While Castle was cancelled after eight seasons on ABC, you can still catch Richard Castle’s alter-ego on the Alphabet Network, this fall. Nathan Fillion is guest starring as weatherman “Rainer Shine” (don’t look at us), in Modern Family, season eight, episode four, “Weathering Heights.” Episode 8.04 airs Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 9:00pm ET/PT.
The Modern Family TV show cast includes Ed O’Neill, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Sofia Vergara, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Eric Stonestreet. Also starring are Sarah Hyland, Nolan Gould, Ariel Winter, Rico Rodriguez, Aburey Anderson-Emmons, and Jeremy Maguire. Winston Duke and Jamie Moyer are also guest starring. Get the skinny from the episode description, after the jump.
Modern Family: Weathering Heights (10/12)
THE FORECAST CALLS FOR A LITTLE ‘RAINER SHINE,’
ON ABC’S ‘MODERN FAMILY’
Nathan Fillion Guest Stars
“Weathering Heights” – Phil can’t cover up his excitement when he’s invited to appear in a real-estate news segment for the local news. The day gets even better after meeting his “weatherman” hero, Rainer Shine (played by Nathan Fillion). Phil made one little mistake. He introduced him to Hayley. Over at the Pritchett house, Jay decides to infuse a little grit into Manny’s video interview for his college application. In the Tucker-Pritchett home, Lily is over their new houseguest and decides to take matters into her own hands. “Modern Family” airs WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12 (9:00-9:30 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
“Modern Family” stars Ed O’Neill as Jay Pritchett, Julie Bowen as Claire Dunphy, Ty Burrell as Phil Dunphy, Sofia Vergara as Gloria Pritchett. Jesse Tyler Ferguson as Mitchell Pritchett, Eric Stonestreet as Cameron Tucker. Sarah Hyland as Haley Dunphy, Nolan Gould as Luke Dunphy, Ariel Winter as Alex Dunphy, Rico Rodriguez as Manny Delgado, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons as Lily Tucker-Pritchett and Jeremy Maguire as Joe Pritchett. Guest starring are is Nathan Fillion as Rainer Shine, Winston Duke as Dwight and Jamie Moyer as Mrs. Pasternack.
“Weathering Heights” was written by Paul Corrigan and Brad Walsh and directed by Gail Mancuso.
For more information on “Modern Family,” visit http://abc.go.com/shows/modern-family.
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