"Promposal" is the twentieth episode from Season 7 of Modern Family, it aired on May 4, 2016.

Plot Summary

With Closet-Con right around the corner, Claire is on high alert and convinced there is a mole in the company. Meanwhile, Phil goes vigilante when he and Gloria confront Auntie Alice for stealing her hot sauce recipe. Jay tries to teach Joe how to do some manly handy work, and with prom coming up, Mitchell helps Luke with his “promposal” while Cameron helps with Manny's, but Cameron goes a little overboard, revealing that there maybe something deeper going on.

Episode Description

Phil helps Gloria with her sauce. At first, Aunt Alice denies she stole it but Phil turns the tables on her while revealing some real state agent knowledges.

Jay helps Joe to become a man but this backfires when Joe injures him . At the same time, Claire believes that a mole is in the house when she fears for the company. But Jay tells her that he wants to work again.

Ruben pursues his goal, asking Alex to be his girl at the Prom. While Manny and Luke asks their uncles Mitchell and Cameron to help them, Luke finally finds the courage to asks Sara to be his girl while Manny gets invited by another girl and Mitch finally invites Cam to be his .

Main Cast

(The characters striked out do not appear in this episode)

  • Jay Pritchett
  • Gloria Pritchett
  • Manny Delgado
  • Joe Pritchett
  • Claire Dunphy
  • Phil Dunphy
  • Haley Dunphy
  • Alex Dunphy
  • Luke Dunphy
  • Mitchell Pritchett
  • Cameron Tucker
  • Lily Tucker-Pritchett

Guest Starring


  • This episode broadcasted exactly five  years after  Mother's Day.


  • Expo Internationale du Closet is mentioned for the first time by Jay.

Cultural References

  • A "promposal" is an elaborate way of asking someone to prom. The term first appeared in 2011 and became widespread in 2014.




Modern Family 7x20 Promo Family Season 7 Episode 20 Promo

Modern Family 7x20 Promo Family Season 7 Episode 20 Promo