2016)
#170 Weathering Heights (2016)
#171 Halloween 4: The Revenge of Rod Skyhook (2016)
#172 Grab It (2016)
#173 Thanksgiving Jamboree (2016)
#174 The Alliance (2016)
#175 Snow Ball (2016)
#176 Ringmaster Keifth (2017)
#177 Sarge & Pea (2017)
#178 Do You Believe in Magic (2017)
#179 Do It Yourself (2017)
#180 Heavy Is the Head (2017)
#181 Finding Fizbo (2017)
#182 Basketball (2017)
#183 Pig Moon Rising (2017)
#184 Five Minutes (2017)
#185 Frank’s Wedding (2017)
#186 All Things Being Equal (2017)
#187 Alone Time (2017)
#188 The Graduates (2017)
#189 Lake Life (2017)
#190 The Long Goodbye (2017)
#191 Catch of the Day (2017)
#192 Sex, Lies & Kickball (2017)
#193 It’s the Great Pumpkin, Phil Dunphy (2017)
#194 Ten Years Later (2017)
#195 Winner Winner Turkey Dinner (2017)
#196 Brushes with Celebrity (2017)
#197 Tough Love (2017)
#198 No Small Feet (2017)
#199 He Said, She Shed (2018)
#200 Dear Beloved Family (2018)
#201 In Your Head (2018)
#202 Written in the Stars (2018)
#203 Spanks for the Memories (2018)
#204 Wine Weekend (2018)
#205 Royal Visit (2018)
#206 Daddy Issues (2018)
#207 CHiPs and Salsa (2018)
#208 Mother! (2018)
#209 The Escape (2018)
#210 Clash of Swords (2018)
#211 I Love a Parade (2018)
#212 Kiss and Tell (2018)
#213 A Sketchy Area (2018)
#214 Torn Between Two Lovers (2018)
#215 Good Grief (2018)
#216 On the Same Paige (2018)
#217 Did the Chicken Cross the Road? (2018)
#218 Kids These Days (2018)
#219 Putting Down Roots (2018)
#220 Stuck in a Moment (2018)
#221 A Moving Day (2019)
#222 Blasts from the Past (2019)
#223 Whanex? (2019)
#224 We Need to Talk About Lily (2019)
#225 SuperShowerBabyBowl (2019)
#226 Red Alert (2019)
#227 The Wild (2019)
#228 Stand by Your Man (2019)
#229 Yes-Woman (2019)
#230 Can’t Elope (2019)
#231 Commencement (2019)
#232 A Year of Birthdays (2019)
#233 New Kids on the Block (2019)
#234 Snapped (2019)
#235 Perfect Pairs (2019)
#236 Pool Party (2019)
#237 The Last Halloween (2019)
#238 A Game of Chicken (2019)
#239 The Last Thanksgiving (2019)
#240 Tree’s a Crowd (2019)
#241 The Last Christmas (2019)
#242 The Prescott (2020)
#243 Legacy (2020)
#244 Dead on a Rival (2020)
#245 Paris (2020)
#246 Spuds (2020)
#247 Baby Steps (2020)
#248 I’m Going to Miss This (2020)
#249 Finale Part 1 (2020)
#250 Finale Part 2 (2020)