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Clash of Swords 

In the Season 9 finale, Mitchell sneaks out to "Hero-Con" with fanboy Phil, dressed as their favorite characters from the show "Clash of Swords." It's great until Phil commits the ultimate ... See full summary »

Director:

James Alan Hensz (as Jim Hensz)

Writers:

Steven Levitan (created by), Christopher Lloyd (created by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Ed O'Neill ... Jay Pritchett
Sofía Vergara ... Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
Julie Bowen ... Claire Dunphy
Ty Burrell ... Phil Dunphy
Jesse Tyler Ferguson ... Mitchell Pritchett
Eric Stonestreet ... Cameron Tucker
Sarah Hyland ... Haley Dunphy
Ariel Winter ... Alex Dunphy
Nolan Gould ... Luke Dunphy (credit only)
Rico Rodriguez ... Manny Delgado
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons ... Lily Tucker-Pritchett (credit only)
Jeremy Maguire ... Joe Pritchett
Jane Krakowski ... Dr. Donna Duncan
Ben Schwartz ... Nick
Christian Barillas ... Ronaldo
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In the Season 9 finale, Mitchell sneaks out to "Hero-Con" with fanboy Phil, dressed as their favorite characters from the show "Clash of Swords." It's great until Phil commits the ultimate fan faux pas. In a clash of another kind, Gloria's dinosaur party for Joe is ruined when her nemesis, Dr. Donna Duncan, upstages her with a far bigger and better party right next door.

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Comedy | Romance

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TV-PG | See all certifications »
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Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

Sixth appearance of Ronaldo. See more »

Goofs

Rico Rodriguez (Manny) calls it "Seduku" instead of "Sudoku". See more »

Quotes

Jay Pritchett: And what's with all the eye contact? Back in my day, nerds had the decency to stare at their shoes.
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through those doors, lies your destiny..
17 May 2018 | by Arth_JoshiSee all my reviews

Modern Family

Clash Of Swords

Modern Family being critically acclaimed, loved by the fans and even buzzed on award shows in its earlier stages was due to the hard and fast humor that swiftly resulted into a genuine emotion on the screen and the projection of some of the complicated and delicate relations like a father (Ty Burrell) going the distance and pushing the boundaries for his son (Nolan Gould) which was shown in some semi-comic sequences. As it started aging on screen the content grew thinner but still some of the cast's acting made it worth a while which unfortunately started to fade off too resulting into an exhausting experience and petty humor where the viewers are just waiting for the closure.

Season 09 being a prime victim of this disease has failed on delivering any lose end of a thread for the audience to hold on to for the forthcoming experience is one of the main reasons why it has been the worst of all. At a certain point, its just depressing watching Ty Burrell and Julie Bowen work so hard on so little.

The enthusiasm and the passion on writing seems to wear off as it barely attempts to grasp the attention of the viewers and it is not that they don't come up with new plotlines (Phil visiting "Hero Con" was intriguing but lacked material) but the fact that they are geared with the same idea.


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