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[10/14/11 - 10:57 AM]
ABC's Primetime Comedies Celebrate Halloween October 25 & 26
The Alphabet details its upcoming holiday-themed installments of "Last Man Standing," "The Middle," "Suburgatory," "Modern Family" and "Happy Endings."

[via press release from ABC]

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ABC'S PRIMETIME COMEDIES CELEBRATE HALLOWEEN OCTOBER 25 & 26

ABC's Tuesday and Wednesday night comedies celebrate the spookiest night of the year with Halloween-themed episodes TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 and WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 on the ABC Television Network. There's a little something for everyone, from "Last Man" Tim Allen dressed as Hollywood icon John Wayne in "The Green Berets" to Elisha Cuthbert channeling movie goddess Marilyn Monroe on "Happy Endings." Guest stars include Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (horror icon Cassandra Peterson on "Last Man Standing") and Jay Mohr (as Dallas Royce's husband Steven on "Suburgatory.")

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25

"Last Man Standing" -- "Last Halloween Standing" (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) -- Mike feels let down when his daughters aren't into celebrating Halloween with him the way they used to. He decides that his two-year-old grandson, Boyd, can be his perfect trick or treat partner. But Kristin, Boyd's mother, adamantly tells him that she doesn't want her son to go out on Halloween. Mike sneaks him out -- with a plan to get the child home before Kristin gets back from work. When Mike, dressed as John Wayne from "The Green Berets," gets to Ed's house with Boyd, they are greeted at the door by Ed's lady friend, Elvira (guest star Cassandra Peterson). "Last Man Standing" stars Tim Allen as Mike, Nancy Travis, as Vanessa, Kaitlyn Dever as Eve, Molly Ephraim as Mandy, Alexandra Krosney as Kristin, Christoph Sanders as Kyle and Hector Elizondo as Ed. Guest starring in "Last Halloween Standing" is Cassandra Peterson as Elvira, Kenton Duty as Victor (Young Jacob, "Lost," Disney Channel's "Shake It Up") Luke & Evan Kruntchev as Boyd, Kenneth Choi as Dr. Wong, Ann Hu as Mrs. Wong, David Anthony Higgins as Bill and Gregg Pitts as Pete.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

"The Middle" -- "Halloween II" (8:00-8:30 p.m., ET) -- After being embarrassed over wearing a childish costume at a high school Halloween costume party and being ignored by the guys, Sue asks a flabbergasted Mike for his advice on what boys want when it comes to girls. Meanwhile, Frankie reluctantly volunteers to take Brick's socially awkward school social skills group trick-or-treating, and Axl and his friends devise a plan to trick rather than treat the neighborhood kids on Halloween. "The Middle" stars Patricia Heaton as Frankie, Neil Flynn as Mike, Charlie McDermott as Axl, Eden Sher as Sue and Atticus Shaffer as Brick. Guest starring are Beau Wirick as Sean Donahue, John Gammon as Darrin, Mason Cook as Corey, Andrew J. Fishman as Zack, Devan Leos as Henry, Aidan Potter as Scott, Jake Netter as Theo, Karly Rothenberg as woman, Chris Chauncey as man, Hailey Sole as girl and Brady Allen as little boy.

"Suburgatory" -- "Halloween" (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET) -- Tessa channels her inner "suburban girl" for a Halloween costume, but it ends up spooking her friends and everyone at school since she reminds them of a recently "departed" resident of Chatswin. And George is determined to prove to Halloween-hater Dallas that being scared can be fun, but gets a scare of his own when Steven Royce (guest star Jay Mohr), Dallas' husband, finally comes home from one of his many business trips. "Suburgatory" stars Jeremy Sisto as George Altman, Jane Levy as Tessa Altman, Cheryl Hines as Dallas Royce, Alan Tudyk as Noah Werner, Carly Chaikin as Dalia Royce, Allie Grant as Lisa Shay and Rex Lee as Mr. Wolfe. "Halloween" guest stars Jay Mohr as Steven Royce, Maestro Harrell as Malik Davis and Chloe Bridges as Misty Covington.

"Modern Family" --"Halloween" (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET; Rebroadcast; OAD 10/27/10) -- Claire loves Halloween and is gearing up to spookify the Dunphy house for the trick or treaters. She gives each family member a role to play, but none of it goes quite right� Cameron can't shake a traumatic childhood experience and hates the holiday, Mitchell has had a terrible day at work, and Gloria is acting weird after Jay and Manny teased her about her accent. "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 Ryan Gaul as Lance, Amir Talai as Dale, Mike Faiola as James, Chris Erric Maddox as Ethan, Justin Kirk as Charlie Bingham, Matt Besser as Jerry, Lauren Tju as kid no. 1, Tanner Buchanan as kid no. 2, Curtis Harris as kid no. 3 and Randy Haynie as stunt safety.

"Happy Endings" -- "Spooky Endings" (9:31-10:00 p.m., ET) -- Jane and Brad spend a scary Halloween house sitting for friends in the suburbs while the rest of the gang heads to a warehouse party, where their costumes don't quite have the effect they anticipated, especially for Alex and Dave. "Happy Endings" stars Eliza Coupe as Jane, Elisha Cuthbert as Alex, Zachary Knighton as Dave, Adam Pally as Max, Damon Wayans, Jr. as Brad and Casey Wilson as Penny. "Spooky Endings" guest stars Will Greenberg as A.J., David Walton as Henry, Brock Charles as the kid, Marcus Folmar as the police officer, Matt Besser as Rick, Alice Macdonald as the sexy bumblebee, Nicole Foster Tomlinson as the sexy nun, Brian Tichnell as the store employee and Kasey Campbell as the teen.





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· HAPPY ENDINGS (ABC)
· LAST MAN STANDING (ABC)
· MIDDLE, THE (ABC)
· MODERN FAMILY (ABC)
· SUBURGATORY (ABC)











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