Winner Winner Turkey Dinner[1] is the seventh episode from Season 9 of Modern Family. It first aired on November 15, 2017.

Plot Summary

During Jay's Thanksgiving toast, he honors the entire family on their recent successes, even though everyone knows that isn't quite true. As everyone desperately tries to hide the facts about their perceived triumphs, Phil works hard to master a classic magic trick and prove he's not the family failure.[2]

Episode Description

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

  • Teri Gamble as Principal
  • Lesley Braun as Upper Valley Coach
  • Joseph Callari as Congressman Morley
  • Xavier Shelton as Football Player



Cultural References

  • The title refers to the phrase "Winner, winner, chicken dinner!", which is said to go back to Las Vegas slang -- the minimum bet was $2, and a chicken dinner was $1.79, so if you won a small bet you would have enough to buy a dinner.


  • The A.V. Club



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