Toyota Caps 11-Season Modern Family Partnership With Farewell Spot

Brand switched to an animated ad after COVID-19 shutdown scuttled live-action plans for the finale

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Millions of people will say farewell to Modern Family tonight as the ABC sitcom signs off after 11 years, and Toyota has planned its own special goodbye.

The brand, which has partnered with Modern Family throughout its 11-season run, has created a goodbye spot that will air twice during the Modern Family retrospective airing at 8 p.m. ET. (It will not run during the one-hour series finale, which begins at 9.)

Remotely narrated by Ty Burrell, who plays dad Phil Dunphy, the animated spot features a Toyota Highlander, which stops at each home from the show and recounts memorable moments from through Modern Family’s run before it drives into the sunset.



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