Modern Family S5E5: The Late Show

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  • Modern Family S5E5: The Late Show
    • Characters
      • Gloria
        • Manny
          • Hispanic
            • Humorous
              • Jay telling Manny to stop fantasising about Gloria and Haley
          • Teenager
        • Jay
          • Claire
            • Haley
              • Teenager
                • Fashion obsessed - conforms to stereotype
            • Alex
              • Teenager
                • Geek stereotype - lacks fashion sense
            • Luke
              • Child
                • Mischievous - shoots paintballs at Claire
            • Senior jobholder
            • Harassed mum
          • Mitchell
            • Lily
              • Vietnamese
              • Child
                • Incredibly smart - breaks stereotype
            • Cameron
              • Lily
                • Vietnamese
                • Child
                  • Incredibly smart - breaks stereotype
              • Homosexual
                • More Feminine
                  • Exaggerated crying
            • Homosexual
              • More Masculine
          • Patriarch
          • Hegemonic
        • Hispanic
          • Humorous
            • Physical humour when making appearances for all the family members
          • Dangerous
            • Aggressive when talking to Jay and the waitress at the beef restaurant
          • Exotic
            • Obsessed with fashion - goes upstairs with Haley to try on earrings
        • Much younger than Jay
      • Jay
        • Claire
          • Haley
            • Teenager
              • Fashion obsessed - conforms to stereotype
          • Alex
            • Teenager
              • Geek stereotype - lacks fashion sense
          • Luke
            • Child
              • Mischievous - shoots paintballs at Claire
          • Senior jobholder
          • Harassed mum
        • Mitchell
          • Cameron
            • Homosexual
              • More Feminine
                • Exaggerated crying
          • Homosexual
            • More Masculine
        • Patriarch
        • Hegemonic
    • Narrative
      • Binary opposition between Jay and Gloria
        • Shouting
      • Values of family and relationship
      • Opening shot shows splitscreen of ensemble cast - suggests equal narrative
      • Gender role swaps
        • Phil acts feminine by posing suggestively to seduce Claire
        • Claire storms in, throwing bag and keys aside to get a drink
      • Flex-narrative
        • Individual episode - dinner as family
        • Overarching narrative - Cam & Mitchell's wedding plans
    • Genre
      • Sitcom
        • Slapstick Humour
          • Phil falling out of the car
          • Luke shooting paintballs at Claire
        • Physical Humour
          • Gloria appearing from nowhere to greet family
        • Verbal Humour
          • Lily questioning Alex's clothing choice
          • Luke thinking the smoke alarm was the doorbell
      • Mockumentary
        • Documentary-style camera shots
          • Blurry, fast pan from Jay to Gloria
        • Pieces to camera throughout episode
        • Cast looking at camera
          • Mitchell looking at camera when Cam begins getting ready
    • Marketing
      • Photobooths in malls
      • Photo submission on website
    • Audience Response
      • 10.94 million US viewers
      • 500,000 UK viewers
      • 5 star ratings in US
      • Series as a whole won 8 awards

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