WandaVision: Modern Family’s Julie Bowen Praises Latest Episode

Have you been keeping up each week with WandaVision on Disney+? I sure have, we never miss it! I love how each episode has a nod to television shows of the past, some are much older than others. This past week WandaVision had a Modern Family feel to it and fans really enjoyed it. So did one of the stars of Modern Family! Here are more details from comicbook.com-

The seventh episode of WandaVision hit Disney+ on Friday and paid homage to multiple sitcoms from the 2010s. The episode saw tributes to The Office and Happy Endings, but the show format that was used the most was Modern Family. The mockumentary style of WandaVision’s “Breaking the Fourth Wall” was very similar to the ABC sitcom, which ran from 2009 to 2020. In fact, Modern Family’s Julie Bowen (Claire Dunphy) took to Instagram this week to praise WandaVision and commemorate one year since Modern Family wrapped production.

“One year to the day since we wrapped Modern Family, and tonight we were part of WandaVision. They’ve paid homage to I Love Lucy, Bewitched, and The Brady Bunch among others… To see our show as a ‘classic’ through the eyes of an incredibly innovative Marvel show left me speechless. (Trust me, and anyone who has worked with me, that’s hard to do.) @wandavision from the breaking of the 4th wall to the fabric on the couch… wow. What a great way to celebrate a bittersweet anniversary,” Bowen wrote. You can check out her post below:

During the latest episode of WandaVision, Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff) channeled Bowen’s character more than anyone else from Modern Family. In fact, some fans took to Twitter to praise Olsen for capturing Claire Dunphy so well.

WandaVision’s Kat Dennings (Darcy Lewis) recently spoke to Extra TV and explained how she was blown away by the show’s sitcom premise. In the interview, Dennings revealed that her first meeting for the series was in “a very secretive conference room” and she had to sign a lot of NDAs before entering. She added that the walls were “covered in sitcom references” as well as comic books.

“I was just like ‘How are you going to do this? This is insanity. This concept, I’d never heard of this before.’ Of course, they pulled it off incredibly well, but it is hard to explain.”

The next episode of WandaVision hits Disney+ on Friday! Will you be watching?

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Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the books “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” “How Many Sleeps Till Disney?” and “How Many Sleeps Till Disneyland?” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 107.3 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others. ~ I enjoy writing personal perspective blogs, doing TMSM Meet Ups for our readers, and keeping the constant interaction going with others, sharing the Disney Magic to people when they can’t be at their Happy Place.

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