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Modern Family May See a Gay Wedding Thanks to the Supreme Court

MODERN FAMILY - "Baby on Board" - It's been an up-and-down emotional roller coaster for Mitch and Cam in their quest to adopt another child. Their latest ride has them bringing Gloria in tow as a translator, leaving Jay and Manny to look after Lily, who has a big dance recital coming up. Meanwhile Claire and Phil have a proud parenting moment when they send Alex off to her first prom, but then that is quickly marred with Haley's shocking news of her future plans, on the Season Finale of "Modern Family," WEDNESDAY, MAY 23 (9:00-9:31 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/PETER "HOPPER" STONE)
JESSE TYLER FERGUSON, ERIC STONESTREET, SOFIA VERGARA, CHRISTINA OCHOA, EDWARD FINLAY, LINDA ELENA TOVAR

In light of gay unions becoming legal again in California, Modern Family co-creator Christopher Lloyd is considering taking his show into the same-sex marriage arena. "It’s a real possibility," Lloyd tells EW of the ABC comedy's upcoming fifth season. "It’s certainly something we are contemplating on the show in ways we wouldn’t have in prior seasons. We’ve had a number of conversations. As you can imagine in Cam and Mitchell’s life, they would be feeling that a door has opened that was closed to them. Wouldn’t it be pretty tempting to think about walking through it? We imagine a lot of gay couples today are deciding whether to get married now that it’s open to them. From our standpoint, that’s something to explore." Lloyd says the show has opted to pass on a commitment ceremony episode in prior seasons. But if Mitch and Cam do get married, do they get to actually show affection for each other more frequently?

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