Fall In Love With "Modern Family" Even More With These 13 Facts
You may love and adore Modern Family, but there are some things you never knew about the show.Â
The season four premiere table read was postponed because of legal action. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Sofia Vergara, Ty Burrell, and Julie Bowen had their salaries raised from $150,000 to $175,000 per episode.Â
Stella was originally played by a French Bulldog named Brigitte, but her animal acting agency dropped her and she was replaced by another frenchie named Beatrice.
He really like the script, but wasn't offered enough money, instead he signed on to star in Parenthood.
The original concept for the show involved a Dutch documentary filmmaker who lived with the Pritchett's as a teenaged foreign exchange student and came back to the U.S. to film them as adults.Â
She grew up watching episodes of Married...with Children, which he starred in, that were dubbed in Spanish, but just assumed he could actually speak the language.Â
He hated the script and is said to have "aggressively" turned down the role.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson has to come out to his father three times before he would accept it, so the writers included that in his character, Mitchell's, storyline.
The asking price for the home, which is used for exterior shots, was $2.35 million.
Nolan Gould, who plays Luke Dunphy has been a member of Mensa since he was four years old and graduated from high school when he was 13.Â
He began dressing up and performing as Fizbo when he was just 9 years old.Â
The same newspaper that's used in episodes of Modern Family was also used in Married...with Children, which O'Neill starred in.
Stonestreet is from Kansas City, Kansas, but his character is from Missouri because he didn't want to make fun of his home state.Â
In 2010, the petition started making the rounds on Facebook and September of that year,Â they finally kissed inÂ theÂ background of a scene.