Phil is selling the house next door, and he and Claire can't wait to have new neighbors—until they encounter an obnoxious couple who might buy it. Meanwhile, Jay is irate to learn that the grandfather of Manny's girlfriend is his biggest rival in the clo (more…)
Haley and Andy start spending a lot of time together, but Phil and Claire aren't sure what to make of their relationship. Meanwhile, Gloria's desire for Manny to study Spanish instead of French prompts her to hire a handsome Spanish tutor; and Mitchell and (more…)
Alex tells her folks she has a boyfriend, but Phil and Claire suspect she made it up because they've put too much pressure on her. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria both have parties that neither of them wants to attend; and Mitchell lends a helping hand to a cowo (more…)
Haley turns 21 and the family decide to take her to a bar to celebrate, but Claire hopes her oldest daughter will start to see her as a friend instead of just her mom. Meanwhile, Jay and Phil's errand to pick up Haley's gift—a new car—takes a wrong tur (more…)
On the first day of school, Phil and Claire have a misunderstanding of the meaning of their empty house, and Jay and Gloria don't see eye-to-eye on Manny's outfit. Meanwhile, Lily's minor incident becomes a major issue for Mitchell and Cameron.
Claire hatches an anniversary surprise for Phil by hiring one of their favorite musicians (Edward Norton) to give a private performance. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron plan a night out with a fun-loving friend (Elizabeth Banks).
A group therapy session with the famous author of a self-help book about uncluttering one's emotional life draws different reactions from the Pritchetts, including Jay, who wants no part of it; while Mitch and Cam try to appear stable by not digging too de (more…)
In the premiere of this mockumentary-style sitcom chronicling the unusual kinship of the extended Pritchett clan, patriarch Jay (Ed O'Neill) adjusts to his preteen stepson's views on romance, while his adult son, Mitchell, searches for a way to tell his re (more…)
In the second-season premiere, Phil reluctantly agrees to get rid of the Dunphy station wagon, which prompts a wave of nostalgia for the old car. Meanwhile, Cameron enlists Jay's help when Mitchell tries to build a princess castle for Lily; and Manny asks (more…)
Jay pokes fun at Gloria's pledge to honor her grandmother's memory by cooking traditional Colombian cuisine. Meanwhile, Cameron and Mitchell debate the merits of public displays of affection; and Alex's interest in a boy brings out Claire's overbearing sid (more…)
When an earthquake strikes, Cameron and Mitchell see a way out of a costume brunch thrown by their friend Pepper (Nathan Lane); Claire is trapped in the bathroom with a plumber; and Manny undergoes a crisis of existential proportions on an outing with Jay (more…)
Claire and Mitchell make a pact to be honest with each other's mates about, respectively, Cameron's choice of attire and Phil's speech at an upcoming banquet. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria attend a milestone birthday party for an employee's daughter.
The Dunphys try to avoid a complete communication breakdown by going without their electronic devices. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron shop for preschools for Lily; and Jay and Manny worry about Gloria's obsession with a neighbor's barking dog.
Claire's elaborate Halloween plans depend on the rest of the family's help with trick-or-treaters. Meanwhile, the holiday conjures up terrible memories for Cameron; Mitchell has a bad day at the office; and Jay and Manny poke fun at Gloria's accent.
Phil is perplexed by a faulty smoke detector; Claire and Haley get sick at the same time; Gloria and Manny's surprise visit to Jay's workplace doesn't make his job any easier; Cameron can't resist trying to get Lily in a commercial.
A party at a restaurant for Manny's birthday makes the honored guest anxious about his age, gives Claire and Phil a reason to race each other and offers Cameron a chance to meet new people at the mall when he and Mitchell go shopping for a gift. Norman Llo (more…)
The first school dance for Luke and Manny prompts an eventful trip to the mall for Jay and Phil, and Claire doesn't need Gloria's help on the parents' dance committee. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron are surprised by Lily's antisocial behavior at the playg (more…)
Claire goes on a crusade to put the brakes on a car that speeds through their neighborhood; Jay give bike-riding lessons to Manny and Gloria; Cameron and Mitchell are bewitched by a mysterious neighbor (James Marsden); Phil pursues a tough real-estate deal (more…)
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- Birth Name: Julie Bowen Luetkemeyer
- Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
- Birthday: March 3, 1970, Pisces
- Profession: Actor