“Honestly I have been so delighted by the things I didn’t know about Australia.” – Julie Bowen
“You have genetically superior people here – most beautiful people on earth.” – Ty Burrell
“My God, the best flight I have ever had in my life, it really was. That big double decker airplane was just amazing!” – Ed O’Neill, referring to the A380.
“It’s been nice to get up close and personal with the Sydney Opera House, we’re seeing all the great places. I’m excited to see everything here.” – Rico Rodriguez
“I went surfing in Bondi, I went scuba diving with sharks….next I want to meet some wildlife like koalas and kangaroos.” – Nolan Gould
The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker family’s Australian vacation is a result of an exclusive partnership between Qantas Airways, Twentieth Century Fox Television and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products. A critical and commercial hit, Modern Family has received 4 consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding Comedy Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Comedy Television Series. Ed O’Neill (Jay), Julie Bowen (Claire), Ty Burrell (Phil), Sofía Vergara (Gloria), Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Mitchell), Eric Stonestreet (Cameron), Sarah Hyland (Haley), Nolan Gould (Luke), Ariel Winter (Alex), Rico Rodriguez (Manny) and Aubrey Anderson-Emmons (Lily) joined co-creator and executive producer Steven Levitan for the Australian trip.