Modern Family: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray & DVD + Giveaway

By Shannon Gurnee
In Blu-ray Review
September 29, 2013

Sponsor sample and prize disclosure

Modern Family

I love watching Modern Family!  It is both light-hearted and funny.  I still can’t believe they have just released their fourth season on Blu-ray and DVD.  It seems like just yesterday they were in their first season on television!  The laughs – and the awards – just keep on coming for the #1-rated Modern Family, winner of three consecutive Emmy Awards for Outstanding  Comedy Series!  With Jay and Gloria’s baby on the way and Haley going off to college, the entire Pritchett/Dunphy clan faces some major surprises as they bicker and bond over house-flipping headaches, unwanted play dates, and everything from hot-tempered hormones to in utero karaoke.  Featuring a stellar array of guest stars including Matthew Broderick, Shelley Long and Elizabeth Banks, Season Four takes a heartfelt and laugh-out-loud hilarious look at what it means to be a “Modern Family.” You will definitely want to check out Modern Family: The Complete Fourth Season


– Deleted and Alternate Scenes
– Commentary on “Party Crasher”
– Commentary on “Fulgencio”
– An Addition to the Family
– A Day with Eric
– Commentary on “Career Day”
– Commentary on “Goodnight Gracie”
– A Modern Guide to Parenting
– “Modern Family” Writers
– Gag Reel


Street Date:  September 24, 2013
Screen Format:  Widescreen 1.78:1
Audio:  5.1 DTS HD-MA
Subtitles:  English / French / Spanish
Total Run Time:  516 minutes
U.S. Rating:  TV-PG
Closed Captioned:  Yes


Street Date:  September 24, 2013
Screen Format:  Widescreen 1.78:1
Audio:  5.1 Dolby Digital
Subtitles:  English / French / Spanish
Total Run Time:  516 minutes
U.S. Rating:  TV-PG
Closed Captioned:  Yes

The Back-to-School Season has started and I have some great Back to School Tips for Modern Parents!


In Season 4, we watched as Haley went off to college and Lily had her first day of Kindergarten. These are two big steps that are often very hard for parents to handle. Here is some advice for all of those modern parents out there who are going through these transitional stages with their families.

1 – Set Guidelines


Before you send off your precious son or daughter to fend for their selves in college, make sure you clearly discuss guidelines. Remind them that even though you are not there to set specific rules, they are still responsible for their actions. Claire and Phil certainly know what it’s like when your daughter calls you one night because they’ve been caught doing illegal things by the police. 

2 – Prepare Your Little One


Kindergarten is a huge step for your little one! Make sure they are prepared for their big day by giving them a basic educational foundation and teaching them to play well with others. When Lily heads off to kindergarten and gets in a tousle on her first day, Cam and Mitchell are put in a very awkward situation. No parent wants to be in the same situation!

3 – Communication is Key


Set up specific times to continue growing as a family. There is a fine line between suffocating your college kid and staying informed about what’s going on in their life. Many families will select a certain time, for instance Sunday afternoons, to have family phone calls and catch up on the week’s happenings, even if they have talked throughout the week. Just because your son or daughter has moved out, it does not mean that your relationship has to suffer! In fact, sometimes parent-child relationships grow once the kid has left for college.

4 – Distract Yourself


Plan a fun activity for yourself right after dropping your son of in his college dorm room or leaving your daughter for the first day of kindergarten. Have a distraction for yourself so that you don’t find yourself at home looking through photo albums and wondering “how did the time go by so quickly?” These steps are exciting, but certainly emotional and you don’t want to wallow in your sorrows.

5 – Show You Care


No matter what age your child is, make sure you are sharing in their excitement! Whether you have a kindergartener bringing home a painting or a college student signing up for campus activities, ask them questions about their life and listen to their answers. Celebrate with them when they ace an exam or learn to count to 20. 


1 lucky reader on The Mommy-Files will win a copy of Modern Family: Season 4 in the Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack!!!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

About Has 2062 Posts

Shannon Gurnee is the author of Redhead Mom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

18 Responses to “Modern Family: The Complete Fourth Season on Blu-ray & DVD + Giveaway”

  1. D SCHMIDT says:

    My favorite Modern Family tip is 3 – Communication is Key because it really is essential especially in today’s society. My favorite character is Gloria! She is hilarious.

  2. Shanda J says:

    I like the Show You Care and my favorite character is Cam!

  3. Ellie W says:

    My favorite tip is #5 5 – Show You Care and Manny is my favorite character.

  4. steve weber says:

    I like tip #2
    my favorite is Phil.

  5. mrsshukra says:

    I like Communication is Key! Very important! Love Gloria and Jay’s son on the show!

  6. Will G says:

    Distract Yourself


  7. Donna W. says:

    my favorite tip is Communication is Key.

    My favorite characters are Mitchell and Cameron

  8. Les Johnson says:

    Show that you care is my favorite tip. Cam is my favorite character on the show…he is hilarious.

  9. Alisha Kostiuk says:

    My favorite is Claire.

  10. April G says:

    Tip #2!

    I have to say, I think my favorite is Claire. I relate! 😛

  11. Daniel M says:

    Distract Yourself and Phil is our fav

  12. Melinda Stephens says:

    My favorite tip is that Communication is key. My favorite character is Phil. He’s a sweet, lovable dufus.

  13. Carohn Joline Z. says:

    5 – Show You Care.

  14. Michelle Tucker says:

    I like the Communication is Key. I really like Phil.

  15. Samantha says:

    I have only watch a couple episodes, but Phil is my favorite thus far.

  16. Tara C says:

    I like “Prepare Your Little One,” and Claire is my favorite.

  17. […] winner of the Modern Family: Complete Season 4 Blu-ray Giveaway is William […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.