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Lily's first day at kindergarten is marred by a scuffle with a little boy, which results in a tense confrontation for Mitchell and Cameron with the lad's lesbian parents. Meanwhile, Phil and Claire make Haley's arrival at college a humiliating experience; (more…)
Phil goes in for a vasectomy, all according to a detailed plan he and Claire have for their future after Luke goes to college. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria, who's not quite ready for maternity wear, debate the merits of learning their baby's gender; and Mitch (more…)
Cameron starts a new job as a music teacher at Luke and Manny's school, so Mitchell takes a stab at being a stay-at-home dad. Meanwhile, Phil is beside himself when Luke says he's lost his love for magic; and Gloria develops a pregnancy-related snore that' (more…)
At a Pritchett family yard sale held by Jay and Gloria to help a fund-raiser at Luke and Manny's school, Phil can't decide what to buy or sell, and Mitchell and Cameron assess Alex's new male friend, but Gloria would rather the contents of an old trunk not (more…)
Claire wants to throw a party for Jay's wedding anniversary to atone for her mood at his nuptials. As part of the festivities, Phil plans to perform a magic trick featuring Gloria appearing out of thin air in her wedding dress, which may no longer fit.
Haley gets arrested for underage drinking, prompting a frantic trip to the police station for Claire, Phil and the family lawyer, Mitchell, leaving Alex and Luke under Cameron's shaky supervision. Meanwhile, Jay is surprised by a visit from his ex-wife, De (more…)
Alex's academic decathlon means a weekend getaway for Manny and Luke when Claire brings them along, but they're preoccupied with meeting girls at the hotel. Meanwhile, Phil plans a guys' night at home with a fellow alumnus he just met; and Mitchell and Cam (more…)
Mitchell reluctantly joins Cameron in a campaign to save an old tree in a park. Meanwhile, Jay and Manny are out of their element at a kid's party with an Olympics theme; and Gloria's pregnancy makes a trip to a big-box store with Claire a memorable one.
When the Dunphys' neighbors find Claire's annual Halloween extravaganza inappropriate, Phil suggests having an open house for the holiday. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron host a costume party, but must also field questions from Lily about her birth mom; an (more…)
Claire and Cameron try house flipping after they renovate an overgrown baseball field for Manny and Luke's playoff game, but Phil and Mitchell aren't buying their pitch. Meanwhile, Gloria uses a microphone to sing to her unborn baby.
Jay plans for the family to ring in the New Year at a Palm Springs hotel, but it's not a very happy one when the accommodations leave something to be desired—though his luck just might change after he runs into actor Billy Dee Williams. Meanwhile, Haley (more…)
Gloria's mother and sister visit from Colombia, but they bring a lot more baggage than just their luggage. Meanwhile, Phil's unconventional approach to helping with the kids' problems goes underappreciated; and Mitchell and Cameron try to stay on their bes (more…)
Cameron's school production of "Phantom of the Opera" is in jeopardy when his star gets sick, but Manny has a plan to come to the rescue. Meanwhile, Phil's golf lesson with Jay turns into a competition with Mitchell and Pepper; Alex tags along on Gloria's (more…)
Phil and Claire's alter egos, Clive and Juliana, reunite for Valentine's Day, but their rendezvous puts Claire in the hospital. Meanwhile, Jay and Gloria's romantic evening is marred by the kids' interruptions; and Mitchell and Cameron throw a wild party t (more…)
Claire goes to her college reunion by herself and encounters a professor she dated, a situation that turns awkward when Phil shows up out of the blue. Meanwhile, Jay can't stop thinking about an upcoming bowling tournament; and Gloria gives in to Mitchell' (more…)
Mitchell and Cameron get a surprise visit from their friend Sal, who arrives with the news that she's getting married—and Mitch and Cam are the best men. Meanwhile, Gloria doesn't trust her new nanny; Claire bonds with Haley; and Phil gives romantic advi (more…)
In the first-season finale, Claire has her work cut out for her when she organizes a family portrait. Meanwhile, Gloria and Phil take Manny and Alex to a Lakers game; Jay helps Luke with a school project; and Cameron gets a job as a wedding singer.
Claire and Cameron disagree on a landscaping matter for a house they're trying to flip, so they call on a neutral party—one of the lesbian moms from Lily's school—to settle the issue. Meanwhile, Phil teaches the kids basic-repair skills around the hous (more…)
Phil relishes the idea of talking about real estate for Career Day at Luke and Manny's school—until it turns into the mother of all turf battles when his nemesis, Gil Thorpe, shows up. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron are on tooth-fairy duty, but a mistak (more…)
When Dede drops in unexpectedly, Mitchell and Cam come to a realization about her effect on their lives; Phil, Luke, Alex and Haley all have different bad news to break to Claire and compete about when to do it, the tiny window of time after her monthly sp (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…)
Mitch's ex-boyfriend, Teddy, invites the Pritchett clan to a fund-raiser at a roller rink, where Phil gives Gloria skating lessons; Claire avoids talking business with Jay; Haley gives Alex tips on meeting boys; and Cam tries to act relaxed around Teddy. M (more…)
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- Premiered: September 23, 2009
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: A mockumentary-style sitcom chronicling the unusual kinship of the extended Pritchett clan, a brood that includes patriarch Jay; his younger Latina wife, Gloria, and her son; Jay's daughter, Claire, and her family; and Jay's son, Mitchell, who lives with h… (more)