Wednesday, March 14, 2012
ABC Television Network
PRESS RELEASE - PRESS RELEASE - ENTERTAINMENT -
MODERN FAMILY (3/21; EPISODE CHANGE)
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*** EPISODE CHANGE ***

WHEN PHIL'S LIFETIME SUPPLY OF RAZORS RUNS OUT RIGHT AROUND 
THE SAME TIME HE HAS AN UNSETTLING DOCTOR'S VISIT, HE TAKES IT 
AS A VERY BAD OMEN, ON ABC'S "MODERN FAMILY"


Benjamin Bratt ("Private Practice," "Miss Congeniality") Returns as Javier Delgado, 
And Philip Baker Hall ("Magnolia") Also Reprises His Role as Mr. Kleezak


"Lifetime Supply" - After having a doctor's visit but then missing the call with the test results, Phil automatically jumps to conclusions and starts saying his goodbyes. Meanwhile Javier pops up unannounced again and takes Manny to the horse races for a belated birthday celebration, and a subtle competition ensues when Mitchell brings home an environmental law award and it becomes a game of who has the bigger trophy, on "Modern Family," WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 1/4/12)

This episode replaces "Express Christmas"

"Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill as Jay, Julie Bowen as Claire, Ty Burrell as Phil, Sof’a Vergara as Gloria, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron, Sarah Hyland as Haley, Nolan Gould as Luke, Ariel Winter as Alex, Rico Rodriguez as Manny and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily.

Guest cast for "Lifetime Supply" includes Benjamin Bratt as Javier, Philip Baker Hall as Walt, Don Lake as Dr. Sendroff and Steve Tom as Game Show Host.

"Lifetime Supply" was written by Jeffrey Richman and Bill Wrubel, and directed by Chris Koch.

"Modern Family" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's Selected HD Format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.

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