Modern Family (2009–2020)
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Mitchell and Cameron have to sell a few prized possessions to afford their wedding. Phil and Claire are the victims of a practical joke pulled off by their kids. Jay, Gloria and Manny are each forced to confront a fear.


Jeffrey Walker


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Episode cast overview:
Ed O'Neill ... Jay Pritchett
Sofía Vergara ... Gloria Delgado-Pritchett
Julie Bowen ... Claire Dunphy
Ty Burrell ... Phil Dunphy
Jesse Tyler Ferguson ... Mitchell Pritchett
Eric Stonestreet ... Cameron Tucker
Sarah Hyland ... Haley Dunphy
Ariel Winter ... Alex Dunphy
Nolan Gould ... Luke Dunphy
Rico Rodriguez ... Manny Delgado
Aubrey Anderson-Emmons ... Lily Tucker-Pritchett
Cameron Watson ... Appraiser
Mark Proksch ... Coleman


Jay, Gloria and Manny challenge each other to step outside their comfort zone and try something new. Mitch and Cam's wedding is getting too big and costly so they resort to selling a couple of their prized possessions, and the kids play a joke on Phil and Claire. Written by ABC Publicity

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Comedy | Drama | Romance


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In the end of this episode Claire and Phil go to the bedroom and the kids hear the door lock, which makes them run downstairs. The lock was given to them as a fun anniversary gift from the kids in the episode Modern Family: Caught in the Act (2011) after they accidentally walked in on their parents having sex. See more »


References Police Academy (1984) See more »


Modern Family Main Theme
Written by Gabriel Mann
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13 May 2014 | by happymaryellenSee all my reviews

Thought this was the best written this show of all the shows. It was clever it had twist interns that are unexpected and it wasn't the typical formula that they've used before. Was it a new writer for the show? Is it a new team of writers for the specific episode? There was more cleverness to this episode, it was as if all the weaving parts were woven together very differently than they have before. The timing was also a lot better than it's ever been before between Claire and Phil they had some really great scenes And it was really fantastic to have Jay Gloria and the kids all competing for whatever that disgusting thing was that they hated Stella really took the show this time

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7 May 2014 (USA) See more »

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16:9 HD
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