7 Ideas For a ‘Modern Family’ Spinoff

Modern Family Cast
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The laughs might not be over just yet, Modern Family fans. The Emmy-winning comedy ended its 11th and final season on Wednesday, April 8, but its co-creators are already mulling over the idea of a spinoff.

“We have had conversations about [a spinoff] and we’ll see if that comes to pass,” co-creator Chris Lloyd told The Hollywood Reporter in a post-finale interview. “It would need to be a solid idea in its own right and that may happen, it may not. But it will get discussed.”

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Not that the Modern Family writers asked for our two cents, but we here at TV Insider have dreamt up seven possible ways to revisit the Pritchett-Dunphy-Delgado-Tucker clan—some legitimate suggestions, others just flights of fancy. Scroll down to read our light-hearted spinoff ideas.

Modern Family Jay Gloria
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¡Ay, Jay!

Jay (Ed O’Neill), still only a novice Spanish speaker, repeatedly trips and falls over the language gap as he meets Gloria’s (Sofia Vergara) family in Colombia.

Modern Family Cam
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Fizbo on the Farm

Cam (Eric Stonestreet) has finally landed his dream job back home, but will his friends and family in Missouri embrace him and his clown alter-ego?

Modern Family Mitch
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Missouri Legal

After following Cam to the Show-Me State, Mitch (Jesse Tyler Ferguson) opens a one-man law firm and tries in vain to find cases as interesting as those in Los Angeles.

Modern Family Phil Claire
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Gotta Fix That Step

Phil (Ty Burrell) and Claire (Julie Bowen) travel around the country in their RV for this home renovation show… but will they remember to fix each home’s staircase before moving on?

Modern Family Mitch Claire
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Siblings on Ice

Claire and Mitch host an ice skating reality competition, gently guiding each pair of sibling contestants away from routines that might come off too sexual.

Modern Family Luke
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Obedience School With Luke Dunphy

Leaning into his Woofie persona, Luke (Nolan Gould) does “Dog Whisperer” Cesar Milan one better and models canine obedience himself.

Modern Family Alex Arvin

Quantum Love

In this Switzerland-set comedy, Alex (Ariel Winter) and Arvin (Chris Geere) as they swap physics jokes and fall in love in their new, alpine milieu. Think Big Bang Theorymeets a Hugh Grant rom-com with the occasional avalanche.