You have about 24 hours to catch up on the entire first season of the Emmy-award winning sitcom, Modern Family. The DVD of the first season was released today. Read more about it on the popular blog, Small Screen Scoop.
Also, today, The Washington Post has published an article about the series, which the writer says is aimed squarely at Generation X moms and dads.
With its references to Spandau Ballet nostalgia and the importance of snagging an iPad as a gift for dad, the humor — which swings from slapstick to ultra dry asides, sometimes within a matter of seconds — aims directly at the Generation X moms and dads currently attempting to usher their sons and daughters into adulthood. Yet the characters span such a vast age range, from infant to grandparent, that viewers in nearly any demographic can relate. After all, who hasn’t attended a party where a scorpion gets released, leading to a chain of events that causes the birthday boy to break his arm?