The Last Thanksgiving

The Last Thanksgiving

Series 11



The veteran comedy feels as if it is, very understandably, going through the motions for its final season. Still, there’s pleasure in watching a well-oiled sitcom machine tick over smoothly, even if it never works up much steam.

This episode includes a throwback to the show’s first season, as Jay asks Phil out to help fly his model plane, just as he did a decade ago, and with similarly disastrous results. It’s a barbed take on what it takes to be a good dad.

Meanwhile, Mitch and Cam mistakenly give their friends the impression they’ve split up. And as Cam says, “There are two things a gay can’t sit on – a plastic patio chair and a juicy bit of gossip.”


Cameron and Mitchell's friends mistakenly assume they have split up, while Haley attempts to cook Thanksgiving dinner as a thank you for Claire and Phil's support with the twins. Meanwhile, Phil thinks he has a chance to reclaim his dignity after their first outing 10 years ago went so wrong when Jay invites him and Dylan along to fly his model plane.

Cast & Crew

Jay Pritchett Ed O'Neill
Claire Dunphy Julie Bowen
Phil Dunphy Ty Burrell
Mitchell Pritchett Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Manny Delgado Rico Rodriguez
Gloria Delgado-Pritchett Sofia Vergara
Haley Dunphy Sarah Hyland
Alex Dunphy Ariel Winter
Luke Dunphy Nolan Gould
Cameron Tucker Eric Stonestreet
Lily Tucker-Pritchett Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
Joe Pritchett Jeremy Maguire
Dylan Reid Ewing
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