When we last saw Phil’s dad on Modern Family, he was mourning the loss of his wife Gracie. In the following exclusive video from this Wednesday’s episode (9/8c on ABC), Frank (guest star Fred Willard) is so glum he can’t even bring himself to pull Luke’s finger.
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This unprecedented mood sparks a debate between Phil and Claire on whether the senior Dunphy should see a therapist to cure his depression. A phone call to Jay, however, takes the conversation into predictably hilarious territory.
Press play below to see how it all plays out, and for some bonus intel about Phil and Jay’s time together at a Celine Dion concert!