We look back at 11 glorious years of Modern Family as the hit TV series comes to an end

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Modern Family cast (Photo: ABC)
Modern Family cast (Photo: ABC)

It was a moment they’d all been dreading – and when it came, there wasn’t a dry eye among them. With all the tears that were flowing it looked as if the cast of Modern Family had been shooting a tissue commercial rather than a hit comedy. 

But there was a good reason for all the emotion: they all knew it was the last time they’d be together on set. After more than a decade and 250 episodes, it was the end of the road for the much-loved series. 

“It was a lot more profound and heartbreaking than I expected it to be,” says Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who plays Mitchell. “I think we all cried a lot harder than we thought we would.” 

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