8 Times Phil Dunphy Of 'Modern Family' Was Exactly Like Your Dad
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8 Times Phil Dunphy Of 'Modern Family' Was Exactly Like Your Dad

Oh Dad, you're so "Dad."

8 Times Phil Dunphy Of 'Modern Family' Was Exactly Like Your Dad
Teen Gazette

Oh, there are millions of funny and embarrassing "Dad" jokes, texts, conversations and much more that mostly everyone has experienced, ones in which our mother's don't quite seem to do. Thanks to Phil Dunphy and "Modern Family" we can now openly show our fathers and praise them for how interesting they actually are. (Love you, Dad!)

1. He tries to be "hip and cool" with all the slang and vocabulary of us teens.

Most parents try to make their children think that they are just as popular and up-to-date with technology as we are, which is very much not true, but it's funny to see them attempt to seem cool. Especially when they end their text messages to us with, "Love, Dad!"

2. He also tries to relate to our interests, maybe to find something to talk about.

Just go back to reading your newspaper, Dad, it's OK. And now I know where I get my dance moves from.

3. He's never really in charge, nor does he know what is going on.

Dad's always the one who doesn't know where everyone is, where your next planned vacation is taking place, nor does he remember the names of the people who you've been friends with for most your life.

4. He doesn't take things as seriously as your mom does.

While your mom is worried about what you might be doing out at 1 a.m., the only thing your dad is worried about is what his next move on "Candy Crush Saga" might be.

5. He thinks that his jokes are the funniest jokes anyone has ever heard.

There have been so many instances where your dad thought he said something funny and looks around at the rest of your family to get approval for his joke, but no one is laughing so his smirk leads to an awkward and disappointed frown.

6. But then sometimes he doesn’t realize how unintentionally funny he is being.

Sometimes there are moments when you look back and realize how clueless your father actually is and question how he is has a legitimate job and has survived the real world.

7. His advice for you is not up to Mom's par.

I guess Dad's advice for the real world is a little different than what Mom's would be in that Mom would go to the more serious route of "do your homework, be kind, be confident, believe in yourself," whereas dad would say "remember to always make sure you are refrigerating your yogurt."

8. And of course, he can't do his job as a dad without being embarrassing.

Whether it's funny outfits, weird dance moves, trying to hold your hand in public, it's a little too easy for your dad to embarrass you, and it seems like that is his main priority in life.

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