'Modern Family' stars make emotional goodbyes after filming on final episode wraps

goss 25/02/2020

Wow! After 11 years and more than 250 episodes, the much loved TV show 'Modern Family' is coming to an end.

To mark their last day of filming - many of the show's stars took to their social media accounts to thank fans and make their own emotional goodbyes.

Sofia Vergara (who plays Gloria) took to Instagram to share a video of the cast and crew singing along to 'Time of your Life'. The actress, clearly upset, wrote "I will never forget this set, these people, there were only good times. Thank you Moden Family. Thank you Gloria Pritchett."

Julie Bowen (who plays Claire Dunphy) wrote "On Friday I got to close out 11 years of Modern Family with some of my favorite people (two of whom were in my belly for the very first episode!). What a glorious ride!"

On screen husbands Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet (who play Cam & Mitch) also shared some photos to mark their time on the show.

"11 years walking in and out of this door went by in a flash." Eric wrote.

Jesse shared a quote from J.M. Barrie "Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting."

Fan favourite character Manny (portrayed by Rico Rodriguez) also shared a heartfelt message online.

"Yesterday was one for the record books. The show I have called my second home for the last 11 years filmed it’s final scenes last night. The minute our *directors* called series wrap on everyone we burst into applause, then tears. We celebrated filming 250 episodes the only way we knew how - together! So much love was felt on stage 5. So grateful to have worked with this amazing cast & crew! I love you all so much!!