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Ty Burrell

Now that they got the big raises they asked for, the cast of “Modern Family” is back at work doing what they do best: bringing the funny. The cast tweeted a few pics from their first day back shooting, including this unsettling photo of Ty Burrell and, as his on-screen wife Julie Bowen puts it, his “homage to Freddie Mercury.” We do see the resemblance to the Queen frontman (inset), but Ty’s goatee reminds us more of Evil Spock from “Star Trek.” Does this mean we’re bound to meet Evil Phil this season?

'Modern Family' Cast Tweets Pics From the Set

Now that they got the big raises they asked for, the cast of “Modern Family” is back at work doing what they do best: bringing the funny.