You don't understand, I am you.") But Levitan is adamant there's no agenda behind the scripts -- other than trying to get people to tune in, of course. "We hope that we entertain people and make them feel something, and if from that people can be a bit more accepting, that’s a wonderful bonus.” Ty Burrell, too, hopes the show is "furthering the cause," but believes that the storyline is apolitical with Prop 8's passage in California.

Julie Bowen told that the countless memories the cast has garnered over the past five years culminated at the altar: "We were all sobbing.

There wasn’t a dry eye." PHOTOS: ' Modern Family' Stars Pick Their Favorite Episodes Telling relatable stories and making people laugh remains the show's top agenda, but with a gay wedding front and center, all are also aware of 's cultural impact.

"It’s the evolution of a gay couple that at the end of it you forget that they’re gay," says Ferguson, who married partner Justin Mikita last July.

"I think that when a lot of people watch the wedding episode, they’re going to see it as a marriage between two people that they care very much about and forget that it is a wedding between two men specifically." Stonestreet adds: "We hope it creates a conversation with viewers and also their families and friends to see that Mitch and Cam are just like everyone else." Co-creator Steven Levitan is proud of the show's impact, acknowledging that he, along with various castmembers, have heard from numerous gay teens that they've been able to come out because of (Bowen jokes that she rarely hears from gay couples and singles whose lives are changed, but plenty of moms tell her, "I am you.

"I’m separation of church and state – I act, they write," Ed O' Neill joked.

(CBS Tampa) – Brevard County Sheriff officers say a Papa John’s deliveryman was caught on camera having sex with his family’s dog.

Joshua Lee Werbicki, 22, was arrested on accusations he repeatedly had sex with his family’s German Sheppard, according to WTSP-TV. Michael Healy told WTSP that the dog will remain in their custody until after the police investigation.

"Comedy comes first," says exec producer Steven Levitan.

"We hope that we entertain people and make them feel something, and if from that people can be a bit more accepting, that’s a wonderful bonus.” soiree.