Mitchell Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Cameron Eric Stonestreet have been together for five years and have just adopted a baby girl from Vietnam named Lily. He's surprised that Cameron understands his reluctance to have a big, emotional scene. We're all in this together, right, Phil? Season 1, Episode 24 May 19, 2010 Season 1, Episode 24 May 19, 2010 In the first-season finale, Claire has her work cut out for her when she organizes a family portrait. Haley has her a bit on edge when she invites over Dylan, a boy from her school. Fred Willard guest stars as Phil's dad. It's pretty funny watching Jay struggle to get his aging rump out of his beach chair to set the guy straight. That doesn't last long, as Cameron informs Mitchell that his family is coming over that night.
This draws the attention of a single dad, who hits on Gloria and mistakes Jay for her father. Mitchell never told his family they were adopting. Meanwhile, Cameron offers to fill the drumming vacancy in Dylan's band, and Manny is in shock after seeing a horror movie with Jay and Gloria. Yes, everyone we've met so far is somehow related. We love a dad who is never too busy to maim his kids. That seems to be the M. Gloria encourages her passionate boy to go for it.
It seems his dad isn't completely comfortable with his son being gay. Being perfectly honest, we missed some of what was said during this scene, because we were all laughing so hard. Jay also feels the sting of humiliation when a security guard mistakes him for an elderly mall-walker. Season 1, Episode 1 September 23, 2009 Season 1, Episode 1 September 23, 2009 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 relatives about his adopted baby from Vietnam with his partner, Cameron. Phil Ty Burrell and Claire Julie Bowen have been married 16 years. Time to swallow his pride. Turns out baby Lily was actually holding some light pastries with cream filling, aka cream puffs.
Even Jay can't wait to get a closer look at the little cutie. Meanwhile, Mitchell takes Cameron to a job interview; and Claire and Gloria worry about their children getting older. Gloria hails from a lovely village in Colombia, which also happens to be the murder capital of that fine country. If you thought your family was out there, wait till you meet this crew! Meanwhile, Lily's minor incident becomes a major issue for Mitchell and Cameron. After all, Dylan's a senior! What we're trying to say is that we instantly went from feeling all warm and fuzzy to laughing hysterically.
Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron plan a night out with a fun-loving friend Elizabeth Banks. Any issue with Mitchell and Cameron being parents flies out the window once everyone meets Lily. Wait 'til you see Jay's spanking new multicolored coat and bejeweled hat. Seems like Modern Family has the makings of a modern classic. When another mom criticizes Manny during a soccer game, Gloria goes off on her. 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. Meanwhile, Mitchell and Cameron have opposing views on sightseeing; Phil tries to make it a trip to remember for Claire; and the kids get mischievous without adult supervision.
Well… We should mention that Modern Family has a documentary thing happening, where our new friends give us insight by talking directly to the camera. Season 1, Episode 13 January 20, 2010 Season 1, Episode 13 January 20, 2010 Jay summarily dismisses Mitchell's suggestion that one of Jay's oldest friends Chazz Palminteri might be gay; Claire gets fed up with Phil's universal remote; Manny's date gets a makeover from Gloria. Manny has fallen for a much older woman, a 16-year-old girl who works at the mall. The news is met with varied responses until Cameron makes a dramatic, Lion King-esque entrance with baby Lily. Jay Ed O'Neill is just south of middle age and married for six months to the beautiful, much younger, Gloria Sofia Vergara. Season 1, Episode 8 November 18, 2009 Season 1, Episode 8 November 18, 2009 Claire hatches an anniversary surprise for Phil by hiring one of their favorite musicians Edward Norton to give a private performance.
Phil blocks out time during his jam-packed day to shoot Luke, too. They have three kids: Teen Haley Sarah Hyland , middle child Alex Ariel Winter and young son Luke Nolan Gould. They are extremely happy about the newest addition to their family even though others may have a problem with two gay men raising a child. Season 1, Episode 19 March 31, 2010 Season 1, Episode 19 March 31, 2010 Claire has a tall order to fill in finding a trendy new gadget for Phil's birthday; Mitchell confronts his confidence issues; Cameron gets mixed up in a neighbor's personal problems; Jay has a chess showdown with Gloria and Manny. Jay was actually mocking him lovingly, of course.
The guy's also a problem-solver. You are watching the episode Modern Family Season 10 Episode 7 When Cam forgets the words to his favorite country song, he blames Mitch and decides he needs to reconnect with his roots and get a chicken. Season 1, Episode 6 October 28, 2009 Season 1, Episode 6 October 28, 2009 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. It seems Jay's touching voiceover line was actually something Manny wrote in his love poem to that 16-year-old girl. Good thing he was standing next to a hip clothing store at the time. Kristen Schaal also guest stars. Season 1, Episode 20 April 14, 2010 Season 1, Episode 20 April 14, 2010 Jay and Phil vie for a coaching vacancy on Manny and Luke's basketball team following the abrupt departure of the previous coach.
Season 1, Episode 16 March 3, 2010 Season 1, Episode 16 March 3, 2010 Phil's fear of the dark and aversion to bugs threatens to derail a mission of discovery with Luke beneath the house. Season 1, Episode 23 May 12, 2009 Season 1, Episode 23 May 12, 2009 Jay's plans for rest and relaxation on the family's Hawaiian vacation are rudely interrupted. . Like mother, like son, right? Season 1, Episode 21 April 28, 2010 Season 1, Episode 21 April 28, 2010 Claire suspects there's more than meets the eye to a surprise visit by Phil's father Fred Willard in a motor home. We can see that Jay's pretty set in his ways, which means he doesn't always mesh with the fiery Gloria or her gushy son Manny Rico Rodriguez. Mitchell's sister, Claire, and her family are the first to arrive. Small world, big twist, right? Their dad, Jay, is right behind them with his new family.