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

Toyota's farewell Modern Family spot was supposed to be live-action, but switched to an animated approach after COVID-19 shut down production. Toyota

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.

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