Credit: Peter “Hopper” Stone/ABC Television Group © 2011 Disney Photo: Jay, Manny, and Javier at the Track in Season 3, Episode 11: “Lifetime Supply”

Modern Family may be reruns for the rest of 2011, but we can look forward to what looks like a hilarious episode in the new year!

ABC just released the official synopsis for Season 3, Episode 11: "Lifetime Supply," and the first thing that jumped out at us is the name Benjamin Bratt! Yep, he's returning as Manny's dad, Javier. Here's the summary:

After having a doctor's visit but then missing the call with the test results, Phil automatically jumps to conclusions and starts saying his goodbyes. Meanwhile, Javier pops up unannounced again and takes Manny to the horse races for a belated birthday celebration, and a subtle competition ensues when Mitchell brings home an environmental law award and it becomes a game of who has the bigger trophy.

Sounds funny, right? It's gonna be hard to wait, so check out some sneak peek pics below!


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