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Modern Family: Nathan Fillion plays weatherman Rainer Shine

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Tomorrow’s forecast for Modern Family calls for lots of Rain…er Shine.

Nathan Fillion kicks off a multiple-episode guest stint on the ABC family comedy as a perfectly coiffed, smooth-talking weatherman named Rainer Shine. Phil’s dream is realized when he becomes friends with the local TV personality, but he “gets a little jealous when that guy starts lavishing attention on other family members,” executive producer Christopher Lloyd tells EW. Check out this clip from the Castle alum’s first episode, in which he crosses paths with an adoring Phil (Ty Burrell) and a slightly curious Hayley (Sarah Hyland) while effortlessly slipping meteorological terms into his instructions for finding the restroom.

Modern Family airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

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