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== Episodes==
 
== Episodes==
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|episode=Bringing Up Baby
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|airdate=September 26, 2012
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! # !! Total !! Image !! Title !! Writer !! Director !! Original Airdate
|number=01
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|total=73
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#CCCCCC"| 1
|writer= [[Paul Corrigan]] & [[Brad Walsh]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966cc" bgcolor="#CCCCCC"| 73
|director= [[Steven Levitan]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966cc" bgcolor="#CCCCCC"| [[File:Gloria_and_Jay.jpg|180px]]
|summary=Phil takes Jay on a very unconventional fishing trip with his buddies, and Gloria struggles with how to break the pregnancy news to him. Meanwhile, Dylan moves into the Dunphy household temporarily, and Mitchell and Cam decide to look into adopting a cat as they continue to cope with their failed attempt to adopt another child.}}
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[Bringing Up Baby]]"'''
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Paul Corrigan]] & [[Brad Walsh]]
|image=Schooled.jpg
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Steven Levitan]]
|episode=Schooled
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| September 26, 2012
|airdate=October 10, 2012
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|number=02
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Phil Dunphy|Phil]] takes[[Jay Pritchett| Jay]] on a very unconventional fishing trip with his buddies, and [[Gloria Pritchett|Gloria]] struggles with how to break the pregnancy news to him. Meanwhile, [[Dylan]] moves into the Dunphy household temporarily, and [[Mitchell Pritchett|Mitchell]] and [[Cameron Tucker|Cam]] decide to look into adopting a cat as they continue to cope with their failed attempt to adopt another child.
|total=74
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|writer= [[Steven Levitan]] & [[Dan O'Shannon]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 2
|director= [[Jeff Melman]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 74
|summary=Phil and Claire drops Haley off at college, which is a difficult moment for any parent, but it's made worse when they manage to really embarrass Haley. Meanwhile, Manny forces Jay and Gloria to take a baby class. Mitch and Cam drop Lily off for the first day of kindergarten, but when she gets into a tussle with another little boy, they end up having a meeting with the boy's confrontational lesbian parents.}}
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
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[[File:Modern-Family-Schooled.jpg|180px]]
|image=Phil Not a real man.jpg
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[Schooled]]"'''
|episode=Snip
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Steven Levitan]] & [[Dan O'Shannon]]
|airdate=October 10, 2012
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Jeff Melman]]
|number=03
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| October 10, 2012
|total=75
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|writer= [[Danny Zuker]]
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|
|director= [[Gail Mancuso]]
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[[Phil Dunphy|Phil]] and [[Claire Dunphy|Claire]] drops [[Haley Dunphy|Haley]] off at college, which is a difficult moment for any parent, but it's made worse when they manage to really embarrass Haley. Meanwhile, [[Manny Delgado|Manny]] forces [[Jay Pritchett|Jay]] and [[Gloria Pritchett|Gloria]] to take a baby class. [[Mitch]] and [[Cam]] drop [[Lily]] off for the first day of kindergarten, but when she gets into a tussle with another little boy, they end up having a meeting with the boy's confrontational lesbian parents.
|summary=Phil and Claire sets a five-year plan. Phil is going in for a vasectomy. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria disagree about whether or not to find out the sex of the baby. Gloria is in denial about needing maternity clothes. Now that Lily's in kindergarten, Mitchell tries to gently steer Cam towards a part-time job to occupy all his extra time.}}
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 3
|image=TheButler'sEscape.jpg
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 75
|episode=The Butler's Escape
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|airdate=October 17, 2012
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[[File:Phil_Not_a_real_man.jpg|180px]]
|number=04
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[Snip]]"'''
|total=76
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Danny Zuker]]
|writer= [[Bill Wrubel]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| Gail Mancuso
|director= [[Beth McCarthy-Miller]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| October 10, 2012
|summary=Luke wants to quit magic and Phil just can't seem to accept it. Meanwhile, one of Gloria's new pregnancy symptoms is snoring and she's keeping the whole house awake, forcing Jay to take desperate measures; and Mitch and Cam's household dynamic is put to the test when they decide to swap duties - Mitch staying at home with Lily while Cam goes off to work at his new job as the music teacher at Luke and Manny's school.}}
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Phil]] and [[Claire]] sets a five-year plan. Phil is going in for a vasectomy. Meanwhile, [[Jay]] and [[Gloria]] disagree about whether or not to find out the sex of the baby. Gloria is in denial about needing maternity clothes. Now that [[Lily]]'s in kindergarten, [[Mitchell]] tries to gently steer [[Cam]] towards a part-time job to occupy all his extra time.
|image=MF-S4E05.jpg
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|episode=Open House of Horrors
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 4
|airdate=October 24, 2012
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 76
|number=05
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|total=77
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[[File:The Butler's Escape.jpg|180px]]
|writer= [[Elaine Ko]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[The Butler's Escape]]"'''
|director= [[James Bagdonas]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Bill Wrubel]]
|summary=Claire has overdone it in Halloweens past and the neighbors definitely don't share her enthusiasm, so this year she's being forced to tone it down and keep it "kid-friendly," and Phil has an idea to hold an open house on Halloween night. Meanwhile, Mitch and Cam host a costume party while contending with Lily wondering who her real mom is, and Gloria's pregnancy hormones are on overdrive, making her even more hotheaded than usual.
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Beth McCarthy Miller]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| October 17, 2012
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|image=YardSale.jpg
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Phil]] can't accept that [[Luke]] wants to quit magic; [[Gloria]]'s snoring keeps [[Jay]] and [[Manny]] awake; [[Mitch]] and [[Cam]] struggle to deal with their reversed role.
|episode=Yard Sale
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|airdate=October 31, 2012
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 5
|number=06
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 77
|total=78
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|writer= [[Abraham Higginbotham]]
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[[File:Open House of Horrors.jpg|180px]]
|director= [[Gail Mancuso]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[Open House of Horrors]]"'''
|summary=Jay and Gloria hold a yard sale to help Manny and Luke with their school's charity fundraiser, and the entire family pitches in: Phil feels pressured to both sell and buy something, Mitch and Cam help Claire assess Alex's new 'boy friend,' and Manny finds an old trunk that hides a secret Gloria wants to see remain a secret.}}
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Elaine Ko]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Bill Wrubel]]
|image=Arrested.jpg
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| October 24, 2012
|episode=Arrested
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|airdate=November 7, 2012
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Claire]] has overdone it in Halloweens past and the neighbors definitely don't share her enthusiasm, so this year she's being forced to tone it down and keep it "kid-friendly," and [[Phil]] has an idea to hold an open house on Halloween night. Meanwhile, [[Mitch]] and [[Cam]] host a costume party while contending with [[Lily]] wondering who her real mom is, and [[Gloria]]'s pregnancy hormones are on overdrive, making her even more hotheaded than usual.
|number=07
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|total=79
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 6
|writer= [[Becky Mann]] & [[Audra Sielaff]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 78
|director= [[Gail Mancuso]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|summary=Phil and Claire get the dreaded late night call that Haley has been arrested for under-aged drinking, so they bring Mitchell, the family lawyer, in tow to the police station. Cameron stays back to watch over Alex and Luke, but they get into some crazy mishaps under his care. Meanwhile, Jay gets out of baby shopping with Gloria, but ends up having to deal with a surprise visit from Dede, and tries to scoot her out before Gloria gets home to prevent Dede from seeing that she's pregnant and to avoid the potential blow back.}}
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[[File:YardSale.jpg|180px]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[Yard Sale]]"'''
|image=Mistery_Date2.jpg
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Abraham Higginbotham]]
|episode=Mistery Date
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Gail Mancuso]]
|airdate=November 14, 2012
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| October 31, 2012
|number=08
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|total=80
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Jay]] and [[Gloria]] hold a yard sale to help [[Manny]] and [[Luke]] with their school's charity fundraiser, and the entire family pitches in. [[Phil]] feels pressured to both sell and buy something, [[Mitch]] and [[Cam]] help [[Claire]] assess [[Alex]]'s new 'boy friend,' and [[Manny]] finds an old trunk that hides a secret Gloria wants to see remain a secret.
|writer= [[Jeffrey Richman]]
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|director= [[Beth McCarthy-Miller]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 7
|summary=When Claire takes Manny and Luke along to Alex's academic decathlon for the weekend, Phil attempts to throw together a boys' night at the house, inviting a fellow Bulldog alum he just met—but their wires are definitely crossed. Meanwhile, the pressure is on for Alex at the decathlon, Manny and Luke bar mitzvah hop at the hotel trying to find a cute girl, and Cam and Mitch arrange for quite the surprise baby gift for Jay and Gloria.}}
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 79
{{Season
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|image=MF-S4E09.jpg
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[[File:Arrested.jpg|180px]]
|episode=When a Tree Falls
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[Arrested]]"'''
|airdate=November 28, 2012
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Becky Mann]]<br />[[Audra Sielaff]]
|number=09
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Gail Mancuso]]
|total=81
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| November 7, 2012
|writer= [[Ben Karlin]]
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|director= [[Steven Levitan]]
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Phil]] and [[Claire]] get the dreaded late night call that [[Haley]] has been arrested for under-aged drinking, so they bring [[Mitchell]] in tow to the police station. [[Cameron]] stays back to watch over [[Alex]] and [[Luke]], but they get into some crazy mishaps under his care. Meanwhile, [[Jay]] gets out of baby shopping with [[Gloria]], but ends up having to deal with a surprise visit from [[Dede]].
|summary=Against his wishes, Mitchell is dragged into helping Cam save a tree from being cut down in the park. Phil and Jay battle it out in the ring at an Olympic-themed birthday party for Luke and Manny's friend. Claire takes an absentminded Gloria on a shopping trip, but things get a little out of hand. Haley begins her community service, while Alex's plan to get revenge on her sister goes awry.}}
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 8
|image=4x10-Diamond-in-the-Rough.jpg
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 80
|episode=Diamond in the Rough
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|airdate=December 5, 2012
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[[File:Mistery Date.jpg|180px]]
|number=10
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[Mistery Date]]"'''
|total=82
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Jeffrey Richman]]
|writer= [[Dan O'Shannon]], [[Becky Mann]] & [[Audra Sielaff]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Beth McCarthy-Miller]]
|director= [[Gail Mancuso]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| November 14, 2012
|summary=Manny and Luke's little league team unexpectedly makes it into a playoff game, so Claire and Cam scramble to find a location and decide to do a makeover on a rundown field. Inspired, Claire and Cam want to try their hand at flipping a house while they're at it, and Phil and Mitchell fight over who will be the bad guy to tell them no. Meanwhile, Gloria tries a bonding technique by using a microphone to sing to the baby in utero, which definitely incites a reaction from Jay.}}
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{{Season
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|When [[Claire]] takes [[Manny]] and [[Luke]] along to [[Alex]]'s academic decathlon for the weekend, [[Phil]] attempts to throw together a boys' night at the house, inviting a fellow Bulldog alum he just met -- but their wires are definitely crossed. Meanwhile, the pressure is on for Alex at the decathlon, Manny and Luke bar mitzvah hop at the hotel trying to find a cute girl, and [[Cam]] and [[Mitch]] arrange for quite the surprise baby gift for [[Jay]] and [[Gloria]].
|image=NewYearsEve1.jpg
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|episode=New Year's Eve
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 9
|airdate=January 9, 2013
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 81
|number=11
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|total=83
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[[File:When A Tree Falls.jpg|180px]]
|writer= [[Abraham Higginbotham]] & [[Jeffrey Richman]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[When a Tree Falls]]"'''
|director= [[Fred Goss]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Ben Karlin]]
|summary=Jay planned for the whole family to celebrate New Year's together at this great hotel in Palm Springs. However, when the hotel turns out to be less than stellar, everyone starts to branch off to do their own thing, leaving Jay dejected, that is until he runs into Billy Dee Williams. Meanwhile back at home, Haley and Alex watch over the kids, which proves to be quite a challenge.}}
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Steven Levitan]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| November 28, 2012
|image=PartyCrasher5.jpg
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|episode=Party Crasher
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Mitch]] and [[Cam]] try to save an old tree in the park; [[Jay]] takes [[Manny]] to a kid's Olympics-themed birthday party; [[Gloria]] and [[Claire]] have an eventful shopping trip.
|airdate=January 16, 2013
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|number=12
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 10
|total=84
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 82
|writer= [[Danny Zuker]] & [[Christopher Lloyd]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|director= [[Fred Savage]]
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[[File:Modern-Family-Season-4-Episode-10-Diamond-in-the-Rough-3-550x366.jpg|180px]]
|summary=With the baby coming soon, Jay and Gloria go to great lengths to throw Manny an extra special surprise party for his 14th birthday—and there are plenty of surprises to go around. Meanwhile, Phil and Claire deal with a new much older guy that Haley has started hanging out with, and Cam becomes jealous of the special bond Lily seems to have with Mitch.}}
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''"[[Diamond in the Rough]]"'''
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Dan O'Shannon]]<br />[[Becky Mann]]<br />[[Audra Sielaff]]
|image=4x13.jpg
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Gail Mancuso]]
|episode=Fulgencio
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| December 5, 2012
|airdate=January 23, 2013
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|number=13
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|
|total=85
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[[Manny]] and [[Luke]]'s little league team unexpectedly makes it into a playoff game, so [[Claire]] and [[Cameron]] scramble to find a location and decide to do a makeover on a rundown field. Inspired, Claire and Cam want to try their hand at flipping a house while they're at it, and [[Phil]] and [[Mitchell]] fight over who will be the bad guy to tell them no. Meanwhile, [[Gloria]] tries a bonding technique by using a microphone to sing to the baby in utero, which definitely incites a reaction from [[Jay]].
|writer= [[Bill Wrubel]]
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|director= [[Lev L. Spiro]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 11
|summary=Gloria's mom, Pilar, and sister Sonia have made the voyage from Colombia, and they come bearing traditions, baby names and a whole lot of family baggage. Meanwhile, no one seems to have confidence that Phil will be able to help with the kids' problems, but there just might be a method to his madness. And Lily has picked up some bad habits, so Mitchell and Cameron try their hardest to mind their Ps and Qs to set a good example for her.}}
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 83
{{Season
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|image=S4E14-A-Slight-at-the-Opera.jpg
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[[File:NewYearsEve.jpg|180px]]
|episode=A Slight at the Opera
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[New Year's Eve|"New Year's Eve]]'''"
|airdate=February 6, 2013
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Abraham Higginbotham]]<br />[[Jeffrey Richman]]
|number=14
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Fred Goss]]
|total=86
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| January 9, 2013
|writer= [[Paul Corrigan]] & [[Brad Walsh]]
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|director= [[James Bagdonas]]
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Jay]] planned for the whole family to celebrate New Year's together at this great hotel in Palm Springs. However, when the hotel turns out to be less than stellar, everyone starts to branch off to do their own thing, leaving Jay dejected, that is until he runs into [[Billy Dee Williams]]. Meanwhile back at home, [[Haley]] and [[Alex]] watch over the kids, which proves to be quite a challenge.
|summary=Cam is putting on the school production of "Phantom of the Opera", but when their star falls ill, Manny pulls all the stops to land the lead - even if that means going against Luke. Meanwhile, Jay teaches Phil to golf and they wind up in a golf-off with Pepper and Mitch; Gloria takes Alex along on errands, which include a visit to a psychic; and Claire's adventures in babysitting Joe and Lily become a comedy of errors.}}
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{{Season
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 12
|image=Heart broken.jpg
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 84
|episode=Heart Broken
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|airdate=February 13, 2013
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[[File:Gloria PartyCrasher.jpg|180px]]
|number=15
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Party Crasher]]'''
|total=87
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Danny Zuker]]<br />[[Christopher Lloyd]]
|writer= [[Danny Zuker]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Fred Savage]]
|director= [[Beth McCarthy-Miller]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| January 16, 2013
|summary=Phil and Claire's Valentine's plans land Claire in the emergency room. Jay and Gloria try to be intimate for the first time after the baby, and Mitchell has a wild Valentine's night after drinking and blacking out at his party.}}
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{{Season
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| With the baby coming soon, [[Jay]] and [[Gloria]] go to great lengths to throw [[Manny]] an extra special surprise party for his 14th birthday -- and there are plenty of surprises to go around. Meanwhile, [[Phil]] and [[Claire]] deal with a new much older guy that [[Haley]] has started hanging out with, and [[Cam]] becomes jealous of the special bond [[Lily]] seems to have with [[Mitch]].
|image=BadHairDay.jpg
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|episode=Bad Hair Day
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 13
|airdate=February 20, 2013
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 85
|number=16
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|total=88
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[[File:Fulgencio.png|180px]]
|writer= [[Elaine Ko]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Fulgencio (episode)|Fulgencio]]'''
|director= [[Gail Mancuso]]
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Bill Wrubel]]
|summary=Claire runs into an old lover at her college reunion. A mishap causes Cam to give the baby a disastrous haircut, and Jay has to put his bowling match on hold to build up Manny's confidence.}}
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Lev L. Spiro]]
{{Season
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| January 23, 2013
|image=BestMen.jpg
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|episode=Best Men
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Gloria]]'s mom, Pilar, and sister Sonia have made the voyage from Colombia, and they come bearing traditions, baby names and a whole lot of family baggage. Meanwhile, no one seems to have confidence that [[Phil]] will be able to help with the kids' problems, but there just might be a method to his madness. And [[Lily]] has picked up some bad habits, so [[Mitchell]] and [[Cameron]] try their hardest to mind their Ps and Qs to set a good example for her.
|airdate=Febraury 27, 2013
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|number=17
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 14
|total=89
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 86
|writer= [[Dan O'Shannon]], [[Abraham Higginbotham]] & [[Bianca Douglas]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|director= [[Steven Levitan]]
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[[File:a slight at the opera.jpg|180px]]
|summary=Mitch and Cam's best gal pal, Sal, makes one of her notorious surprise drop-ins, but this time with big news - she's getting married... tomorrow! Cam and Mitch are the best men, but they can't help but question whether this party girl can really settle down, and they consider an intervention. Meanwhile, Gloria has trust issues with their new nanny, Claire has a rare bonding moment with Haley, and Phil helps Luke with a girl he likes.}}
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[A Slight at the Opera]]'''
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Paul Corrigan]]<br />[[Brad Walsh]]
|image=TheWowFactor.jpg
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[James Bagdonas]]
|episode=The Wow Factor
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| February 6, 2013
|airdate=March 27, 2013
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|number=18
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Cameron]] is putting on the school production of “Phantom of the Opera,” but when their star falls ill, [[Manny]] pulls all the stops to land the lead -- even if that means going against [[Luke]]. Meanwhile, [[Jay]] teaches [[Phil]] to golf and they wind up in a golf-off with [[Pepper]] and [[Mitch]]; [[Gloria]] takes [[Alex]] along on errands, which include a visit to a psychic; and [[Claire]]’s adventures in babysitting [[Fulgencio Pritchett|Joe]] and [[Lily]] become a comedy of errors.
|total=90
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|writer= [[Ben Karlin]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 15
|director= [[Steven Levitan]]
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 87
|summary=Mitchell seeks to help Lily deal with a playground bully but goes too far in the process. Jay finds himself in trouble with Gloria when she finds him at a movie theatre during his babysitting time with Joe. Cam and Claire are at odds over their home renovation and seek to influence Cam's lesbian friend to side with their visions for a backyard idea; and Phil's plans to show Alex and Haley the joys of home improvement hit a roadblock.}}
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
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[[File:heart broken.jpg|180px]]
|image=Dunphy.jpg
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Heart Broken]]'''
|episode=The Future Dunphys
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Danny Zuker]]
|airdate=April 3, 2013
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Beth McCarthy Miller]]
|number=19
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| February 13, 2013
|total=91
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|writer= [[Elaine Ko]]
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|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Phil]] and [[Claire]]'s Valentine's plans land Claire in the emergency room, [[Jay]] and [[Gloria]] try to be intimate for the first time after the baby, and [[Mitchell]] has a wild Valentine's night after drinking and blacking out at his party.
|director= [[Ryan Case]]
+
|-
|summary=At the hospital Claire and Phil see the older version of their family; Mitchell and Cameron plan a day for Lily and Gloria; Manny and Jay go to a private school to look around.}}
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 16
{{Season
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 88
|image=MF-S4E20.jpg
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|episode=Flip Flop
+
[[File:bad hair day.jpg|180px]]
|airdate=April 10, 2013
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Bad Hair Day]]'''
|number=20
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Elaine Ko]]
|total=92
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Gail Mancuso]]
|writer= [[Jeffrey Richman]] & [[Bill Wrubel]]
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| February 20, 2013
|director= [[Gail Mancuso]]
+
|-
|summary=Phil is pretty confident in his ability to sell Claire and Cam's flipped house, but when it proves to be a little harder than he thought, he recruits the whole family into taking some desperate, borderline crazy measures. Meanwhile, Javier is visiting Manny and brings along his new girlfriend, which doesn't sit very well with Gloria.}}
+
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Claire]] runs into an old lover at her college reunion, a mishap causes [[Cam]] to give the baby a disastrous haircut, and [[Jay]] has to put his bowling match on hold to build up [[Manny]]'s confidence.
{{Season
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|-
|image=CareerDay.jpg
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 17
|episode=Career Day
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 89
|airdate=May 1, 2013
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|number=21
+
[[File:Modern-family-4x17.jpg|180px]]
|total=93
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Best Men]]'''
|writer= [[Paul Corrigan]] & [[Brad Walsh]]
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Dan O'Shannon]]<br />[[Abraham Higginbotham]]<br />[[Bianca Douglas]]
|director= [[Jim Hensz]]
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| [[Steven Levitan]]
|summary=Phil's attempts to woo Luke and Manny's class on Career Day get interesting with the arrival of rival real estate mogul Gil Thorpe, who soon sets his sights on helping out Claire. Cam and Mitch enlist the help of Haley to teach Lily a lesson about the tooth fairy. Jay sits down to tackle a lifelong dream.}}
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| February 27, 2013
{{Season
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|-
|image=MyHero.jpg
+
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|
|episode=My Hero
+
[[Mitch]] and [[Cam]]'s best gal pal, [[Sal]], makes one of her notorious surprise drop-ins, but this time with big news - she's getting married... tomorrow! Cam and Mitch are the best men, but they can't help but question whether this party girl can really settle down, and they consider an intervention. Meanwhile, [[Gloria]] has trust issues with their new nanny, [[Claire]] has a rare bonding moment with [[Haley]], and [[Phil]] helps [[Luke]] with a girl he likes.
|airdate=May 8, 2013
+
|-
|number=22
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 18
|total=94
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 90
|writer= [[Abraham Higginbotham]]
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|director= [[Gail Mancuso]]
+
[[File:Modern-family-4x18.jpg|180px]]
|summary=The entire family is invited to the local roller rink for a fundraiser by Mitchell's ex-boyfriend Teddy. Cameron struggles to deal with Teddy's close relations with the family. Phil teaching Gloria to roller skate leads to disastrous and hilarious results. Haley and Alex exchange advice while spending time with a couple of boys. Jay and Claire are at ends over his offer to work for him and gradually take over the closet business. All the while, Luke and Manny are dealing with their own problems to complete their "My Hero" essay on a family member.}}
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|
{{Season
+
'''[[The Wow Factor]]'''
|image=GamesPeoplePlay9.jpg
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|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Ben Karlin]]
|episode=Games People Play
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Steven Levitan]]
|airdate=May 15, 2013
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| March 27, 2013
|number=23
+
|-
|total=95
+
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.1875px;">Mitchell seeks to help Lily deal with a playground bully but goes too far in the process. Jay finds himself in trouble with Gloria when she finds him at a movie theatre during his babysitting time with Joe. Cam and Claire are at odds </span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.1875px;">over their home renovation and seek to influence Cam's lesbian friend to side with their visions for a backyard idea; and Phil's plans to show Alex and Haley the joys of home improvement hit a </span><span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.1875px;">roadblock.</span>
|writer= [[Ben Karlin]] & [[Danny Zuker]]
+
|-
|director= [[Alisa Statman]]
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 19
|summary=Phil gets a brand new RV with high hopes of going on a fun family road trip, and Claire decides to let him learn the hard way why this will likely be a terrible idea. Meanwhile, Manny has misplaced his backpack and Jay and Gloria go with him on a hunt for it, breaking into Claire's house and then into Mitchell's house - where they do some over-the-top snooping; and Lily's gymnastics meet brings out an unrivaled competitive spirit in Mitch and Cam.}}
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 91
{{Season
+
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
|image=GoodnightGracie.jpg
+
[[File:250px-Dunphy.jpg|180px]]
|episode=Goodnight Gracie
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[The Future Dunphys]]'''
|airdate=May 22, 2013
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Elaine Ko]]
|number=24
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|Ryan Case
|total=96
+
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| April 3, 2013
|writer= [[Steven Levitan]] & [[Jeffrey Richman]]
+
|-
|director= [[Steven Levitan]]
+
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.1875px;">At the hospital Claire and Phil see the older version of their family; Mitchell and Cameron plan a day for Lily and Gloria; Manny and Jay go to a private school to look around. </span>
|summary=Everyone flies down to Florida to be with Phil after his mom's passing. Claire helps Phil with Gracie's last wish for Frank, and the kids reflect on the gifts grandma left for them. Gloria has to contend with an outstanding arrest warrant in Florida, Cam finds himself fitting right into an elderly women's group at Frank's retirement community, and Jay runs into a pivotal person from his past.}}
+
|-
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 20
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 92
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
  +
[[File:Modern-family-.jpg|180px]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Flip Flop]]'''
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Jeffrey Richman]]
  +
<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.1875px;text-align:center;">& [[Bill Wrubel]]</span>
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Gail Mancuso]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| April 10, 2013
  +
|-
  +
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|<span style="font-size:10pt;color:black;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;line-height:19px;">Phil is pretty confident in his ability to sell Claire and Cam's flipped house, but when it proves to be a little harder than he thought, he recruits the whole family into taking some desperate, borderline crazy measures. Meanwhile, Javier is visiting Manny and brings along his new girlfriend, which doesn't sit ve</span><span style="padding:0in;font-size:10pt;color:black;font-family:Arial,sans-serif;line-height:19px;">ry well with Gloria.</span>
  +
|-
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 21
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 93
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
  +
[[File:Modern-family~.jpg|180px]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Career Day]]'''
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.1875px;text-align:center;">[[Paul Corrigan]] & [[Brad Walsh]]</span>
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|Jim Hensz
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| May 1, 2013
  +
|-
  +
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.1875px;">Phil's attempts to woo Luke and Manny's class on Career Day get interesting with the arrival of rival real estate mogul Gil Thorpe, who soon sets his sights on helping out Claire. Cam and Mitch enlist the help of Haley to teach Lily a lesson about the tooth fairy. Jay sits down to tackle a lifelong dream.</span>
  +
|-
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 22
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 94
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
  +
[[File:Modern-Family-My-Hero.jpg|180px]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[My Hero]]'''
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Abraham Higginbotham]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Gail Mancuso]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| May 8, 2013
  +
|-
  +
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|
  +
The entire family is invited to the local roller rink for a fundraiser by Mitchell's ex-boyfriend Teddy. Cameron struggles to deal with Teddy's close relations with the family. Phil teaching Gloria to roller skate leads to disastrous and hilarious results. Haley and Alex exchange advice while spending time with a couple of boys. Jay and Claire are at ends over his offer to work for him and gradually take over the closet business. All the while, Luke and Manny are dealing with their own problems to complete their "My Hero" essay on a family member.
  +
|-
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 23
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 95
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
  +
[[File:Modern-family-4x23.jpg|180px]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Games People Play]]'''
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|
  +
[[Ben Karlin]] and [[Danny Zuker]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|Alisa Statman
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| May 15, 2013
  +
|-
  +
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|
  +
Phil gets a brand new RV with high hopes of going on a fun family road trip, and Claire decides to let him learn the hard way why this will likely be a terrible idea. Meanwhile, Manny has misplaced his backpack and Jay and Gloria go with him on a hunt for it, breaking into Claire's house and then into Mitchell's house -- where they do some over-the-top snooping; and Lily's gymnastics meet brings out an unrivaled competitive spirit in Mitch and Cam.
  +
|-
  +
|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"| 24
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC bgcolor="#cccccc"| 96
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|rowspan="2" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#cccccc"|
  +
[[File:Modern-Family-Goodnight-Gracie.jpg|180px]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| '''[[Goodnight Gracie]]'''
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Steven Levitan]] and [[Jeffrey Richman]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|[[Steven Levitan]]
  +
|bgcolor="#FFFFFF"| May 22, 2013
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|-
  +
|colspan="5" style="border-bottom:3px solid #9966CC" bgcolor="#FFFFFF"|
  +
Everyone flies down to Florida to be with Phil after his mom's passing. Claire helps Phil with Gracie's last wish for Frank, and the kids reflect on the gifts grandma left for them. Gloria has to contend with an outstanding arrest warrant in Florida, Cam finds himself fitting right into an elderly women's group at Frank's retirement community, and Jay runs into a pivotal person from his past.
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Revision as of 16:22, May 30, 2016

Season 4 for Modern Family originally aired from September 26, 2012 to May 22, 2013.

Cast and Characters

Main Cast

Recurring Cast

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Guest Cast

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Episodes

# Total Image Title Writer Director Original Airdate
1 73 Gloria and Jay "Bringing Up Baby" Paul Corrigan & Brad Walsh Steven Levitan September 26, 2012
Phil takes Jay on a very unconventional fishing trip with his buddies, and Gloria struggles with how to break the pregnancy news to him. Meanwhile, Dylan moves into the Dunphy household temporarily, and Mitchell and Cam decide to look into adopting a cat as they continue to cope with their failed attempt to adopt another child.
2 74

Modern-Family-Schooled

"Schooled" Steven Levitan & Dan O'Shannon Jeff Melman October 10, 2012

Phil and Claire drops Haley off at college, which is a difficult moment for any parent, but it's made worse when they manage to really embarrass Haley. Meanwhile, Manny forces Jay and Gloria to take a baby class. Mitch and Cam drop Lily off for the first day of kindergarten, but when she gets into a tussle with another little boy, they end up having a meeting with the boy's confrontational lesbian parents.

3 75

Phil Not a real man

"Snip" Danny Zuker Gail Mancuso October 10, 2012
Phil and Claire sets a five-year plan. Phil is going in for a vasectomy. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria disagree about whether or not to find out the sex of the baby. Gloria is in denial about needing maternity clothes. Now that Lily's in kindergarten, Mitchell tries to gently steer Cam towards a part-time job to occupy all his extra time.
4 76

The Butler&#039;s Escape

"The Butler's Escape" Bill Wrubel Beth McCarthy Miller October 17, 2012
Phil can't accept that Luke wants to quit magic; Gloria's snoring keeps Jay and Manny awake; Mitch and Cam struggle to deal with their reversed role.
5 77

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"Open House of Horrors" Elaine Ko Bill Wrubel October 24, 2012
Claire has overdone it in Halloweens past and the neighbors definitely don't share her enthusiasm, so this year she's being forced to tone it down and keep it "kid-friendly," and Phil has an idea to hold an open house on Halloween night. Meanwhile, Mitch and Cam host a costume party while contending with Lily wondering who her real mom is, and Gloria's pregnancy hormones are on overdrive, making her even more hotheaded than usual.
6 78

YardSale

"Yard Sale" Abraham Higginbotham Gail Mancuso October 31, 2012
Jay and Gloria hold a yard sale to help Manny and Luke with their school's charity fundraiser, and the entire family pitches in. Phil feels pressured to both sell and buy something, Mitch and Cam help Claire assess Alex's new 'boy friend,' and Manny finds an old trunk that hides a secret Gloria wants to see remain a secret.
7 79

Arrested

"Arrested" Becky Mann
Audra Sielaff
Gail Mancuso November 7, 2012
Phil and Claire get the dreaded late night call that Haley has been arrested for under-aged drinking, so they bring Mitchell in tow to the police station. Cameron stays back to watch over Alex and Luke, but they get into some crazy mishaps under his care. Meanwhile, Jay gets out of baby shopping with Gloria, but ends up having to deal with a surprise visit from Dede.
8 80

Mistery Date

"Mistery Date" Jeffrey Richman Beth McCarthy-Miller November 14, 2012
When Claire takes Manny and Luke along to Alex's academic decathlon for the weekend, Phil attempts to throw together a boys' night at the house, inviting a fellow Bulldog alum he just met -- but their wires are definitely crossed. Meanwhile, the pressure is on for Alex at the decathlon, Manny and Luke bar mitzvah hop at the hotel trying to find a cute girl, and Cam and Mitch arrange for quite the surprise baby gift for Jay and Gloria.
9 81

When A Tree Falls

"When a Tree Falls" Ben Karlin Steven Levitan November 28, 2012
Mitch and Cam try to save an old tree in the park; Jay takes Manny to a kid's Olympics-themed birthday party; Gloria and Claire have an eventful shopping trip.
10 82

Modern-Family-Season-4-Episode-10-Diamond-in-the-Rough-3-550x366

"Diamond in the Rough" Dan O'Shannon
Becky Mann
Audra Sielaff
Gail Mancuso December 5, 2012

Manny and Luke's little league team unexpectedly makes it into a playoff game, so Claire and Cameron scramble to find a location and decide to do a makeover on a rundown field. Inspired, Claire and Cam want to try their hand at flipping a house while they're at it, and Phil and Mitchell fight over who will be the bad guy to tell them no. Meanwhile, Gloria tries a bonding technique by using a microphone to sing to the baby in utero, which definitely incites a reaction from Jay.

11 83

NewYearsEve

"New Year's Eve" Abraham Higginbotham
Jeffrey Richman
Fred Goss January 9, 2013
Jay planned for the whole family to celebrate New Year's together at this great hotel in Palm Springs. However, when the hotel turns out to be less than stellar, everyone starts to branch off to do their own thing, leaving Jay dejected, that is until he runs into Billy Dee Williams. Meanwhile back at home, Haley and Alex watch over the kids, which proves to be quite a challenge.
12 84

Gloria PartyCrasher

Party Crasher Danny Zuker
Christopher Lloyd
Fred Savage January 16, 2013
With the baby coming soon, Jay and Gloria go to great lengths to throw Manny an extra special surprise party for his 14th birthday -- and there are plenty of surprises to go around. Meanwhile, Phil and Claire deal with a new much older guy that Haley has started hanging out with, and Cam becomes jealous of the special bond Lily seems to have with Mitch.
13 85

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Fulgencio Bill Wrubel Lev L. Spiro January 23, 2013
Gloria's mom, Pilar, and sister Sonia have made the voyage from Colombia, and they come bearing traditions, baby names and a whole lot of family baggage. Meanwhile, no one seems to have confidence that Phil will be able to help with the kids' problems, but there just might be a method to his madness. And Lily has picked up some bad habits, so Mitchell and Cameron try their hardest to mind their Ps and Qs to set a good example for her.
14 86

A slight at the opera

A Slight at the Opera Paul Corrigan
Brad Walsh
James Bagdonas February 6, 2013
Cameron is putting on the school production of “Phantom of the Opera,” but when their star falls ill, Manny pulls all the stops to land the lead -- even if that means going against Luke. Meanwhile, Jay teaches Phil to golf and they wind up in a golf-off with Pepper and Mitch; Gloria takes Alex along on errands, which include a visit to a psychic; and Claire’s adventures in babysitting Joe and Lily become a comedy of errors.
15 87

Heart broken

Heart Broken Danny Zuker Beth McCarthy Miller February 13, 2013
Phil and Claire's Valentine's plans land Claire in the emergency room, Jay and Gloria try to be intimate for the first time after the baby, and Mitchell has a wild Valentine's night after drinking and blacking out at his party.
16 88

Bad hair day

Bad Hair Day Elaine Ko Gail Mancuso February 20, 2013
Claire runs into an old lover at her college reunion, a mishap causes Cam to give the baby a disastrous haircut, and Jay has to put his bowling match on hold to build up Manny's confidence.
17 89

Modern-family-4x17

Best Men Dan O'Shannon
Abraham Higginbotham
Bianca Douglas
Steven Levitan February 27, 2013

Mitch and Cam's best gal pal, Sal, makes one of her notorious surprise drop-ins, but this time with big news - she's getting married... tomorrow! Cam and Mitch are the best men, but they can't help but question whether this party girl can really settle down, and they consider an intervention. Meanwhile, Gloria has trust issues with their new nanny, Claire has a rare bonding moment with Haley, and Phil helps Luke with a girl he likes.

18 90

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The Wow Factor

Ben Karlin Steven Levitan March 27, 2013
Mitchell seeks to help Lily deal with a playground bully but goes too far in the process. Jay finds himself in trouble with Gloria when she finds him at a movie theatre during his babysitting time with Joe. Cam and Claire are at odds over their home renovation and seek to influence Cam's lesbian friend to side with their visions for a backyard idea; and Phil's plans to show Alex and Haley the joys of home improvement hit a roadblock.
19 91

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The Future Dunphys Elaine Ko Ryan Case April 3, 2013
At the hospital Claire and Phil see the older version of their family; Mitchell and Cameron plan a day for Lily and Gloria; Manny and Jay go to a private school to look around. 
20 92

Modern-family-

Flip Flop Jeffrey Richman

& Bill Wrubel

Gail Mancuso April 10, 2013
Phil is pretty confident in his ability to sell Claire and Cam's flipped house, but when it proves to be a little harder than he thought, he recruits the whole family into taking some desperate, borderline crazy measures. Meanwhile, Javier is visiting Manny and brings along his new girlfriend, which doesn't sit very well with Gloria.
21 93

Modern-family~

Career Day Paul Corrigan & Brad Walsh Jim Hensz May 1, 2013
Phil's attempts to woo Luke and Manny's class on Career Day get interesting with the arrival of rival real estate mogul Gil Thorpe, who soon sets his sights on helping out Claire. Cam and Mitch enlist the help of Haley to teach Lily a lesson about the tooth fairy. Jay sits down to tackle a lifelong dream.
22 94

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My Hero Abraham Higginbotham Gail Mancuso May 8, 2013

The entire family is invited to the local roller rink for a fundraiser by Mitchell's ex-boyfriend Teddy. Cameron struggles to deal with Teddy's close relations with the family. Phil teaching Gloria to roller skate leads to disastrous and hilarious results. Haley and Alex exchange advice while spending time with a couple of boys. Jay and Claire are at ends over his offer to work for him and gradually take over the closet business. All the while, Luke and Manny are dealing with their own problems to complete their "My Hero" essay on a family member.

23 95

Modern-family-4x23

Games People Play

Ben Karlin and Danny Zuker

Alisa Statman May 15, 2013

Phil gets a brand new RV with high hopes of going on a fun family road trip, and Claire decides to let him learn the hard way why this will likely be a terrible idea. Meanwhile, Manny has misplaced his backpack and Jay and Gloria go with him on a hunt for it, breaking into Claire's house and then into Mitchell's house -- where they do some over-the-top snooping; and Lily's gymnastics meet brings out an unrivaled competitive spirit in Mitch and Cam.

24 96

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Goodnight Gracie Steven Levitan and Jeffrey Richman Steven Levitan May 22, 2013

Everyone flies down to Florida to be with Phil after his mom's passing. Claire helps Phil with Gracie's last wish for Frank, and the kids reflect on the gifts grandma left for them. Gloria has to contend with an outstanding arrest warrant in Florida, Cam finds himself fitting right into an elderly women's group at Frank's retirement community, and Jay runs into a pivotal person from his past.

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