EVERYONE IS ON EDGE WHEN JAY'S EX-WIFE DROPS IN
FOR A SURPRISE VISIT, ON ABC'S "MODERN FAMILY"
Emmy Award-Winning Actress Shelley Long ("Cheers," "The Money Pit")
Guest Stars as Dede Pritchett
"The Incident" � Claire and Mitchell's mother, Dede, drops in for a surprise visit and is determined to make amends with everyone she offended during what has been deemed "the incident" at Jay and Gloria's wedding. Needless to say, no one is thrilled to see her and everything comes to a head when the whole family shows up to dinner at Claire's house, on "Modern Family," WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27 (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast: OAD: 10/14/09)
Note: This program replaces "Scrubs: Our Driving Issues."
"Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sof�a Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy and Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado.
Guest cast includes Shelley Long as Dede Pritchett and Reid Ewing as Dylan.
"The Incident" was written by Steven Levitan and directed by Jason Winer.
"Modern Family" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's Selected HD Format, with 5.1 channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning. This program carries a TV-PG,D,L parental guideline.
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