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Modern Family Episode 5 "Coal Digger": Spoilers (Official Synopsis)

Modern Family Episode 5 "Coal Digger": Spoilers (Official Synopsis)

Spoilers from ABC for upcoming Modern Family episode, "Coal Digger".

Tensions rise during a day of barbecue and football at Jay and Gloria's in the wake of an incident between Manny and Luke at school.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21 (9:00-9:30 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

“Modern Family” stars Sofia Vergara as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Ed O'Neill as Jay Pritchett and Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett.

Guest starring is Andrew Borba as Mr. Balaban. Other guest cast TBD.

“Coal Digger” was written by Christopher Lloyd (II) and directed by Jason Winer.