CAMERON'S DAD IS VISITING FROM THE FARM, AND WHEN JAY COMES OVER,
IT'S TWO MANLY MEN SQUARING OFF, ON ABC'S "MODERN FAMILY"
Barry Corbin ("Dallas," "The Closer") Guest Stars as Merle Tucker
"The Last Walt" - Claire delicately helps Luke cope with the fact that his friend and their old neighbor, Walt, has passed. Phil takes Alex for some father-daughter bonding time, and Haley throws an unauthorized party. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria go over to Mitch and Cam's to have dinner with Cam's father, Merle, who is in town visiting -- and awkwardness and tension seem to be the rule of the night -- on "Modern Family," WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
"Modern Family" stars Ed O'Neill as Jay, Julie Bowen as Claire, Ty Burrell as Phil, Sof�a Vergara as Gloria, Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron, Sarah Hyland as Haley, Nolan Gould as Luke, Ariel Winter as Alex, Rico Rodriguez as Manny and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily.
Guest cast includes Barry Corbin as Merle Tucker, Rachael Marie as Gabby, Chip Sickler as Patron, Julian Works as Sam, Mandy McMillian as Francine, Stacey Travis as Kim and Malcolm Foster Smith as Isaac.
"The Last Walt" was written by Dan O'Shannon, Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh, and directed by Michael Spiller.
"Modern Family" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's Selected HD Format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. This program carries a TV-PG,D,L parental guideline.
For more information on "Modern Family," visit ABC.com/ModernFamily