Secrets Behind The Scenes of Modern Family

Modern Family has been on the air since 2009, which is a long time for any TV show. We’ve watched the Pritchett and Dunphy families grow up, go to college, get jobs, get married, have babies, and live life to the fullest. You may think you’ve seen it all, but there are so many behind the scenes secrets that we’re still uncovering.

Keep reading to find out how Cam and Mitch got their first on-screen kiss, and which cast member was homeless prior to getting on the show.

One Big Happy Family

All the actors and actresses who make up the cast of Modern Family made a pact since the first season to always submit themselves to awards ceremonies in supporting roles, never leading. They truly understand that Modern Family is an ensemble show and no one cast member is more important than anyone else.

Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage
Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage

Everyone takes on a supporting role, both literally and figuratively. This cast really does work like a family. Everyone supports one another.