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Phil Dunphy's Most Hilarious "Cool Dad" Moments

Aug 22 2014 - 10:00am

For the past five years, Ty Burrell has flawlessly portrayed the goofy, doting, self-professed "cool dad" Phil Dunphy on Modern Family, a role that has earned him an Emmy nomination [1] for outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series. In honor of Ty Burrell's big honor — and his 46th birthday this week! — we're celebrating with a hilarious roundup of Phil Dunphy's best Modern Family dad moments.

That Time He Gave Awesome Life Advice

And Even More Awesome Reverse Life Advice

When He Proved His Harry Potter Expertise

The Time He Got Alex Ready For Her School Dance

The Time He Really Bonded With Luke

And the Time He Helped Haley Learn to Drive

When He Perfectly Read Into a Text

(OK, So He's Not Totally Clear on Text Acronyms)

After He Got an Eye Exam

When He Busted Out His Best High School Musical Moves

And His Best Cheerleading Moves

When He Used Fairy Tales to Explain Underage Drinking

When He Kept It Real

And When He Just Couldn't Keep It Together

That Time He Got Too Close to a Kangaroo

And, of Course, the Time He Told You He Was

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